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Programs and resources available at the Barberton Public Library for children ages 5 - 12 years old

Winter & Spring 2023 School-age Programs

 

Wreck-it Ralph Movie & Activities

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

1:00 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Whether you're more of a Wreck-It-Ralph or a Fix-It-Felix, we have the program for you!  Come to the Library for an afternoon of movie fun, while we watch Wreck-It Ralph, do crafts and activities, and create a snack inspired by the movie!

Crafts and activities begin at 1:00 pm, movie starts at 1:30 pm.

Register here to receive an email reminder. 

 

Pout-Pout Fish Visits the Library

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades PreK - 5

Join Mr. Fish for an undersea adventure at the Library!  Stories, crafts, games and a snack await you in the deep, along with a meet & greet with the Pout-Pout Fish.

Register here to receive an email reminder.

 

T-Rex Tea Party

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Join us for a "dino-mite" tea party, including dinosaur stories, crafts and acitvities.

Register here to receive an email reminder.

 

Camping Adventures

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Come join us for your first outdoor adventure of the season!  We will be creating fireflies in a jar, learning about camping, enjoying a delicious s'more-type treat and preparing our own bonfire (craft).

Register here to receive and email reminder.

 

Book Clubs

Morning Book Club for Homeschool students
Tuesdays from 10:30 - 11:30 am
Children's Activity Room

Lunchtime Book Club at St. Augustine Catholic School for 4th & 5th graders
During lunch, the third Wednesday of each month.


Barberton City Schools offers tutoring on Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:00 -5:30 pm in the Children's Activity Room at the Library.  

  • Tutoring is available to all Barberton City Schools students.
  • Tutoring is offered for all subjects by Barberton City Schools teachers.
  • Students do not need to sign up, this is a drop-in program.

If you have any questions regarding tutoring, please stop by during tutoring hours and speak with the teachers or can contact Michael Andric, Curriculum Specialist at Barberton City Schools: mandric@barbertonschools.org


Children's Makerspace - Through a grant from the Barberton Community Foundation and the generosity of the both the Barberton Kiwanis and the Magic City Kiwanis, the library has been able to purchase a variety of supplies and equipment to create a Makerspace in which the children of Barberton can build, discover and create. This fall, we will offer a variety of activities related to our Makerspace through Take & Make activity bags and activities here on the website.  We want to give kids a chance to experience our Makerspace, while we wait for the current health situation to improve.  Makerspace activities may be offered in person at the library, stop by anytime we are open to see what we have available.


Homework Databases - Need help completing homework or a research project? These databases can help!

Online Games for Kids - Fun & educational online games for kids.

Three for Me Library Card - Information about getting a 3 for Me Library Card.

Book Lists - Browse a variety of book lists for children, on subjects ranging from award winning books to bedtime stories to difficult subjects such as dealing with bullies.​

Bestsellers Club - Sign up for the Bestsellers Club for kids and the children's librarians will put popular titles on hold for you!

Miss Alison's Pick of the Month - Check out some of Miss Alison's favorite from the past decade.