Upcoming Virtual Programs for Kids

Kids Page


all month long

Spark your creativity, brick by brick. Join in on the LEGO challenge fun by clicking on the choice board activities for endless entertainment and inspiration. Choose from different LEGO crafts activities and challenges and see what you can create. Stop by the library the whole month of February for LEGO Take and Make bags.   Coming in March - Mo March Madness


Music and Movement

Tuesdays, February 23 - March 30

Via the Zoom Meeting App

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages 2-5 years old

Join Ms. Abby on Zoom for this energizing program that helps get kids up and moving while also helping them develop motor and listening skills. Music & Movement Activity Bags will be available at the library. The bags feature fun items like scarves, shaky eggs, and ribbon wands that children can use during the program. Parents can also create their own manipulatives to use. Please contact the Children's Department for Zoom Login information.


Wee Ones Storytime


Via Facebook Live

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Ages birth - 2 years old

Join us on Facebook Live for a story and a few songs, during this short 10-15 minute Storytime.  Visit the kids page afterwards to find related at-home activities.


Adventure Storytimes

Every Weekend beginning January 16

Prerecorded on YouTube

Ages 2-5 years old

Ever wonder what librarians do on weekends? They record storytimes, of course! Check out our YouTube channel on the weekends to find unique prerecorded storytimes from exciting locations.


Kids Book Club to Go

Each month a copy of the selected book will be available for pick-up at the library, along with discussion questions and related activities. Supplies will be limited, and the book is the child’s to keep. Kids can also join us on the last Wednesday of each month for a book discussion via Zoom.

February: Freddie Ramos Takes Off by Jacqueline Jules

Zoom Book Club meeting - Wednesday, February 24 @ 4:45 p.m.

March: Matilda by Roald Dahl

Zooom Book Club meeting - Wedneday, March 24 @ 4:45 p.m.


Virtual Minecraft Meetups

Saturday, March 13, April 17 & May 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Via the Zoom Meeting App

Ages 8-13 years old

Ready to play Minecraft with other people? A virtual Minecraft meetup, using an audio only Zoom meeting, will be held monthly this fall! This meeting will use the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft; This is the version Windows 10, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS all use. Email Ms. Abby, abby.lowe@barbertonlibrary.org with your Xbox Console Companion Name to be able to play and for log-in information. Space is limited. This program is intended for children ages 8-13 years old.


Tween Programs

Middle School children in grades 4-8 can join in online anytime for a variety of entertainment, including games, projects, and other creative activities. Visit our website, or click any Tween Tuesday listed on the library online calendar for more details.


Middle School Book Club

View booktalks, activities and book recommendations on our website, and pick up a Book Club bag (with a copy of the book to keep) at the library.

February: How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor

Zoom Book Club Meeting - Thursday, February 25 @ 4:45 p.m.

March: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (Graphic Novel) by Lauren Tarshis

Zoom Book Club Meeting - Thursday, March 25 @ 4:45 p.m.


Tween Crafternoons

Tween crafts and DIYs geared towards grades 4-8 will be available as Take & Make bags the second two weeks of each month.

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