Come join us for stories, music, and movement for children ages 2 & 3! Parents and caregivers should be prompt as doors will close 10 minutes after start time or when room occupancy is reached. For safety reasons, please park strollers in the Children’s Alcove when attending Toddler Storytime.
Baby Lapsit is a 20-minute interactive storytime between a baby and the caregiver with a librarian presenting stories, action rhymes, and songs. Participants are invited to stay for a "Play and Learn" session following storytime, allowing babies and their caregivers more time to interact with each other.
School age children (6 -12 years old) are welcome to join us on Wednesday, October 23rd from 3pm to 4pm to create paper lanterns in celebration of the Festival of Lights. No registration required but supplies are limited.
Join us for a free afternoon craft program where we'll make small decorative charms using air dry clay and we'll decorate sugar skulls. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-com, first served basis.
Ellen Harden presents “James Tissot: Fashion and Faith,” a lecture on the current exhibit at The Legion of Honor in San Francisco. Tissot’s works reveal rich and complex commentary on topics such as nineteenth-century culture, religion, fashion, and politics.
Join us for 3's & 4's Budding Bookworms - Stories & Songs for 3 & 4 year oldsevery Thursday at 10:30 am at Milpitas Library in the Activity Room. This program is for 3 to 4 year old children and the early literacy focus is on longer picture books, with flannel-board and other storytelling activities and finger-plays. Note: Children are encouraged to sit separate from their caregivers in the front half of the room in front of the storyteller to encourage independence. 5 year old children are welcome to attend.
*NOTE: In order to provide a safe environment, Doors will open 10 minutes before the program and will close 5 minutes after the program has started or when maximum occupancy is reached, whichever comes first.
Baby Bouncers Lapsit is a story time program for infants and their caregiver, held every Thursday at 11:30 am at the Milpitas Library in the Activity Room. This story time is for non-walkers (babies in lap), pre-literacy focus on traditional nursery rhymes, lap bounces, body rhymes, songs, very short and simple picture books.
Buddy up with a furry friend and practice reading aloud to a therapy animal. Sign-up by calling or coming in to guarantee a time slot or drop in to see if a furry friend is available to read with you. * For children 1st-4th grade. * Be on time! Your spot will only be held for 5 minutes before being given to a waiting reader.