West End Library Programs

Music and Movement Story Time with Sherry Eskin – Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Kids join Sherry for a special story time in which every book is a song! Children use their voices to make some music of their own. No registration required. Groups and individuals welcome.

STEAM Crafternoons – Thursdays, Sept. 28, November 2, and December 7, 3:30-5 p.m. Imagine what you could make with all the supplies in the library’s craft closet! Each STEAM Crafternoon, kids will have access to an abundance of supplies. We’ll also give instructions for two suggested projects, one science-related and one a craft. Ideal for children of all ages. Groups and individuals welcome. E-mail rfox@bpl.org to pre-register.

Concert with 123 Andrés – Wednesday, October 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés in a concert for kids and families! Learn or practice your Spanish, and sing, jump, and dance in this high-energy, interactive show. No registration required. Groups and individuals welcome.

Afternoon Story Time Series – Oct. 16 and 27, Nov. 2, 9, 13, and 20, 2-3 p.m.  Preschoolers and their caregivers join the West End Children’s Librarian for a special series of story times featuring reimagined versions of a well-known tale. Children will hear stories, make music, use felt boards, and get crafty! E-mail rfox@bpl.org to register.

Ongoing Programs

Preschool Story Hour – Every Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, join the West End Children’s Librarian for weekly stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. This is a high-energy story time, and families, daycares, and school groups are all welcome to drop in.

Toddler Time – Every Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, join the West End Children’s Librarian for developmentally appropriate stories, rhymes, movement, and songs. Drop-in for families. Groups, please contact the library ahead of time.

Bouncing Babies – Every Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers, join the West End Children’s Librarian for stories, songs, tickles, and bounces especially for the library’s youngest patrons. Drop-in for families only.