The children's programs of the Douglas County Public Libraries are free and full of fun! We offer an open invitation to Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Home Schoolers, and Children of all ages to come participate.
We include music, finger plays, and rhymes with our stories. We also incorporate a craft for each child to take home.
Preschool Storytime is an opportunity for young children to be introduced to literacy through books, storytelling, puppets, flannel board stories, and LOTS of interaction with the storyteller and other preschoolers
Family Storytime is geared for families with children pre-k through 5th. Held on evenings and weekends, family storytime is perfect for families to come together and for working parents that cannot make it to our regular morning programs.
Afterschool Kids Zone is a monthly afterschool program offered at the Douglas County Branch for students aged 6-12 and their parents. No preschoolers please. Activities include arts & crafts, stories, and otehr hands-on projects.
L@L:Learning at the Library is an afterschool program offered at teh Lithia Springs Branch and includes arts & crafts, poetry, and hands-on projects geared toward students ages 6 and up.
Vacation Reading Programs
Dig Into Reading 2013
VACATION READING PROGRAM 2013 is coming!
Join us on Saturday, June 1st for our SUPER SATURDAY CARNIVALWe will have inflatables, games, registration, authors, and tons of fun for everyone.
For a list of programs, please check the link to the right, visit our website www.wgrl.net, or find us on facebook!
Vacation Reading 2013: Every child who registers on Saturday, June 1st at our Super Saturday Carnival will receive tickets to play the games. If their parent/guardian registers for the Adult Program, they will receive 5 additional tickets to play games. Kids: When you sign up, you will receive a reading log, bookmark, and a book buck. Please bubble in for every 10 minutes read in your reading log. Each time that you come in to the library after June 10th and bring your log showing that you have read more, you will receive a book buck. At the end of the program, you will be able to spend your book bucks on some really cool prizes. The more book bucks you have, the better the prize. Adults: When you sign up, you will receive a punch card. Every time that you come in and check out adult books or attend an adult program, we will punch your card. When your card is full, you will be entered into a grand prize drawing. The grand prize is a night on the town to include: gift certificates for dinner, a movie, gas, and clothing (total value of $350.) Also, we will be drawing weekly prizes. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
Storytime - Lithia Springs Branch
Join Ms. Cristina on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschool storytime!
For elementary aged students, join Ms. Cristina on Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. L@L: Learning at the Library.Lithia Springs Library Children's Specialist Cristina Kirkham, 770.944.5931
Children's Programs - Dog River Branch
Join Ms. Duffie on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschool storytime!
Dog River Library Children's Specialist Duffie Yarbrough, 770.577.5186
Children's Programs - Douglas County Branch
Join Ms. K on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschool storytime with Ms. K!
Afterschool Kids Zone takes place once a month for school aged students. Be sure to check with the DC Branch for more information
Douglas County Library Children's Specialist Sheila Kypta, 770.920.7125
Thanks to a generous grant from Google and the Junior League of Douglas County, we have two Early Literacy computer learning stations at each branch. These computers are geared for children ages 3 to 10, and a full of fun and educational software!