Children's Programs

Nurture creativity and learn something new with children's programs at Allen Public Library, geared toward ages 12 and under.

All programs will be held in the Children's Program Room unless otherwise noted.

Limited programs require free tickets to attend. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins at the Children's Desk. Your entire party must be present in order to get tickets.

Check out the November and December calendar of events!

  1. DiNovember StoryWalk book I'm a Hungry DinosaurDiNovember StoryWalk
    Ages: Ages 2 and up
    Date: Nov. 10-Dec. 14
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  2. Little girl playing with sensory toySensory Playtime
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Mon, Dec. 5
    11:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. Bright colorful lightsReflection Light Box
    Ages: For grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Tue, Dec. 6
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. ocean scene with coral reefsHomeschool Program: Storybook STEM
    Ages: Grades 2 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 7
    1:30 p.m.
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  1. Penguin dancing to musicDancember Party
    Ages: Ages 2 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, Dec. 9
    10:15 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Yeti in snowYeti, Set, Read!
    Ages: For families
    Date & Time: Mon, Dec. 12
    4:30 p.m.
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  3. Child drawing a pictureHow to Draw
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 14
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Nutcracker in a snowglobeFamily Nutcracker Crafts
    Ages: For families
    Date & Time: Sat, Dec. 17
    10:15 a.m.
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  1. Black steam engine on track.Model Trains Display @ APL
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: 
    Sat, Dec. 17, 12 - 5:30 p.m. &
    Sun, Dec. 18, 1 - 4 p.m.

  2. A happy and smiling reindeer Family Reindeer Games
    Ages: For families
    Date & Time: Tue, Dec. 20
    6:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. Snowy scenery Paper Plate Snow Globes
    Ages: 6 and up
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 28
    3 p.m.
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  4. New Year Wishes with fireworksNew Year's Wish Boxes
    Ages: Grades K-6
    Date & Time: Thu, Dec. 29
    2:30 p.m.
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  1. Book covers of past Caldecott winnersHomeschool Program: The Caldecott Medal
    Ages: Grades 2-6
    Date & Time: Wed, Jan. 4
    1:30 p.m.
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  2. Picture of a penguinHow to Draw
    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Jan. 11
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  3. A Color of Your Own by Leo Leonni book coverA Color of Your Own Story Time
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, Jan. 13
    10:30 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  4. Animal templates and sandPeel and Stick Sand Art
    Ages: Grades 1-4
    Date & Time: Wed, Jan. 18
    4:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  1. Student writing his scientific findingsPH Indicator Art
    Ages: Grades K-6
    Date & Time: Tue, Jan. 24
    4 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required
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  2. Colorful painting using fizzy paintFizzy Painting
    Ages: Ages 3 and up
    Date & Time: Fri, Jan. 27
    10:30 a.m.
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  3. Child painting on paperSaturday Morning Crafts
    Ages: For families
    Date & Time: Sat, Jan. 28
    10:30 a.m.
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