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This program is presented by the Lake Metroparks. On Friday, October 13 at 2:00 PM, children can come and learn about animals and their habitats. What animals are covered with feathers? What animals are born with fur or scales? Met a couple of live animals that are permanent residents of the Wildlife Center. Ages 4-12. Registration is required and begins here on September 29.

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On Tuesday, September 26 at 4:00 PM join us fora STEAM program focusing on science activities that will enhance STEAM development. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins here on September 12.

Paws to Read

On Wednesday September 20 kids who are able to read independently are invited to sign up for a 30 minute session. A licensed dog will listen to the child read in order to help with reading skill and confidence. Registration is necessary and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. There are two sessions, 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM.

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On Monday, September 18, come to the Children’s Department any time during the day to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the series, Where’s Waldo? Just like the books, you’ll have to locate him in different places on the children’s floor. Find where he’s located and you’ll earn a prize. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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Fall Story Times will start up again on Monday, September 11 and run through Friday, November 17. Story time is a great way to introduce your child to the library and books! It also reinforces early literary skills that will help your child when they start school. For a full listing of our different story times head on over to our Story Time Page.

You’re Invited! Family Afternoon Movie


Join us on Saturday, September 9 at 1:00 PM for a family afternoon movie. Bring along a blanket and your lunch and enjoy some popcorn while watching a family movie. The movie will be rated G or PG. Find out which movie is playing in the Children’s Department. This even is for families with children 13 and younger. Ages 8 and younger must have parent supervision. No registration is required.

Make a Craft

On Monday, September 11 stop by the Children’s Department throughout the day and get creative with one of our monthly crafts, while supplies last. All ages are welcome. No registration is required.



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