Kids Activities at Brimfield PLD

(RR) = Registration Required     (NR) = No Registration Required
Register for programs at the Kid's Circulation Desk or by contacting Katie: 309-446-9575 or khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org

Book Babies Class (NR)
Ages 0-3
Tuesdays from 10:00 to 10:30

Book Babies is designed to help your child develop their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Come enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime with your 0-3 year old.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (RR)
At your own pace
Ages 0-5

Reading with your child is not only a great way to help your child develop important literacy skills, but is also a wonderful way to bond and create memories with your child.  Enroll in this fun, low-stress program and start reaping the benefits of reading together today. 

How to Participate

  • Pick up a packet with information and a reading log for books 1-100, or download and use the free 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten app on your smartphone.    
  • Start keeping track of the books you read with your child.  Does your child want to hear the same book again and again? It counts every time you read it! The books your child reads with grandparents, siblings, babysitters, or at story times also count.
  • Bring your completed log or app to the kid's circulation desk and get a sticker for each 100 books. Pick up a new log. Repeat.
  • Once you have read 500 books, bring your log to the kid's circulation desk and receive a sticker, a new log, and a special prize.
  • Once you have read 1,000 books, bring your completed log to the kid's circulation desk and receive a sticker, a certificate of completion, and a free book.
     

Stories & STEAM (RR)
Pre-K-2nd Grade

Monday, April 16 4:00-5:00 - The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Monday, May 14 4:00-5:00 - Jack and the Beanstalk

WeDo Robotics Club (RR)
Grades 1-4
April 24 4:00-5:00
May 2 or 21 4:00-5:00

Explore beginning engineering and programming concepts using LEGO's WeDo 2.0 robotics kits. Each session is limited to 12 participants. Sign up to reserve your spot.

Project Next Generation:
Imagine, Innovate, Inspire (RR)

Ages 9-18

Interested in Robotics, Videography, Photography, 3D Printing, and other STEAM related topics? Find out more about upcoming workshops and maker events here

Family Movie Night (NR)
All Ages
Thursday, April 26 5:15-7:00 - Coco
Thursday, May 17 5:15-700 - Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Bring your sleeping bag, blankets, and pillows to the library and enjoy a variety of snacks while you watch a movie in our Activity Room. All ages welcome; children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Thank you to Princeville State Bank for sponsoring Family Movie Night. 

LEGO Club (NR)
All Ages

Monday, April 30 6:00-7:00 - Nature
Monday, May 21 6:00-7:00 - Buildings and Bridges

Join us every month for an hour of creative construction. Build something inspired by our monthly theme or come up with a freestyle project. No registration necessary. Children under 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Math Games Club (NR)
Grades K-8
Third Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 
(No MGC in December and May)

Join other homeschoolers who want to make math fun! Using the RightStart Math curriculum games, we'll play four to six different math games covering grades K-8 each time we meet.  

For more about RightStart Math check out their website: http://rightstartmath.com

Online Resources

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Special Events
FIRST LEGO League
Robotics Team Info Meeting (NR)

Grades 4-7 and Caregivers
Thursday, March 12 6:00-7:00

Are you in grades 4-7 and interested in building and programming a robot using LEGOs that will compete against other robots? Are you creative? Do you like solving challenges with a team? Brimfield's FIRST LEGO League robotics team could use you. Come meet the coaches, learn more about next season's Into Orbit space theme, and find out how you can be involved. 

Summer Reading Registration Kickoff (NR)
All Ages
Thursday, May 3 10:00-7:00

Come sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Program: Reading Takes You Everywhere.  Grab a calendar, register for special events, and enter to win fun prizes. Can’t make it to the kickoff? Don’t worry! Registration will continue through Friday, June 1.

Click here for more information about this year's exciting program.