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Weekly Storytimes for a Variety of Ages*

Toddler Reading



Storytime Information

Monday 10:30 a.m.
Babytime, 0-23 months
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Preschool, 3-5 years
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time, 2 & 3 years
3:00 p.m.
Early Elementary, K-3rd grade***
Friday 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time, 2 & 3 years
Saturday 10:30 a.m.
Preschool, 3-5 years

 *Ages listed are for intended audience. Children of other ages may attend with appropriate supervision.

*Storytime sessions:

January through April (winter/spring)

June-July (summer)

September through mid-December (fall)

No storytimes are held during the months of May, August, and the two weeks of late December so that we can plan for the next storytime session. 

Spring Break 2016

Looking for something to do during spring break week? Stop by the library to participate in one or more of our spring break Minion activities with your child!

All week: Make a Minion craft, find the hidden Minions in the youth department, play "Feed the Minion" (a variation of cornhole) or "Pin the Eyes on the Minion."

Thursday, March 17 at 10:00 a.m.: Family movie showing of Minions, rated PG, 91 min.  Popcorn and juice will be served.

*****Please note: In accordance with the library's Safe Child Policy, children under 11 must be within direct visual supervision of a responsible caregiver at all times in the library.*****


 Save the Date--Saturday, April 9, from 10-3:30 at the Cedar Falls Public Library for the 2nd Annual Cedar Valley Children's Literature Festival!  Click here for more information.

And here's another date to save--Tuesday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session of Cedar Valley's Youth Read with author-in-residence Jennifer Holm.

Book Discussion Groups

Book Club Books Only

Youth Department staff lead two monthly book discussion groups, one for grades 3/4 and another for grades 5/6, during the school year (October-May).  Interested in joining? Sign up for the first month's book clubs begins in mid-September.  For more information or to register, just stop by the youth desk or call 319-859-3282.

1st-Friday Puppet Shows!

Blue Luppet

Please join us on the first Friday of each month from October through March at 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Department for puppet shows.

2015-16 Puppet Show Dates Are:

             October 2            November 6         December 4

                January 8          February 5          March 4           

 CFPL puppet shows provide 100% of your recommended monthly puppet intake. 



Meeting space is available in the Youth Department. Call 859-3282 to reserve a time.