Library Activities

Please Note:

Children's Story Time events will be suspended during the summer months. Our family friendly summer reading program is available! Check our Summer Reading page to learn more.

Health and Safety at In-Person Events

Library staff members are working hard to maintain a clean environment before and after events. An air filtration system is utilized in the program room as an extra cleaning precaution.

In the event that Piedmont City offices are closed to the public, story time events will be moved to virtual zoom meetings.

  • One adult per child may attend children's events.
  • Adults are required to wear masks during library events.
  • Children must be registered to attend Story Time events.

 

For Children

You may register for children's events at our Signup genius page through this link.

https://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/33772DB06A3C2E8C53-story

Story Time: Ages 4-5

Thirty-minutes of programming geared toward four and five year old kids. This event is developed to promote early literacy through  stories, finger-plays, and action rhymes plus a variety of music and movement designed to develop motor coordination, active listening, following directions, and cooperation. Activities that encourage letter recognition, phonemic awareness, and number recognition are also incorporated.  Caregivers are asked to remain in the programming room and are welcome to participate in movement activities.

Tot Time: 2-3 year

This story time is created for our wiggly bunch of two and three year old kids. The program includes stories, finger-play, plus a variety of music and movement designed to develop motor coordination, active listening, following directions, and cooperation. Caregivers are asked to remain in the programming room and are welcome to participate in movement activities.

Baby Time: Birth-1 year

Fridays at 10 am

This 30 minute early-literacy program is designed for children from birth to 18 months to interact with their parents or caregivers.  Baby Time uses a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

 

Preschool Music & Movement with Miss Alyssa

First Wednesday of each Month, 10 am or 10:45 am

This 45-minute program is aimed at toddlers and preschoolers. Children and their caregivers explore a variety of musical instruments and participate in a variety of dances and movements designed to get children excited about music, improve their fine and gross motor skills, and spark their creativity.

Summer Reading Program

June and July of each year. Tuesday come-and-go activities from 10am until 1pm; Thursday evening projects for families.

Plus, participants can pick up an official library reading log. For every day that they spend 20 minutes reading, they earn a sticker. After 7 stickers, the child may come to the library and collect a prize from our fabulous summer reading store, full of toys and books for all ages and reading levels.

 

For Adults

Readers Who Lunch

Third Thursday of each month, at noon.

Readers are invited to bring a brown bag lunch to the Library at Noon to eat with us and join our lively discussion. Call to find out the current month's title.

Fitness Classes

Call for a schedule of free outdoor workouts, right here in the library parking lot. Let's keep moving together, it's always more fun with friends!

 

For information about these, or any other Library programs, please call (405) 373-9018 or email info@piedmontlibrary.org.