TumbleBook Library: A collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Enjoy books, games, puzzles!

BRPL announces a new early literacy initiative for library card holders. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten provides families with reading resources to promote the future success of children in school.

Children's Classes and Programs
Winter 2017

Classes and Programs for Ages 3 Months to 8 Years
Enrollment Guidelines for Youth Classes

  • Please enroll children 4 years and younger for 1 story time for 1 location.
  • Children under 5 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Session 1:
    • Library cardholders begin enrollment Friday, December 16
    • Non-cardholders begin enrollment Monday, December 19
    • Classes for Session 1 begin the week of January 9 and end the week of February 24.
  • Session 2:
    • Library cardholders begin enrollment Friday, March 3
    • Non-cardholders begin enrollment Monday, March 6
    • Classes for Session 2 begin the week of March 13 and end the week of April 28.
DOWNTOWN LIBRARY
Please Enroll Using the Links Below
SPANISH RIVER LIBRARY
Please Enroll Using the Links Below

Baby Bookworm:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: 3 months to not yet walking (accompanied by an adult)
Pre-literacy class with music, stories and interactive movement.
DTL Learning Center: Mondays, 11:00-11:30am

Baby Bookworm:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: 3 months to not yet walking (accompanied by an adult)
Pre-literacy class with music, stories and interactive movement.
SRL StoryLand: Thursdays, 11:00-11:30am

Toddler Tales:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: Walkers to 23 months (accompanied by an adult)
Early Literacy class with stories, music and more.
DTL Learning Center, Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30am

Music & Movement for Toddlers:
Session 1, 10:00-10:30
Session 1, 11:00-11:30
Session 2, 10:00-10:30
Session 2, 11:00-11:30

Ages: Walkers to 23 months (accompanied by an adult)
Literacy enrichment class with stories, music and movement.
SRL StoryLand: Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30am OR 11:00-11:30am (please choose one time slot only)

Music & Movement for 2s & 3s:
Session 1, 10:00-10:30
Session 1, 11:00-11:30
Session 2, 10:00-10:30
Session 2, 11:00-11:30

Ages: 2-3 (accompanied by an adult)
Literacy enrichment class with stories, music and movement.
DTL Learning Center, Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30am OR 11:00-11:30am (please choose one time slot only)

Tales for 2s & 3s:
Session 1, 10:00-10:30
Session 1, 11:00-11:30
Session 2, 10:00-10:30
Session 2, 11:00-11:30

Ages: 2-3 (accompanied by an adult)
Early Literacy class with stories, music, play and crafts.
SRL StoryLand: Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30am OR 11:00-11:30am (please choose one time slot only)

Adventures in Reading:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: 4-6 (child attends independently)
Explore a popular children's author each week.
DTL Learning Center: Mondays, 3:30-4:15pm

Adventures in Reading:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: 4-6 (child attends independently)
Explore a popular children's author each week.
SRL StoryLand: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15pm

Booktastic Book Club for 7s & 8s

Ages: 7-8 (child attends independently)
Book club with enrichment activities for early readers.
DTL Learning Center, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
Free copy of the book upon enrollment.
Books funded by the Friends of the Library.

January 18: The Famouse Fjord Race by Geronimo Stilton (enrollment begins December 16)
February 15: Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight by Wendy Mass & Michael Brawer (enrollment begins January 18)
March 15: The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi (enrollment begins February 15)
April 19: The BFG by Roald Dahl (enrollment begins March 15)

Learn to Code:
Session 1
Session 2

Ages: 7-8 (child attends independently)
One-hour introductions to computer science designed to demystify and show that everyone can learn the basics. Children must be able to read and have no prior programming experience. In this course students will create programs to solve problems and develop interactive games or stories they can share. Children must have taken Session 1 to enroll for Session 2.
SRL Computer Lab: Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm

Youth Knitting Club:
Session 1 (Beginner)
Session 2 (Intermediate)

Ages: 8-12
Beginner: Learn the basics of knitting: casting on, the knit stitch, and casting off. Then get a start on some easy projects! Materials provided. No experience is necessary.
Intermediate: Add to your knitting skills: learn the purl stitch and combine it with the knit stitch for a variety of interesting patterns. Choose a special project you would like to make! Some experience is necessary.
DTL Learning Center: Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm

Father-Son Fishing Derby
Enroll

Ages: 7-17
Boys, along with a special man in their lives are invited to join our first annual fishing derby. All fishing equipment will be provided. Medals for the winners, snacks & drinks for all! Be sure to wear sunscreen and bug spray.
SRL Outside at the Lake: January 14, 10:00am-12:00pm

Friday Chess Club

Ages: 7-17
Learn great techniques and strategies to improve your game, whether you are just starting out or want to improve your skills.
DTL Community Room West: Fridays, 4:00-5:30pm

 
Family Classes and Programs - No Enrollment Needed
Family Classes and Programs - No Enrollment Needed