For Kids

Summer Programs for Families & Children

A Universe Of Stories

Come to the library to sign up, start reading and attend special programs featuring out-of-this-world crafts, stories, activities, great books and so much more. The Summer Reading Program is for EVERYONE! All Ages! To be eligible for special prizes, participants are encouraged to keep track of independent reading minutes or family read-aloud time any place or anywhere all summer long. To sign up for summer reading online click here.
Discover a Universe of Stories this summer!

Download our Summer Calendar of Events for information on additional summer programs.

Rocket Preschool Storytime!

Kilbourn Public Library
10:00 a.m.

Children preschool through kindergarten will enjoy our Rocket Story Hours every Tuesday all summer long. Come and explore a Universe of Stories with picture books, songs, and crafts.                                             

Galactic Toddler Time

Kilbourn Public Library
10:00 a.m.

Toddlers who need to move will enjoy special stories, movement, songs, shakers and parachute play. For rambunctious children, caregivers, and family members who want to experience a cosmic toddling story hour.

Big Bang Babytime LapSit Program

Kilbourn Public Library
11:15 a.m.

A planetary good time for babies with their caregivers. Come prepared to sit on the floor one-on-one with your pre-walking baby in your lap. Babies will learn, play, and develop language and motor skills.

Interstellar Maker Space Days

Wednesday and Thursday Afternoons Noon-6:00 p.m.

New this year, it's a drop-in and astronomical create experience. Each week activities will be available to make and create all afternoon long. Create space gear, science fun, food and crafts. Discover something to make and take for school age children , tweens and teens. 


See the Stars- Friday Movie!

Kilbourn Public Library has full-length feature films shown theater style in our program room. FREE family entertainment every Friday all summer long. Movie starts at 2:00 p.m. and free popcorn will be served!



Here at the Kilbourn Public Library we are committed to creating a fun learning environment for children of all ages.  We have thousands of books for every reading level, from board books for toddlers to novels for young adults.  Our collection also includes audio books, music CDs, and videos.  No matter what your interest or reading level, we’re bound to have something for you! Our goal is to build the foundation for a lifetime of reading and learning, and we look forward to playing a part in the education of our community’s young people.