Virtual Programming for Kids

Program Schedule  |  Recorded Videos & Playlists

Lithgow Public Library is currently providing virtual programming while in-person programming is on hold. Programs may be recorded or attended via Zoom.


TAKE & MAKES

Upcoming craft – Beaded Suncatcher (available 5/10)
Kits filled with instructions and supplies for an easy craft for kids to do with their families at home. Stop by the library and request one through our Lithgow To Go service. Available on a first come, first served basis.

Watch instruction videos for Take & Make crafts here.

READING PROGRAMS

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – for babies and toddlers as they grow

Summer Reading Program 2021 – more information coming soon

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

This Month

Wednesday, May 19th at 6 p.m. | Tween Scene: Mars Mania
Join us as we learn about the NASA mission that flew the latest Rover, Perseverance, 292,526,838 miles to land on Mars this past February. We’ll explore some of the resources on NASA websites, play a game, and put together a craft or two! The program will also feature two guest speakers: Chris and Alecia Petersen, Kathy’s son and daughter in-law, who both work for the NASA space program.

Tuesday, May 25th at 4 p.m. | The Lab Online: Jelly Lenses
Join us on our Facebook or YouTube pages for a science experiment or demonstration every month during The Lab Online. This month, learn how to create a lens with jelly that will magnify objects under and within it!

Every Week

Mondays at 10 a.m. | Story Time with Rachel
Recommended ages 0 to 5. Songs, fingerplays, and a story for children and their caregivers. Watch the recorded videos by joining our Facebook group or email us at kids@lithgowlibrary.org for a link to the YouTube playlist!

 
 

Wednesdays at 4 p.m. | Game On – Animal Crossing
Do play Animal Crossing on your Nintendo Switch? We do too, and we’re building a library! Visit our island and you can:

            • Pick up resources (wood, flowers, fruit) for your island
            • Play a scavenger hunt (for DIY recipes, seasonal treats, and more)
            • Drop off supplies (help us build a virtual Lithgow Public Library)

A Dodo Code will be posted Wednesdays at 4 p.m. on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram, and our island will be open for one hour– or add us as a Friend and never miss out! Our Friend Code is SW-5077-4637-2895.

Fridays at 10 a.m. | Incredible Infants
Recommended ages 0 to 2. Rhymes, lap songs, and short stories for infants and their caregivers. Recorded and posted on our Facebook and YouTube playlists.

 

 


PLAYLISTS & RECORD VIDEO LINKS

Facebook – Virtual Programming for Kids playlist
YouTube – Virtual Programming for Kids playlist

Alphabet Beat
Recommended ages 2 to 5. Song and activities that encourage phonics and concept learning for children and their caregivers.

The Lab Online
Follow along as we try different science experiments and demonstrations that help us unravel and discover new questions about our world.

Take & Make Crafts
Instructional videos for our Kids Take & Make crafts.

Food for Thought
A special recipe from Miss Kate for you and your family.

Virtual Library Tour for Kids

Children’s Area Map Exercise | Answer Sheet