Children's Programs

Children's Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

“Reading Colors Your World!” will take place from June 26 through August 14 via SHPL's website. The eight-week summer reading program is available to children, teens and adults. Participants can register online using the library’s digital summer reading platform, a web and mobile-friendly application that allows users to log their reading and activities, unlock achievements and discover new books.  Broaden your reading horizons and earn a chance to win awesome prizes! 

To register and track your reading visit Beanstack. Don't forget to download the Beanstack app from Google Play or the Apple App Store to make tracking what you read even easier.

2021 Zany Zoe Magic Show Flyer

Zany Zoe Bilingual (Español) Magic Show 

Tuesday, July 27, 3:00 p.m.

This bilingual performance of English & Spanish includes engaging music, and comedy that will ignite imagination. Limited to 40 participants.  Please call 562-989-7323 or sign up here to reserve your space. 

2021 DoodleBugs Animal Adventure

DoodleBugs Animal Adventures 

Wednesday, July 28, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 pm

The Colorful Kingdom experience is a hands-on interaction with a variety of touchable animals. Please call 562-989-7323 or sign up here to reserve your space.  

DIY Bear & Book

Grab and Go Kit: DIY Stuffed Animal 

Pick up your kits August 9 – August 14

Create your own Beary Fun Friend (BFF)! This a hands-on assembly with no sewing required. Each kit comes with one cookie design, a paintbrush and an edible food safe coloring palette. Free for ages 5+ Space is limited. Please call 562-989-7323 to reserve your space. 

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Connecting with an online tutor is easy and free. You just need a library card and a computer or mobile device with internet access. Help is available everyday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. for K-12 students.

K- 12 Homework Help

Students (and parents!) can get help in math, science, English, social studies and writing. Professionally trained and experienced tutors work online with students in grades K-12 and adult learners. Online tutoring is also available for AP level class work and intro-level college coursework. The student and tutor communicate in a virtual classroom with chat and two-way white boards. 

 Need Help? Contact Tutor.com for frequently asked questions and technical support.

ABCMOUSE 2020

Free Early Learning Resource 

http://www.abcmouse.com/library_account

ABCmouse.com is a global education initiative of Age of Learning, Inc. Their goal is to help children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing a comprehensive and engaging online curriculum to greatly assist early learners to succeed in pre-k, kindergarten, and early elementary school program. This resource is free and patron do not need to sign-in to use. 

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Enjoy reading 1,000 books with your little ones! Log reading and earn badges all along the way.

To register and track your reading visit Beanstack. Don't forget to download the Beanstack app from Google Play or the Apple App Store to make tracking what you read even easier.