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Programs for Kids: Manitou Springs Library

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Mrs. Claus Tells Stories

When: Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join storyteller Cathy Kelsay as she brings Mrs. Claus to life to tell your favorite holiday stories, sing holiday songs, and share puppets to celebrate the season.

Manitou Anime Club

When: Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Ohayo gozaimasu, Otaku! The Manitou Springs Anime & Manga Club is your source for all things Anime!Each month is centered around a theme, and our crafts, activities, and snacks will be connected to that theme.
Come cosplay, squee, and fangirl/fanboy out with us!
Weeaboos welcome!

Gingerbread Houses at the Library!

When: Monday, December 12, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

**Updated and extended hours: Now 3:30pm-6:00pm** Come decorate with us! Join us in the Manitou Springs Library for gingerbread house decorating on December 12. We will supply all materials. Please register online or call(719) 685-5206 to register. Families are welcome to share a kit. Please only register under one name for a family kit. We hope to see you there!

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Music Time

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Caregivers and children through 5 years old participate through movement to songs and rhymes. A fun one-on-one time with your child while fostering learning, coordination and a love of music.

The Library Strikes Back: A Star Wars Event

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join the Manitou Springs Teen Advisory Board for our after-school Star Wars Fest! In celebration of the newest Star Wars movie premier, we will be watching "The Force Awakens," creating Yoda-approved crafts, and snaking on galaxy treats. May the 15th be with you.

Friday FUN! LEGO Build!

When: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week is LEGO mania! LEGOs provided, come show off your skill and talent and create architectural masterpieces at the library! Note: Please do not bring your own LEGO and all masterpieces remain at the library.

Caroling and Hot Cocoa with the Manitou Springs Children's Librarian

When: Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join our children's librarian for a music filled afternoon! We will meet in the children's room at the Manitou Springs Public Library at 3:00 to pass out lyric sheets and get some hot cocoa. At 3:15 we will leave the building and sing for local businesses on Manitou Avenue. Then we will return to the building for more cocoa and treats. Families and children of all ages are welcome! No registration is required.

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Storytime

When: Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories and more for children age 3 and older.

Manitou Teen and Tween Advisory Board

When: Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Have a great idea for a club? Want to help plan awesome programs and events? Come join the Manitou Teen Advisory Council and earn volunteer hours, meet other teens, gain leadership qualities and maybe even build your skills for applying for jobs, college applications and scholarships one day! All this, and snacks too!

Friday FUN! Holiday Movie Madness!

When: Friday, December 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Movie Mania! is a program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. We will watch a G or PG rated movie. During the month of December we will be decorating cookies in lieu of popcorn. We hope to see you there!

Toddler Time

When: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Storytime

When: Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories and more for children age 3 and older.

Friday FUN! Free Play

When: Friday, December 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Join us for a free play day after school at 3 pm! Light snacks provided. Board games, LEGOS and a movie!
Library: Manitou Springs Library

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Storytime!

When: Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories, puppets, activities and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Friday FUN! Art

When: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday FUN! Art! is an interactive program for elementary-aged children, right after school. This week is ART! Fun, interesting art projects are created. Light snacks are provided.

Toddler Time!

When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

PAWS to read

When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Practice reading out loud to our furry friend! Build reading confidence!

Storytime!

When: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Stories, puppets, activities and more! This program is designed for ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. We'll see you there!

Friday Fun! Board Games

When: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun is an interactive program for elementary-aged children which meets right after school. This week we play Board Games! Come join us for some new games - and challenge your friends at some of the older games! Light snacks are provided.

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