Children's Programs

Nurture creativity and learn something new with children's programs at Allen Public Library, geared toward ages 12 and under.
All programs will be held in the Children's Program Room unless otherwise noted.

Register for November children's programs on eventbrite. Pick up free tickets for December children's programs at the Children's Desk 30 minutes before the program.

Check out our October and November calendars!

  1. StoryWalk - I'm a Dirty Dinosaur


    Ages: 3+
    Date: Oct. 4 - Nov. 30
    Learn More

  2. Children in costumes

    Trick or Treat @ APL

    Ages: 3+
    Date & Time: Fri, Oct. 29
    10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
    No Registration Required
    Learn More

  3. Sand Art

    Sand Painting

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Registration opens: Mon, Oct. 18
    Date & Time: Mon, Nov. 1, 4:45 p.m.

    COMING OCT. 18

  4. Diwali Crafts

    Diwali Crafts

    Ages: K-3
    Registration opens: Tue, Oct. 19
    Date & Time: Tue, Nov. 2
    4:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.

    COMING OCT. 19

  1. Dinosaur Sleepover

    Dinosaur Sleepover

    Ages: 3+
    Registration opens: Tue, Oct. 26
    Date & Time: Tue, Nov. 9, 4:45 p.m.

    COMING OCT. 26

  2. Dino Dance Party

    Dino Dance Party

    Ages: 2+
    Registration opens: Fri, Oct. 29
    Date & Time: Fri, Nov. 12, 10:15 a.m.

    COMING OCT. 29

  3. Dino Planter

    DIY Mini Ceramic Dinosaur Planters

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Registration opens: Wed, Nov. 3
    Date & Time: Wed, Nov. 17
    4:45 p.m.


  4. cece library adventure with Dinosaur Company logo

    Cece's Library Adventure!

    Ages: Grades K-6
    Registration opens: Fri, Nov. 5
    Date & Time: Fri, Nov. 19, 2 - 5 p.m.
    Entry times are staggered, 
    check your tickets


  1. Fossils and Folklore PIT Crew logo

    Fossils and Folklore with The Pit Crew

    Ages: K-3
    Registration opens: Mon, Nov. 8
    Date & Time: Mon, Nov. 22, 3 p.m.


  2. Learn to Draw Comics

    How to Draw Comics

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Registration opens: Tue, Nov. 9
    Date & Time: Tue, Nov. 23, 3:30 p.m.


  3. Four people wearing ugly Christmas sweaters on a blue background

    Sweater Weather Gift Bag Craft

    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 8,
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

  4. Child drawing with colored pencils

    Shrinky Dink Ornaments

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Mon, Dec. 13,
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

  1. Snowman with top hat and three buttons

    Salty Snowman

    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Tue, Dec. 14,
    4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

  2. Polar bear, reindeer, penguin and squirrel ice skating under Happy Winter

    Winter Friends Story Time

    Ages: 3-5
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 15,
    10:15 and 11:15 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

  3. Pile of green buttons

    Button Wreath Ornaments

    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Mon, Dec. 20,
    2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

  4. Fortnite Party with two pickaxes on a shield

    Fortnite Party

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Wed, Dec. 29,
    2:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

    Learn More

Checkers Library TV crafts to download, print, and create!

Episode 1: Dinosaurs
T. Rex Craft page 1
T. Rex Craft page 2

Episode 2: 3D Printing
Watch Craft

Episode 3: Fruits and Vegetables
Banana Craft

Episode 4: Science Experiments
Volcano Craft

Episode 5: Fire Safety
Firetruck Craft

Episode 6: Space
Rocket Craft

Episode 7: The Feeling of Music
Xylophone Craft

Episode 8: Spooked Snoozer (Halloween)
Witch Craft