Children's Programs

Library Slumber Party

Wear your jammies, bring your favorite doll, stuffed animal or sleeping bag and come party at the library. There will be games, snacks, crafts, photo booth, movie and stories!! Caregivers are expected to attend.

Date: Saturday, September 17th
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: Kindergarten - 5th 

Kids Comic Con

Come dressed as your favorite super hero/comic character and spend the morning with special guest Super Heroes. Special demonstration by local teen illustrator. There will be crafts, a special story time, photo opportunities and more!

Date: Saturday, November 17th
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grades: All ages and adults

Preschool Story Time

Preschoolers will be introduced to the incredible world of language and books through stories, songs, activities and more! Topics change weekly and help prepare your child for successful school experiences. Story time generally lasts 45 minutes, and caregivers are expected to attend. No registration required.

Date: Tuesdays and Saturdays, October 4th - December 10th 
(No Story Time on October 8th, November 19th and November 26th)
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years

*Special Story Time Guest: Froggy, Tuesday, October 18th at 10:30 AM and Saturday, October 22nd at 10:30 AM and 2:00 PM

Themes Each Week:

Oct. 4th - Autumn Leaves
Oct. 11th and 15th - Hairy
Oct. 18th and 22nd - Froggy
Oct. 25th and 29th - Shadows
Nov. 1st and 5th - Cows
Nov. 8th and 12th - Voting
Nov. 15th - Superheroes
Nov. 22nd - Thanksgiving
Nov. 29th and Dec. 3rd - Hugs
Dec. 6th and 10th - Christmas

Wee Read

Bring your little ones to share in stories, songs, sensory play and more! Topics change weekly and develop the 6 early learning skills in a fun and interactive environment. This is the perfect program for children too young to enjoy story time, but not too young to have fun! Wee Read generally lasts 30 minutes, and caregivers are expected to attend.

Date: Wednesdays, October 5th - December 7th
Time: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18 months - 3 years

*Special Wee Read Guest: Froggy, Wednesday, October 19th at 10:00 AM

Themes Each Week:

Oct. 5th - Autumn Leaves
Oct. 12th - Hairy
Oct. 19th - Froggy
Oct. 26th - Shadows
Nov. 2nd- Cows
Nov. 9th - Voting
Nov. 16th - Superheroes
Nov. 23rd - Thanksgiving
Nov. 30th - Hugs
Dec. 7th - Christmas

Afternoon Adventures

Get ready for an after school adventure! Kids in grades K-2 and 3-5 will explore a new topic each week in an active and fun environment. STEM components will be featured with activities, experiments and more! No registration required.

Date: Tuesdays, October 4th - November 15th
Time: 3:30-4:30 PM
Grades: Kindergarten-5th

Themes each week:

Oct. 4th - Suspension
Oct. 11th - Color
Oct. 18th - Geology
Oct. 25th - Legos
Nov. 1st - Veterans Day 
Nov. 8th - Water
Nov. 15th - Bugs

Kid Gaming Mondays

Bring a friend to hang out and play the Wii and Minecraft at the library. Laptops are available on a first come, first served basis. No registration required.

Date: October 3rd, 17th, and 24th 
Time: 3:30-4:30 PM
Grade: Kindergarten-5th


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please call the Alexander Mitchell Public Library at 605-626-7097 or e-mail us at: library@aberdeen.sd.us