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.

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

Check out the December calendar!

  1. 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

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  2. Child drawing with colored pencils

    Shrinky Dink Ornaments

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

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  3. 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

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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  1. Northern Lights Art Jan 2022 260x215 px

    Northern Lights Chalk Art

    Ages: Grades 4-6
    Date & Time: Wed, Jan. 5, 4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

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  2. Parachute Jan 2022 260x215

    Parachute Story Time

    Ages: 3-5
    Date & Time: Sat, Jan. 8, 2:30 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

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  3. Dreams of Peace Jan 2022 260x215

    Dream of Peace

    Ages: For Families
    Date & Time: Mon, Jan. 17, 2-4 p.m.

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  1. Lunar New Year Jan 2022 260x215

    Lunar New Year Celebration

    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Tue, Jan. 25, 4:45 p.m.
    Free Ticket Required

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  2. Puppet Show Jan 2022 260x215

    A Beary Fun Puppet Show

    Ages: 3-5
    Date & Time: Fri, Jan. 28, 10:15 a.m.
    Free Ticket Required

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  3. Craft supplies

    Crafternoon

    Ages: Grades K-3
    Date & Time: Sat, Jan. 29, 2 p.m.

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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

Episode 9: To the Top! (Disabilities)
Dolphin Craft

Episode 10: Snoozer to the Rescue (Superheros)
X-Ray Craft

Episode 11: What's Up Doc? (Going to Doctor)
Nurse Bear Craft

Episode 12: Thanksgiving
Turkey Craft