Early Learner Programs

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Come explore your child's artistic side with fun art and craft projects. Crafts are selected with children ages 2 to 6 in mind, but all ages are welcome to attend. This program can get messy, so wear your less-than-best clothes. 

When: 2nd Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 2-6

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Let your baby explore using their developing senses with our sensory stations. These activities are aimed at children 2 and under. For safety reasons, we ask that only children aged under 2 attend. 

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 0-2

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Baby Sign Storytime is designed for babies and their caregivers. Miss Julie will introduce basic sign language for your family to use to facilitate communication before your baby can speak. This program uses a basic storytime format with practical topics to support you and your baby as you both learn helpful signs.

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 0-2

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Bilingual Storytime is a storytime in both English and Spanish. Attending this program is a great way to introduce your littles to different languages. 

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 0-6

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Songs and finger-plays dominate this fun program aimed at promoting early literacy. After the fun, we invite you to hang out with other caregivers while the babies play.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 0-2

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Curious Kids is an hour-long STEM based  (science, technology, engineering, math) program for preschoolers. Each program will have a different theme every month.  Multiple stations are provided for patrons to experience hands-on learning to inspire curiosity and natural learning.

Recommended Ages: 3-6

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The Library offers many STEM based play options for preschoolers to explore and learn. The doors will open at exactly 9:30 and we will begin to pick up at 10:10.

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 0-6

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Get ready to move and have fun with this storytime.  We have shakers, scarves, bells, and sticks. 

When: Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 2-5

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Encourage your child’s love of music with this great class hosted by Miss Donna. Children will learn basic music terminology with singing, dancing, and fun rhymes.

This class is very popular and has a capacity limit so we can ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone.

When: 1st Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 2-6

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Fun books, songs, and crafts based on a weekly theme. Stories and crafts are aimed at children ages 3 to 6, but all ages are welcome. 

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 3-6

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Benbrook Public Library presents Yoga with Nanda Yoga who leads a child-based yoga curriculum for our younger patrons. Storytime yoga is a great way to connect with your child and enjoy some mindful moments together! All skill levels welcome.

When: 1st Friday of the Month at 10:30 a.m.

Recommended Ages: 2-6