Youth Programming

  • Collecting Letters to Santa

    December 1st - 14th, 2022 
    In-Person Event
    Ages 10 & Under 


    Samuels Public Library will start collecting letters to Santa on behalf of Warren County Parks & Rec. Letters to Santa can be dropped off from December 1st through December 14th, and letters will be accepted from children 10 years of age and younger. One letter will be sent back to each household. Letters must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022.

  • Holiday Photography

    Saturday, December 10th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Portrait sessions for the whole family. Bring your phone or a camera and pose in front of a winter scene! Register for one of the following time slots: 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.; 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, December 12th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 2 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join our relaxed and joyful time with our little ones as we incorporate music, beginning yoga, and multisensory activities designed to delight your baby. Register for this event online.

  • Homeschool Hub

    Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will work together as they go through the scientific method, gathering data, and drawing conclusions. The topic this week is Dissolving Peppermints. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your toddler to a potpourri of simple stories, fun songs, and a cute craft all about Gifts and Giving! Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come for an enjoyable hour filled with amazing tales, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Gifts and Giving will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft. Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Holiday Open House

    Saturday, December 17th, 2022 
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages 


    Come hear St. John’s Drama Club sing Christmas carols, listen to Santa Claus read stories, and decorate Christmas Cone Trees! Fun for the whole family! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will investigate a different STEM-related topic bi-weekly. This week’s theme is Building a House. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler & Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 5 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with amazing tales, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Read with the Sheriff Toddler & Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 5 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    This week we will have a special guest from the Sheriff’s office! Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with amazing tales, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.