Thursday, November 27, 2014

About US

The goals of the Salem Public Library’s Children’s Department are to provide for the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the children of our area. Our aim is to promote equal access to all materials regardless of age, race, religion, economic status or physical challenge.

To meet these diverse goals, we review, select, and purchase resources that focus on the needs of children from the age of infancy to 11 years. This includes many formats such as board books, picture books, children’s fiction, books on CD & Tape, Playaways, read-alongs, DVDs, videos, and reference and parenting materials. 

Programming for this age group is a major part of our mission; Story Times for toddlers and pre-schoolers are offered in the daytime during the school year. Additionally, a partnership with students in the Roanoke College Honors Program offers a monthly Saturday Story Time. The six week Summer  Program promotes reading for school age children and pre-readers by offering incentives and providing a wide variety of crafts, magic and  puppetry shows , musical performances, and story times for children registering at the Salem Public Library.

 

Children Events

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Friendship

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

 Friendship  (15 minute craft time)

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Come join the Lego Club and build your dreams!

Ages: 6-12.

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Friendship

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

Friendship  (15 minute craft time)

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It's time for toddler fun!  Join us for playtime with play dough, puzzles, soft toys, arts and crafts, music and more!

Ages: birth to 5 years.

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Silly Stories

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

Silly Stories  (15 minute craft time)

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Silly Stories

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

Silly Stories  (15 minute craft time)

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It's time for toddler fun!  Join us for playtime with play dough, puzzles, soft toys, arts and crafts, music and more!

Ages: Birth to 5 years.

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Christmas Stories and Party**  Sign-up for party snacks**

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

Christmas Stories & Party** Sign-up for party snacks** (15 minute craft time)

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Come join the Lego Club and build your dream!

Ages: 6-12.

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Toddler Story Time (Ages 18 months - 3 years)

Christmas Stories and Party** Sign-up for party snacks**

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 Pre-School Story Time ( Ages 3-5)

Christmas Stories & Party** Sign-up for party snacks**  (15 minute craft time)

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Who: Kids in grades 1-8 (any reading level). What:Practice reading with the support of a sweet furry friend! Why:Gain confidence in reading + spend time with a homeless pet! When:3rd Friday of every month from 3:30-4:30pm. Where: Salem Library meeting room. How:Sign-up for your 10-minute time slot. (*Pre-registration is required!*) 

28 East Main St.  Salem VA 24153  / 540.375.3089

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