End of Summer Reading Party with Magician Bob Riordan
Wenesday, August 23, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join us for an end of summer reading party!  Attendees are invited to come dressed as their favorite fairy tale character for a chance to win a prize.  We will start off with ice cream and a photo op with our cardboard castle at 5:30 and the magic show at 6:00 p.m.  The magic show will combine magic, music, comedy, storytelling, and of course some audience participation!  Bob Riordan's Wonder Show offers an unforgettable experience into the world of magic - a world of which you become a part.
Online Registration Begins for Fall Children's Programs
Tuesday, September 5, 10:00 am
Go to the Calendar on the library web site. Find the program you would like to attend and click on the writing hand. Use your 14-digit Baker Free Library card to register. You only have to enter the child's name once. It will carry forward for the whole session that ends in November.
2017 Book Suggestions by Reading Level

Book Reading Suggestions.pdf
Suffed Animal Sleepover: Friday, September 29th, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Join us for a special pajama storytime for you and one of your stuffed animal friends!  After the story, stuffed animals are invited to stay at the library for a sleepover.  Pick them up the next day (9/30) and see what fun they got into overnight.  Questions?  Email Kate at kate@bakerfreelib.org or call 224-7113.
Family Storytime
Tuesdays, September 12 - November 14, 10:30 am
This program is geared for children up to age 5 with an adult.  It takes place on Tuesday at 10:30 am.  It is a 45 minute program perfect for families with several children of different ages.  Activities include stories, songs, fingerplays, flannel boards, creative movement, and simple crafts.
Active Listeners
Thursdays, September 14 - November 16, 10:30 am
This program is geared for children under age 3 with an adult.  It takes place on Thursday at 10:30 am.  This is a 30 minute interactive program for the very young including simple fingerplays, elementary flannel boards, very short books, and easy movement activities.
Rookie Readers
Thursdays, September 14 & 28, October 12 & 26, 4 - 5 pm
A book club designed for newly independent or soon-to-be readers.  Children should be in Grades K -2.  Each program includes a book discussion, snack, read-aloud, and an activity related to the theme of the day.
September 14: Bring a favorite book
September 28: Read a non-fiction book
October 12: Reader's choice
October 26: Read a Halloween story
Eager Readers
Dates TBD
This program for Grades 3 & 4 is offered at Bow Elementary School. Because so many children were interested last year, we will be doing a lottery to fill the spots sometime in September. The hope is that it will again be on Mondays in the BES Library right after school. Check the parent portal for more information after school starts.
LEGO Batman Movie and Building
Monday, October 9, 2 - 5 pm
There is no school today, so drop by and watch the LEGO Batman Movie, then build with our wide assortment of blocks. The film starts at 2:00 with popcorn for all. Building begins immediately following the movie. Please note: For safety reasons, children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult who remains on the lower level.