Online Registration for Winter Children's Programs
Begins Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Baker Free Library cardholders may register online for the following children's programs: Active Listeners, Family Storytime, and Rookie Readers. Simply go to the online Calendar and click on the writing hand by the class you would like to attend. Follow the prompts. It is not necessary to register for each individual date. The online system will carry you forward for the entire session.

Please Note: due to demand, we have added a repeat class on Fridays of Family Storytime. The content will be the same as the one on Tuesdays. Please register for either Tuesday OR Friday, but not both.

Classes begin the week of January 8th.
Family Storytime
Tuesdays OR Fridays, January 9-February 23, 10:30 am
This program is geared for children up to age 5 with an adult.  It takes place on Tuesday OR Friday 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. The content is the same for both days each week.
Active Listeners
Thursdays, January 11 - February 22, 10:30 am
This 30-minute interactive program is geared for children under age 3 with an adult.  It takes place on Thursday at 10:30 am.  Activities include songs, simple fingerplays, elementary flannel boards, very short books, and easy movement activities.
 
 
Rookie Readers
Thursdays, January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, 4:00pm
A one-hour 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.
 
January 25:   Read a book by Cynthia Rylant
February 8:   Reader’s Choice
February 22: Read a Nonfiction book
 
Winter Watercolors
Monday, February 26th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
A vacation week special geared for ages 7 & up. Using a combination of tissue squares, crayons, sharpies, and water, we will create unique winter scenes to celebrate the snow season. No registration is required. Just drop in!
 
Movie Matinee: DESPICABLE ME 3
Wednesday, February 28th, 2:00 pm


After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down Balthazar Bratt, the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin brother—a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin's despicable footsteps—one former super-villain will rediscover just how good it feels to be bad.
Rated PG.
 
2017-2018 Book Suggestions by Reading Level

Book Reading Suggestions.pdf