Children's Programs

Ongoing Weekly Programs

September-May. Programs are canceled when Minerva Local Schools are not in session.

  • Story Time: WEDNESDAYS at 10:30 AM
    • Join our lively group for songs, finger plays, stories, and more! For young children and their caregivers. No registration required. Promoting Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.
  • Evening Family Story Time: THURSDAYS at 6:00 PM
    • Drop into Youth Services for stories, songs, and more! Geared towards families with young children. No registration required.


Other Programs (Spring 2022)

Unless otherwise specified, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Peep Diorama Contest: Submissions due March 21 | Voting runs March 21-April 9
    • Stop by and peep in! Create a Peep diorama at one of our workshops (we'll provide the free Peeps and craft materials!) or make one at home. Dioramas will be displayed and voted on. If making your diorama at home, you have between March 14-21 to drop it off in Youth Services for entry into our contest! Winners will be announced April 11.
  • DIY Decoupage Picture Frames: Wednesday, April 20 from 3:30-4:30 PM
    • Decorate a picture frame with tissue paper, magazines, and more! For youth in 4th grade and up on Wednesday, April 20 from 3:30-4:30pm.  Register to guarantee a spot beginning March 30. To register, call or visit the Youth Desk.
  • Mommy & Me Art: Monday, April 25 @ 10:30 AM
    • Create art together with your little one on Monday, April 25 at 10:30am! For ages 1-5 with an adult. Register to guarantee a spot beginning April 11. To register, call (330) 868-4101 or visit the Youth Desk.
  • Cardboard Car Extravaganza: Saturday, April 30 @ 11 AM
    • Sign up to decorate a cardboard box car and enjoy themed stories at the public library on Saturday, April 30 at 11am! For preschoolers-1st graders with a caretaker. Registration opens April 16 and guarantees you a spot. Space is limited.  To register, call (330) 868-4101 or visit the Youth Desk.
  • Five Nights at Freddy's Escape Room: Thursday, June 2 (2-7 PM) and Friday, June 3 (12-4 PM)
    • Sign up for a time slot to get “locked” into Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. Can you earn your check and escape from the haunted animatronics before you’re trapped there forever? For ages 9 through adult. Registration is required and opens May 19.

Our Sensory Spot is available for educational sensory play! To schedule an appointment, drop by the Youth Desk or call (330) 868-4101.


Check out our online calendar to learn about the other children's events we offer! They're color-coded light blue.