ZB Kids

Special Programs

2015 Bookmark Contest
Design a bookmark, using the summer reading club theme, “Read to the Rhythm.” Cash prizes will be awarded, with the overall winning design printed and given to local students. Details are available at the Youth Services desk.
3/23-4/13 ● Grades K-8

Easter Eggs and Bunny Tales
Have a hopping good time and let your creativity blossom while you listen to bunny tales and create extraordinary Easter eggs.
Wednesday, 4/1 ● 6-8 PM ● Grades K-8 ● R-Required

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)
This program emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. We’ll celebrate with a series of events – click here for details.

Ongoing Programs

After School Program
Volunteers provide free tutoring, homework help, and literacy activities on Mondays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM. This year, students will Take a Journey in a Book. Click here for details.

American Girlstar
Bring your favorite doll and a parent or guardian for crafts and a treat.

  • Samantha’s Spring Celebration
    Celebrate spring with Samantha. During this blooming celebration, we will explore the turn of the century through food, music and activities. Bring your favorite doll and come prepared to let your creativity blossom as you make a spring bonnet for you and your dolls.
    Saturday, 3/28 ● 2-3:30 PM ● Grades K-8 ● R-Required

Chess Night
Everyone is invited to play the world’s oldest war game and meet new people. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Click here for details.
Wednesdays, 4/8, & 4/22 ● 6:30-8 PM

Explore your worldExplore Your World
Calling all explorers in kindergarten through 4th grades! Each week brings a new adventure as we explore the world around us on. We’ll explore bridges, build with Legos, craft with paper, practice drama, and learn about frogs, butterflies, snakes, and lizards! Click here for details.
Wednesdays ● 3:15-4:15 PM

Guys Read
Discover new and interesting reads, share awesome things you’re reading, play games, and enjoy snacks. Click here for details.

  • Mysteries of the World: Tuesday, 4/28 ● 4:30-5:30 PM ● Grades K-8

ZB Robotics 4-H Club
Use your creativity and skills to create LEGO® robots in this club, for kids in grades 5-8. All materials are provided.  Registration is required. Sponsored by 4-H. Click here for details. This club is now full. Please contact Youth Services for waiting list information.
Mondays, 3/30, 4/6, & 4/13 ● 3:30-5 PM and Saturday, 4/11 ● 1-4 PM

Preschool Programs

The Crafty Fox
The Crafty Fox brings something fun for kids to create and take home. Click here for details.
Monday, 3/30 ● 6-6:30 PM ● Infant-Age 6
Tuesday, 3/31 ● 10:30-11 AM ● Infant-Age 6

Fun With Flannel
In this hands-on class, kids will listen to and retell a story using flannel characters and parts they’ve made.
Saturday, 4/11 ● 11 AM-12 PM ● Infant-Age 6 ● R-Requested

Reading Clubs

The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.gfvHHlAp.dpuf
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.gfvHHlAp.dpuf
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.BynT4USm.dpuf
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.BynT4USm.dpuf
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.BynT4USm.dpuf
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. – See more at: http://zblibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/821960035_the_tale_of_despereaux#sthash.BynT4USm.dpuf

Lift Every Voice and Read Family Reading Club
Read 300 pages out loud together and earn a free book for each participant.
March 1-31 ● Grades K-8 and Adults

Night OwlsNight-Owl
Kids – If you’ve ever been tempted to stay up all night reading a good book, then this club is for you! We’re sure to have a hoot!