Programs for Children & Families

This page provides an overview of the programs we offer children and families. To see this month’s programs, please visit the Program Calendar.

Programs currently offered during COVID

Community Helpers Family Storytime (Virtual)-Tuesdays @ 10:30am (For ages 2-6–all family members welcome!) Join your Mt. Angel children’s librarian on Zoom with a special guest reading the story! Can’t make it to the storytime? Recordings will be posted on to enjoy whenever is best for your family! Call the library (503.845.6401) to get the Zoom link and accompanying Storytime backpack.

Zooming Hummingbirds Storytime (Virtual)-Thursdays @ 11:30 (For ages 0-4 –but all are welcome). In collaboration with Silver Falls Library District. Join us for interactive stories, songs, and finger plays. Contact either library (Mt. Angel, 503.845.6401 or Silver Falls, 503.873.7633) to get Zoom link and accompanying Itty Bitty Book Club backpack.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten: We invite you to participate in this free program which encourages you to read 1,000 books with your children before he or she starts kindergarten. Come by the Library to pick up your starter kit.

Programs currently on hiatus during the COVID shutdown:

Toddler Storytime/Indoor Playtime, Tuesdays @ 10:30 (Families): Spend time reading, singing, and exploring new stories followed by Indoor Playtime for families with toddlers (11:00-12:00). Come play with toys and spend time with friends.  All toys provided.

Stories and STEAM, Tuesdays @ 3:30 (ages 6-10): A family storytime that incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math!

LEGO Lab, Wednesdays @ 3:30 (All ages): Build an original creation out of LEGOs for the library to put on display for all to see! All supplies provided.

Friday Movie, 3rd Friday @ 3:30 (All ages):  Join us for a family-friendly movie with hot popcorn!

Special Programs: Watch the calendar for special programs scheduled monthly.

Contests: Come to the library, read books, win prizes!

Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your World/¡leer da color tu mundo!, a reading program for all ages. June 17-August 30, 2021.

Event Schedule For Kids & Families:

Thursday, June 24, 1:00-3:00 (drop-in)—Touch a Truck!  SRP Kick-off

Tuesday, June 29, 3:30—The Power of Plants

Tuesday July 6, 3:30—(at St. Mary’s Elementary) Rhys Thomas, juggler

Tuesday, July 13, 3:30—(at St, Mary’s Elementary) Angel Ocasio, comedian

Tuesday, July 20, 3:30—Life-sized Games

Tuesday, July 27, 3:30—Talewise

Friday, August 6, 2:00—Local Author Visit, Evan Ahrendt

Tuesday, August 10, 2:00—OMSI Reptiles

Tuesday, August 17, 2:00-4:00 (drop-in)—Caesar the No-Drama Llama

Every Tuesday, 10:30—Family Storytime