Brainerd Library’s Little Sprouts
Spring is coming!
Visit our greenhouse in the Children’s Department where you can plant seeds and watch them grow. In the summer, we will transplant them together into our Brainerd Children’s Veggie Patch.
This is an ongoing drop-in program for all ages.
Thursdays at 10:30 AM: February 14th, 21st & 28th [Alternates with Margie]
A music and movement program for toddlers and their caregivers. Sing, dance, make music, and read a simple story. Miss Kelly brings musical instruments. Appropriate for children ages 1 to 3, but siblings are always welcome. Registration is not necessary.
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM
Themed stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Appropriate for children ages 2 to 5, but siblings are always welcome. Registration is not necessary.
Saturday Pre-School Storytime
1st Saturday of Every Month at 10:30 AM
Can’t make preschool storytime during the week? Join us on the first Saturday of every month at 10:30 AM for stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Appropriate for ages 2 to 5, but siblings are always welcome. Registration is not necessary.
Music with Margie
Thursdays, 10:30 AM: February 7th, March 14th & 28th
A multi-sensory music program that builds skills in order for children to reach the developmental goals they need to enter kindergarten. Margie brings items such as beanbags, scarves, puppets, and instruments. Appropriate for children ages 2 to 6. Registration is not necessary.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 5:00 PM
The 1st Tuesday of the month will have a theme and the 3rd Tuesday will be a free build. Creations will displayed until next session. For ages 5 & up. Registration is not necessary.
Come play with us!
The Children’s Department just got in lots of fun things from Green Toys! From vehicles to stacking toys to house and farm play sets, everything is made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic and is safe for babies and big kids alike. We also have a puppet stage, kitchen set, and a Brio train table. All of these additions to our Children’s Room were made possible by generous donations from the Reid Smith Memorial Fund.