All programs are free, but registration is required because space is limited. Registration will continue until groups are full.
You may register your child beginning June 23, 2014 on a space available basis.
Phone 716 372 0200, Email or online by clicking the register button next to a program.
The Children's Area in the Olean Public Library.
Story TimesStory Times for all ages are offered regularly throughout the year. Story Times provide a variety of language and early literacy experiences for parents and children. Download Story Time Helps (pdf).
Mother Goose Time
Wednesdays 10 AM July 9-August 6 -FULL
A program for infants and toddlers to 18 months that includes interactive books and simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, language games, Baby Sign, and play. Each child must be accompanied by a participating adult. Adults are encouraged to help the child participate in the activities at a developmentally appropriate level. Parents and children can spend time socializing before or after the program and select items to borrow from our large collection of children's and adult materials.
Mondays 10 AM July 7-August 4 or
Wednesdays 11 AM July 9-August 6 or
Thursdays 10 AM July 10-August 7
Toddlers Time is for children age 19 months to 3 years. With an adult, children listen to stories, learn songs, rhymes, finger plays, and participate in group play and creative art projects. Spend some time before or after the program socializing with other parents and toddlers and selecting items to borrow from our large collection of children's and adult materials.
Mondays 6:30 PM July 7-August 4
Tuesdays 10 AM July 8-August 5 -FULL
Wednesdays 1 PM July 9-August 6 -FULL
Three, four, and five year olds and their parents participate in stories, music, and games as a group, followed by assisted activities at the Investigation Stations. Both sessions feature the same activities, so you may select either a morning session, an afternoon session or an evening session.
- Mike Randall and Friends
Puppets, Magic and Science July 8 at 3 PM
- Two of a Kind
Sing! Bang! Boom! at the Library July 15 at 2:30 PM
- Bubble Mania
Soap bubbles bigger than your head! July 22 at 2:30 PM
- Omnipresent Puppets
Presents “The Three Little Pigs&rdquo July 29 at 2:30 PM
- Nan Hoffman*
Sing a Story - Read a Song! August 5 at 2:30 PM
*This program is supported by funds from a New York State Library's Family Literacy Library Services grant to the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System.