April programs for families at the Shoreline Library

Monday, April 1, 2019

Children's Activities at Shoreline Libraries

The Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St, 98155 has a full schedule of activities for families. Here's the April 2019 schedule of events.

Note: Little Library Scientists on 4/19 and Carnivorous Terrariums on 4/26 require registration

Shoreline April 2019 Children and Families

Spanish StoryTime / Cuentos En Español Para Niños
Thursday, April 4, 11 and 18, 11am
Presented by Marco Cortes.
Ages 3 to 6 and families.

Stories, songs and activities in Spanish! For children who speak Spanish and those interested in the language.

Para niños de 3 a 6 años de edad con sus familias y/ o cuidadores. Este es un programa de 30 minutos de cuentos y canciones en español con Marco Cortes. Este programa es para niños que hablen español y aquellos interesados en el idioma.

Chinese Story Time/中国故事
Friday, April 5, 12 and 19, 11am
Presented by Hua Zhang.
Family program, all ages welcome.

Enjoy stories, culture and activities in Mandarin Chinese. For children who speak Chinese and those interested in the language!

Evening Family Story Time: Pajamarama!
Monday, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 6:45pm
Ages 3 to 6 with adult, families welcome.

Get the week off to a great start: bring your little ones to the library for their bedtime stories! Enjoy rhymes, songs and surprises especially for preschoolers and their families. Each week we will end story time with a simple craft or other fun activity. Jammies and teddy bears welcome!

Toddler Time
Tuesday, April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10am
Ages 2 to 3 with adult.

Enjoy interactive rhymes, songs and short stories, just right for busy toddlers! We will begin with hand stamps, and our program will start promptly at 10:05am. Social time with board books, blocks and more begins right after story time.

Infant and Young Toddler Time
Tuesday, April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 11am
Newborn to 24 months with adult.

Bring your babies and bounce along to fun rhymes, familiar songs, and a story or two in this short program. It's never too early to start your child on the road to reading! Social time with books, blocks and more begins right after Story Time.

Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, April 10, 17 and 24, 10:30am
Ages 3 to 6 with adult, siblings welcome.

Books, rhymes, stories and songs just for preschoolers! Each week we will celebrate a different letter of the alphabet. This is a great way to get your child ready to read!

Baby Story Time
Wednesday, April 10, 17 and 24, 12pm
Newborn to approximately 12 months with adult.

Bring your young babies (prewalkers!) for rhymes, songs and baby fun. Social and playtime follows.

Chess @ the Shoreline Library
Sunday, April 7, 1-3pm
Wednesday, April 24, 3-4:30pm

Ages 6 and older; tweens and teens welcome.

Join the club! Play chess, learn chess or teach chess to others. Drop in to enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere with snacks provided. All skill levels are welcome. We’ll have chess boards and people willing to teach those who want to learn.

Snacks provided courtesy of the Friends of the Shoreline Library.

Club del Libro Familiar en Español/Family Book Club in Spanish
Wednesday, April 10, 4:30pm

¡Únanse al Club del Libro Familiar en Español! Un programa de lectura en español para niños entre 5 y 10 años acompañados de sus familias. Aprende a través de discusión y actividades divertidas. Analiza historias, enriquece tu vocabulario y desarrolla el pensamiento crítico y las habilidades de comprensión en español.

Join the Family Book Club in Spanish! A reading program in Spanish for children ages 5 to 10 accompanied by their families. Learn through discussion and fun activities. Analyze stories, learn new vocabulary and develop critical thinking and comprehension skills in Spanish.

Second Wednesday of each month / Segundo miércoles del mes:
  • April / abril 10 Del norte al sur / From North to South by René Colato Lainez
  • May / mayo 8 Marisol McDonald no combina / Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match by Monica Brown

Little Library Scientists: Explore Plants!
Friday, April 19, 10:30am or 1pm
Ages 3 to 6 with participating adult.

Explore science with stories, songs, games and hands-on activities! In this session, focus is on plants.

Space is limited. Please register online or by calling the library beginning April 6, 206-362-7550

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shoreline Library.

Carnivorous Terrariums
Friday, April 26, 3:30pm
Ages 7 to 12.

Create your very own carnivorous terrarium with a plant that eats bugs! Join Mary Fosse from the Carnivorous Terrariums nursery and explore the fascinating world of carnivorous plants with live specimens, and learn how to care for them. Feed Venus flytraps and dissect pitcher plants to see their last lunch! You will take home your own fruit-fly-eating carnivorous terrarium that will amaze friends and gross-out family members.

Space is limited. Register online or by calling the library beginning April 11, 206-362-7550. Parents and caregivers are welcome to attend but do not need to register.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shoreline Library.


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