Farm animals visit the Library at this petting zoo program for preschool and elementary-age children and their families. Dream Maker Farm and Traveling Zoo are bringing animals to the Library lawn for children to pet and interact with. Supplementary crafts and activities will also be available to extend the farm and animal learning.
Dayton’s own Klezmer Ensemble starring Richard Begel performs live at the Library! At this family-friendly program, the band will perform lively Jewish folk music and tell the tale of "Mendel's Accordion." PJ Library will be on hand to share more about their program and how you can receive excellent books like "Mendel's Accordion" at home.
You won’t want to miss this fun and tasty hands-on experience from Bring the Farm to You! Children and parents will use apples and a cider press to make fresh apple cider on the Library lawn! Participants will delve into the history of apple cidering, and try their hands at additional crafts and side-activities surrounding this Ohio tradition.
Visit the Library for a family-friendly party with crafts, music, balloons, ginger ale, and a faux countdown to the New Year! This is a drop-in program—come for 2 minutes, 20 minutes, or 2 hours. For families with preschool and elementary-age children.