Visit the library for variety of kids’ activities in December

GLAR logoThe Blanchard Public Library gives children and their families a number of ways to experience the library’s services with its program offerings during December.

The schedule to wrap up 2017 features the following:

Family Story Time is presented at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. The story times include not just stories but also songs, rhymes, flannel board fun, music and bubble time, as well as a section of the program for crafts, sensory activities and play time.

And a special Christmas Movie and Crafts event is planned at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, with stories, related crafts and a Christmas movie for children and their families.

The bilingual activity Family Play Time/la hora de jugar en familia, gives a Spanish and English setting for children up to age 5. It’s presented this month at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Lego Quest, at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, gives children ages 3 to 12 a challenge to solve through Legos and creativity. Parent participation is welcomed.

ASK (Afterschool Kids), at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 is for pre-K through second grade. And Tween Scene, at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, welcomes students in third through fifth grades. Each of the programs’ theme is painting, with a story and hands-on painting project for participants.