For Children


Programs and services especially for children.

All in library programs have been canceled because of the pandemic but will hopefully begin again soon.

In the meantime check out Checkers Library TV on the main page and all of our online resouces. 


September - April Programs

Toddler/Preschool Story Time (2yrs - 5yrs old)

     3rd Tuesday of the month from 2:30pm - 3pm

     We offer theme related programming which may include song, dance, story, video, craft, playing, food and/or drink, and more.

     Parents or care taker must accompany children for this program and you can call ahead to make planning easier but it is not required.


PJ Story Jammin'  (2yrs - 8yrs old)

     Sorry this program has been canceled until further notice

     Come in your jammies and enjoy a story, activity and a little snack before you leave.

     Parents must accompany children for this program.


Kids/Family Movie Morning (all ages)

     Saturday mornings from 10am - noon

     Movies will be kid/family movies and we will offer free popcorn.

     You may bring a drink but it must have a lid.


Elementary After School Club(8yrs - 12yrs old)

       Every Thursday of the month from 4pm - 5pm from Sept though April

             1st Thursdays is Pet Therapy

             2nd Thursdays is Tinker Time

             3rd Thursdays is Art & Literature

             4th Thursday is BINGO!

             5th Thursday (if there is one) is Creative Writing and Storytelling

No programs in May

We are getting ready for Summer programs, graduations, last day of school, Mother's Day, Memorial Day and more. 

But stop in to see us and check out some good books in the meantime.


Join our for Summer Library Programs

June and July and some of August:  You will find us  doing our Summer Library Programsof all kinds with a different theme each year.  Check back for more info as we get closer to summer.


We will also have special presenters on 3 Tuesday mornings and a Thursday morning that are brought to you thanks to donations from the Shepherd's Frock in Sidney, IA.  Thank you for your donation Shepherd's Frock!

We would also like to thank our Townships for their donations to help make our Summer Library Programs so amazing for all the community kids.