Kids’ Programs



Summer Performances and Activities

fizz boom read


June 19th @11:00
The Curt Show
Curtis Carlyle: Seriously Funny Juggling… Awesome family entertainment; don’t miss it!

June 26th @ 11:00
International Reptile Rescue (formerly Hart’s Reptiles) provides a hands-on reptile experience.

July 3rd @ 11:00
Big Rig Show and Tell
Get close and personal with your favorite big rigs: fire engine, cement mixer, dump truck and more!

July 10th @ 11:00
Brad Clark
Stories and songs with the talented Mr. Clark.

July 17th @ 11:00
MEGASCIENCE with Meg Balaconis
Science fun includes making your own lava lamp. Groovy, man.

July 24th @ 11:00                                                                         Experiment Extravaganza!
Fizz, boom, ooze, BLAST OFF!

July 31st @ 11:00                                                                                                  Family Movie Matinee
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (PG)


FIZZ_BOOM_READ_logo Primary

The concept is simple and the rewards are priceless. Read a book—any book—to your newborn, infant, or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (repeat readings count) before your child starts kindergarten. It is not as daunting as you might think! If you read just 1 book a day, you will have read 365 books in a year. That is 730 books in two years and 1,095 books in three years. If you consider that most children start school at around 5 years of age, you have more time than you think!

Fill out a registration form at the library, and receive your first reading log to get started. Once you have read 100 books and filled up the first log, bring it back to the library for a prize and your next reading log. Once you have read 1,000 books, your child will receive a certificate of completion, a gift from the library,  and have his or her picture put up on the 1000 Books B4K wall!



Do you like LEGOS?

(Silly question. Who doesn’t like LEGOS?)

Come to the library for LEGO Club! 

LEGO Club is happing TWICE a month during the summer! We will have a new theme each month, and your work will be displayed at the library until the next meeting.

LEGO Club is open to all school age children and their parents and siblings.

LEGOS are provided.


Summer Schedule:


June 18th

July 2nd & 16th

August 6th & 20th

Build. Play. Learn. @ your library

Weekly Storytimes

Summer Schedule

Wednesdays @  10:30 a.m.

Thursday storytimes will resume in the fall. Please see the library’s event calendar for special events on Thursdays during the summer.



Created for preschoolers, but all ages are welcome!

Mother Goose on the Loose is an active and engaging early literacy program for infants and toddlers.

Wednesdays @ 9:30

MGOL will run through the summer. Follow signs for early entry into the library.

All programs sponsored by the Friends of Coos Bay Public Library

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