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WELCOME TO THE KIDS PAGE


Here, you can see the latest kids programs at your library, get homework help, and discover great new books!

Summer Reading Programs
No events at this branch
Tails and Tales 2021 Video
What's New in Kids Books
Homework Help for Kids
Homework Help
Learning ExpressLearning Express features skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
Tutor.comGet help with school work, preparing for a test, or writing a paper.
Khan AcademyCreated by experts, Khan Academy’s library of trusted, standards-aligned practice and lessons covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more. It’s all free for learners and teachers.
Research and Discovery
Gale in Context: ElementaryGale In Context: Elementary, formerly Kids InfoBits, gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.
Britannica LibraryBritannica Group, Inc, the world-wide leader at the forefront of the information revolution for 250 years, have empowered the way the world teaches and learns. Britannica Library is reimagining discovery and inquiry. Inspiring curiosity and instilling the joy of learning is how Britannica builds the world’s future leaders
Britannica EscolarLos productos digitales de Britannica son utilizados por las mejores escuelas, universidades y bibliotecas del mundo
TumbleBooks
TumbleBook LibraryTumbleBook Library offers eBooks, read-alongs, videos, audiobooks and games which help pre-school and K-4 level children learn all while discovering the joys of reading.
TumbleBook BibliotecaLa TumbleBookLibrary es una colección completa de libros ilustrados en línea que son el complemento ideal para los niños que comienzan a leer, ya sean bilingües, niños para quienes el inglés es su segundo idioma o que estudian inglés como idioma extranjero. La TumbleBook Library ofrece a los estudiantes que ya saben leer solos la posibilidad de disfrutar de una gran variedad de material interesante.
Upcoming Events for Kids
Wed, Nov 30, 9:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Nov 30, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Wed, Nov 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Nov 30, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Nov 30, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Nov 30, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Nov 30, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Nov 30, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Video games and board games every week for kids at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Bring your little one and get the whole family together for books, movement, and fun!

Thu, Dec 01, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Thu, Dec 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Thu, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
San Tan Valley Library
Kids aged 3-5 will be introduced to the alphabet one letter at a time!

Thu, Dec 01, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Thu, Dec 01, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
This club is for all of our inspired builders and creators. Kids just like you! We will meet two Thursdays each month after school.*

Fri, Dec 02, All day
San Tan Valley Library
Every 1st Friday of the month a craft for kids will be available to take, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 02, 9:00am - 10:30am
San Tan Valley Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Fri, Dec 02, 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Fri, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Dec 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics Limited is for those kiddos that need a smaller group. The same movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
San Tan Valley Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Fri, Dec 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Do you love anime and manga? Then come join Ms. Renee for Anime & Manga Club! Geared for grades 6th-8th but high school grades 9-12 are welcome too.

Fri, Dec 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
San Tan Valley Library
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to sit by the campfire and hear some fun, but spooky stories, roast some marshmallows and play a game.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 03, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Ensuring your littlest traveler's safety, each car seat is thoroughly checked by a team of certified car seat safety technicians.

Sat, Dec 03, 9:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Dec 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - North
Swing by the library for a drop-in craft just for kids.

Sat, Dec 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
For kids! What can you construct with K'Nex?

Sat, Dec 03, 11:00am - 4:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Sat, Dec 03, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Pine Room
Join like-minded community members to play a variety of tabletop game options (card games, board games, RPGs, wargames, etc.)

Sat, Dec 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Interested in sewing? Want to learn techniques? Come sew with us!

Sat, Dec 03, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Kids can stop in and create a craft on Saturday afternoons!

Mon, Dec 05, 9:00am - 10:30am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 05, 9:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 05, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Mon, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 05, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Tue, Dec 06, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:25am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join Youth Librarian, Ms. Julie, as we read books, sing songs, and do activities each week based on a fun theme. Storytime will be followed by either a simple craft or a snack each week.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
This is the time to let your toddler aged 18 months to 3 years enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and early learning activities with your youth library specialist.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
San Tan Valley Library
Join Mr. Library for storytime for children aged 3-5 and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts or other extension activities.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
This is the time to let your toddler aged 18 months to 3 years enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and early learning activities with your youth library specialist.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:35am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for our morning playgroup at the library. We will be playing with educational toys, cars, blocks, etc. This is a great opportunity to play one-on-one with your children and meet other parents!

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Wed, Dec 07, 9:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Dec 07, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
San Tan Valley Library
Stories, songs, and finger plays just for toddlers, that promote early literacy concepts for parents and caregivers.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Dec 07, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Dec 07, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Ages 7+ are welcome drop in to play and explore!

Wed, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Exercise your brain! Riddles, word searches, crosswords, sudoku and more! All ages are welcome.

Wed, Dec 07, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Video games and board games every week for kids at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Bring your little one and get the whole family together for books, movement, and fun!

Wed, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
San Tan Valley Library
Join the Board of Supervisors, County Attorney, a special surprise guest and others! Items needed: cereal, oatmeal, peanut butter, beans, canned tuna or chicken, rice/pasta, and chili/soups.

Thu, Dec 08, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Thu, Dec 08, 9:30am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
San Tan Valley Library
Kids aged 3-5 will be introduced to the alphabet one letter at a time!

Thu, Dec 08, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Thu, Dec 08, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Social for homeschool-aged children and their family members, to meet other homeschoolers while we play, learn, and snack!

Thu, Dec 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
We supply the LEGOs & the children supply the imagination!

Thu, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Celebrate the season by crafting with AJPL!

Fri, Dec 09, 9:00am - 10:30am
San Tan Valley Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Fri, Dec 09, 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Flatiron Park
The Library and Parks & Rec team up for a morning of fun at Flatiron Park!

Fri, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
San Tan Valley Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Fri, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Story Time - Recommended Ages Birth - 2

Fri, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Dec 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Dec 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Do you love anime and manga? Then come join Ms. Renee for Anime & Manga Club! Geared for grades 6th-8th but high school grades 9-12 are welcome too.

Sat, Dec 10, 9:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Birch Room
Bring your friends and explore anime and manga every other weekend!

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Board games and more for Family Fun!

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 4:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library
Interested in sewing? Want to learn techniques? Come sew with us!

Sat, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Mon, Dec 12, All day
Coolidge Public Library
Pick up a free take-home craft kit for your children at the library. Supplies are limited.

Mon, Dec 12, 9:00am - 10:30am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 9:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Receive free sensory and developmental screenings for children ages birth to 5 years old.

Tue, Dec 13, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:25am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join Youth Librarian, Ms. Julie, as we read books, sing songs, and do activities each week based on a fun theme. Storytime will be followed by either a simple craft or a snack each week.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
This is the time to let your toddler aged 18 months to 3 years enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and early learning activities with your youth library specialist.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
San Tan Valley Library
Join Mr. Library for storytime for children aged 3-5 and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts or other extension activities.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
This is the time to let your toddler aged 18 months to 3 years enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and early learning activities with your youth library specialist.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:35am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for our morning playgroup at the library. We will be playing with educational toys, cars, blocks, etc. This is a great opportunity to play one-on-one with your children and meet other parents!

Wed, Dec 14, 9:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 9:00am - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Drop off donations at San Tan Valley Library during operating hours by Thursday 12/15/22. Pinal Home Visitation will be collecting socks of all sizes to distribute to local shelters and families.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Dec 14, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/registration/
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Ages 7+ are welcome drop in to play and explore!

Wed, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Exercise your brain! Riddles, word searches, crosswords, sudoku and more! All ages are welcome.

Wed, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Join us in the café to learn how to make Melted Snowman Peppermint Bark!

Wed, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Have a school aged kiddo really into space? This club is for them!

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Bring your little one and get the whole family together for books, movement, and fun!

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Help us fill our seed packets for the seed library, hear from Master Gardeners, ask questions about your home garden, & learn about Earth Heart Park and Community Garden!