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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, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Aug 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Aug 17, 10:15am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Join us in the café to watch library staff prepare Mini Lemon Meringues. Samples available too! Come in-person or tune in on Facebook & Instagram Live @ 2PM.

Wed, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
All ages are welcome to come escape the heat and watch a movie.

Wed, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Thu, Aug 18, 9:00am - 12:30pm
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, Aug 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required at www.ajpl.org/funvan.
Register

Thu, Aug 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Aug 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 years! Stories, songs, movement and a craft!

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required at www.ajpl.org/funvan.
Register

Thu, Aug 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Native American Flute Club

Fri, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Friday, August 5 & 19 @ 12:00 - Recommended for ages Birth to age 2. Swing in for an exciting new story time.

Fri, Aug 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Prospector Park
Join us for a night adventure at Prospector Park.

Sat, Aug 20, 9:00am - 11:00am
Fatman's Pizza
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Aug 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - North
Swing by the library for a drop-in craft just for kids.

Sat, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Birch Room
Bring your friends and explore anime and manga every other weekend!

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Class Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library
Kids read to therapy animals!

Mon, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library - Class 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, Aug 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Coolidge Public Library
For ages 3 to 6. Explore the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) through play.

Mon, Aug 22, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Class 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, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Expand your child's development of pre-reading skills and increase their vocabulary.

Mon, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Aug 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
The Arizona Science Center is visiting Coolidge for an afternoon of science fun, with hands-on table-top activities that allow K-8 students and families to explore and learn at their own pace.

Tue, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Aug 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Wed, Aug 24, 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, Aug 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Aug 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Aug 24, 10:15am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Aug 24, 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, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Ages 7+ are welcome drop in to play and explore!

Wed, Aug 24, 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, Aug 24, 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, Aug 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Thu, Aug 25, 9:00am - 12:30pm
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, Aug 25, 9:00am - 10:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required at www.ajpl.org/funvan.
Register

Thu, Aug 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Aug 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 years! Stories, songs, movement and a craft!

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Combined parenting education and preschool program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5. Registration required at www.ajpl.org/funvan.
Register

Thu, Aug 25, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Learn to play the Native American Flute. LEVEL 1

Thu, Aug 25, 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Learn to play the Native American Flute. LEVEL 2

Fri, Aug 26, 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, Aug 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Aug 26, 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, Aug 26, 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, Aug 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
Are you an anime or manga fan? Do you love Japanese pop culture? Do you want to meet other individuals who love these things as much as you? Manga Mania is the place for you!

Fri, Aug 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Aug 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Aug 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
San Tan Valley Library - Bronze Room
Family Science Nights are two-hour-long sessions that are ideal for audiences of any age!

Fri, Aug 26, 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, Aug 27, 9:00am - 11:00am
Fatman's Pizza
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Aug 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Board games and more for Family Fun!

Sat, Aug 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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!

Sat, Aug 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Have a budding artist at home? This program is for them!

Sat, Aug 27, 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, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Mon, Aug 29, 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, Aug 29, 9:30am - 11:00am
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, Aug 29, 11:30am - 1:00pm
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, Aug 29, 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, Aug 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Tue, Aug 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Aug 30, 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, Aug 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Aug 30, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Aug 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Wed, Aug 31, 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, Aug 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Aug 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Aug 31, 10:15am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Weekly stories and songs help build early literacy skills for children ages birth to 5.

Wed, Aug 31, 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, Aug 31, 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, Aug 31, 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, Aug 31, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!