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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
Mon, Feb 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Coolidge Public Library
Children ages 3-6 explore the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics through play.

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
Fri, Feb 03, 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Every 1st Friday of the month a craft for kids will be available to take, while supplies last.

Fri, Feb 03, 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, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office for a fun food class for kids!

Fri, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Feb 03, 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, Feb 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Story Time - Recommended Ages Birth - 2

Fri, Feb 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 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, Feb 04, 9:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
For kids! What can you construct with K'Nex?

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Something different every Saturday for kids at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Sat, Feb 04, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Conference Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 13 - 17 years.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Maple Room
Get engineering with VEX Robotics! Working in teams, kids ages 8-13 plan, record, and solve practical problems using robots. **Please read long description for full details.**
Registration is now closed

Tue, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

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

Wed, Feb 08, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Manuel Library
Children can participate in a fun Valentine's Craft at San Manuel Library. All materials provided.

Wed, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Ages 7+ are welcome drop in to play and explore!

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 08, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
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.

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

Thu, Feb 09, 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.*

Thu, Feb 09, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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

Thu, Feb 09, 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Learn to play the Native American Flute. LEVEL 1

Thu, Feb 09, 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Native American Flute Lessons - LEVEL 2

Fri, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Youth ages 5-8 can participate in a wide-range of hands on projects such as STEM, gardening, and art!

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Feb 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Feb 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Vista Grande Library
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, Feb 10, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Beauty and the Beast (2017 Live action retelling of Disney's original movie) for Teens and Tweens presented by TAB (VG Library Teen Activity Board). Bring your date, or just come with friends.

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

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Kids will participate in a variety of STEM projects here at the Library.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Something different every Saturday for kids at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Tweens & teens will build and work on a robotics project mimicking real-life scientific challenges.

Sat, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Learn to sew or develop your skills

Sat, Feb 11, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Conference Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 13 - 17 years.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 13, All day
Coolidge Public Library
Pick up a free take-home craft kit for your children at the library. Supplies are limited.

Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Maple Room
Get engineering with VEX Robotics! Working in teams, kids ages 8-13 plan, record, and solve practical problems using robots. **Please read long description for full details.**
Registration is now closed

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Be a 'Sweetheart' and join Ms. Julie for a special Valentine Storytime. We will share stories that are guaranteed to warm your heart. Refreshments and a craft will also be provided.

Tue, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
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, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Youth Study Room
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

Tue, Feb 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
Explore the written word together, through journaling prompts, readings, and reflection. All are welcome to bring their favorite notebooks and writing tools. Supplies are provided.

Tue, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Feb 15, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

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

Wed, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Storytime
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Exercise your brain! Riddles, word searches, crosswords, sudoku and more! All ages are welcome.

Wed, Feb 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Learn all about building a dessert charcuterie board! Samples available too! Come in-person or tune in on Facebook & Instagram Live @ 3 PM.

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 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!

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 11:00am - 11:45am
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.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Youth Study Room
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Free Tutoring for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Let's improve your reading skills!

Thu, Feb 16, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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

Thu, Feb 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Speaker: Zarco Guerrero Title: Our River Stories: The Gila and the Salt

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Create a painted rock cactus, pompom cactus, or paper cactus with the library!

Thu, Feb 16, 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Learn to play the Native American Flute. LEVEL 1

Thu, Feb 16, 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Native American Flute Lessons - LEVEL 2

Fri, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Flatiron Park
The Library and Parks & Rec team up for a morning of fun at Flatiron Park!

Fri, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Vista Grande Library
The Vista Grande Chess Gathering takes place on the third Friday of each month. Everyone from 10 years of age to Adult's are welcome to come in and play a game of chess or learn how to play chess.

Fri, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Story Time - Recommended Ages Birth - 2

Fri, Feb 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Feb 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
Assemble for a fun & educational program that focuses on science, technology, art, math, & more.

Fri, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Feb 17, 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.