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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, Oct 24, 9:30am - 10:30am
Coolidge Public Library
Children ages 3-6 virtually 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
Sat, Oct 01, 9:00am - 11:00am
Fatman's Pizza
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - North
Swing by the library for a drop-in craft just for kids.

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Birch Room
Bring your friends and explore anime and manga every other weekend!
Registration is now closed

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
It's time to celebrate all things butterfly!

Canceled
Sat, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library
Interested in sewing? Want to learn techniques? Come sew with us!

Sat, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Mon, Oct 03, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Mon, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Vista Grande Library
KinderPrep Classes at Vista Grande Library can help prepare your child for Kindergarten!
Registration is now closed

Mon, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Recommended for ages 3-5. Expand your child's development of pre-reading skills and an increased vocabulary using stories, songs, and fingerplay fun.

Mon, Oct 03, 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

Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Tue, Oct 04, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
New date Tuesday, October 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peart Park
Join the library for a very special Fall Break event in Peart Park to learn all about desert animals!

Tue, Oct 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Drop-In program for preschoolers! STEM, literacy, art, sensory & dramatic play and more!

Tue, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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.

Tue, Oct 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Do you have a story to tell? If so, join us on an adventure to create your own!

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Oct 04, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
October is family-friendly, spooky movie month!

Tue, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Wed, Oct 05, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Wed, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
San Tan Valley Library
Stories, songs, puppets and finger plays just for toddlers, while introducing Early Literacy concepts for parents and caregivers.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Oct 05, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Participate in exciting & interactive story times for children birth to age 5. Story times help develop critical early literacy skills while nurturing a love of reading.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
The First Smiles Program visits story time. They will provide preventative dental health education and fluoride varnishing to children birth to five.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Exercise your brain! Riddles, word searches, crosswords, sudoku and more! All ages are welcome.

Wed, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Thu, Oct 06, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Thu, Oct 06, 9:00am - 10:00am
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, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
For homeschoolers and their family to meet up and connect with the homeschool community!

Fri, Oct 07, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Fri, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Take control of your finances! This 90 minute class will teach basic financial management skills for yourself and your family.

Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Toddlerobics for ages 5 & under! Movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Apache Junction Public Library
Toddlerobics Limited is for those kiddos that need a smaller group. The same movement, music and FUN!

Fri, Oct 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Oct 07, 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, Oct 08, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Sat, Oct 08, 9:00am - 11:00am
Fatman's Pizza
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Canceled
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
MLCC is proud to welcome back NASA Ambassador Alex Nachman as she brings her exciting science and STEM programming to Maricopa kids.

Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room
Board games and more for Family Fun!

Canceled
Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library
Join us for an informative gardening presentation.

Rescheduled
Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, October 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Need help logging into any of our digital options? Grab your device and library card and head over to see if we can solve it together!

Sat, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Interested in sewing? Want to learn techniques? Come sew with us!

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Kids can stop in and create a craft on Saturday afternoons!

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

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

Tue, Oct 11, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Canceled
Tue, Oct 11, 10:00am - 10:25am
Casa Grande Main Library
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, Oct 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Casa Grande Main Library
Join the library for a very special Fall Break event in Peart Park to learn all about desert animals!

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

Tue, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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.

Tue, Oct 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Do you have a story to tell? If so, join us on an adventure to create your own!

Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Vista Grande Library - Makerspace
Art & science classes / building days every Tuesday @ Vista.

Tue, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
October is family-friendly, spooky movie month!

Tue, Oct 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Wed, Oct 12, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Wed, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 10:25am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Oct 12, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Participate in exciting & interactive story times for children birth to age 5. Story times help develop critical early literacy skills while nurturing a love of reading.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Free sensory and developmental screening for ages birth to 5 years old. Screening is provided by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:15am - 11:15am
Coolidge Public Library
Are your children fascinated with firetrucks, tractors, and big trucks? Bring your little one to see big trucks up-close. Enjoy a story time as we read, sing, and dance!

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 10:55am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center
Babytime is brain-building time for your baby and social time for you!

Wed, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Tan Valley Library
Ages 7+ are welcome drop in to play and explore!

Wed, Oct 12, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Kids ages 7+ can make slime at the Library!

Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Have a school aged kiddo really into space? This club is for them!

Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Board Room
Dungeon & Dragons Campaigns for ages 10 & up!

Rescheduled
Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, October 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Thu, Oct 13, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Thu, Oct 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
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, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - South
Stories, songs, and educational play at your Vista Grande Public Library.

Thu, Oct 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Storytime for our littlest friends ages birth-2 years!

Thu, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Coolidge Public Library
For ages 5 & up. We supply the LEGOs. The children supply the imagination!

Thu, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
San Tan Valley Library
Kids aged 3-5 will be introduced to the alphabet one letter at a time!

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library
A night of activities and a chance to view gas giants in space.

Fri, Oct 14, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Fri, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Flatiron Park
The Library and Parks & Rec team up for a morning of fun at Flatiron Park!

Fri, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolidge Public Library
Story Time - Recommended Ages Birth - 2

Fri, Oct 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
School age kids craft time!

Fri, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Willow Room
This is storytime for your elementary school aged children!

Fri, Oct 14, 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, Oct 15, All day
Casa Grande Main Library
Stop by the library during fall break for a fun reading scavenger hunt!

Sat, Oct 15, 9:00am - 11:00am
Fatman's Pizza
Learn and play Chess with the Rhino ReCreation Center at Fatman's Pizza, FOR KIDS!

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Vista Grande Library - Community Room - North
Swing by the library for a drop-in craft just for kids.

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center - Birch Room
Bring your friends and explore anime and manga every other weekend!

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Enchanted Forest
Kids get to be the scientist at the Library!

Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - North Wing Program
Interested in sewing? Want to learn techniques? Come sew with us!

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Casa Grande Main Library - Activity Room
Join us for a fun family movie and activity.

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Apache Junction Public Library - Café
Kids can stop in and create a craft on Saturday afternoons!