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Kids Events and Resources

Library events and reading lists for kids.

Monthly Book Recommendations

Library Challenges for School-Aged Children

Trapped in a Toy Room Digital Escape Room

Trapped in a Toy Room Digital Escape Room

Grades: K-2

Prize Submission Form: Be the first two to complete this challenge and win a book: Once you escape, complete this form

Winter Scavenger Hunt 

On Demand Program Videos

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One Community, Many Stories: Jewish Storytime

How to Make Friendship Bracelets

An Afternoon with Author Russell Ginns

Make an Unusual Snowflake

Kids Nature Show Presents: Animals in Fall and Winter

Adulting 101 for Kids: How to Tie your Shoelaces

Adulting 101 for Kids: Easy First Aid for Kids

Live Digital School-Age Events

January 8: Chess Club: Learn and improve chess skills using online Lichess tactics. Ages 8-Teen

January 11: Intergenerational I Spy Bottles: Make your own I Spy Bottles at Home! Limited kits of supplies are available for pickup at the City of Fairfax Regional Library starting on January 2.

January 11:  Virtual Author Visit: Meet author & illustrator Zara González Hoang:  Join us for storytime, Q&A and a drawing activity!

January 11: Virtually Author Visit:  Meet bestselling author and illustrator Gale Galligan. Gale is an Asian-American cartoonist and the creator of the New York Times bestselling The Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adaptations of Dawn and the Impossible Three, Kristy's Big Day, Boy Crazy Stacy and Logan Like Mary Anne.

January 12:  Online Code Club: Learn Java programming.  We'll hear about women in tech and then work on coding projects.  For beginning to intermediate coders

January 12: Oakton Parent and Child Online Book Club: Parents and children, entering grades 4-6, come together online to discuss "The War That Saved My Life" by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

January 12: Family Karaoke: Grab a pretend microphone and get ready to show off your singing skills during family karaoke.

January 15: An African Safari: Let us go on a safari. Test your knowledge about elephants, giraffes and  cheetahs.

January 25: Pinwheel Galaxy: Make a pinwheel galaxy, then design, create and make your own spiral galaxy.

January 25: Cartooning is Fun!:  Do you like to draw cartoons? Do you want to be a cartoonist? Join us for an afternoon of cartooning with expert cartoonist Paul Merklein. Learn how to draw famous cartoon characters

January 26: Trivia Quiz for Kids:  This online trivia program is for fun. See how many questions you can answer. There will be a variety of topics covered.

January 26: Online Coding Club: Learn Java programming. We'll hear about women in tech and then work on coding projects. For beginning to intermediate coders

January 29: Kids Illustrated Booktalk:  Looking for something new to read? How about an illustrated book! Join us for a booktalk highlighting a selection of great books to read

 

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