Preschoolers Leap and teens haunt at Porterville Library
Parents looking to encourage creativity and nonstop learning for their children can do so with the early learning LeapFrog program at the City Library.
The program will utilize 20 LeapPads with learning applications and games which are designed by educational experts to be innovative, engrossing experiences aimed at keeping children challenged and inspired, while they progress at their own pace.
The free program is open to children between 3 and 5 years of age and will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the community room of the library, 41 W. Thurman Ave.
The Library will also celebrate National Teen Read Week, from Oct. 15-20, with a free activities with a spooky theme. “It Came from the Library” week includes ghost stories Monday, monster and zombie makeup workshop Tuesday, a scary poster drawing and contest on Wednesday, death mask crafts on Thursday and Frenkenstein T-shirt reconstruction on Friday, with all activities taking place from 5 to 8 p.m., except the T-shirt reconstruction, which will be from 3 to 6 p.m. The library will also hold a “Party your Brains Out Monster Ball” from 7 to 11 p.m.
Refreshments will be served, and the winner of the scary poster contest and drawings will be announced Oct. 22.
For more information, visit the library website at www.portervillelibrary.org or call 784-0177.