Preschool Storytime Online
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more for our online version of preschool storytime. Storytimes consist of stories and follow-along activities designed for preschool-aged children 3 to 5 years old.
Tales for Tots Online
Listen to stories, move to music, recite action rhymes, and learn fingerplays with our online Tales for Tots program. This program is made for ages birth to 3 years old and their caregivers.
Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go
Pick up a bag of supplies full of materials to make cool crafts every first Monday of the month starting Monday, September 14, 2020 (after Labor Day Monday). Learn how to make each craft project with a quick video we will post online or use the printed instructions inside the bag. You can pick up the current bags on the first Monday of the month in the Children’s area of the library and thereafter during library open hours until we run out of grab-and-go bags.
After School Kids Lab: Remote Edition
Join us online for a remote edition of After School Kids Lab. Every Wednesday, we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home.
Magic with Ms. Christine
Learn how to do some simple magic tricks with Librarian, Ms. Christine. Most of the tricks are done using materials you will likely have around the house.
Check out Chesskid.com! We have created a team for Bettendorf Public Library.
Members will need to create a ChessKid account and join the team for scheduled online matches. For more information on ChessKid's safety measures, and to see if the site is a fit for your needs, please visit https://www.chesskid.com/legal.
Virtual Programs from Special Performers
View a wide variety of special performances, from magic to music to science and more!
Mr. Andy Makes a Mess: Science for Kids
Watch Mr. Andy and his helpers make a mess while creating slime, playdough, and more! Learn the science behind the mess, and see if you and an adult can recreate the experiment.
Kids Crafts with Ms. Christine
Love to make crafts? You can learn how to do a new craft with School Liaison Librarian, Ms. Christine. Most of the crafts include materials you might already have at home. Unleash your creativity and banish boredom with crafting! This program can be enjoyed by all ages.
Creation Studio: Remote Edition
Learn quick and easy crafts with Librarian, April, that will keep you busy and creating from home. This program is intended for crafters of all ages!