Children's Programs

Library Summer Reading Club



June 1st -July 31st

Get your Library Summer Reading Club Card punched and get a prize! Each time you read a book your card gets a punch. There are different punch cards for each age group; children, teens & adults. When the card is full, you can pick out a prize such as a book, book bag, gift card etc. Win prizes for reading your favorites. Audio and ebooks do count. No registration and no fee.

Youth Summer Library Programs & Activities


*No programs during week of July 4th

LEGO Building Workshops
Theme: Towering Heights and Strength of Character!
Date: Wednesday & Thursday, June 1st & 2nd
Times:
  • 11:30 AM Grades K-2nd
  • 1:00-2:30 PM Grades 3-4th
  • 3:00-4:30 PM Grades 5-7th
Registration required.

Family Story Time
Ages: 3-5 years Time: 10:30 AM
Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7th-July 28th
Preschoolers will be introduced to the incredible world of language and books through stories, songs, activities and more! This program incorporates Early Literacy Components such as sounding out words, vocabulary, etc. Story time generally lasts 45 minutes, and caregivers are expected to attend.

Stories in the Park
Ages: All
Time: 10:30 AM
Date & Location:
  • Monday, June 6th at Frontier Park
  • Wednesday, June 15th at Aldrich Park
  • Friday, June 24th at Melgaard Park
  • Monday, June 27th at Easton Park
  • Wednesday, July 13th at Manor Park
  • Friday, July 22nd at Wylie Park
  • Monday, July 25th at Anderson Park
Story Time is visiting your neighborhood this summer and all ages are welcome! If you love to hear stories and like to be outside, come join us while we travel to different Aberdeen parks this summer! In case of rain the program will be held at the Public Library.

Afternoon Adventures
Grades: K-5th
Date: Wednesdays, June 8th-July 27th
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM

Kids in grades K-2 and 3-5 will explore a new topic each week in an active and fun environment. STEM components will be featured with activities, experiments and more!

Date & Theme:


  • June 8th - Ice Breakers
  • June 15th - Cool Aerobics
  • June 22nd - Sports Day
  • June 29th - Science Day
  • July 6th - No Program
  • July 13th - Brown County Animal Rescue Team (Cats & Dogs might be present)
  • July 20th - Health & Fitness Day
  • July 27th - Can You Be An Olympian? (Obstacle Course)

Contact Us


If you have any questions, please call the Alexander Mitchell Public Library at 605-626-7097 or e-mail us at: library@aberdeen.sd.us