Children's Programs

Summer Reading Programs

Library Summer Reading Club for the Entire Family

Everyone will receive their official Library Reading Club Card at the Public Library. Each book you read will be marked on your Club card. There are different reading cards for each age group: children, teens and adults. When the card is full, return it to the Public Library to be entered in the weekly prize drawings. All Club cards will be put in for the end of the summer and the grand prize drawings. Audio and ebooks do count. No registration and no fee.

Ages: Everyone
Date: May 22nd - July 8th 


LEGO Building Workshops *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Theme: Brick and Mortar (Construction and Architecture)
Dates: Thursday, June 1st and Friday, June 2nd

Grades: K-2nd       Times: 10:30-11:30 AM
Grades: 3rd-4th     Times: 1:00-2:30 PM
Grades: 5th-6th     Times: 3:00-4:30 PM


Family Story Time

Preschoolers will be introduced to the incredible world of language and books through stories, songs, activities, sensory play 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. No registration.

Dates: Tuesdays, June 6th - June 27th
Ages: All Ages
Time: 10:00 AM


Afternoon Adventures

Kids in Grades K-2nd and 3rd-5th will explore a new topic each week in an active and fun environment. STEM components will be featured with activities, experiments and more! No registration.

Dates: Wednesdays, June 7th - 28th
Grades: K-5th

     **Special Guest: Tom Hurlbert, CO-OP Architect will be here on Wednesday, June 28th to talk about blueprints, construction, etc. **


DIY Family Fun Craft Days

Come and use your creative expertise and have fun crafting while using many different items like beads, jewels, paint, feathers, duct tape, cable ties and so much more. What you make, you get to take home with you!

Dates: July 5th and July 6th
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM


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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