How does Summer with SAPL work for Kids?
This summer is special - you get to set your own goal! Fill your bucket with the books you read and the fun things you do this summer.
Join us on Tuesday afternoons starting June 8 for programs presented by SAPL children's librarians and Celebrate Summer with SAPL! Registration is required through our online calendar or click on the links below to register to receive the Zoom information.
Tuesday, June 8 at 3 pm: LEGO Club Online Live
It's time to build! Please provide your own LEGOs, and we will have building challenges, time to share creations and more! Recommended for school-age kids. Grown-ups must be present to log child on and off and be available if needed.
Tuesday, June 22 at 3 pm: Game Time Online Live -- Summer Games
Calling all Game Time Olympians! Time to show off your Game Time Skills! Join us for fun and fast-paced dancing, drawing and brain games. Please have paper and pen or pencil available. Recommended for ages 5-10. Grown-ups must be present to log child on and off and be available if needed. Let the Summer Games begin!
Tuesday, July 6 at 3 pm: Pajama Story Time Online Live
Preschoolers enjoy bedtime stories and songs that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family story time! Recommended for three to five year olds.
Tuesday, July 20 at 3 pm: Scavenger Hunt Online Live
Join us for interactive scavenger hunts and other fun activities! Recommended for ages 5-10. Grown-ups must be present to log child on and off and be available if needed.
Our librarians are sharing new programs every week! Visit our Preschool and School Age pages for more details. Grown-ups, please subscribe to the Library YouTube channel to view videos prepared by our children's librarians.
Access code: Poison@pple!
Once in a Wild
Wednesday, June 9 at 2pm
Live online encounter with many kinds of interesting critters – a virtual zoo brought to you! Register to attend by clicking here.
Stories and poetry come to life in the hands of Matt Sandbank, a nationally touring shadow puppeteer. For children 4 and up. Register to attend by clicking here.
Shadow Camp, June 1-August 1: Poems, puppets, and shadows return to town with Matt Sandbank's virtual Shadow Camp. This self-paced, three-part webinar series includes The Science of Shadows, Elements of Poetry, and Making Shadow Puppets. There are several short videos on each topic. Shadow Camp is available all summer! Visit http://www.sandbankshadowfactory.com/virtual-programs.html and enter passcode SHADOWCAMP2021 to get started with the self-paced course.
Grab some noisemakers from around your house and join Mr. Symon for a concert that will get you on your feet and movin' and groovin' to tunes about the world around us and the world within. Register to attend by clicking here.
Kevin Sherry, author and illustrator of I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean and Fish Feud will be joining us live to talk about his books and share his creative process. Register to attend by clicking here.
Saturday, July 31 Streaming all day
Bilingual play in which young Pedro constantly complains until the stories of Señora Tortuga fill his nights with heroic yet frightening dreams. Visit this page on July 31 for the link and access code.
Many thanks to our partners!
City of San Antonio