Animal Tracks Scavenger Hunt for Kids, Week of July 12-18

Calling all wildlife trackers! Creatures have been creeping around outside of HVL, and we need you to identify them by following their tracks. Come to the library this week and search the grounds to find the footprints of several species. Identification sheets* will be available to help families follow tracks and clues to guess which creatures have been hanging around the library. Gotta find […]

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Kid Kits: Jellyfish Suncatchers, Week of July 5-10

Kid Kits include supplies and instructions for an at-home project. This kit will include supplies to create your own jellyfish suncatcher! Supplies are limited and registration is required. Reserved kits will only be available to pick up during library hours the week of July 5-10. Recommended for youth in Pre-K through those entering 2nd grade in the fall. Younger children may need assistance. Click here […]

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Summer Virtual Storytimes

Join us on Facebook or YouTube* for our Virtual Storytime! Each week, there will be a new theme with stories, songs, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. PremieresWednesdays at 10:30 amJune 23-July 28 Storytime is recommended for preschoolers and toddlers. The premiere video will be posted on the HVL Facebook page and YouTube at 10:30 am. It will remain available to view for one week. […]

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Summer Virtual Bounce and Rhyme Babytimes

Join Miss Vanessa on Facebook or YouTube* for this lapsit Storytime featuring songs, rhymes, movement, and books for the youngest library patrons. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word, and give them a head start on language learning. Premieres on the Following Fridays at 10:30 am June 25 July 9 July 23 Recommended for babies up […]

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka Virtual Author Visits, Jun. 29 & 30, 6:30 pm

In these live virtual Zoom events, New York Times-bestselling author Jarrett J. Krosoczka will show students how he went from being a drawing-loving kid to a widely-published adult and how he brings his ideas from sketchbook to printed book. Presented by the Montgomery County Libraries “One Summer, One Author” Youth Author Tour. Tuesday, June 29 at 6:30 pmFor youth entering grades 3-6 in […]

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Turtle Dance Music, Wed., June 23, 7 pm

Join Mr. Matt from Turtle Dance Music for this interactive virtual program! Flap your wings, jump up and down like five little monkeys jumping on the bed, and roar like a polar bear! This performance celebrates famous children’s stories and songs about animals, including a few written by adults on the autism spectrum! The show will also celebrate biodiversity – […]

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Kids Kits: Paper Caterpillar Craft, Week of June 21

Kid Kits include supplies and instructions for an at-home project. This kit will include supplies to create your own moving caterpillar out of paper! Reserved kits will only be available to pick up during library hours the week of June 21-27. Supplies are limited and registration is required. Spaces are filling up quickly. Register now! UPDATE: Registration is full. Recommended for […]

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Summer Learning Program, Jun. 21-Aug. 1

Our Summer Learning Program begins on Monday, June 21 and runs for six weeks, through Sunday, August 1. This summer’s theme, Tails and Tales, celebrates animals. Teaser Video Check out a teaser for our Summer Learning Program, created with help from our Teen Advisory Board! Program Details Who can participate? Everyone! We will have challenges for four different age groups. Emerging […]

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