Stayton Library Events

Stayton Library Children’s Events January/February/March 2020

  

Special Events

 

Oregon Shadow Theatre presents… Jack and the Dragon! Rescheduled!

The King and Princess Polly have varmint trouble.  It might be anything from a pesky Unicorn to a Fire-Breathing Dragon...   Who better to deal with these troublesome varmints than Little Man Jack, the world champion varmint whacker!

Colorful shadow puppets and live banjo and hammer dulcimer music bring this Appalachian fairy tale to life. This program is for all ages.

Stayton Community Center, 400 W Virginia St, Stayton 503-769-3313

Saturday, January 18th 2:00 pm

 

Kids Free Book Day!

To celebrate Martin Luther King Junior’s Birthday, we will have a free book for every child who comes to the Stayton Public Library on January 20th

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, January 20th

 

Make-and-Take Crafts 

Come try out a variety of self-guided simple crafts! We provide the supplies, you bring your creativity. This program is appropriate for all ages.

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Friday, January 24th, all day

 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Pajama Storytime!

The stuffies are invited to sleep over at the Library! Join us for our evening pajama storytime, make a cozy pillow for your stuffed animal, and enjoy milk and cookies together before you tuck them in for the night! Pick up your friend the next day (or anytime over the next week) and see what they were up to while you were away!

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, January 27th, 6:00 pm

 

Maker Lab: Paper Circuit Valentines

Design a card and light it up! This program is geared for independent makers, but all ages are welcome.  Younger children benefit from adult supervision and support.  

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, February 6th, 4:00 pm

 

Kids STEAM Lab: Chemistry in the Making

Experience the thrill of scientific exploration with this selection of STEM activities! Although this program is best for 3rd grade and up, younger ages are welcome with adult supervision.

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Friday, February 14th, 3:30 pm

 

Read Across America on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

Join us in celebrating a nation of diverse readers, honoring a classic children’s author with fun stories and activities to encourage a life-long love of reading. This program is intended for children of all ages. 

Throughout the library, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, March 2nd, 3:00 pm

 

Weekly or Monthly Events:

  

Pajama Storytime

Join Miss Emily, Literacy Outreach Coordinator, for an evening storytime featuring books and songs. Don’t forget to come in your pajamas and bring your stuffies!

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, February 24th, 7:00 pm

(Pajama Storytime is after regular Library hours, but please join us through the meeting room doors on the North side of the building)

 

Motion Mondays

Get up and move to the beat of our favorite children’s tunes!  This program is for children and family members of all ages. 

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Mondays at 10:15 am, January 20th, 27th  

Mondays at 10:15 am, February 3rd, 10th, 24th 

No Motion Monday February 17th – Library closed

 

Toddler Storytime – New!

Come explore the world of early literacy through play! Content is planned with toddler-aged children in mind, but all ages are welcome. 

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesdays at 10:10 am, January 21st, 28th 

Tuesdays, 10:10 to 10:30 am, February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

 

Preschool Storytime –New!

Come explore the world of early literacy through songs and rhythms, stories and rhymes. Content is planned for preschool-aged children and up, but all ages are welcome. 

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesdays at 11 am, January 21st, 28th

Tuesdays, 11 to 11:30 am, February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

 

Family Storytime

Come explore the world of early literacy through songs and rhythms, stories and rhymes. This program is for children and family members of all ages. 

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monthly every first Saturday staring February 1st, at 11 am

 

The Softer Side of Storytime –New!

Play along with us as we explore literacy through our senses in our new sensory storytime! This program is intended for families who are looking for a smaller, more adaptive library experience.

To support a safe and welcoming place for children of all abilities, space is limited. 

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Friday, January 17th, at 10 am

Friday, February 21st, 10 to 10:30 am – Offered Monthly

 

BabyTime! 

Give Baby a taste for early literacy through movement, songs, rhymes and play! This program is intended for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

New Time! Fridays at 11 am, January 17th, 24th, and 31st 

Fridays at 11 am, February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

 

 

Stayton Library Teen Events January/February 2020

 

Friday, January 17, 4:00 pm

Teen Games Afternoon

We will have board games out and Wii and Switch games in the meeting room! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, January 24, 4:00 pm

Perler Bead Creations

Come make a perler bead keychain, snowflake, or something completely different! For teens in grades 6-12. Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

 

Friday, February 7, 4:00 pm

Teen Craft Lab – Bottle Charm Necklace

Want to wear a potion around your neck? Or carry a message in a bottle? Make a pendant using a tiny bottle. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

 

Wednesday, February 12, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons 

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton. 503-769-3313

 

Thursday, February 13, 5:30 pm

DIY Craftshop: Storybook Roses

Make some roses using book pages. Free, supplies provided, Ages 12 -Adult. Register at the library or call 503-769-3313. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, February 19, 4:00 pm

NEW – Teen Un-Book Club

Come and hang out, eat snacks, and have an informal chat about books. For teens in grades 6-12. Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

 

Friday, February 21, 4:00 pm

Teen Games Afternoon

We will have board games out and Wii and Switch games in the meeting room! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

 

Stayton Library Adult Events January/February 2020

 

Free Tax Help from AARP

AARP Tax Aide - Every Saturday from February 1 – April 11. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Walk-in appointments only. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room. Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, January 29, 5:30 pm 

Book Discussion - “Salt to the Sea”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is Salt to the Sea  by Ruta Sepetys. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Friday, January 31, 6:00 pm 

 

Art Show Opening Reception 

Stayton Public Library will be holding an art show during the month of February featuring the works of local artists. Please join us for an opening reception with light refreshments and meet the artists. For more information on the art show, visit staytonlibrary.org or call 503-769-3313. Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

February 1-29, During Library Hours

3rd Annual Local Art Show

Stayton Public Library will be holding an art show during the month of February featuring the works of local artists. Art can viewed during all open hours. Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, February 12, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons 

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton. 503-769-3313

 

Thursday, February 13, 5:30 pm

DIY Craftshop: Storybook Roses

Make some roses using book pages. Free, supplies provided, Ages 12 -Adult. Register at the library or call 503-769-3313. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Saturday, February 15, 5:00 pm

Roaring 20s Murder Mystery 

During the evening of frivolity hosted by the illustrious Carnegie family, someone has ended up dead! Work in groups of 2-4 to solve the puzzles and find out whodunit. Registration required, visit staytonlibrary.org or call 503-769-3313. . E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 pm 

Book Discussion – “Sisi: An Empress on Her Own”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313