Henderson County Public Library
Henderson County Public Library: Children's Department

Children's Department

Children's Programs

You can register online by clicking on the time for each program below or by visiting the library. Programs fill fast, so register early. For more information, call the library at 270-826-3712.

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Teen Department

Teen Activities

For teens ages 12 to 19, please visit our Teen Program page for activities just for you.

Valentine's Day Party at the Library

Valentine's Day Party at the Library

Saturday, February 14 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Children ages 5 to 9 are invited to celebrate Valentine's Day at the library. We will make Valentine's Day snack mix, bling rings, and hats! Come join the fun! Registration is encouraged in order to reserve a spot.

Black History Month Coloring Contest

Black History Month Coloring Contest

February 2 to February 25

Children ages 4 to 10 are invited to participate in a coloring contest during the month of February. Participants can pick up a coloring sheet in the Children’s Department beginning Monday, February 2. Color the sheet and return it by 8pm Wednesday, February 25. First, second, and third place winners will be announced and notified on Friday, February 27.

Christmastime at the Library

Weekly Trivia Questions for Black History Month

Each Week in February

Children ages 6 to 11 are encouraged to participate in the weekly trivia questions during the month of February. Stop by the Children's Department desk once a week for the question. Once you answer it, return it for a small prize if your answer is correct!

HCPL Computer Club

HCPL Computer Club

First and Third Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm

Students in grades 3 to 5 are invited to sign up for a computer club with fun hands-on activities, which will be held on the first and third Thursday of each month from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities will include using the Internet, creating movies and presentations with pictures and music, working with photos, creating QR codes, creating art work in Paint, and much more! The students will use the library's computers.

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies - Monday Afternoons

Mondays from 1:30 to 2:00 pm

Babies, between the ages of birth and 18 months, and their caregivers are invited for on-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books by using finger plays, songs, and free play. This program is also a great time for parents and caregivers to network and share their experiences.

Lego Club

Lego Club

Mondays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Parents, does your child love to build with Legos? If they are between the ages of 5 and 11-years old, the library is hosting a Lego Club for them! We will provide the Legos and a story, so they only need to bring their imagination.

Mother Goose Family Story Time

Mother Goose Family Story Time

Mondays from 6:30 to 7:00 pm

Children, between the ages of 2 and 5 years old, and their caregivers have fun while developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies - Tuesday Mornings

Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:00 noon

Babies, between the ages of birth and 18 months, and their caregivers are invited for on-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books by using finger plays, songs, and free play. This program is also a great time for parents and caregivers to network and share their experiences.

Sing! Learn! Play!

Sing! Learn! Play! - Tuesday Evenings

Tuesdays from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Children, between the ages of 3 and 5 years, and their caregivers will have fun while building language and literacy skills through stories, songs, rhymes, activities, movement, and play!

Read-N-Rhyme Toddler Time

Read-N-Rhyme Toddler Time

Wednesdays from 11:30 am to 12:00 noon

Children, between the ages of 18 months and 3 years, and their caregivers have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, activities, and free play.

Just 4 Kids Activity Hour

Just 4 Kids Activity Hour

Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The library is a fun place to be after school! If you are a kid between the ages of 6 and 11 years, we are just the place for you! Our activity hour will include crafts, special guests, snacks, and of course, stories!

Sing! Learn! Play!

Sing! Learn! Play! - Thursday Mornings

Thursdays from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Children, between the ages of 3 and 5 years, and their caregivers will have fun while building language and literacy skills through stories, songs, rhymes, activities, movement, and play!

Duplo Club

Duplo Club

Thursdays from 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm

Bring your little engineers, between the ages of 2 and 5 years, and join the Duplo Club! Following a short story, children can let their imaginations run wild as they build special creations with a large assortment of popular Duplo blocks.