Programs for Home Schoolers at the Main Library
April, May & June 2014
Come take part in our programs for home schooling families!
All programs are free and open to the public. Programs will take place in the Children's Services
department at the Main Library which is located at 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Please call the Children's Services department at (260) 421-1220 for more information.
Click here to see more upcoming programs for children at the Main Library.
Click here to see our list of Home Schooling Books and Resources.
Fizz! Boom! READ! Children's Summer Reading Program 2014
Monday, June 2 through Friday, July 25, 2014
Children from birth through elementary school are invited to take part in our annual Children's Summer Reading Program.
Earn gifts for time spent reading and for participating in fun learning activities, attend great programs, and more...all
for FREE! More information coming soon!
--Children from birth through 5th grade
Children's Services Lego® Club
Thursdays: April 24, May 8, May 22: 2:00-3:30 p.m. (especially for home schoolers)
Saturday: May 10: 2:00-3:30 p.m. (for everyone)
EVERY Wednesday in June & July: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Get your brains, and hands, and imaginations, working... by playing! Children's Services' Lego® Club
is the place where kids' brains get to meet other kids' brains and give each other brain-high-fives! We
provide the building blocks, and you provide the... you guessed it: brains!
--Children ages 6-11
Storytellers on the Move -- Book Deliveries and Storytimes at Your Preschool or Daycare
Times are tough; we know it’s difficult to load your whole preschool into vans and bring the little
ones to the Library. But we all agree it’s important to have books in the hands of preschoolers, so
we’re going to bring the Library to your preschool!
Call now (421-1220) to schedule a time for us to visit
and share a special storytime. We’ll also be happy to bring a box of books for you to use at your center
until we can visit again. Call today - our next delivery time will be May 5 through May 16. Sharing books
with kids is important!
and students: With seven to ten days' notice, the Children's Services
staff is available to prepare "Custom Collections" of Library materials to
fill your needs. Books, computer software, magazines, videotapes, media kits, DVDs, or Playaways can all
be included - depending on your needs! We may also have teaching material in our Parent Teacher Collection
which you could use. This service is for you
Let the Children's Services staff save you time by gathering the age
and interest appropriate materials for you to check out. Talk with
us in the Children's Services department at the Main Library - we
want to help! Call us at (260) 421-1220 or fill out the form
- You are a teacher needing materials for a "Spring!" or "Famous Hoosiers" unit for
- You are a parent needing information on "Potty Training" or
"Fear of the Dark" for your children
- You are a college student needing information for a report about
- You are a homeschooler needing support materials as you prepare your lesson plans
Homeschoolers are invited to schedule your tour
of the new Main Library. All tours can be geared to your students' ages and
interests, highlighting the Children's Services department.
We would be happy to schedule a storytime for your preschoolers, a
storytelling session for your older students, or an age-appropriate tour
of the Children's Services Department or of the whole Library for your
older class. Call
the Children's Services department at (260) 421-1220 for more information
or at least one and one-half months in
advance to schedule your tour. Registration is limited to groups
with 10 or more children.
--Homeschoolers in Pre-K through Grade 5.