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Story Time, Tot Time and Lap Sit    
There is no sign up for Story Times, Tot Times or Lap Sit.

Winter/Spring Session will end the week of April 24, 2017.
Story Time will be offered on Mondays at 10:30 and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Story Time is suggested for ages 3/4 and older, parent or caregivers are encouraged to stay and fun with us.

Tot Time will be offered on Tuesdays at 10:15 and 11 a.m. and 
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Tot Time is suggested for walkers to age 3 with parent or caregiver.

Lap Sit will be offered on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. Lap Sit is for babies and 
parent or caregiver.

Early Out Movies

The following are the scheduled dates:

April 5, 2017 

Movies will start at 3:00 p.m.

Children under the age of 5 will need to have an adult or mature person with them while watching the movie.  Children under the age of 8 need to have an adult or mature person in the library while watching the movie.

Please remember that only parents can determine the appropriateness of a movie for their child. 

For movie titles, please call the library.


LEGO Club is offered from October to April.  

Sign up Home School LEGO® Club – Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
April 12, 2017
Sign up LEGO® Club – Thursdays at 4 p.m.
April 6, 2017
Night Drop In LEGO® Club - Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m.
All ages welcome.  Adults will need to stay with child.
March 14, 2017
April 11, 2017
Girls Only LEGO® Club – Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
March 21, 2017
April 18, 2017

Children under the age of 8 need to have an adult or mature person in the library while attending programs at the library.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • Any child not in Kindergarten is eligible to participate in this on going program. 
  • Registration Form

    Please come to the library to get a reading log.
For more information on any of these programs please see or contact Katie in the Children's Department.



Summer Reading Program
The Pella Public Library offers a summer reading program each summer for area kids.  

The 2017 Summer Reading Program Theme is "Build A Better World!"  Logs will be available for participants on Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m.  

Reading Resources
  • Pella Christian AR     
    • Links to the AR lists for the Pella Christian grade schools    
  • Pella Community AR     
    • AR quiz search for the Pella Community School District
  • Tumblebooks   
    • Interactive books 
  • Tumblebook of the Day
    • A brand-new Tumblebook presented every day!  Similar to an online version of the old Dial-a-Story service.
  • Iowa Reading Research Center
    • Provides an online collection of literacy resources available to the public for teaching and learning, for home schooling, and for educator research
  • Homework Help Links
    • Various websites to help children with their homework.