Preschool Programs

Fine Motor Fun Class / Wednesday, February 6, 10:30 a.m.

Fine motor skills are essential for handwriting but are also needed for daily living and academic readiness.  Class will be led by Tiffany Anewenter-Grinker, a Pediatric Occupational Therapist, in a small group of up to six children, ages 4-6 years. This caregiver and child class will include activities and handouts to promote finger dexterity, bilateral coordination and overall hand strength. 

Class is for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. Registration is required.

Toddler Play Group / Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

For ages birth-3 years. Enjoy playtime with special toys, including age-appropriate early literacy toys, and interaction with other toddlers and their caregivers. Meets in the story room. Drop in anytime between 10:00 - 11:00. No registration needed.

Program Dates

  • Every Tuesday starting on January 8 through May 28

Preschool Story Time / Thursdays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Early literacy activities for children ages 3-5 who have not started 5K yet. Includes stories, rhymes, songs, and fun! Please register for this group the first time you attend, then come back whenever you can.

Program Dates

  • January 17
  • February 7, 14, 21
  • March 7, 14, 21
  • April 11, 18, 25

Morning Coffee Break / Fridays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Essentially the same program as Preschool Story Time with the addition of refreshments for children and adults. Siblings welcome. Recommended for children ages 3-5 who have not started 5K yet. Please register for this group the first time you attend, then come back whenever you can.

Program Dates

  • January 11, 18
  • February 8, 15, 22
  • March 8, 15, 22
  • April 5, 26

*On April 12 there will be a special program instead of story time. See "National Library Week" for more information.

Baby and Me Story Time with Cheri Riehle / Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

This story time is designed for children up to three years old with a caregiver. Stories are followed by playtime with special toys related to the theme for the day. Please register for this group.

Program Dates 

  • February 7, 14, 21
  • March 7, 14, 21
  • April 4, 11, 18

National Library Week / April 7-13, 2019

Test your observation skills with another "I Spy" display in the library! Then, on Friday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m., join us for a fun musical performance by David Landau (especially recommended for kids ages 3-7).

To register for youth programs, call the Elm Grove Library at 262-782-6717 or stop by the service desk. For more information, contact Sue Daniels, Youth Services Librarian.