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Children Department Highlights

Programs & Events

Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest!

Children's Department

Come by and pick up your Gingerbread Man and take him home and disguise him as your favorite book...

Toddler-a-Go-Go

Community Room

The perfect storytime for toddlers on the go! Singing, dancing and moving, with some stories thro...

Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest!

Children's Department

Come by and pick up your Gingerbread Man and take him home and disguise him as your favorite book...

Story Friends

Children's Program Room

Ms. Lisa will bring stories, music, movement and fun for all her preschool friends! Limited space...

Picking Up S.T.E.A.M.

Children's Program Room

Hands-on activities based on Science, Math, Art, and fun! Ms. Marie plans an action-packed progra...

Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest!

Children's Department

Come by and pick up your Gingerbread Man and take him home and disguise him as your favorite book...

Gingerbread Men Are Due Today!

Children's Department

Return your disguised Gingerbread Man to the children's department to be displayed!

Toddler-a-Go-Go

Community Room

The perfect storytime for toddlers on the go! Singing, dancing and moving, with some stories thro...

Toddler-a-Go-Go

Community Room

The perfect storytime for toddlers on the go! Singing, dancing and moving, with some stories thro...

Pictures with Santa

Makerspace

Sign up for your time to have your picture made with Santa in our beautiful holiday wonderland! K...

Story Friends

Children's Program Room

Ms. Lisa will bring stories, music, movement and fun for all her preschool friends! Limited space...

Picking Up S.T.E.A.M.

Children's Program Room

Hands-on activities based on Science, Math, Art, and fun! Ms. Marie plans an action-packed progra...

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Children's Program Room

Make the library your regular stop every first and third Saturday to see Ms. Courtney and her sto...

Toddler-a-Go-Go

Community Room

The perfect storytime for toddlers on the go! Singing, dancing and moving, with some stories thro...

Toddler-a-Go-Go

Community Room

The perfect storytime for toddlers on the go! Singing, dancing and moving, with some stories thro...

Story Friends

Children's Program Room

Ms. Lisa will bring stories, music, movement and fun for all her preschool friends! Limited space...

Holiday Camp/Break for Mom

Community Room

We want to give parents a break this holiday season! Campers will enjoy games, activities, storie...

Welcome to the Children’s Department at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest! We strive to meet the education and entertainment needs of children ages birth to six grade. This is a large age range with varied needs and interests, so as you can imagine, we have something going on all the time! We have storytimes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, as well as evening family programs and Saturday events. Our after-school kids are kept busy with our STEAM programs on Tuesday and Wednesday and we are always planning something special, so be sure and check out the calendar frequently! It’s not just about books anymore, so check out our Launchpads, Vox books, e-books, audios, DVDs and take-home theme kits. Kids of all ages will find something they like at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest!

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