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Children Department Highlights

Programs & Events

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!

Hip-Hop Choreographer: Winston Strickland

Splash Pad Pavilion at SHAC (Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex)

Winston Strickland of Mad Skillz Dance Co. teaches the latest hip-hop moves! All ages.

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!

That Puppet Guy

Community Room

Puppeteer Lee Bryan will bring his hilarious puppet show, Circus Fanta-Sea. Two performances; all...

That Puppet Guy

Community Room

Puppeteer Lee Bryan will bring his hilarious puppet show, Circus Fanta-Sea. Two performances; all...

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Community 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...

Summer Tweens: Yasu Ishida

Community Room

Yasu Ishida will enchant you with his origami storytelling while showing you how to use the ancie...

Story Friends

Community Room

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

The Science Guys- Nashville

Community Room

Mr. Bond's Science Guys bring fun experiments and activities to tickle your brain matter! Grades K+

The Science Guys- Nashville

Community Room

Mr. Bond's Science Guys bring fun experiments and activities to tickle your brain matter! Grades K+

Father/Daughter Tea

Community Room

This special time for dads and their daughters always fills up fast, so register today- 205.978.0...

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

Community Room

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

Didgerdoo Down Under

Community Room

Enjoy a concert featuring the didgeridoo- one of Australia's native musical instruments. All ages.

Didgeridoo Down Under

Splash Pad Pavilion at SHAC (Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex)

Enjoy a concert featuring the didgeridoo- one of Australia's native musical instruments. All ages.

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Community 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

Community Room

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

Lew-E's Comedy Show

Community Room

Lew-E will keep us "swimming" in hilarity. All ages.

Lew-E's Comedy Show

Community Room

Lew-E will keep us "swimming" in hilarity. All ages.

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Community 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!

Barry Mitchell's Deep-Sea Circus

Community Room

Swim right up! The Deep-Sea Circus is about to begin. Sam, the ocean's funniest sea turtle, deliv...

Barry Mitchell's Deep-Sea Circus

Splash Pad Pavilion at SHAC (Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex)

Swim right up! The Deep-Sea Circus is about to begin. Sam, the ocean's funniest sea turtle, deliv...

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...

Summer Tweens: Shark Week!

Community Room

Get in shark mode, compete in some fin-tastic games and trivia, and make your own shark tooth nec...

Story Friends

Children's Program Room

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

Sean Driscoll and the Story Ship

Community Room

Play along as the Story Ship presents "Pirate Goodie and the Magic Chest". Use your treasure map ...

Sean Driscoll and the Story Ship

Community Room

Play along as the Story Ship presents "Pirate Goodie and the Magic Chest". Use your treasure map ...

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Community 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

Community Room

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

Magician Larry Darnell

Community Room

Everyone loves a good magic show and Mr. Larry is one of the best! Be amazed at all the zany fun!...

Magician Larry Darnell

Community Room

Everyone loves a good magic show and Mr. Larry is one of the best! Be amazed at all the zany fun!...

Ms. Courtney's Library Stop!

Community Room

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

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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