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Mother Goose on the Loose (MGOL): Wednesdays 9:30-10:00
MGOL is a program for infants and toddlers and their parents or caregivers. MGOL incorporates research-based theories of learning, music, puppets, picture books, nursery rhymes, play, and language. MGOL helps develop and strengthen early literacy skills in a fun and nurturing environment. For more Early Literacy information and resources, please visit our Early Literacy page.
Click here for Mother Goose on the Loose Songs & Rhymes.
Click here for the MGOL Online video series.
Symphonic Storytime: Online
A celebration of the arts for toddlers and preschoolers! Symphonic Storytime is a weekly video series that pairs a picture book with an orchestral piece. Following the story, stay tuned for the encore and listening guide. The Symphonic Storytime playlist can be found on the library's YouTube channel.
STEAM Storytime: Online
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each video includes a story and a related project. To receive the project kit (Coos Bay residents only), fill out the STEAM Kit Request Form or contact the library. Find the STEAM Storytime playlist on the library's YouTube channel.
BookBox for Kids
BookBox is a fun and easy way to try new books! Library staff picks a book we think you'll love, based on your reading profile, and package it up with some other fun stuff (that you can keep!) in a monthly subscription box. (For the adult reading profile, click here.) Just print off the form, fill it out, and drop it off at the library. Your first BookBox will be ready for you the first week of next month.
Note for parents: Please feel free to fill out a profile for your pre-reader. We love selecting books for everyone-- no age limits applied!
Library Bundles for Kids!
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Interested in having free books mailed to your child every month? Register for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library! To register through Coos Bay Public Library, children must be under the age of five and have an address in Coos Bay or Allegany.visit their website.
Support Coos Bay Public Library's Dolly Parton Project by donating.
Young Writers Group
Join a community of enthusiastic young writers! Open to students age 11-18, this group offers a fun and supportive atmosphere in which to share and improve your craft. Do you write poetry? Short stories? Fanfiction? Novels? Graphic novels? Are you a journalist? Sreenwriter? Essayist? Have you yet to write you first piece? Feel free to bring what you are currently working on or begin the meeting with a blank page. Find inspiration, connect with peers, and get tips from experts at our monthly meetings.
UPDATE: Young Writers Group is still meeting... online! Email Bekah ([email protected]) for more information.