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Mother Goose on the Loose (MGOL): Wednesdays and Thursdays 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.
Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays 10:30-11:30
Preschool Storytime focuses on building social and school-readiness skills in a fun environment. We use stories, songs, rhymes and puppets to play and learn together. This half hour program is followed by half an hour of socializing.
Family Read-Aloud: Saturdays 2:00-2:30
Cuddle up with your family and enjoy the magic of the read-aloud, featuring engaging literature for listeners of all ages. Crafts and quiet projects welcome to keep little hands busy.
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!
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. Snacks provided.
Coast Guard Storytime: (Starting in January) Mondays @ 3:30pm
January 17: OMSI (programs and times TBA)
March 2: Seuss Night 6:00pm
Just for Fun Websites
CBPL's Clubs are open to all school-aged children (unless age restrictions are noted).
LEGO Club: 1st Tuesdays & 3rd Fridays 3:30-4:30
We provide the LEGO; just bring your imagination! Your creation will be displayed in the library until the next LEGO Club.
Pokémon Club: 4th Wednesdays 3:30-4:30
Bring your cards to trade and battle. Don't have cards? Borrow a library deck! Other Pokémon related activities are also available.
Tween Book Club: 3rd Thursdays 3:45-4:45
Friends, food, books, and fun! Tween Book Club is for ages 10-13. Read the book, then come to book club ready to discuss and snack. You don't have to read the book in order to come! We like talking about other books we are reading as well.
*Dates sometimes change. Please check event calendar.