Write it! Writing Workshop for Kids

Friday, January 24th, 3:30-4:15PM

Preschool students and up are invited to attend this one-day writing workshop. Attendees will be paired up with older students to develop and write their own stories. No registration necessary. READ MORE


Lunar New Year Party

Saturday, January 25th. 10:30-11:15AM

Join us as we read books and stories about China and the Spring Festival/Lunar New Year, make some lucky crafts for the year of the rat, and taste some special treats!

All ages welcome! READ MORE


Family Animation Camp

Tuesday, January 21st. 2-4PM

Join Kurt from MCTV to learn how to create stop-motion animation with your family! This hands-on class will teach you & your child the tools you need to create simple stop-motion projects using everyday objects & a smart device.

For parent and child 6 years & up.  Please register together on our website or call 388-4097. READ MORE


Learn to Make Comics Workshop

Saturday, January 18th


Learn how to make comics and graphic novels with cartoonist Ben Cohen. Each person brings what they know and leaves with more than they arrived.

For 6th grade and up READ MORE


Winter Afterschool Activities

Youth Media Lab: Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30. For 4th-6th.

Drop-in media exploration with MCTV.

Library Explorers Storytime: Wednesdays at 3:30-4:15. For K-3rd grade.

Books, games,crafts & more!

Library League: Every other Friday from 3:30-4:15. For 4th-6th grade.

Interested in helping plan Ilsley programs? Looking to get involved in volunteer work? Want to do fun stuff? Join Kathryn in this fantastic group.

Teen Advisory Group: Saturdays. Stay tuned for specific dates. For 7th-12th grade.

Plan exciting programs for Ilsley teens. Remember: MUHS students earn community service credit for TAG participation. READ MORE


Winter Storytimes

Baby & Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30AM

Preschool Storytime: Fridays at 10:30AM

Family Storytime: Saturdays at 10:30AM



First Lego League

First Robotics Lego League is an extracurricular activity built around Lego robotics that challenges youth to innovate through STEM oriented activities.


Register for Programs

Register for Programs

Questions? Give us a call at 388-4097 READ MORE

Book Blurbs by Ilsley Kids

What makes reading even more fun?  Sharing your favorites with friends!  Check out the incredible book blurbs that local kids have submitted.  Do you have a favorite book?  Share your book reviews here. READ MORE

Homework Help

Looking for help with your homework?  Check out the fabulous resources available through Ilsley Public Library.  You can find a magazine article, search old newspapers, learn a language and more using our library’s subscription databases. READ MORE

Resources for Parents

Ilsley Public Library provides parents with tools to help grow happy, healthy kids.  Check out our parenting collection for everything from baby names to brain development. READ MORE


Check out Minibury, a great local resource for finding family fun in the Middlebury area. READ MORE