Children

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Story Hour

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Benton Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Children, PreK
Program Type: Storytime

Disclaimer(s)

No program if school out for snow

If the Marshall County Schools close due to weather, this program will be canceled.

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

After School Program

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After-School Program
Library Branch: Benton Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: After-School Program

Disclaimer(s)

No program if school out for snow

If the Marshall County Schools close due to weather, this program will be canceled.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Story Hour

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Hardin Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, PreK
Program Type: Storytime

Story Hour

Story Hour is a weekly program where preschoolers can develop kindergarten-ready skills and cultivate a lifelong love of learning through stories, songs, games, and crafts.

Disclaimer(s)

No program if school out for snow

If the Marshall County Schools close due to weather, this program will be canceled.

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

After School Program

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After-School Program
Library Branch: Hardin Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: After-School Program

After-School Program

The After-School Program provides weekly activities for students in grades K-5.

Disclaimer(s)

No program if school out for snow

If the Marshall County Schools close due to weather, this program will be canceled.

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Barbie Birthday Bash

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Calvert City Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Celebrate Barbie's birthday with crafts, games, snacks, and other activities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Story Hour

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Benton Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Children, PreK
Program Type: Storytime

Meet the Children's Librarians

Hayley with snake

Hayley Fountain

Hayley Fountain is the Children's Librarian at the Calvert City branch of the Marshall County Public Library.  She began working at the library as a circulation clerk in 2011, and then started as the children's librarian in 2012.  Hayley's favorite part of her job is getting to use her creativity to plan fun programs for the kids and then playing and crafting right alongside them.

Madison reading during storytime

Madison Singery

Madison Singery is the Children's Librarian at the Marshall County Public Library's Hardin Branch. She began working for the library as a circulation clerk in 2020, and has served as a Children's Librarian since 2022. Madison's favorite part of her job is creating a safe, fun, educational, and memorable experience for the children who visit our library. 

Sara Dittman reading at storytime

Sara Dittman

Sara Dittman is the Children’s Librarian at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library. She began working at the Hardin branch in 2015 and moved to the Benton branch in 2021. Sara’s favorite part of her job is working with children of all ages and watching their faces light up as they explore their world and make new connections.

Katie Underwood leaning against a shelf of children's books holding a copy of Runaway Bunny

Katie Underwood

Katie Underwood is a Youth Services Assistant at the Marshall County Public Library. She began working for the library as a circulation clerk in 2022, started working full-time at the Hardin Branch (2022-2023) and currently works at the Benton branch. Katie’s favorite part of her job is getting to know and work with the families that come to the library.

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