Saturday Morning with the Library

Access great virtual storytimes or join us for original Saturday morning virtual programs such as puppet shows, magic shows, and more. The YouTube links will be posted in the event details of each program below one week before airing so you can easily join us. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss an episode. See you Saturday!

If you miss a Saturday, don't worry - we keep a rotating selection of past programs available at the bottom of this page!

Upcoming Virtual Storytimes

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Mar. 8
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Storytime Online: Let's Get Moving!

Saturday Mar. 13
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

We've been sitting inside all winter, so let's get moving with this action-packed storytime.

Event Details for Storytime Online: Let's Get Moving!

March Into Fitness

Saturday Mar. 13
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Certified Personal Trainer, Kenya Guilford, has created a family friendly work-out to get the whole family moving.

Event Details for March Into Fitness

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Mar. 15
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Celebrate Women's History and NASA's Mae Jemison

Tuesday Mar. 16
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

In celebration of the first African American woman in space, design and launch your very own rocket. See the full program details for a supply list.

Event Details for Celebrate Women's History and NASA's Mae Jemison

Storytime Online: Spring Has Sprung

Saturday Mar. 20
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Let's explore what happens as the snow begins to melt, and the weather warms up. It's Springtime!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Spring Has Sprung

Whiz Bang Science Show

Saturday Mar. 20
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Dr. Dave will demonstrate cool experiments that you can do at home. Then we will supersize the experiment in the lab for a bigger, louder bang!

Event Details for Whiz Bang Science Show

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Mar. 22
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Storytime Online: Flowers Are Beautiful

Saturday Mar. 27
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Who's afraid of a little thunder? Not I, said the flower!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Flowers Are Beautiful

Easter Egg Hot Cocoa Bombs with Foodology

Saturday Mar. 27
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Chef Andi from Foodology will teach kids a simple and quick way to make the ever popular, Hot Cocoa Bombs! Fill and decorate these DIY cocoa bombs to look like delicious Easter Eggs!

Event Details for Easter Egg Hot Cocoa Bombs with Foodology

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Mar. 29
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Glowing Bouncy Eggs

Tuesday Mar. 30
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Eggs aren't just for decorating and eating! Turn an egg into a glow-in-the-dark bouncy toy with just a few common kitchen ingredients... and patience. See the full program details for a supply list.

Event Details for Glowing Bouncy Eggs

Storytime Online: Library Raps

Saturday Apr. 3
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

It's National Poetry Month! Clap, tap, snap and rap a rhyme at storytime.

Event Details for Storytime Online: Library Raps

Art with Paul Verdell

Saturday Apr. 3
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Artist, Paul Verdall, explores his world through art. Join Paul as he brings his artwork right to you. Grab some paper, crayons, paints, or whatever you choose and spend time painting with Paul.

Event Details for Art with Paul Verdell

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Apr. 5
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Tuesday Apr. 6
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Join Master Poet, David Bush, and learn the art of creating a simple, but memorable, poem. Learn the history of Poem in your Pocket Day and walk away with your very own creation!

Event Details for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Storytime Online: L is for Libraries

Saturday Apr. 10
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Libraries! Lions! What could they have in common? Celebrate the end of National Library Week with us and find out!

Event Details for Storytime Online: L is for Libraries

The Fantastical Hedgehog Magic Show

Saturday Apr. 10
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Journey to a world of imagination filled with wonder and fantastical creatures. Embark on a quest to find Sedgie the Hedgie in this fairy tale world where so many creatures stay hidden.

Event Details for The Fantastical Hedgehog Magic Show

Virtual Coding Club

Monday Apr. 12
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Have you ever wanted to create a video game or make a website? Make some friends, learn more about coding and participate in the Prenda Coding Challenge.

Event Details for Virtual Coding Club

Storytime Online: Let's Visit Outer Space

Saturday Apr. 17
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Fire up the rockets, zip up your space suits and get ready...5,4,3,2,1! Blast off!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Let's Visit Outer Space

Music Explorers

Saturday Apr. 17
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Children of all ages and abilities join Ms. Kate and Ms. Lorna, music therapists from Heartstring Melodies, in a morning of music making!

Event Details for Music Explorers

You Can Be a Scientist

Tuesday Apr. 20
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Learn how you can be a scientist with the help of our favorite apps and Library resources. 

Event Details for You Can Be a Scientist

Storytime Online: Booked on a Feeling

Saturday Apr. 24
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Are you blue? Happy? Feelin' groovy? Emotions can be challenging, confusing, bursting and amazing! Let's read, sing, talk, and play about feelings.

Event Details for Storytime Online: Booked on a Feeling

Tin Can Papermaking with Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful

Saturday Apr. 24
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Making paper? With a tin can? It’s not quite how paper is recycled industrially, but it works. Save a bit of a tree and make your own paper today! See the full program details for a supply list.

Event Details for Tin Can Papermaking with Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful