Children and Youth Services

Driftwood Public Library is committed to reaching out to the children and youth of Lincoln County with a variety of programs that benefit babies through teens.

In addition to these programs, Driftwood Public Library's Children's Coordinator makes many outreach visits throughout the year to summer day camps, public and private school classrooms, after school programs, Head Start programs and day care facilities, bringing stories, songs, puppets and more to spread the word about libraries.

For more information about services for children and teens, please contact Teena Nelson at 541-996-1258 or tnelson@lincolncity.org.

Toddler Storytime

Toddler/Baby Story time Mondays at 10:30am

Interactive stories, songs and fingerplays with lots of kid and parent time afterwards!

This event also includes a monthly visit (2nd Monday each month) from Parents as Teachers group. The presentations include information from a variety of topics concerning family and great hands on activities.

Preschool Story Times

Offered twice every Thursday, at 10:30 AM and again at 2 PM. Picture books, fingerplays, songs and crafts are some of the activities at these lively 30-40 minute events.

Spanish Storytimes/Cuentos en español

Offered during the school year, Fridays at 1:30 PM. (see calendar)

Summer Reading Club

Eight-week program for ages birth to teen that runs from June through mid August. Toddler Time and Preschool story times continue throughout the summer with theme-based Family Nights added on Wednesday evenings during the summer program months. Children can participate by signing up and reading alone or with family participation to earn prizes and a summer reading club shirt. Storytellers, magicians and musicians perform at Family Nights. Teens can also enjoy Teen Time programming every Tuesday. Summer Reading is funded in part by a Ready To Read grant with help from the Friends of the Driftwood Public Library and local merchants' donations. Sign Ups for Summer reading begin June 1st.

Lego Club

After school 4th Wednesday each month September to May (3:30-5pm)

Tuesday Science Nights 6pm -September through May-

These fun interactive science nights include experimenting, demonstrations, crafts and more. The Tuesday science programs are geared for grade school ages 6-12 years old.