Children's Programs for the Fall

Welcome! Find out all about the Children Programs at the Sherman Public Library. We hope you and your children will enjoy what we offer! We will post other special events periodically so visit the web page often. Or, follow the Friends of the Sherman Public Library on Twitter @SPLFriends. Also like the Friends of the Sherman Public Library on Facebook, as well as The Sherman Public Library, to see updates about library programs. Also feel free to download our monthly calendar to use at home so you won't miss a single library program.

Regular Events

Baby and Me Story Time

Every Monday starting September 11 to November 13th from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for babies, birth to sturdy walkers, around 18 months, and a caregiver. We will be located in the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) right across the street from the temporary library (1000 N. East Street).

Enjoy a sweet time with your baby! Baby and Me offers your child and you a lot of time for cuddling, singing, and rhyming. Everything we do is designed for our youngest learners and you! 

Sherman Library Story Time

Every Tuesday and Wednesday starting September 5th to November 15th from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. for children ages 18 months to 5 years old and a caregiver.





Barney & Dudley, our story time mascots!

Our Storytime is full of books, music, puppets and fingerplays. Kids earn a new paperback every 4th week. Older and younger children are welcome to attend; however, the free books are reserved for children ages 18 months-5 years old. 

Young Readers: Garden Adventure

Every Monday starting August 28 to November 13th from 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Glennie O. Ham Community Center (1002 Music Street).

    Planting the Garden


Young Readers is an afternoon program is for elementary aged children. This season is a garden adventure. We will improve our literacy skills while also learning about gardening as we take care of our very own garden.


Preteen Reads

Every other Thursday, 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Glennie O. Ham Community Center (1002 N. Music Street). 
Dates: September 14 & 28, October 12 & 26, November 9, and December 7, 

Love to talk about stories you can't get out of your head? Want to hear about some new ones? Come join our book club, 
Pre-Teen Reads, just for kids ages 9-12! Snacks and activities are included. 
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ing what Sherman Pre-Teen Reads is reading for October/November? We are reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio.
Call the library (903-892-7240) or email Ms. Allie at to reserve your book! We are starting the book on our October 12th meeting, but pre-teens are welcome to join at anytime!




Halloween Afternoon Story Time

Saturday, October 28, 3:00 pm at the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) across from the temporary library.

Young children and their families are invited to enjoy a Halloween themed Story time with picture books, songs, puppets, craft, and more! Costumes are not required, but are encouraged!

Christmas Afternoon Story Time

Saturday, December 9th, 3:00 pm at the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) across from the temporary library.
Young children and their families are invited to enjoy Christmas holiday picture books, songs, crafts, and more at the Christmas Afternoon Story time! 

Winter Afternoon Story Time

Wednesday, December 20th 3 p.m. at the MLK Building (1003 N. East Street) across from the temporary library.
Children ages 3-6 years old are invited with their caregivers and siblings to a special afternoon story time! We will hear stories about Winter and snow, eat some snacks, and make a simple seasonal craft! We hope you'll make time to chill out during the busy season and come to our Winter Afternoon Story Time.  If your child has food allergies, please let Ms. Allie know a week before.


If you or your child(ren) require any accommodations or would like different programming, let Ms. Allie know.
Call her at 903-892-7240 or visit her at the library.


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