Youth Programs in Statesville

All programs are held in the meeting room in the Youth Services Area and free to the public. For more information about our programs for children please contact the Youth Services Department at 704-878-3097 or 704-878-3108.

LITERASIZE yourself!

Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.


This program uses books to promote literacy and movement as well as sampling yummy and healthy recipes. Come and LITERASIZE yourself every Tuesday.

Pre-School Storytime

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime

Join us Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. This program is designed for children 3-5 years old and filled with stories, action rhymes, games and craft activity. No prior sign-up is required. Younger siblings & friends are welcome to attend and a parent or caregiver must stay in the room for a fun time.

Lapsit Storytime

Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Lapsit Storytime

Come each Thursday at 10 a.m. for 20 minutes of enjoyable learning activities, including an optional craft that enhances the program. Recommended for our youngest group of listeners, from birth to three, and can include the whole family.

Lap-sit is an early literacy program for babies & toddlers using short stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger play. Active participation between child & caregiver within the program encourages each child’s interest, love of books and the enjoyment of learning.  

Musical Storytime

Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 from 2 pm - 3 pm

Music Storytime

Come join us for stories, classic songs and nursery rhymes that you can sing. This program is an early introduction to music and literacy and allows children a hand on approach to music. All children and families are welcome

Multicultural Storytime

Fridays (Sept. 12, 26, Oct. 10, 24, Nov. 14, Dec. 12) at 4:00 pm.

Mulitcultutal Storytime

This program a perfect opportunity to introduce your children to other languages and cultures! Come join us and practice English, Spanish and other languages while learning about different cultures. All ages and families are welcome.

Group Storytime

Group Storytime

Group storytimes are filled with stories, action rhymes, and music. It's designed for groups of 10 or more and for children ages 4 and up. A teacher or caregiver must stay in the room for a fun filled time. Please call the Youth Services Department to make an appointment for group storytime for preschool or school age children.