Children’s Page

Upcoming Programs

Registration Open for Code Your World Kid's Program

Registration Begins Friday, September 14 for a 4-week class on beginning coding for elementary school-age children in grades 2 – 5.

The San Juan Island 4-H Club and the San Juan Island Library are partnering to host a 4-week after school beginning coding class at the Library.  It’s perfect for elementary school-age children in grades 2 – 5.

The Code Your World Challenge supported by Google is part of the 11th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day month in October.  Registration is required, but you do not need to be a 4-H member to join in the fun.

Registration begins on Friday, September 14 at the Library.  You may call or stop by the Library to register.

Code Your World sessions are on the following Mondays from 3:15 – 4:15 PM in the Library Meeting Room.

  • October 8
  • October 15
  • October 22
  • October 29

A light snack will be provided to the participants at the start of each Your Your World class courtesy of the Friends of the San Juan Island Library.


Messy Me at Friday Harbor Elementary School Gym

Friday, October 19

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM


AGES 2-5


The Library and Island Rec are teaming up again for our Fall Messy Me afternoon at Friday Harbor Elementary School.  Bring the little ones, and remember it’s messy!

Boo...licious Halloween Storytime


Friday, October 26 at 10:30 AM

Main Salon

It’s the Library’s annual Preschool Halloween Party for preschool children, toddlers and of course parents, caregivers and siblings!

Wear your favorite costumes.  We’ll have stories, songs and dance with a craft.  Light refreshments to follow the program.

It’s all free thanks to The Friends of the San Juan Island Library and no prior registration is required.



Special Halloween Family Creative Workshop

Saturday,  October 27,  1:00 – 3:30 PM

Library Meeting Room

It’s family time to make Halloween crafts together.

We have 3 crafts for you and the kids to make, from the easy Tootsie Roll Pop ghosts to lacy luminaries, and finally glow-in-the-dark sugar skull pumpkins.

This program is free and all the craft materials are provided by The Friends of the San Juan Island Library.

So drop by and join in the fun.  Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.