Children’s Programs



Wednesdays  at 10 a.m.  is Preschool Story Hour! Each Wednesday January-April; June-July; September-November.  Our youngest patrons are welcomed to the library in the hour before we open, making this public space theirs for a special hour.  Stories, Rhymes, Songs and Crafts.

Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 p.m.  Rumble and Read Club is our after-school program specifically for  kids ages 6-10.  Fun and Crafts with a focus on enjoying  children’s literature.  Rumble and Read Club meets during the school year.


Celebrate National Library Week in April! Culver’s Restaurant sponsors an annual coloring contest at libraries during this week.  All participants receive a coupon for a frozen vanilla custard.

Summer Library Program: Children’s reading skills are reinforced during June and July.  Kids through age 12 are encouraged to read when they participate in our summer reading events!

Local Daycare Visits: Once a month we drop by our local daycares for storytime . To include your daycare, please contact the library at 634-4419.

Bekkum Bookworms: Ages 10 to 14 are welcome to join our monthly book group. Contact us at 634-4419 for more information! Our next book discussion meets on Monday, January 8th from 3:45 to 5 PM to discuss Fish Girl by David Wiesner & Donna Jo Napoli.  Books can be picked up at the circulation desk.

Annual Family Christmas! Santa, carols, read alouds, crafts – all in anticipation of Christmas!  Event held on the 2nd Friday after Thanksgiving.  December 1, 2017.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Early Literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. The Bekkum Memorial Library is a participating library in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Learn how you can start with your child at

You can also download the app to your mobile device

Google-play-image          Apple-app-store-image-140-x-50