Programs for Children and their Families

Popular Children's Room Programs

The Children's Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library is pleased to offer several types of programs for children and families. Program brochures are are now published four times a year. Interested in looking ahead? Each brochure usually covers the following months:

  • FALL: September, October, November
  • WINTER: December, January, February
  • SPRING: March, April, May
  • SUMMER: June, July, August

(Brochures are available in some local schools, doctor's offices, and community agencies. They are also available in the library and online.)

The following is a sampling of programs typically offered Fall through Spring:

Babies & Toddlers

  • Library Babies (ages 24 months or under with a caregiver)
  • Parent/Child Workshops (ages 12 months - 36 months)
  • Toddler Storytime (ages 24-42 months with a caregiver)


  • Preschool Stortyimes (ages 42 months-5 years)

Elementary School

  • After School Workshops (usually grades K-2 or 3-5)
  • Saratoga Reads Junior Discussion (grades 4-6; offered in the winter)

Family Programs & Performances

  • Special performances and programs for the whole family (usually weekends and school vacations)


Programs usually include topics such as: support groups for children with special needs, managing behavioral issues, college information programs, baby massage, etc. Parenting programs are not offered during the summer months.

Children's, Teens, and Parenting Programs are also listed in the Calendar of Events.