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Children's Weekly Programs

Wiggles & Giggles -
Wiggles and Giggles was created for
walkers through age four and their
caregivers. Each session is a fun
introduction to books, finger plays,
action songs, and rhymes. Wiggles
and Giggles is offered Tuesdays at
11:00 a.m.

Library Babies - This
program is for pre-walking infants
and their parent or caregiver. Each
session provides adult-child
interaction, simple stories, songs,
action rhymes, and more. Come and
share lullabies and stories Tuesdays
at 11:30 a.m.

Crafts – Crafts all day in the
children’s room, Mondays.

Chess - Sharpen your
chess skill or just learn the
basics. Get your brain in gear with
Coach Leland Fenner. Tuesday
afternoons at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday
mornings at 11:30 a.m.

Treasure Chest - Our
treasure chest is filled to the brim
with toys for our younger readers.
This special reading incentive is
for children kindergarten age and
younger. When children are caught
reading a book to an adult in the
library OR when an adult helps a
child read a beginning book while in
the library, the child is invited to
pick a surprise from the treasure

Excellence in Reading -
Excellence in Reading is for
students in grades 1-4. Students
choose from a list of designated
titles, read the selected book and
take a test on the content. Prizes
are awarded as tests are
successfully completed. Students
reading 35 titles receive a
personalized trophy and a hardcover
book of their choice.

Reading Patch Club -
In the Reading Patch Club students
in grades 5-8 are encouraged to
read five titles from different
genres, from adventure, to
mystery, to sports and more. After
completing five books in a genre,
the students receive a specially
designed patch. Students reading
35 titles receive a personalized
trophy and a hardcover book of
their choice.

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Children’s Room Rules
Children under 5 must be accompanied
by a parent or guardian. Children,
aged 12 and under, must be signed in
by a parent or guardian, aged 16 or
older, before leaving them
unattended in the children’s room.
Children, aged 12 and under, left
unattended in the children’s room
may stay for a total of one hour per
day. Please do not leave the
building while your child is
unattended in the children’s room.

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Adult Services

The Lake
Wales Public Library’s Teen Room is designed
and reserved for the use of teenagers from
13 to 18 years of age. It is a comfortable,
inviting place created for teens to study,
socialize and develop as lifelong library
patrons. The use of the facility resources
including seating, study areas, and
equipment is limited teens. Other library
users, younger or older, who wish to
retrieve Young Adult materials, will be
assisted by library staff.


Teen Monthly Programs

Anime Join us for anime
on the last Thursday of each month
at 4:15 p.m.

Teen Advisory Board
(TAB) The Teen Advisory Board meets
once per month to discuss
improvements to the library/youth
services department, as well as
future programming. Teens are able
to earn one community service hour
for attending a TAB meeting. Join
TAB on the third Thursday of each
month at 4 p.m. It’s a great way to
earn community service hours and
keep our Teen Room, books, and
programs at their best!

Teen Book Club Read a
good book lately or just trying to
find one? We will snack while we
talk about what we’re reading! The
Teen Book Club meets on the first
Thursday of each month at 4:15

Teen Gaming with wii
Love gaming? Then get your game on
in the library! We play the Wii® and
test our skills the second Friday of
each month at 4:15 p.m.
Teen Calendar

Special Events

Teen Photo Gallery


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Teen Ink


Lkae Wales Public Library is a member
of The Polk County Library Cooperative.

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