The Livermore Public Library offers a number of regular programs and events for children. For program details, see the Children's Event Calendar.
Some of the programs offered on a regular basis are:
- Summer Reading Game -- The Summer Reading Game provides incentives for children to continue to read throughout the summer.
- Storytime -- A variety of storytimes are offered throughout the year at Civic Center, Rincon, and Springtown branches for children of all ages. Current storytime calendars with hours: English Spanish
- Paws to Read -- Paws to Read, a program sponsored by the Livermore Public Library and the Valley Humane Society, is based on studies which show that reading with trained therapy dogs can improve a child’s self-esteem and confidence, as well as encourage a child to read more. Series of these programs are offered at various times throughout the school year.
- Homework Hangout -- Homework Hangout, located at the Rincon Branch Library, is a free after-school program where students come on a drop-in basis to receive assistance with their homework. Adult volunteers are in the room to answer questions and give assistance. The Homework Hangout also features computers to aid the students in writing their reports, a color printer available for printing pictures, and supplies the students may use in completing their homework.