For Kids & Teens

Story Times | Kids Book Club | Kids Programs | Teen Programs

Beanstack Reading Challenges: 

Create an account and sign up for a reading challenge! We have several regular recurring challenges and occasionally offer special challenges.

Regular Challenges: Summer Reading Challenges (begins in June), Winter Reading Challenge (January), 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (ongoing)

Story Times

Story Time is at 10:30am every Tuesday and Saturday at the library. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Different programs are presented at each Story Time.

October Story Time Super: Fall Colors!

Story Time is for children with their caregivers.

Baby Rhyme Time is at 10:30am on the first and third Fridays of each month on the ZPL Facebook page. Join us for songs, rhymes, and more early literacy building skills!

Baby Rhyme Time is for babies (birth – 2) with their caregivers.

Kids Book Club

Kids Book Club meets the last Monday of the month at 6:00pm. Book Club currently meets in the library meeting room. Please contact the library to register for Book Club and provide an email address where meeting information can be sent.

August 29: The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier

September 26: The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott (or any book in the Copernicus Legacy series)

October 24: Any Spooky Book!

November 21: TBD

December 19: TBD

Kids Programs

Read with Munchkin

Call (507-732-5211) or stop by the library to sign up for a 10 minutes time slot to read with Munchkin the mini horse!*

*Munchkin is a certified therapy animal and part of Pet Partner’s Read with Me Program.


Stop by the library between 4 and 8pm for some LEGO free-building!

Teen Programs (for grades 7-12)

Anime Club

Stop by the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for manga discussion and an anime screening.

Board in the Library

Early release days from 1-3pm. Join us for board games, crafts, and more!

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club meets the last Monday of each month at 7:00pm in the library meeting room. Read the book and join us for a discussion and activities.

August 29: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

September 26: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

October 24: Any spooky story or poem by Edgar Allan Poe!

November 21: TBD

December 19: TBD

Contact us at or 507-732-5211 if you have any questions!