Programs are beginning to return in limited numbers, and information will be updated on an ongoing basis. To find more information about paid City programs please visit roseville.ca.us/ExperiencePRL
Youth programs

Storytime

Storytime 

Best for ages 5 & under. Explore the wonders of reading with books, puppets, rhyme and songs! Regular Storytime sessions are offered at the following times:

9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:00am 
Mondays @ Riley Library - REGISTER

6:00pm
Mondays @ Downtown Library - DROP IN

Baby Lapsit Storytime
9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:00am
Tuesdays @ Maidu Library


9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:00am 
Wednesdays @ Riley Library - REGISTER


9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:00am 
Thursdays @ Maidu Library

9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:00am 
Fridays @ Downtown Library - DROP IN

Registration is required for all Storytime sessions at Riley Library. Please register in advance to guarantee your spot. Weekly Storytime registration opens each Monday at 8:00am. 

Click here to register for upcoming dates and times.

Note: Before you register on ACTIVENet, you will need to set up a personal account and add each of your children as Family Members. Once your account is set up, you will have easy access to browse and register for other City of Roseville youth programs in the future. Follow the steps below to get started or call us at 916-774-5221 for assistance.

  1. Click on the "Create an account" button in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Enter your e-mail address and click "Next".
  3. Fill in the information (parents--start with yourself first), create password and click "Next".
  4. Complete the remaining information and click "Submit".
  5. You should receive a confirmation e-mail. Follow the link in the email to verify and activate your account.
To add family members:
  1. Login to your account.
  2. Click on "Manage Family Member" on bottom right corner.
  3. Click on "Add Family Member" in middle grey bar.
  4. Complete the information and click "Submit".

Click the "Activities" button at the top of the page and search for "Storytime" to see upcoming dates.

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Baby Lapsit Storytime includes books, songs, rhymes, bounces and playtime for babies 0-24 months and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome and are encouraged to bring a doll or stuffed animal to use as their "baby". We'll introduce caregivers to new activities to do with their children and model how to cater to key early childhood development. 

9:30-10:00am and 10:30-11:0am Tuesdays @ Maidu Library

No registration required.

ASL Storytime 

Do you have a deaf, hard of hearing, or signing child? Experience stories in American Sign Language and speech play to promote bonding and encourage language development in two modalities.

10:00am Wednesdays @ Downtown Library

*ASL Storytime will be on summer break from June 19 - August 7. Sessions will return Wednesday, August 14.


No registration required. Presented by PCOE Infant Program and Sign2Me Daycare. 

Storytime at the Fountains

Join us for Storytime at the Fountains at Roseville. Storytime is included as part of the Fountain's Tot Time program. Sessions take place the first and third Tuesday of the month through October.

10:00am 1st and 3rd Tuesdays May through October @ The Fountains at Roseville

No registration required. Click here to learn more.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless.

Start a reading routine with your baby, toddler, or preschooler to help them develop school readiness skills. We'll help you stay on track by setting milestones and incentives on your child's path to reading 1000 books before kindergarten.

Simply color in, check off, or add a star sticker to the reading log each time you read a book with your child. When all the stars have been filled in, return your completed logs to the library and collect fun rewards.

Visit the Roseville Public Library to get started today. Click here for more information.


Fiero Code Club

Code at home for a chance to win prizes in our Fiero Code Club!

To participate, pick up a Fiero Code Club Log at any Roseville Public Library location. Use your log to track your minutes spent coding online. Once your log is complete, bring it to the front desk to be entered into our seasonal prize drawing! This season's prize is a Geek Basket! Contest begins June 1 and ends August 31.

This is an ongoing program. Winners will be randomly selected from all entries each season (Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer). For ages 8-18. Free, no registration required. Can't get to the library? Click here to download and print the coding log.

Fiero Code Hackathon

Compete in Fiero's International Hackathon!

Hackathons are contests run by the Fiero Code team. They are open to people all over the world. Fiero Code host three hackathons per calendar year, free to library patrons. 

Fiero's summer contest is called "Adventures in the Multiverse" and the theme is Choose Your Own Adventure. Contest begins June 1 and ends July 31.

Participate for a chance to win code-able robots and toys! Access the Hackaton by logging into Fiero at app.fierocode.com and click "Challenge". 

Summer Reading Challenge

READ. IMAGINE. EXPLORE. is Roseville Public Library's annual Summer Reading Challenge for all ages from June 1 - August 3.

Pick up a reading log at any Roseville Public Library location or Summer Reading event. Complete the challenge by filling in your log to earn a FREE book and enter the grand prize drawing. Keep reading to earn more entries. The more you read, the more you win! Reading logs available June 1. 

Summer Reading Challenge is sponsored by Friends of the Roseville Public Library.

Summer Blizzards

There's some crazy weather out at Maidu and we're celebrating with a spontaneous snowball fight. Stop by the Maidu Covered Soccer Arena for a morning of unexpected and unseasonable shenanigans. Snowballs are made of cloth and stuffed. Ages 2-12. Parent participation required.

10:00-11:30am Wednesday, June 19 at Maidu Covered Arena
10:00-11:30am Wednesday, July 24 at Maidu Covered Arena

Summer Reading Finale featuring The Conservation Ambassadors

To round off the summer, come see a live animal show from The Conservation Ambassadors featuring displaced and rescued wildlife from all over the world. Free, open to all. No registration required. 

10:00-11:00am Saturday, August 3
Mahany Fitness Center Gym

Create! Crafts at the Library: LEGO® Contest

For July's Create! Crafts at the Library activity, we're hosting a LEGO® Contest!

Build an original LEGO® creation at the library or at home. Take a picture and email it to 
[email protected] along with the entrant's name and age.

Top 5 entries in each age category (0-5, 6-12, Teen/Adult) will be posted on social media and voted on by the public. One winner from each category, along with one Staff Favorite, will win a LEGO® set!

Contest begins Monday, July 1. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, July 31. Voting takes place Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11. Winners will be announced Monday, August 12. Call us at (916)774-5221 or email us at [email protected] for more information. 

   
   

Adult and Teen programs

Book Clubs

Book clubs meet the second Saturday of each month at the Maidu Library. New novels from all genres are chosen each month. Book clubs meetings are volunteer led and open to the public. The following titles will be discussed at the next meeting:

Page Turners – 10:30am-12:00pm
August: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

Club Maidu – 12:30pm-2:00pm
August: Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Click here for a list of upcoming book club titles.




Conversation Club

Join Conversation Club!

Conversation Club is a free, drop-in program for adult English language learners looking to practice conversational English through casual group discussion.

11:30am-12:30pm Thursdays at Downtown Library

*Conversation Club will be on summer break from May 30 - September 19. Sessions will resume Thursday, September 26.

Offered in association with the Roseville Public Library Adult Literacy Program.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a new leadership opportunity for Roseville teens. Make a positive difference in our local community by sharing your input on how the library can best serve teens.

Earn volunteer credit and/or community service hours by attending the monthly TAB meeting with our Librarian. Help plan new programs, recommend books and DVDs for purchase, judge contests, sponsor library events, and more!

We invite interested teens in grades 8 through 12 to take part in this exciting new leadership opportunity. Click here to learn more.

Email [email protected] for more information.

Summer Reading Challenge

READ. IMAGINE. EXPLORE. is Roseville Public Library's annual Summer Reading Challenge for all ages from June 1 - August 3.

Pick up a reading log at any Roseville Public Library location or Summer Reading event. Complete the challenge by filling in your log to earn a FREE book and enter the grand prize drawing. Keep reading to earn more entries. The more you read, the more you win! Reading logs available June 1. 

Summer Reading Challenge is sponsored by Friends of the Roseville Public Library.

Summer Reading Finale featuring The Conservation Ambassadors

To round off the summer, come see a live animal show from The Conservation Ambassadors featuring displaced and rescued wildlife from all over the world. Free, open to all. No registration required. 

10:00-11:00am Saturday, August 3
Mahany Fitness Center Gym

Create! Crafts at the Library: LEGO® Contest

For July's Create! Crafts at the Library activity, we're hosting a LEGO® Contest!

Build an original LEGO® creation at the library or at home. Take a picture and email it to 
[email protected] along with the entrant's name and age.

Top 5 entries in each age category (0-5, 6-12, Teen/Adult) will be posted on social media and voted on by the public. One winner from each category, along with one Staff Favorite, will win a LEGO® set!

Contest begins Monday, July 1. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, July 31. Voting takes place Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11. Winners will be announced Monday, August 12. Call us at (916)774-5221 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

RPD Presentation Series

Drop in for our Roseville Police Department Presentation Series returning this fall! Check out our upcoming session titles below:

Roseville Police K-9 Demo
9:00-11:00am Thursday, August 15 at Riley Library Meeting Rooms
Watch a K-9 demo and learn how K-9 handlers and their K-9 partners work together, followed by a Q&A session.

Active Adult Safety
1:00-3:00pm Thursday, September 19 at Maidu Community Center
Learn how to recognize and avoid fraud, scams, elder abuse and other crimes that target active adults. 

Cyber Security
1:00-3:00pm Thursday, October 17 at Riley Library Meeting Rooms
Learn how to be aware of what cyber criminals do to get into your computers and other digital devices as well as tips to help keep yourself more cyber secure.

For ages 18 & up. No registration required. Call (916) 774-5221 or email [email protected] for more information. 
    

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