Family Programs

Family Programs at the Cochrane Public Library!

If a session is not linked to a form, that class is full. Please fill out our waiting list form; if spots open up we will contact you. 

Night at the Library- Ages 8 and up(must be able to read proficiently, 2 kids to 1 adult preferred)

Calling Escape room Enthusiasts!! Try to escape from these themed rooms before the time elapses. Register online on our website for your time slot. Only 8 people in each time slot so register early!! Time slots are limited and we are repeating rooms from last year, if you have done these room before please allow other patrons to enjoy the room.

Harry Potter Theme- Friday January 11- Friday Family Fun Night
                                 @ 5:00 to 5:30- Click here to register
                                 @5:45 to 6:15- Click here to register
                                 @6:30 to 7:00-Click here to register
                                           @7:15 to 7:45 -Click here to register

Storytime Runs Amok-Friday March 22
                           @ 5:00 to 5:30 - Click here to register.
                           @ 5:45 to 6:15 - 
Click here to register.
                           @ 6:30 to 7:00 - 
Click here to register.
                           @ 7:15 to 7:45 - Click here to register.

Harry Potter Theme- Friday June 14
                           @ 5:00 to 5:30- 
Registration will open in May 14
                           @ 5:45 to 6:15- 
 Registration will open in May 14
                           @ 6:30 to 7:15- 
 Registration will open in May 14
                           @7:30 to 7:45- 
Registration will open in May 14

Maker Space- New Space and New Supervised Times

Did you know that the Library has tons of maker equipment that you can use for FREE with your library card? Come explore our jewelry-making equipment, green screen, sewing machines and more! Our Maker Space will be featured out in the Rotary Lounge so come by and dive into some cool tech! And keep your eyes peeled for a new 3D printer!

Supervised times: Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Friday Family Fun Nights

Join us one Friday a month for family-friendly activities!

Jan 11, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Harry Potter Themed Locked Room (please register for this event above)

Mar 8, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Giant Games

Mar 15, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Lunar Night Presentation and Observation at the Library! We will listen to a fascinating presentation all about moon gazing and then we'll get to check it out through telescopes in the Library's front yard! 

Apr 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Pajama Storytime

Register for these events here.

Film and Book Club (Ages 13+)

Great books that graced the silver screen! Read the book and then come into the library to enjoy the film on the big screen. 
Thursdays, 6-8 pm

September: The Da Vinci Code - September 27
October: The Help - October 25
November: Jurassic Park - November 29
December: The Girl on the Train - December 20

Christmas at the Library

Celebrate the season with us at the library! Fun activities and games for all ages!

Saturday December 15, 1-3 pm


  Harry Potter Book Night

Something magical is happening at the Library! We're going to be celebrating all things Harry Potter and this year's theme of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Dust off your robes and ready your wands because this is a party you do not want to miss out on!

Thursday February 7, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
No registration required! Just come on down and join in the magic!