Sensory Spaces

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Details

Sensory Spaces are Metro area libraries offering special hours for members of the public who appreciate a sensory-friendly environment. (Click here for more details and check out the metro schedule.) 

What are some of the things you can expect at this Sensory Spaces event? 

  • The library will have ear plugs, ear coverings, and more available for those who experience sensory defensiveness. 
  • The lighting will be reduced throughout the library and there will be areas for noise and quiet. 
  • A therapy animal will be available for attendees to take a moment to socialize with in the Magazine/ Reading Room
  • Join our special guests from Enrichment Therapy & Learning Center in Johnston for a fun, interactive, sensory storytime! Our special guests are speech-language pathologists and will be offering fun read-aloud stories that include a variety of creative movement and sensory-based activities. Drop in Meeting Room B anytime during the Sensory Spaces event, as the storytime will repeat throughout the hour. 
  • In Meeting Room A organizations serving as critical supports in our community have been invited to attend the event to share information regarding their services.
  • As always our friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you utilize any of the regular resources that we offer including

Watch our social story for a visual aid of what to expect at the library. 

Registration is encouraged to help us plan but is not required. (Fun tip: Registering for an event will give you the option to choose to receive an email or text reminder 1-3 days prior to the event.)

Event Type(s): Special Event
Age Group(s): All Ages

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