Please note: All Library branches will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observation of Memorial Day.


April 19, 2024 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library Marathon

Check your calendars for the messiest day of the month! This is your chance to make your own SLIME!


Slime has several benefits:

  • Motor skills improvement: Slime is a sensory toy that can help develop fine motor skills.
  • Nerve-calming: Slime can help calm nerves and reduce stress.
  • Mindful behavior: Slime can help promote mindful behavior.
  • Focus: Adding ingredients, colors and textures helps children to focus on the task at hand.
  • Sensory input: Kneading, pulling, and squishing slime provides tactile and proprioception input.
  • Stress relief: Playing with slime can help children deal with stress.
  • Strength: Playing with slime can improve hand strength and mobility