Therapy dogs, balloons, archery among fun events at Rancho Santa Fe Library in January

Here are the special children’s programs for January at the Rancho Santa Fe Library, 17040 Avenida de Acacias. All events start at 3:15 p.m. Call 858-756-2512:

• Love on a Leash, Tuesday, Jan. 6 — Read to therapy dogs! It’s a fun way to gain confidence and increase reading skills.

• The Buster Balloon Show! Thursday, Jan. 8 — A wild and wacky mix of side- splitting comedy, mind-boggling magic, and balloon-twisting expertise will have your kids rolling in the aisles with laughter!

• Knights’ Academy, Thursday, Jan. 15 — Practice your archery, jousting, and catapult- launching skills to become the ultimate medieval knight!

• Football Fun Day, Thursday, Jan. 22 — Playoff and Superbowl season is here! Root on your favorite team and join in some football fun relay races and games.

• Puzzlepalooza, Thursday, Jan. 29 — Celebrate National Puzzle Day with puzzles, games, and mystery solving fun!

Regular Programs:

• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays: ages 3-5, stories and a craft

• Book Babies Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays (note: new time): babies and pre-walkers, lap-sit storytime

• Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Fridays: walkers to age 3, stories, songs, fingerplays, and more

• Make and Take Craft, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays — all ages. Drop in for a fun craft.

• Teen Craft for a Cause, 10 a.m.-noon every first and third Saturday — ages 12-plus. Craft handmade items to donate to charity organizations and earn community service hours.