Paint by Stickers
Thursday, June 8
Who doesn’t love stickers, but have you ever used them as paint? Instead of painting by numbers we are going to paint by stickers! No artistic skills necessary. Advance registration required. Grades 2 and up. Limit 24.
Storyboard Network Presents: Making Reading Fun
Thursdays, June 15, July 13, and August 10
Students PreK-12th grade and their parents will learn creative and fun techniques to encourage students to read more at home. Students should bring homework as free tutoring will be provided. All activities will be conducted by a certified reading specialist. Light refreshments will be provided.
Nerf Wars Showdown
Thursday, June 22
Bring your Nerf gun—we’ll provide the Nerf bullets. Participants will build forts, create obstacle courses and incorporate fun games into their Nerf Wars. We will end the fun with pizza and an awards ceremony. No Nerf disc guns allowed! Soft ammo only. Advance registration required. Grades 1-6.
Lego Block Parties
Fridays: June 23, July 28, and August 18 from 11am-12 noon
Thursdays: June 29 and July 27 from 6-7pm
Are you a creative kid? Do you like to play with Legos or Duplos? Join us for a Lego Block Party! You will be challenged to use our Legos to build a creation that matches our theme. Use your imagination! Use your ingenuity! Use your parent’s help to explore, design, and build a one-of-a-kind Lego structures. The Block Party is free, and all ages are welcome to drop-in for some imaginative play. PreK-Grade 5.
Tuesdays, June 27-July 25
Have your kids kick off the summer in a healthy way! In our Storytime Yoga kids can move, bend and stretch while reading fun yoga stories and acting out animal poses. This interactive program will feature stories, songs, and simple poses to introduce kids to the world of yoga. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel from home. Birth to 3rd grade.
First Aid and CPR for Kids
Thursday, June 29
Your kids know how to call 911, but do they know CPR? This CPR course taught by a local firefighter/paramedic will teach your kids skills that could save the life of a family member, friend, or member of your community. This is a Non-certification CPR course were kids will learn basic first aid, CPR and choking rescue for infants and children so that they can be an everyday hero! Advance registration required. Grades 1 and up.
Thursdays, July 6 – July 27
Kids, join us for an afternoon of crafting. All of our crafts this summer will help us ‘Build a Better World!’ Daycare centers and Summer Camps are invited to attend but need to register one week before. Grades Pre K-8.
Recycled Bird House
Thursday, July 13
Help Mother Earth by using recycled materials to make a bird feeder or birdhouse that will attract beautiful and useful birds to your backyard. Advance registration required. Grades K and up.
Nerf Wars at Night
Friday, July 14
For one night we will use the library as our arena to battle our friends! For Nerf Wars at night we will have Nerf Games, Target Shooting, dinner and lots more. Advance registration required as well as a permission slip for each child. Grades 1-6. Limit 30.
Secret Science of Ice Cream
Saturday, July 15
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by getting the scoop on ice cream science! How does it float in an ice cream soda? Why are some types creamier than others? Discover answers to these questions and more while you make your own ice cream. Advance registration required. Grades K and up.
STEM: The Three Little Pigs Big, Bad Challenge
Wednesday, July 19
Kids will listen to The Three Little Pigs, design and build houses in groups, then see if the “Wolf” can blow them down. Advance registration required. Grades 1-6.
Thursday, July 20
Get “Bean-Boozled” at the library. Are you brave enough to spin the wheel and take the dare? It’s a dare for courageous jelly bean eaters to take their chances on tasting lookalike wild or mild flavors. If you happen to get a booger-flavored bean instead of juicy pear-you’ve been bamboozled! Advanced registration required. Grades 3 and up.
Saturdays, July 22 and July 29
During this program, reluctant (or eager) readers read aloud to Power Paws volunteers and their dogs. This process builds the confidence of these students and provides them with an exciting environment to practice their reading skills, which they find less intimidating and more enjoyable. Advance registration required. Grades K-4.
Countdown to Kindergarten
Thursday, August 3
Kindergarten should be an exciting time for little ones, and to help boost their excitement the library is having a Count Down to Kindergarten party! During the party we will make school related crafts, sing songs, and play games. Each child that is registered and attends the party will receive a bag of school supplies to help get them started on their new learning adventure! Program is only for children starting kindergarten in August 2017. Advance registration is required. Limit 24.
Give Your Child the World
Saturday, August 5
Give your child the world by helping them become insightful and compassionate by learning to respect the world and to be prepared to change it for good. We will read well-chosen stories that connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe. Advance registration is required. Grades PreK-6.
Solar Eclipse Launch Party
Saturday, August 19
Come celebrate this cosmic alignment of the moon and the earth at the Solar Eclipse Launch Party. During the afternoon we will teach about the relationship between the sun, earth, and moon, and why we experience eclipses. Watch the movie, Back to the Moon for Good, and enjoy some out of this world refreshments! Advance registration required.