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upcoming youth programs

Kooky Chefs Cook the Caribbean
ages 7 and up

Let's taste and discover the warm spicy flavors of Caribbean cooking! Registration required.

Saturday, April 25th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a collection of stories and activities all about mice!

Tuesday, April 28th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Dogs and cats do not always get along! Learn about their frisky escapades in our story time, Dog vs. Cat! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, April 29th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 30th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, May 2nd @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, May 5th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for an activity, story, and a craft about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo!

Tuesday, May 5th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Join us in this STEM story time all about the fascinating world of May Flowers. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, May 6th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, May 7th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Herbal Healing During the Revolutionary War
ages 5 and up

Larry and Sondra Johnson will discuss herbal medicines that soldiers carried around with them during the Revolutionary War. Learn how these plants were used and stored.

Saturday, May 9th @ 11 a.m.

Chess Challenge
ages 6 and up

Meet other kids and teens who enjoy the challenge of a good Chess game. Registration required.

Saturday, May 9th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a STEM story time all about Jumping through Hoops!

Tuesday, May 12th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

It's all about Cat vs. Mouse! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, May 20th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, May 21st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Lego Mania
ages 5 and up

If you like Legos and want to meet other who also love them, then this is the club for you! Registration required.

Saturday, May 23rd @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for wonderful "On the Water" stories and crafts featuring Boats!

Tuesday, May 26th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

What is white, fluffy and lives on a farm? Sheep, of course! Join us for a story time all about these wonderful creatures! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, May 28th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Family Story Time
all ages

Bring the whole family to our sky blue room for an assortment of exciting stories with Miss Pattie. Take home a treat to remind you of the wonderful you have had!

Saturday, May 30th @ 11 a.m.

Teens Create!
ages 12 and up

Do you love ART? Come in and CREATE! Registration required.

Saturday, May 30th @ 2 p.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, June 2nd @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for an intriguing STEM story time all about Writing on the Wall.

Tuesday, June 2nd @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Today's story and craft are all about Elephants! Come learn about these gentle gray giants. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, June 3rd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 4th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Kooky Chefs Cook the Favorite Foods of Musicians
ages 7 and up

Join us for a musical cooking class that features such foods as Elvis Presley's famous sandwich and Chopin's favorite Polish food. Registration required.

Saturday, June 6th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Come in and join us for a Tea Party! Listen to stories and create a beautiful tea-inspired craft.

Tuesday, June 9th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Join us for wonderful Classic Stories and an engaging craft for parent and child. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, June 10th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 11th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Read to the Rhythm - Summer Reading Club 2015
ages 17 and under

Get excited about music, dance and rhythm this summer with our musically-themed reading club. Win prizes and books each week! Pre-registration starts Monday, June 1st.

Friday, June 12th

Dinosaur Babies
all ages

The Summer Reading kickoff program is an interactive program starring Nelson, a boy who watched a scary movie about dinosaurs and is afraid to go to sleep. With the encouragement of the Dream Weavers and help from the dinosaur babies he meets, Nelson conquers his fears and sleeps well. Produced by Dinorock, a children’s musical group that has won both the Parent’s Choice Award and ALSC’s most notable list.

Friday, June 12th @ 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, June 13th @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Connect the Dots Dance Ensemble & Selah Theater Project Surprise Performance
all ages

Enjoy the multiple talents of both companies in a dance and theatrical performance.

Saturday, June 13th @ 2 p.m.

Parent-Child Book Club
ages 8 - 12

Join us for a family-oriented book discussion about The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse. Registration required.

Tuesday, June 16th @ 1 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Come in and find out what the Super Cube Shuffle is during this fun STEM story time.

Tuesday, June 16th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Read to the Rhythm! Music is magic! Let's celebrate the joys of music through story, song, and a wonderful craft! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, June 17th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 18th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Jerry Schneider's Wonderful World of Bats
ages 6 and up

Come learn about the wonderful world of bats, complete with a slide show and audio program. Learn about bats in our attics, vampire bats, bat eyesight, migration, hibernation, and echolocation. After the program, you have an opportunity to stencil a bat T-shirt. Bring your own white shirt or buy one for $4. Registration required.

Thursday, June 18th @ 1 p.m.

Book Bites
ages 12 and up

Come in and share a book you have recently read and enjoyed! Bring in your own writing to share as well. Discuss other topics that are important to you in an open and friendly forum. Registration required.

Saturday, June 20th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a warm weather story time all about the Summer.

Tuesday, June 23rd @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

One of the most wonderful seasons of the year is Summer! Join us for warm weather stories, finger plays, and a fantastic craft! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, June 24th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 25th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Family Story Time
all ages

Bring the whole family to our sky blue room for an assortment of exciting stories with Miss Pattie. Take home a treat to remind you of the wonderful you have had!

Saturday, June 27th @ 11 a.m.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration
kindergarteners and under

Are you a member of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program? Have you reached a read-to-me milestone? If so, you will be invited to our Ice Cream Social to celebrate your success!

Saturday, June 27th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Come in and learn about the Epic Adventures of Air Traffic Controllers. A STEM program.

Tuesday, June 30th @ 4:30 p.m.