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Exploratorium: Everyday Science with the Cosmosphere

MON | Jun 20 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium | Ages 7-11

The Cosmosphere will help us explore the science of sound and air! Come exercise your mind with our amazing guests! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Mysterious Mustache Movie and Book Club

SUN | Jun 19 | 1:30-2:30 PM | Readers’ Theater

For our summer meetings we’ll watch the movie, then compare it to the book! This month it’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. We’ll also have snacks and pass out a book for the next meeting. Ask at the Children’s Desk for a copy!

Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Magic Tree House Club

SAT | Jun 18| 3:30-4:30 PM | Readers’ Theater

It’s the Jack and Annie fan club! Join us for crafts and fun with a historical twist about book #26, Day of the Dragon King. Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

Multicultural Storytime: Chinese

SAT | Jul 2 | Chinese | 10:30-11 AM | Readers’ Theater

Stories and songs for all ages with guest presenters highlight a featured language or culture! Multicultural Storytime returns on July 16th featuring Italian!

 

Bookworms & Waterbugs

FRI | Jun 17 | 10:30 AM-12 PM | All Ages | Library Lawn & Outdoor Aquatic Center

We’ll have wet-n-wild stories and songs in the park and then go to the pool for a free swim! Provided by Lawrence Public Library and Lawrence Parks & Recreation.

There will be another Bookworms & Waterbugs on July 22!

Kidsapalooza: Art Party with The Spencer!

WED | Jun 15 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium | Ages 5-6

Let’s get messy with the Spencer Museum of Art’s outreach team. Action painting, extreme drawing, and plenty of fun facts on how making art can be a physical activity. Repeat: messy. Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

Drum Safari

THU | Jun 16 | 11 AM-12 PM & 2-3 PM | Auditorium

On your mark, get… READY TO ROCK the RAINFOREST with DRUM SAFARI! Join us this summer as we take a “Samba Walk” through the rainforests of South America. This interactive musical adventure is for brave explorers of ALL AGES! Together, we’ll discover unique instruments from South America, and learn amazing facts about mammals, birds, and reptiles along the way… when the JUNGLE JAM begins, the rainforest will RUMBLE!!! (Instruments and dance moves provided for all!)

Exploratorium: Action Art!

MON | Jun 13 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium | Ages 7-11

The Spencer Museum of Art will lead this athletic artmaking session. We’ll channel painter Jackson Pollock and other artists in this creative program. Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

Born to Move with Body Boutique

MON | Jun 13 | 6-6:30 PM | 2-3 year olds | Auditorium

Join your child in an imaginative exploration of movement to music. This 30 minute fun-fueled class will help children explore how their bodies work and develop a sense of self-awareness, balance, coordination, and concentration skills as they move to the beat. The class is led by a highly trained teacher who will ensure your child is engaged, active, and having a whole heap of fun!

Kidsapalooza: Fun on the Library Lawn!

Wed | Jun 8 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium

Our first summer meetup for Kidsapalooza will begin in the Library Auditorium. From there we’ll head outside to the Library Lawn for healthy snacks with the Sunrise Project and get-up-and move games with the Betty Ultimate Frisbee team. Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.