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Multicultural Storytime: Yiddish

SAT | Sep 3 | 10:30-11 AM | Readers’ Theater

Stories and songs for all ages with guest presenters highlight a featured language or culture!

 

Tween Club

FRI | Sep 2 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! To prepare for our talk with the Space Station, Tween Club is headed to Space Camp where we’ll identify spacey objects, create space slime and race rockets. We’ll also have the Wii and Snacks! You don’t want to miss this one! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Family Yoga @ Your Library

On Wednesday, August 31st, join Sarah Trowbridge-Alford for a beginner-level, family yoga session at 6PM in the Auditorium. We’ll talk about the benefits of mindfulness for all ages. Bring your own mat. Free, just register: 843-3833.

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | Aug 27 | 10-11 AM | Grades K-5 | Readers’ Theater

Read out loud to registered therapy dogs from Loving Paws Animal Therapy. Register for a 15-minute read at 785-843-3833. This is a great way to practice reading and build reading confidence with a warm furry friend.  Bring a book from home or choose one at the library.

Mysterious Mustache Book Club

SUN | Aug 21 | 1:30-2:30 PM | Ages 8-12 | Readers’ Theater

This month we’ll be discussing Wonder by R. J. Palacio! Ask at the Children’s Desk for a copy.

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

 

Thursday Performer: Parasol Puppets

You’ll have a front row seat to some free, all-ages fun when you sit down to watch Parasol Puppets’ READY, SET, PUPPETS!

On Thursday, July 28 puppeteer Peter Allen is giving two performances—11 AM and 2 PM—using four different styles of puppetry to illustrate the classic tale of The Tortoise and the Hare.

amily audiences will enjoy seeing the familiar story told with shadow puppets, string puppets, hand puppets, and rod puppets. The performance includes a demonstration of how each type of puppet is built and operated. Met up in the Library Auditorium!

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