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Video Game WingdingSummer Reading Closing Ceremonies (aka PARTY!)LEGO ClubCelebrate the Bard with Music!Community Torch Relay + Party!Thursday Performer: Parasol PuppetsKidsapalooza: Big Games and Healthy SnacksExploratorium: Pet World DayTail Wagging ReadersQuantum Camp for Kids

LEGO Club

SAT | Jul 30 | 4- 5 PM | Ages 5-11 | Auditorium

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833. 

 

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!

Kidsapalooza: Big Games and Healthy Snacks

WED | Jul 27 | 2-3 PM | Ages 5-6 |  Auditorium

Michael Bradley will lead kids and parents in playing group games that encourage cooperation, creativity, and self-expression. Then, snacks! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Exploratorium: Pet World Day

MON | Jul 25 | 2-3 PM | Ages 7-11 |  Auditorium

Pet World will join us with an amazing array of animals to learn about. We hope you can join us for this fuzzy finale to Exploratorium! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | Jul 23 | 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.

Quantum Camp for Kids

SAT | Jul 23 | 3:30-4:30 PM | Ages 7-11 | Library Auditorium

What is an electron anyway? Can tiny particles stay in touch without touching? Our special guest, Jenny Nielsen from KU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, will help your kids take off and soar with the information they need to build now for future success in easy but mind-blowing activities and games that explore the workings of our quantum universe. Please register at 785-843-3833 or at the Children’s Desk.

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