Category: Youth Summer Reading

Learn Musically and ROCK On! (Grades K-5) Wednesday, June 27th @ 6:30 PM

Whether you are an experienced musician, or you have no experience with music other than listening to it, you can learn something new about several different musical skills. Learn from the experts! You will have a chance to learn some basic ballet and jazz dance steps, learn about different instruments that make up a band or orchestra, and get an introduction to the wonderful flute instrument! Join us for some… Read more

Strong by Zumba is CANCELLED (Grades 5+): Tuesday, July 24th 6:30-7:30pm

THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED. STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. Every squat, every lunge, every burpee is driven by the music, helping you make it to that last rep, and maybe even five more. In class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or… Read more

Libraries ROCK with Keith Munslow (Register All Ages) SUMMER KICK-OFF: Wed, June 20th 6:30-7:30pm

In his highly interactive triple-whammy show, Keith delivers fun, funky music, lightning-fast cartooning, and hilarious stories that will have grown-ups laughing as much as the kids! Keith’s rhythmic piano playing, on-the-spot improvisations, and quick wit combine for an interactive, upbeat, positive experience. His work reflects real-life experiences of kids and families with honesty, humor, and a keen eye for detail. It’s a fast-paced ride, so hang on and don’t blink… Read more

Songwriting ROCKS Workshop w/ Keith Munslow: Wednesday, June 20th, 5:15-6:15pm (Register Grades 2-6)

Writing a song is simply a matter of picking something you know and talking about it honestly. In this workshop, students not only learn the basics of rhythm, rhyme, meter and melody – but also that tying your shoes, missing the bus or eating a gross hot lunch can be the stuff of great music! This workshop is separate from the Keith Munslow show and must be registered separately. Please… Read more

Excrement ROCKS! Thursday, July 19th @6:30 PM (Grades K-5)

Not for the faint of heart… this evening is going to be all about POOP! Bring a nose clip if you have a sensitive sense of smell because we will have some REAL samples to view, identify and compare (but not touch- EWWW!) We’ll learn about the biological processes of digestion and excrement as well as learn some interesting facts about species that use their poop in useful or different… Read more

‘BUILD A BETTER WORLD’ Registration links for all activities below! (Registration NOW!)

  Welcome to the 2017 Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme for youth is Build a Better World! Please come in and register for the Summer Reading Program as a whole STARTING JUNE 1st,  then register for each individual event that you would like to attend.  HOVER AND HIT THE LINKS IN RED. June 1-Rolling REGISTRATION begins (Entering grade K—college) Start participating. Sign up for some events! Build a Better… Read more

Build a Comic Strip (Grades K-5) July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Start with an idea, form a plan, and learn some cartooning techniques to help you draft and edit your own cartoon characters on the page. Make your cartoon silly, humorous, or insightful. Tell a story or make a joke. Leave with your own comic strip to show off to your friends! Register kids entering grades K-5 in the fall of 2017.   REGISTER HERE… Read more

BUILD A BETTER BFF: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:00-11:00PM (Grades 5 & Up)

Please make sure if you invite a friend, the friend must also register and be in grade 5-12. It’s very important we know how many are coming! Plan to wear comfy clothes as we’ll be doing some active events, and bring a simple snack to share for at least 12 others that don’t need bowls or utensils unless you are providing them.  We will provide cheese pizza and drinks. The… Read more