Category: T/ween Summer Reading

Real World STEM ROCKS! (All Ages) July 10th @ 6:30 PM

We will welcome representatives from Lewis Builders in a unique demonstration of the equipment they use to achieve outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Watch STEM come to life with a demonstration of a real video drone. Learn the process of planning and building a new housing development. See models of future STEM jobs and talk with the experts yourself! All ages are welcome, but please note that… Read more

Magic ROCKS Workshop @ATK ACADEMY CAF (Register t/weens 9-19) Aug 1 @5:15

peter-boieLearn magic tricks with the amazing magician Peter Boie before the big show! Pete’s Magic Studio~Peter Boie, the magician for non-believers, teaches simple magic tricks to help increase confidence and improve communication skills in this hour long hands on workshop…plus, it’s just fun to fool your friends and family with your newfound magical knowledge. This workshop has limited seating and is limited to youth ages 9-19. Registration is required and… Read more

Magic ROCKS with Peter Boie! (Magic for the Non-Believer @ATK ACADEMY CAF) Register ALL for Wed, Aug 1, @6:30 PM

peterboieDue to impending storms, both the workshop (5:15 PM for registered age-appropriate youth only) and the magic show (6:30 PM) will be held at the ATKINSON ACADEMY CAFETERIA. Please, for the show, arrive no earlier than 6:15 because the workshop is taking place in the same space and we can’t let you in until it’s over.   We apologize for the inconvenience and Mother Nature. Thank you for your cooperation.… Read more

Ukuleles ROCK (T/weens Register Grades 4 & UP) Tuesday, June 26th 6:30-7:30pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele? This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play, making it a popular choice for all ages! You will come away from this hands-on, 45 minute workshop knowing basic chord forms and everything you need to know to play some simple two to three chord songs. Dazzle your friends, family and yourself with your new found musical talent. If… 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

Self-Defense ROCKS (Register Women Ages 13 & Up) Saturday, June 23rd, 10:30-11:30am

\ Young women beginning at age 13 and up are invited to join us to learn practical self-defense that will empower you and give you confidence to protect yourself. It is not required, but this might be a great time for mothers and daughters or grandmothers and daughters to take part in a class together. Register every female participant ages 13+. We will cover: Body positioning for good balance Basic… 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

‘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 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