Events

For information about adult events contact the Circulation Desk at 583-3408 Ext. 2

 

For information about events for kids and teens contact the Children's / Youth Services Department at 583-3408 Ext. 3

All Events

7/06/2018

Minecraft Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Minecraft players of all skill levels can bring their own devices, or may use one of the library’s eight computers to build, play & create. For elementary & up.  Registration required; please click below to register.

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Minecraft Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Minecraft players of all skill levels can bring their own devices, or may use one of the library’s eight computers to build, play & create. For elementary & up.  Registration required; please click below to register.

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7/09/2018

Story Time for 3 - 5 year-olds

10:00am

The summer story time series features things from your child's favorite songs, including twinkling stars, itsy bitsy spiders, & more! Each program includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

Please note that when you register, you are signing your child up for the entire 6 week session.

 

 

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Musical Petting Zoo with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra!

1:00pm

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative traveling hands-on exhibit of musical instruments that's perfect for pre-schoolers as well as older kids! After an introduction to the musical instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum. Each participant receives an Activity Book that includes info, coloring activities, and games about orchestra instruments.

 

Library Rocks! Help our rock garden grow.

07/09/2018 3:00pm - 08/27/2018 5:00pm

Library Rocks! Adult rock painting

Drop in rock painting Mondays 3-5 beginning June 25

Help the library build it’s new “Libraries rock” kindness rocks garden.  Come in, paint a rock and leave it here to dry.  All are invited to participate in our Libraries Rock garden installation party on August 14 at 5:30 PM. Your rock will be included in our rock garden. 

 

Drop-In Rock Painting

3:00pm - 5:00pm

We are growing a very special garden this summer to celebrate our "Library's Rock!" summer reading program theme - a painted rock garden! Drop by any Monday afternoon during the summer months to paint a rock, then join us on 8/14 for a Garden Party to celebrate the instillation of the rock garden on the library's front lawn!

7/10/2018

Sing With Me! Music Program for Preschoolers & Their Grown-ups

10:30am - 11:00am

If you have a little one who loves music, this program is for you! Join us for a half-hour of adult-&-child singing, clapping, and stomping along to favorite kids’ songs, with occasional musical instruments or accompanying books thrown in! No need to register, just drop in! Please note that adult participation is expected for this program - and it's fun!

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! 

This club is open to high schoolers & up, all are welcome!

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Better After School or Dorm Snacking: Cooking Class for Teens!

6:30pm

Living away from home or just feeding yourself after school? Learn how to make a couple classics, quick, easy and healthier in the microwave. We will also make an easy, delicious and healthier cookie in the toaster oven. 

Allergies warning: gluten, dairy, peanuts, egg
 
Space is limited; please click below to register.

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7/11/2018

Story Time for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

Enjoy a story time with your little one inspired by their favorite songs - twinkling stars, farms, monkeys,boats & more! Each program starts with a 15 minute free-play period, followed by about 15 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and games, and finishes up with a simple craft & a snack. 

Please note that when you register your child, you are signing up for all 5. weeks. Adult participation is expected and appreciated. Siblings welcome. Please notify the Children's Department if you are unable to make a day.

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