Kids

Muddy Fingers Garden Club

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

It’s a planting party to celebrate renewal, cold mud and sprouting seeds. Each month we plant in the garden and create a fun, botanic-inspired craft. This program is ideal for children age eight and older.

Film Canister Rockets

STEM
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Three, two, one, BLAST OFF! Learn about a simple chemical reaction that you can use to create a fun air powered rocket. Attendance limited to the first 20 participants. For ages 8-12.

Inspector Magic

STEM
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Learn to do magic tricks, from science to showmanship, with Inspector Magic. Attendance limited to the first 20 participants. For ages 8-12.

Film Canister Rockets / Cohete de lata

STEM
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Learn about basic rocketry by designing your own rocket. Using the principles of chemistry and physics you can get your rocket to soar twenty feet in the air! Limited to the first 20 participants.

Aprende lo básico sobre la cohetería al diseñar tu propio cohete. ¡Aplica los principios de la química y la física para hacerlo subir hasta 20 pies en el aire! Cupo limitado a los primeros 20 participantes que lleguen.

Art with Miss Laura: Tie Dye / Haz arte con la Sra. Laura

Arts and Crafts
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Create exciting projects with artist Laura Edwards. Limited to first 20 participants.

Crear proyectos interesantes con la artista Laura Edwards. Cupo limitado a los primeros 20 participantes que lleguen.

Microwave Gourmet - easy, fast and delicious!

Cooking
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

The Microwave oven -- nearly every kitchen has one, yet we use it mostly for making popcorn or re-heating coffee! Efficiency & speed are only part of it's value. Learn how to cook better and eat better with this great 'underused' kitchen appliance. Recipes and samples are always included in these popular classes with Monica Kadillak.

Library Love Storytime

Storytime
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a special Storytime with guest reader Michelle Jeske, the City Librarian! The whole family is invited to read stories, sing songs, and move along with us. Plan to stay afterwards for a special themed craft activity.

Create and Perform an Original Play with Play-Ground Theatre (Six Sessions)

Music Dance and Performance
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Lights, camera, action!

Play-Ground Theatre will collaborate with After School is Cool (ASIC) students ages 7 and up at Valdez-Perry Branch Library this spring to create an original play to be performed on Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m.

Founders of Play-Ground Theatre, Mia Sole and Jeff Haycock, will lead acting games, character exploration, dance, singing and rehearsal for this one-of-a-kind spring performance.

Attendance at all six sessions, including the final performance, is strongly encouraged.

Day 1: Monday, April 25, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Day 2: Wednesday, April 27, 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Factologists: A Non-Fiction Book Club

Book Clubs
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pavilion

Love to read books about real things? Then this book club is for you! We’ll explore through discussion, hands-on activities, and more. Each club meeting will focus on a different non-fiction topic. You can read one or both of the club selections for each meeting.

October Titles: Here There Be Monsters: The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid by H.P. Newquist or Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster by Mary M. Cerullo

Factologists: A Non-Fiction Book Club

Book Clubs
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pavilion

Love to read books about real things? This book club is for you! We’ll explore through discussion, hands-on activities, and more. Each club meeting will focus on a different non-fiction topic. You can read one or both of the club selections for each meeting.

June Titles: Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives by Elizabeth Rusch or Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes by Kathy Furgang

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