Sunday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m.
Join us as we welcome best-selling author Lyndsay Faye for a live interview and Q&A at the Library! Lyndsay is the author of Jane Steele, The Fatal Flame, Seven for a Secret, The Gods of Gotham, Dust and Shadow, and more!
Lyndsay Faye has been nominated for an Edgar Award, a Dilys Winn Award, and is honored to have been selected by the American Library Association’s RUSA Reader’s List for Best Historical. She is an international bestseller and her Timothy Wilde Trilogy has been translated into 14 languages. She is a very proud member of Actor’s Equity Association, the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes, the Baker Street Babes, the Baker Street Irregulars, Mystery Writers of America, and Girls Write Now.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 15 – July 27
AGES: 6 to 10 years old
Join the Youth Department’s Parish every Thursday for fun and easy craft making projects. Each week the featured project will use simple items like buttons, strings, paper and more. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited.
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 14 – July 26
AGES: 4 to 8 years old
Get outside in the Library’s garden with Miss Penny and Miss Diane to enjoy and learn about flowers, bugs, and other cool things in nature! We will learn some new facts, do some hands-on projects and even share some stories. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Stop by the Youth Desk the day of the program for more information.
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
June 12 – July 24
AGES: 6 to 12 years old
Kids 6 years old and up are invited to join us every Monday morning for Art Club. Each week we will provide a different project for you to complete as well as a variety of supplies for you to create your own masterpiece. We will use washable supplies, but there is always a chance for a little mess when creating art. You may want to wear something that is okay to get slightly messy. No registration is required to attend, but space is limited.
Thursday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m.
AGES: 10 to 18 years old
Come out and join us for the Library’s Super Smash Bros. Tournament! Each participate MUST BRING their own Nintendo 3DS or compatible controller along with a copy of the Super Smash Bros. game. Compete in a four person battle, with winners advancing to the next stage of the tournament until there are no other challengers left standing! A prize will be awarded to the tournament champion. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. NOTE: Tournament rules will be available ahead of the event on the Super Smash Bros. Tournament flyer.
Wednesday, July 26 at 3:00 p.m.
AGES: 10 to 18 years old
Thought the Pokémon League was challenging? Test your skills at the Library’s Pokémon Grand Slam Tournament! In order to participate in the tournament you MUST BRING your own Nintendo 3DS or 2DS along with your copy of:
- Pokémon X & Y
- Pokémon Omega Ruby
- Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
- Pokémon Sun & Moon
Battles will be one on one until the Library’s Champion is crowned. Rules will be given at the event. A prize will be awarded to the tournament champion. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. NOTE: Tournament rules will be available ahead of the event on the Pokémon Grand Slam Tournament flyer.
Tuesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
March 7 – July 25
AGES: 10 to 16 years old
Join the Library every Tuesday for video game playing! Each month we will be using a different game system to truly test your skills! At the club we will vote on which game we will be playing that day. Registration is not required to attend, but no more attendees will be accepted after 4:00 p.m. If you have a controller you would like to use for any of the listed systems you are more the welcome to bring it with you. All games played will be rated E through T.
March – PlayStation 3
April – Wii U
May – PlayStation TV
June – PlayStation 4
July – Wii U
Thursday, March 30 at 12:00 p.m.
Are you playing Pokémon GO? Join the Library’s Pokémon trainers on a hunt to catch as many Pokémon as you can! Bring a sack lunch, your own device loaded with the Pokémon GO app, and join us for a Pokémon GO Picnic! We’ll lunch at Fort Tallgrass then walk around the Library’s neighborhood. Be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing! Prizes will be awarded to the top Pokémon catchers. Registration is not required to attend this program. Children in grades K-3 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. NOTE: No other food or drink will be provided by the Library.
Wednesday, March 29 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
AGES: 5 to 12 years old
Explore the Library’s collection of building sets at our first ever MEGA Building event. We’re pulling out every building set we own, and we can’t wait to see what you make with them! Our unique building sets include: Magna-Tiles, Feltro, Tegu, Magz Bricks, Magz Clix, Snapo, Brackitz, and more! Join us for a morning of creative building and play. Registration is not required to attend this program.
Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Not going anywhere for Spring Break? Head to the Library for a night of family gaming fun at Beach Party Bingo! This is a drop-in event and registration is not required to attend. Space is limited, and players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.