Children's Events

LEGO WeDo Robotics: Introduction Classes, Tuesdays, July 8, 15, 22 & Monday, July 28, 10:00am

Next meeting on July 15th, 2014 at 10:00am

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For 2nd – 6th Grades Sign up begins Tuesday, July 1st – space is limited. LEGO WeDo Robotics is a hands-on program building with LEGOs and then using computers to program movement and sound.  Working together in groups of 2, children will learn cooperation, communication and problem solving skills. After completing the Introduction Class, they can sign up for the Intermediate Class which will be offered on Thursdays, July 10,… Read more »

Storytots: Storytime for infants through age 2

Next meeting on July 15th, 2014 at 10:00am

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This storytime is focused on very young children and building literacy skills for them – listening to words, building vocabulary and book handling skills. We read stories, dance, bounce and wiggle. Join us! 

Storypals: Story time for kids ages 2 and 3 years

Next meeting on July 16th, 2014 at 10:00am

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Storytime for 2-3 year-old is so much fun!  We read great books, learn finger plays, sing songs and dance. We also will work on these early literacy skills: vocabulary development, shape recognition, rhyming and word play. Come join us!

Storyfriends: Story time for 3, 4, and 5 year olds

Next meeting on July 17th, 2014 at 10:00am

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Join us for as we read good books, learn finger plays, sing songs and dance.  We will also work on early literacy skills like sequencing a story, rhyming and verse, plot and character, shapes and organization of groups, and playing with words.

Friday Movie: WALL-E, July 18, 11am

This event is on July 18th, 2014 at 11:00am

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After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, the curious and lovable WALL-E discovers a new purpose in life when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. The library will provide the popcorn and water…you bring your blanket, sleeping bag or pillow to enjoy the movie in comfort.

WaCKy WeDnESdaY: Good vibrations: The Sound of Science, July 23, 11:00 & 2:00

This event is on July 23rd, 2014 at 11:00am

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For Kindergarten – 6th Grade. Two classes offered, 11:00am and 2:00pm.  Registration for each class begins the week before. Learn how vibrations create sounds.  Then make a magic flute out of straws, a harmonica from popsicle sticks and learn to play “Palm Pipes”.

WaCKy WeDnESdaY: BINGO, July 30, 2:00

This event is on July 30th, 2014 at 2:00pm

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For Kindergarten – 6th Grade.  *Adults need to stay with children who need help to play. Only one program @ 2:00pm.  Registration begins the week before. Play Bingo…win PRIZES!

LEGO Club – Last Wednesday, July 30, 4-5:30 pm

Next meeting on July 30th, 2014 at 4:00pm

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K – 5th Graders use LEGO’s supplied by the library to build cool “stuff”. Occasionally, the creations are displayed in the children’s display case.

Paws to Listen: Read to a Dog! – Sun, Aug. 3, 2:00-3:00 pm

Next meeting on August 3rd, 2014 at 2:00pm

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K-5th Grade This program is scheduled for the first Sunday of every month. Reading to a dog…what a great way to improve children’s reading skills!  Not just any dogs either, but registered therapy dogs from the Human Animal Bond group in Leavenworth.  Animals are the ideal reading companions because they listen and do not judge or laugh or criticize.  To participate, children should be able to read.  The Human Animal Bond… Read more »