For youth going into Grades 6-8:
CreateSpace is a hands-on program for kids in 4th-8th grades. Learn various skills and techniques as you make and design these awesome projects. Sign up in advance to make sure you get a spot! This program is limited to 15 participants, so there will be a waiting list for each session. Registration form with be available here on Tuesday, May 30th.
Wednesday, June 7, 10-11am–Cork Jewelry
Wednesday, June 14, 10-11am–DIY Soap Making
Wednesday, June 21, 10-11am–Fairy Jars
Wednesday, June 28, 10-11am–Duct Tape Bonanaza
Harry Potter’s Birthday Party–Wednesday, July 19, 8-9pm Death Eaters have taken over Hogarts! All members of the wizarding community going into grades 4-8 are invited to dress as their favorite Harry Potter character and work to save their beloved school. Treats and magical activities!
For youth going into Grades 7-12:
Gamefest–Fridays, June 9, July 14, and August 11, 7-10pm Gamefest is an evening of after-hours open internet and gaming for individuals entering grades 7-12. Doors lock at 8pm. Snacks are provided.
Pokémon Event—Thursday, June 22, 7-8pm A celebration of the beloved game. Can you catch them all?
Everett Smithson Concert—Wednesday, August 9th, 6:30-7:30pm An upbeat event to introduce families to uniquely American music sounds such as blues and zydeco. We’ll have generations of library patrons dancing in the stacks at this wonderful musical opportunity. The Everett Smithson Band plays a variety of original music as well as standards with a unique spin. Everett Smithson has been a professional musician since 1983, and has been playing the harmonica since 1970. Everett believes it is important to keep blues alive and enjoys teaching kids about this uniquely American music genre.