Programs & Events

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JUNE YOUTH PROGRAMS

Minecraft Mania

Mondays (June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) 4:00-5:30 pm
Kids age 8 to 12 years old are invited to test their Minecraft skills on the Youth Services computers & console games. No registration.

David Casas – Award Winning Magician

Thursday, June 25th at 7:00 pm & Friday, June 26th at 10:30 am in Meeting Room A/B
Be prepared to be awed and delighted by the exceptional magic skills of David Casas. Families with kids age 3 and up will be delighted by David’s quick wit, clever patter and the razzle-dazzle of his sleight of hand. No reg.

LEGO Club

Friday, June 26th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Story Room
Kids age 5 and up join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration.

JULY YOUTH PROGRAMS

Minecraft Mania

Mondays (July 6, 13, & 20) 4:00-5:30 pm
Kids age 8 to 12 years old are invited to test their Minecraft skills on the Youth Services computers & console games. No registration.

JESTER PUPPETS

Thursday, July 9th at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B
Families will enjoy this life-size, high-energy, puppet show that encourages kids to strive for the H.E.R.O. ideals of honesty, enthusiasm, respect and optimism. No registration.

TOUCH-A-TRUCK

Tuesday, July 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 am in the library parking lot
Kids can sit in and touch a variety of big vehicles. No registration.

IOWA LEAGUE OF HEROES

Thursday, July 16th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B
Kids are invited to drop by the Library and meet a super hero! Three super heroes will be available for photo ops. Kids can also create their own super hero mask. No registration.

BLANK PARK ZOO – POWERS OF A SUPERHERO

Friday, July 17th at 10:30 am in Meeting Room A/B
Do you know of any animals that are faster than a speeding bullet; more powerful than a locomotive; or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Families with kids age 3 and up will leave this presentation with a new appreciation of the amazing strength and highly-developed senses that give some animals superhero powers. No registration.

Magic Tree House Book Club

Monday, July 20th at 7:00 pm & Thursday, July 23rd at 10:30 am
Kids age 6 to 9 years old who love the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne can explore fascinating topics with fun activities and a craft based on the book Earthquake in the Early Morning. Please register for one session by calling 278-3945.

LEGO ROBOTICS

Wednesday, July 22nd from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Story Room
Kids age 6 and up can drop by and interact with the high school robotics team, Team ASAP. Drive a LEGO robot through a maze and learn how to modify an existing robot to accomplish a specific task. No Registration.

JASON KOLLUM, JUGGLER

Thursday, July 23rd at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B
Get ready to be wowed by lots of awesome juggling and balancing stunts! Jason provides a family show that is filled with zany comedy, audience participation and excitement. No registration.

GEOFF AKINS, BUBBLE ARTIST

Friday, July 24th at 10:30 am in Meeting Room A/B
You’ll never look at bubbles the same way again. Watch spellbound as Geoff creates bubbles inside of bubbles, bubble caterpillars, dancing bubbles, fog-filled, volcano bubbles, kid-in-a-bubble and much more! Anything is possible during this entertaining and inspiring family performance. No registration.

LEGO Club

Friday, July 24th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Story Room
Kids age 5 and up join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration.