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upcoming youth programs

Chess & More!
ages 6 and up

Meet other kids and teens who enjoy the challenge of a good chess, checkers, or other board game. Bring your favorite game with you.

Saturday, June 25th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Ahoy, Mateys! Come aboard ship for a story time full of Pirate Tales! Aargh!

Tuesday, June 28th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Our stories, songs, and crafts will celebrate summer! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, June 29th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 30th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Our theme will be Parachute Play. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, July 5th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us as our stories and craft center around our "Going on a Picnic" theme.

Tuesday, July 5th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

We'll celebrate the colors of our country's flag with our Red, White and Blue theme. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, July 6th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 7th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Hobby Meet Up
ages 6 - 11

What are you passionate about? Bring a hobby to share or simply come in to learn about all of the hobbies out there! Registration required.

Friday, July 8th @ 2 p.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, July 9th @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Discuss This!
ages 12 and up

Do you like to have good discussions about art, books, and everything else? Do you like to share your art and stories? If so, join us for our teen discussion group.

Saturday, July 9th @ 2 p.m.

Puppet Show!
all ages

Red Herring Puppets will present the show "Little One-Inch," a traditional Japanese tale.

Monday, July 11th @ 3 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Are two hands not enough sometimes? We'll have a STEM program about octopuses so you can learn all about them.

Tuesday, July 12th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: age 3½ to 5

Dogs, cats, fish, hamsters...we love our pets! Join us for a story time about the animals we love. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, July 13th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 14th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Teens Create
ages 12 and up

Creative DIYers, come in for a stimulating time of repurposing old clothes into cool accessories. Registration required.

Saturday, July 16th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Oink! Pigs will be the silly subject of our stories and crafts today!

Tuesday, July 19th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: age 3 and under | preschoolers: age 3½ to 5

The amazing ocean and its creatures will be the theme of our stories, songs, and crafts. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, July 20th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 21st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Kids & Teens Seed & Recipe Swap
ages 7 and up

Do you enjoy cooking or gardening? If so, join us for a recipe and seed swap! Ms. Michal will also bring in her favorite seeds and recipes! Registration required.

Saturday, July 23rd @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Glub! Glub! We'll have a swimmingly good time as we listen to stories about fish, and do a neat craft!

Tuesday, July 26th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: age 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

We'll enjoy stories, songs, and a craft about dinosaurs! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, July 27th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 28th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Spinosaurus Encounter!
all ages

Ever wonder what it would be like to see a dinosaur in real life? Wonder no longer. A life-sized Spinosaurus will be at Samuels Library. Dr. Dino will guide you on your journey back to the age of dinosaurs as you hear and see this ferocious carnivore in action.

Friday, July 29th @ 1 p.m.

World of Lego!
ages 5 and up

Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos.

Saturday, July 30th @ 2 p.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Our theme will be Fun with Friends. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, August 2nd @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

There are so many places to go! Our STEM story time, Transportation, will help us get there.

Tuesday, August 2nd @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

"Hola. Bienvenido a la hora del cuento," means, "Hello. Welcome to story time." This week our stories will be in Spanish and English! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, August 3rd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 4th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Story Swap
ages 7 and up

Share the images, keepsakes, and stories that you recorded in your summer memory book over vacation during our picnic! Registration required.

Friday, August 5th @ 2 p.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, August 6th @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Our stories and craft will be about magic!

Tuesday, August 9th @ 3:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Snakes, turtles, and lizards will be the theme of this STEM story time about reptiles. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, August 10th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 11th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Super Reptiles Alive!
all ages

Learn snake secrets and laugh at our lizard stories and turtle tales. Meet a boa or python, tortoise, lizards, and other amazing animals!

Friday, August 12th @ 1 p.m.

Kooky Chefs Cook It Up: Totally Tomatoes
ages 7 and up

Let's try all of the delicious heirloom varieties in the garden in a Tomato Tasting Party! Let's also make some simple recipes to try. Registration required.

Saturday, August 13th @ 11 a.m.

Aspiring Artists
ages 7 - 11

Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class. We will be sponge painting Terrific Trees. Registration required.

Saturday, August 13th @ 2 p.m.

Writing Workshop
ages 6 and up

Do you like to write? If so, please bring something you have written and share! Enjoy writing exercises, special readings and the comradery of new friends. Registration required.

Saturday, August 20th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Enjoy stories and a craft about swimming!

Tuesday, August 23rd @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Do you like noisy cars, big buildings, and lots of people? You'll enjoy our In the City story time. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, August 24th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 25th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Teen Chess & More
ages 12 and up

Meet other teens who love the challenge of a good chess game, or bring your favorite board game. Registration required.

Saturday, August 27th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Everyone loves balloons! We'll have stories and a craft about these fun party favorites.

Tuesday, August 30th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Do you like open spaces, back roads, and quiet sounds? If so, you'll enjoy our In the Country story time. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, August 31st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 1st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.