Kids Events

Read to a Dog

Meeting Room
This relaxed and friendly session allows kids to practice reading aloud skills with a certified (and very well-behaved) therapy dog as audience. You can go home and read to your own pet! A kid's reading improves with practice, and your dog's vocabulary will benefit too.

Co-Sponsored by Pets for Life

Space Camp for Heroes

Space exploration is for heroes like your kids! This fun Space Camp provides "basic training" on being a space explorer. Participating kids will play with Discovery Tubes, make their own Solar System models, go on a Moon Walk, and play the International Space Station Countries matching game!

Ages 3 and up: under 7 accompanied by a caregiver.

Space Camp for Heroes

Space exploration is for heroes like your kids! This fun Space Camp provides "basic training" on being a space explorer. Participating kids will play with Discovery Tubes, make their own Solar System models, go on a Moon Walk, and play the International Space Station Countries matching game!

Happy Birthday Storytime

Like all our storytimes, this is a great way to spend time with kids and is a language learning experience. This special storytime features children's books by authors and illustrators born during the month. We'll sing you a song if it's your birthday this month! Ages 3-6.

Every Story Has A Hero

Drop-in to explore your favorite books in a new way! We let you decide if the Big Bad Wolf and the Hungry Caterpillar are heroes - or not! Concepts of courage, compassion and respect are explored.Various reading stations and hands-on activity centers let preschoolers find connections between themselves and the characters in the books they read.

Ages birth to 6 with a caregiver.

Mobile MakerSpace

MakerSpace has gone mobile, and is traveling around the County from Library to Library. Mobile MakerSpace lets Makers come together and create with technology! Open to all ages, a 10-year-old can teach classes and a 70-year-old can play with toys; this is DIY learning at its most fun. Specific activities will vary from location to location. Let's Make it Happen!

Special Thanks to the Johnson County Library Foundation.

Every Story Has A Hero

Meeting Room
This day-long event lets you drop-in anytime during Library hours to explore your favorite books in a new way! We let you decide if the Big Bad Wolf and the Hungry Caterpillar are heroes - or not! Concepts of courage, compassion and respect are explored.Various reading stations and hands-on activity centers let preschoolers find connections between themselves and the characters in the books they read.

Ages birth to 6 with a caregiver.

The Rockin' Rob Show

Meeting Room
The Rockin' Rob show is a full-hour interactive educational musical show for kids. Music evokes movement, which children delight in and require for their development and growth! Join us and musician Rockin' Rob for a non-stop singin' & dancin' & movin' & groovin' rockin' roller coaster of fun & imagination!

Good for ages 2-10 and their families.

Every Story Has A Hero

Meeting Room
This day-long event lets you drop-in anytime during Library hours to explore your favorite books in a new way! We let you decide if the Big Bad Wolf and the Hungry Caterpillar are heroes - or not! Concepts of courage, compassion and respect are explored.Various reading stations and hands-on activity centers let preschoolers find connections between themselves and the characters in the books they read.

Ages birth to 6 with a caregiver.

Family Storytime Mill Creek Activity Center


Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills.

Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver, and fun for the whole family. A 6by6 Activity.

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