Kids Events

All the Colors We Are

Gallery Area
Bring the whole family to explore how colors of paint mix together to create new hues. Drop-in and use a paint brush or your hands to create the colors of different skin tones. Paint portraits of the people that make up our community. Your artwork will be displayed in the library to honor our collective diversity. Books celebrating diversity will also be shared.

Let's Get Creative: Performance in the Stacks

Meeting Room
Join us for performances in the the Lackman stacks! Enjoy dance, original dramatic reading about creative caregiving performed by Wes King, Kansas City actor, and listen to nostalgic songs performed by the Four Spare Parts. Learn about creative arts therapies from Deb Campbell, Director of A Couple of Characters. For all ages!

Homework Help Coaches

Drop by Monday through Thursday from 4:00-7:00 pm and ask a Homework Coach to help you with your homework. Closed on school holidays. Can't come to the library? Then log in to our Homework Help page for online help.

Day of the Dead Display

Join us during library hours to celebrate the beautiful Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos. Original creations, honoring friends and family members who have passed away, will be displayed as part of our ofrenda (altar) in the Cedar Roe Art Gallery.

Toddler Storytime

Meeting Room
A 20 minute storytime with short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities for toddlers and their caregivers. A 6 by 6 program.

All the Colors We Are

Gallery Area
Bring the whole family to explore how colors of paint mix together to create new hues. Drop-in and use a paint brush or your hands to create the colors of different skin tones. Paint portraits of the people that make up our community. Your artwork will be displayed in the library to honor our collective diversity. Books celebrating diversity will also be shared.

Let's Lego

Swing by between 2:00 pm and 4:00 p.m. for legolicious fun. Ages 5 and up. Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

All the Colors We Are

Gallery Area
Bring the whole family to explore how colors of paint mix together to create new hues. Drop-in and use a paint brush or your hands to create the colors of different skin tones. Paint portraits of the people that make up our community. Your artwork will be displayed in the library to honor our collective diversity. Books celebrating diversity will also be shared.

Day of the Dead Display

Join us during library hours to celebrate the beautiful Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos. Original creations, honoring friends and family members who have passed away, will be displayed as part of our ofrenda (altar) in the Cedar Roe Art Gallery.

Chicken Legs (Slightly Scary Stories)

Join vibrant storyteller Joyce Slater on a magical path through the realm of folktales, fairy tales, ghost stories, personal narratives, songs, and more. Be prepared to laugh, shiver, and wonder. All ages.

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