Happy birthday, 6 by 6!

Happy birthday, 6 by 6!

  • Text saying: 'Happy Birthday 6 by 6" with a goat in a party hat sloppily eating a chocolate birthday cake
    Happy Birthday 6 by 6! Text saying: 'Happy Birthday 6 by 6" with a goat in a party hat sloppily eating a chocolate birthday cake
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Happy birthday! Our 6 by 6, Ready to Read program is turning 6 years old in September 2015, and we are ready to celebrate this Second Saturday! This program emphasizes the six skills that parents and caregivers can help children develop before they learn to read. Listen to Mr. Bradley introduce our 6 by 6 program.

On September 12, join the celebration at many of our Libraries:

Happy Birthday, 6 by 6! Storytime
​Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities. Ages 3-6 years and their caregiver.

10 - 10:30 a.m.
Antioch Library

10 - 10:30 a.m.
Edgerton Library

Storytelling through Songs with Kevin Roth
Sing along with musician Kevin Roth and hear him read from his book Wabby Wabbit: The Garden.

11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Antioch Library

4 - 4:45 p.m.
Oak Park Library

Hands On: Watercolors!
Local watercolor artists will demonstrate how to use watercolors, the medium used to create our beloved 6 by 6 characters. Everyone will walk away with an original work of art!

1 - 3 p.m.
Antioch Library

1 - 3 p.m.
Blue Valley Library

1 - 3 p.m.
Leawood Pioneer Library

Story Mob!
Be a part of a surprise storytelling event at Antioch Park!

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Antioch Park

Storytime at the Park
Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes is the perfect way to end a busy, celebratory Saturday.

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Antioch Park

Don't forget you can always drop by any of our locations with your little ones to enjoy our 6 by 6 activity spaces!

The 6 by 6, Ready to Read Program and this very special birthday celebration are co-sponsored by the Johnson County Library Foundation, Royals Charities and the John W. & Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.