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Special Events for Kids

Spring 2014 Special Events

Kibbles & Books

Kibbles & Books

This program is designed to help children develop literacy skills and build confidence by reading to a therapy dog. To register, call the Children’s Services Department at 479-750-8180.

Kibbles and Books Spring Reading Sessions
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Kibbles & Books
  • Thursday, March 6
  • Wednesday, March 19
  • Thursday, April 10
  • Wednesday, April 23
  • Thursday, May 8
Read Across America: Celebrate Seuss Craft Day
Saturday, March 1
2:00 pm

Enjoy a Seuss read-aloud and create some crazy Seussical crafts.

Read Across America Celebration
Thursday, March 6
4:00 pm

Join us as we pay tribute to Dr. Seuss by reading some exciting Seuss stories and making a fun Seuss craft. Read Across America is a project of the National Education Association (NEA) and began as a way to get kids excited about reading.

Reading's the Target! Family Book Club

Children grades 5 and younger, along with their families, are encouraged to read together. Visit the Children’s Desk for more information and to pick up a monthly reading log. Return it by the last Saturday of the month to be eligible for prize drawings. Registration begins October 1st. Grand prizes will be awarded in April 2014 to the families that read the most hours together.

This program is funded through a grant from Target Corp.

Arkansas Archaeology Month Celebration
Gone But Not Forgotten: Ozark Tombstone Art
Saturday, March 8
2:00 pm

Education Outreach Coordinators from the Shiloh Museum will present a fascinating glimpse into the beautiful images and common symbols found on cemetery headstones.

New Monthly Events!

End of the Month Movies
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Join us for a free movie screening at the end of every month! Seating is limited, and tickets will be available on the 15th of each month at the Children’s Desk. Call 479-750-8180 for more information.

Wednesday, March 26
Wednesday, April 30

LEGO® Club
4:30 - 5:30 pm

Love building with LEGO®? Join other enthusiasts and put together your own unique creation!

Monday, March 10
Monday, March 24
Monday, April 14
Monday, April 28

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Saturday, March 22
2:00 pm

Dress in green and dance a jig as members of the Ozark Highlanders Pipe Band entertain with festive bagpipe music. Participants will also fashion an Irish-inspired craft.

Kibbles & Books Therapy Dog Read-a-Thon
Saturday, March 29
2:00 pm

Join our therapy dogs and their handlers for some reading fun, a puppy craft, and a visit from Courtney Kremer, Springdale Animal Services Manager. Please bring a donation of cat or dog food for the shelter.

Reading's the Target! Family Book Club
Celebration with Marty Boon the Balloon Man
Saturday, April 5
2:00 pm

There's still time to register! Join us in celebrating our Family Book Club participants! Grand prizes will be awarded and we'll enjoy a show by Marty Boon the Balloon Man! This program is funded through a grant from Target Corp.

Egg Decorating
Saturday, April 12
2:00 pm

The egg symbolizes rebirth and a new beginning. Try your hand at adorning an egg to symbolize your own special meaning of springtime.

National Library Week Art Extravaganza
Wednesday, April 16
4:30 pm

Help celebrate National Library Week by designing an art project to show what you love about your library. Your art will be displayed in the Children's Department!

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 19
2:00 pm

Come to the Library to see a special presentation from Katie Teague, Washington County Agricultural and Water Quality Extension Agent! Learn what you can do to make our environment better. A fun craft project is included!

Children's Day/Book Day
Celebration with Dino O'Dell
Thursday, April 24
4:00 pm

Children's Day/Book Day, also known as Día, is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. Join us for a fun, interactive musical journey. We'll have fun, singing, dancing, and refreshments! Families from all cultural backgrounds are welcome to participate! This program is free and no registration is required.

Create-a-Gift for Mother's Day Workshop
Saturday, May 3
2:00 pm

Try your hand at various art projects just in time for Mother's Day.

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