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.
Those families interested in keeping a reading log of books read during the summer can also participate in the Independent/Read-To-Me Summer Reading Club. Register in person at the Library from June 7 – 30, 2014 and receive one reading log for each child.
The first 200 participants that complete 4 weeks in the reading club will receive two tickets to the Arkansas Naturals baseball game to be held on July 27th. Additional prizes will be awarded the week of July 31st to those who have completed six weeks of reading. Original reading log with six stickers must be presented in order to receive prizes. Photocopies will not be eligible. Visit the Children’s Department for more information and to pick up your reading club logs.
Join the fun with Mad Science of Northwest Arkansas and enjoy action-packed science demonstrations that are entertaining and educational for all ages. There will be food, fun and your chance to sign up for our summer reading programs. Get started on the Independent / Read-to-Me program and pick up your reading log!p>
Events will be held each Thursday, June 12 – July 31 at 10:00 am. Special events are FREE and registration is not required.
Join Lynn Sciumbato from the Morning Star Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and meet some of the birds that have been rescued and rehabilitated. You will learn why raptors are among the most fascinating animals on the planet! (All Ages)
Help us welcome back Scott Davis and laugh out loud with his comedy infused magic! (All Ages)
Be sure and catch this high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, science, puppetry, comedy, and more with lots of audience participation! (All Ages)
Get ready to laugh out loud with Tommy's side-splitting comedy and crazy-fun magic. (Preschool & Early Elementary)
* This program is supported by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
You'll want to clap your hands and dance around with Boom and Dr. Rock as they play some fun and funky music. (All Ages)
Join KNWA Chief Meteorologist Dan Skoff for an entertaining and educational look at all things weather. (All Ages)
Take a look at the mobile fish aquarium set up outside the library entrance, then head inside to enjoy a lively presentation by Steve Dunlap, Regional Education Coordinator. (All Ages)
Save the date for this fun-filled beach-themed party! It kicks off in the courtyard with refreshments and surf music, then continues inside with lots of games and prizes! (All Ages)
Last updated June 18, 2014