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Programs for Kids


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Summer Reading 2014: Fizz, Boom, Read!

All summer story time programs are free.

If you would like to bring a group of 5 or more children to a story time, please call the library in advance (no need to call in advance for Special Event Thursdays). Children under the age of eleven must always be supervised by an adult, in all areas of the library. A parent or adult caregiver of children under age eleven must remain in the library while school age children are attending programs.

Rattle & Rhyme Toddler Time

Wednesdays, 9:30 am & 11:00 am
Children's Area
Birth through Age 3
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Babies, toddlers, and their caregivers are invited to enjoy lively interactive programs that focus on early literacy skills. Each session features a read-aloud story, rhymes, fingerplays, and lots of songs.

  • June 11
  • June 18
  • June 25
  • July 2
  • July 9
  • July 16
  • July 23
  • July 30


Wigglers & Jigglers Pre-School Story Time

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Children's Auditorium
Ages 3 through 5
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Pre-school Story Time gives children and their caregivers the opportunity to enjoy books, songs, puppets, fingerplays, and a simple craft project.

  • June 10/11 - Science-rific Summer!
  • June 17/18 - Electro-Fun!
  • June 24/25 - Boom Chicka Rock: Science of Sound
  • July 1/2 - Sizes, Shapes, & Scents, Oh My!
  • July 8/9 - Count On It Number Fun
  • July 15/16 - Whoosh Goes the Wind and other Wacky Weather
    Bring your teddy bear or other stuffed animal for a Stuffed Friends Library Sleepover!
  • July 22/23 - It's Alive! Pre-School Biology 101
  • July 29/30 - Super Hydro Power!

Kinder-Ready

Monday, 5:30 - 6:00 pm
Children's Auditorium
Ages 5 & 6
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Children entering kindergarten and their caregivers are invited to practice kindergarten skills in a fun interactive environment. Instructions for a take-home art project will be provided.

  • June 16 - Count On It
  • June 23 - Color Fun
  • June 30 - Can you Sense It?
  • July 7 - In the Tree Tops
  • July 14 - Weather Wise
  • July 21 - Make a Splash

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Laugh & Learn Library Lab School Age Program

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Shiloh Room
Ages 6 through 9

These fun-filled programs feature stories, songs, activities, and crafts. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Adults are not required to attend school-age programs; however, an adult must stay with children who are 7 years old and under at all times while in the Library.

  • June 10/11 - Fizzy, Fizzy Fun
  • June 17/18 - Out in Orbit
  • June 24/25 - Sensational Senses
  • July 1/2 - Artsy Sciencey
  • July 8/9 - RRRRRRobots
  • July 15/16 - Wacky Weather
    Bring your teddy bear or other stuff animal for a Stuffed Friends Library Sleepover!
  • July 22/23 - Grossology
  • July 29/30 - Can We Engineer It?


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Junior Book Club

Tuesdays, 9:30 am & 11:00 am
Children's Department
Ages 10 through 11

Through book talks, read alouds, cool art projects, and lots of group activities, we will explore different topics related to the world around us. Bring a friend!

  • June 10 - Pop Goes the Soda! Fun with Food Chemistry
  • June 17 - Build It! The Science of Engineering and Architecture
  • June 24 - Amazeum Workshop
    The Library is excited to welcome a representative from the new Northwest Arkansas family learning center. Join in as we unpack some favorite stories and dive into the science found inside. Get ready for lots of hands-on activities that will bring the story to life.
  • July 1 - Bright Ideas: Inventions that Changed the World!
  • July 8 - Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers
  • July 15 - So You Want to Be a Storm Chaser
  • July 22 - Science Fiction Fun
  • July 29 - Art Shapes and Color Chaos


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Chispas Spanish Story Time for Families / Cuentos en Español para Familias

Thursdays, 4:00 pm
Children's Auditorium

Spanish Story Time is designed for families to enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and fingerplays. A simple craft project follows.

  • June 12 - Fizz! Pop! Science!
  • June 19 - It's Sense-ational!
  • June 26 - Bubbleguts
  • July 3 - Feel the Sounds
  • July 10 - Inventors and Inventions
  • July 17 - It's Alive - The World of Living Things!
  • July 24 - Techno Fun

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Last updated June 18, 2014