Looking for something for the kids to do this week? The library has plenty to offer. The activities below are just a few of the many free events. I didn’t even start to list the multitude of storytimes for preschool and younger kids. There are more choices, too, for school aged and teenaged kids. To see everything available for spring break, take a look at this list. And for the below events, click on the links for more information. Some require registration.
Stories on Stage – Come celebrate the creative writing of young people performed live on stage
University City Regional
Monday, April 18th, 5pm to 6pm
Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros – Celebrate children, literature and culture. Activities include stories, Quinceanera demonstrations and crafts to enhance literacy.
Monday, April 18th, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
One hour session of KidzArt, an international drawing based art-enriched experience
Tuesday, April 19th, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Paws to Read – read to a dog
Tuesday, April 19th, 4pm to 5pm
Cold-Blooded Encounter with Reptiles
Tuesday, April 19th, 2pm to 4pm
(note: Registration is required for this event. Spaces are limited and might not be available.)
Write On! Celebrate National Poetry Month
Get creative and learn how to express yourself in verse! Read and discuss examples of haiku poetry, concrete poetry, free verse poetry and other contemporary forms. You’ll also have the chance to write and share of poem of your own.
Tuesday, April 19th, 11am to 2pm (repeats Wed through Fri)
Your Stories on Stage: Come celebrate the creative writing of young people, performed LIVE on stage.
Wednesday, April 20th, 5pm to 5:30pm
DIY Eco-crafting Fest for teens
ImaginOn – The Loft
Thursday, April 21st, 11am to 12pm
Contemporary Dance Workshop – Learn contemporary dance moves and watch a brief performance.
Thursday, April 21st, 11:30am to 12:15pm
School’s Out Hangout for teens. Teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking have never been so much fun.
West Boulevard Library
Friday, April 22nd, 2pm to 4pm