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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

2024-04-08 11:00:00 2024-04-08 14:00:00 America/Denver Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Lobby

Monday, April 08
11:00am - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-08 11:00:00 2024-04-08 14:00:00 America/Denver Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Pick up a pair of eclipse glasses and join us for the 2024 Solar Eclipse! Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Lobby

Pick up a pair of eclipse glasses and join us for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

We'll be at 66% magnitude, with the peak of the partial eclipse occurring at 12:48 PM. We'll also have our new solar eclipse telescope set up for the public to view through, as well as pairs of sunoculars to try out!

One pair of glasses per person, while supplies last.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Children | All | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Educational | Community Wide |

TAGS: | eclipse |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Sun, Apr 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Paint, create, and design to your heart's desire at our Open Art Session! We'll provide the supplies and cookies!

Mon, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Apr 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 16, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Tue, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Paint a flower pot and take home a seed to plant in it!

Wed, Apr 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
South Dakota Humanities Council Speaker and Historian Jeanie Kirkpatrick sheds light on the women workers at Mount Rushmore, their impact, and their legacy.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Welcome to The Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Thu, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
What's your favorite flower? Discover the science behind flowers and plant a seed to take home!

Fri, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us at the library's Level Up! Teen Gaming Party, where we?ll be playing Super Mario Party! Navigate the Mushroom Kingdom's challenges with your favorite characters and friends old and new!

Sat, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Many animal newborns are being introduced to their new habitats. Learn about how different animal newborns behave and adapt to their new world.

Sat, Apr 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Discover various online resources to help you in your ancestry journey! Members of the Rapid City Society for Genealogical Research will be available to offer tips and tricks to guide your research.

Sun, Apr 21, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Using Peeps* and your imagination, create a scene inspired by one of your favorite books, characters, or adventure stories!

Mon, Apr 22, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The library will be closed for staff training.

Tue, Apr 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 23, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Engineer a parachute to help your Peep land safely!

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn basic embroidery stitches and create a custom sachet for your drawers!

Thu, Apr 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore seeds through arts and crafts!

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A compelling mystery about a Cherokee archeologist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs who is summoned to rural Oklahoma to investigate the disappearance of two women, one of them her sister.

Fri, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join our Nailed It! inspired baking program this week, where we'll tackle cool and intricate cupcake designs, aiming for creative triumphs and tasty treats!

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Calling all Dino Trackers! Join us for a prehistoric adventure with SDSMT's Paleontology Club.

Sun, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Scientists venture into the interior of Antarctica to explore a lake 3,600 feet beneath the ice; their success hinges on a custom hot water drill and their ability to work as a team in the climate.

Mon, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Seeds, dirt, and bugs, oh my! Participants will find out how planning and tending a garden can help promote a sense of purpose, responsibility, and more in young children.

Mon, Apr 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Tue, Apr 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Use math to make a masterpiece!

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Discover the magic of folded paper painting! Little artists will create colorful butterflies with paint and paper.

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us either in person or on Facebook Live as fisherman and librarian Scott Olson discusses the best of fishing in the Black Hills!

Thu, May 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Discover the universe with a sensory play that is out of this world.

Fri, May 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, May 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Craft an eco-friendly bee hotel, offering solitary bees a safe place to pollinate and thrive while enhancing your garden's beauty.

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Celebrate the Force on Star Wars Day with crafts and activities at the library! We'll make favorite characters, custom lightsabers, and more!

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn how you can begin and maintain healthy compost for your garden right from your home!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, May 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, May 07, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, May 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create your own build, or try your hand at the Librarian's Challenge for a prize!

Thu, May 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Add some twinkle as we learn about stars!

Fri, May 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Craft kawaii stress balls using soft materials and adorable decorations for instant stress relief that's both cute and comforting.

Sat, May 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Prospect the literary tales of Badger Clark with Custer State Park. Explore Clark's relationship with nature and how his work provides a window into the past.

Mon, May 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, May 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Tue, May 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, May 14, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, May 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make a 2D or 3D creation with perler beads!