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Party in the Library (formerly Party in the Park)

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party

2022-05-21 13:00:00 2022-05-21 15:00:00 America/Denver Party in the Library (formerly Party in the Park) Rapid City Public Library Downtown -

Saturday, May 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-05-21 13:00:00 2022-05-21 15:00:00 America/Denver Party in the Library (formerly Party in the Park) Join us at the downtown library to kickoff our Summer Reading Program! We'll have food, face painting, live music, crafts, and more! Rapid City Public Library Downtown -

Join us at the downtown library to kickoff our Summer Reading Program! We'll have food, face painting, live music, crafts, and more!

Summer is here and we're ready to read! Stop by our kickoff party to pick up your Summer Reading Program logs (read to win prizes all summer!) and stay for a hot dog, dance to the tunes of Kim and the Classics, and play with games and crafts!

We'll have:

  • Summer Reading Program information
  • Face painting provided by Let's Face It Face Painting and Swish 'N Flick Entertainment
  • Hot dogs and a water station
  • Live Music with Kim and the Classics from 1:30-2:30
  • Crafts

Due to less than favorable weather, this event and activities planned for Memorial Park have been moved back to the downtown library.

AGE GROUP: | All |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Reading | Entertainment | Community Wide |

TAGS: | Summer Reading |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Mon, Oct 03 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Oct 04 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Tue, Oct 04, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Tue, Oct 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Rapid City Fire Department will share fire safety stories & activities with young and old alike!

Tue, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens are invited to learn how to write their own poetry while hanging out with friends and enjoying pizza!

Wed, Oct 05, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Thu, Oct 06, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Thu, Oct 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Fri, Oct 07, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Fri, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Spooky season means we'll be seeing all sorts of creepy crawlies. Make your own fake taxidermy using plastic beetles and other bugs!

Sat, Oct 08, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Sun, Oct 09, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Continue the battle in Super Smash Bros. this month at Level Up!

Mon, Oct 10, 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, Oct 11, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Tue, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens are invited to learn how to write their own poetry while hanging out with friends and enjoying pizza!

Wed, Oct 12, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Little ones can learn about chemistry and different states of matter in this fun activity where we'll create moon dough!

Thu, Oct 13, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Thu, Oct 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Fri, Oct 14, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Fri, Oct 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens can create beautiful cherry blossom trees using soda bottles and paint at this weeks #FandomFriday.

Sat, Oct 15, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
You may have seen hawks and owls in and around Rapid City, now you can see them up close!

Sun, Oct 16, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 17, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 18, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Tue, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Experiment with safe chemical reactions to create a pumpkin volcano. Then, make some pumpkin slime to take home!

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Share a poem or listen to poetry and support your friends at tonight's performance. We will have snacks and drinks!

Wed, Oct 19, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Wed, Oct 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
South Dakota State Railroad Museum Curator Rick Mills will discuss the George S. Mickelson Trails' 110 miles of railroad history in photos and stories during this Lunch and Learn event!
This event is full

Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Have you ever wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons but aren't quite sure where to start? Join us to get started!

Thu, Oct 20, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Thu, Oct 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
FOL Meeting

Fri, Oct 21, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Fri, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Double, double toil and trouble. With jump scares and homework galore, Halloween can be both spooky and stressful. This week we will be crafting a witch's brew of stress-melting slime.

Sat, Oct 22, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Sat, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Make a spooky but oh-so-delicious haunted gingerbread house!

Sun, Oct 23, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 24, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Continue the battle in Super Smash Bros. this month at Level Up!

Mon, Oct 24, 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, Oct 25, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Tue, Oct 25, 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!

Canceled
Tue, Oct 25, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Wed, Oct 26, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little artists in their best mess-making clothes and join us for artsy, crafty fun! Each month we will explore a different art technique or artist. Designed for ages 3-5.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a beautiful fall wreath to display on your door or in your home!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 27, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Thu, Oct 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Stylish debutant Noemí Taboada responds to her cousin?s mysterious letter by journeying to remote High Place only to discover it inhospitable with enigmatic occupants and dark family secrets.

Fri, Oct 28, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Fri, Oct 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Kitsune is the Japanese word for fox; a common subject in Japanese folklore. Create your very own Kitsune mask today!

Sat, Oct 29, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Sat, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Celebrate the season and join us for an afternoon of pumpkin painting!

Sun, Oct 30, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 31, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
Be entered to win tickets to the hit musical Annie for the November 19 or 20 shows at The Monument!

Mon, Oct 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Kick-off Halloween at the library! Wear your Halloween costume for a special story time with not-so-spooky books and songs and then trick or treat throughout the library!

Mon, Oct 31, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Tue, Nov 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Rapid City Fire Department will share fire safety stories & activities with young and old alike!

Tue, Nov 01, 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.

Thu, Nov 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!