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Little Explorers

Space Camp

2024-05-30 11:00:00 2024-05-30 12:00:00 America/Denver Little Explorers Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

Thursday, May 30
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-30 11:00:00 2024-05-30 12:00:00 America/Denver Little Explorers Join us for Space Camp activities! Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

Join us for Space Camp activities!

Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Hands-On | Educational |

TAGS: | STEM | little explorers |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Mon, Jun 24 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Smokey Bear and Rangers from the Black Hills National Forest share a special story time that teaches children about fire and outdoor safety. You'll also get a chance to take photos with Smokey Bear!

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn about chemistry and create a tasty treat!

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint a custom birdhouse!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Adventure is out there and so are some wildly interesting birds! The Black Hills Raptor Center will be joining us to discuss the birds of prey that live in the area.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This unique genre-bending debut offers an intimate glimpse into the crevices of a father?s heart and its capacity to stretch across both space and time to protect the people that mean the most.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create your favorite camp crafts and take them home with you!

Fri, Jun 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens can get hands-on making their own Boba tea creations, experimenting with flavors and toppings in a fun and flavorful event.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Fishing is a popular recreational activity throughout the Black Hills. But do you know which species live in our lakes and streams and how they impact on another?

Sun, Jun 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join the library, the Black Hills Center for Equality, SDHC Scholar Molly Barari, and author Trent Preszler for a discussion of this year's One Book South Dakota selection, Little and Often.

Sun, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Man has a new best friend in this heartwarming portrait of nine men whose lives have been forever changed by their proud love of cats.

Mon, Jul 01, 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.

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create stamps that you can use to make beautiful artwork!

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special storytime that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Jul 02, 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, Jul 02, 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, Jul 04, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore your favorite stories with a fairytale sensory play!

Fri, Jul 05, 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, Jul 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Unleash your creativity and design a fantasy world map or recreate one from your favorite book or movie!

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a stunning night sky in a jar!

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join the Rush Hockey team coaches and staff for a special hockey storytime for children!

Tue, Jul 09, 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, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a gooey chemical reaction!

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Little artists can explore design and free paint at today's session!

Thu, Jul 11, 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!

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring classic fairy tales to life with crafts and activities!

Fri, Jul 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens can craft anime character keychains while watching their favorite series in this creative and entertaining event.

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Magician Cody Landstrom joins the library for an afternoon sure to wow all ages! He'll perform tricks, show off the magic of reading, and will have lots of other surprises planned!

Sun, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
Step into a spine-chilling adventure as you and your friends navigate the mysteries of our haunted library escape room.

Mon, Jul 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.

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make your own bubble wands and solution, plus try out our giant bubble wands!

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

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Can you build a functional mini boat out of the materials provided?

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The Care Campus joins the library to talk about their goals and the innovative efforts made to assist community members in accessing resources and ensuring their safety during addiction recovery.

Wed, Jul 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, Jul 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, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Markie Scholz returns with all-new puppets and a new story that will enchant the entire family! Dragons, adventure, and laughter await!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore your favorite stories like The Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel, and more!

Fri, Jul 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, Jul 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Experience a lively gaming night at the library, featuring Cooking Mama and a variety of classic board games for all to enjoy.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join the Suzie Cappa Art Center and Flutter Productions as they present a panel highlighting their innovative efforts in supporting artists of all abilities and sharing their artistic endeavors.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Register your team and join the library for a friendly puzzle competition! Snacks will be provided.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Design and engineer a maze!

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Jul 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, Jul 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, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Build and test a launcher that can send Q-tips flying!

Wed, Jul 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join Jolene Philo, author of the popular West River Mysteries, as she shares stories and pictures of the real-life people, places, and events that inspire her books.

Thu, Jul 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, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The Mummy meets Death on the Nile in this lush, immersive historical fantasy set in Egypt filled with adventure, a rivals-to-lovers romance, and a dangerous race.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am