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SUMMER READING 2022


EVENTS FOR KIDS
Tue, Jul 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Rapid City Fire Department will share fire safety stories & activities with young and old alike!

Tue, Jul 05, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Room
Create a colorful collage made out of cardboard and recycled materials with artist Michael Albert at today's event!

Thu, Jul 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jul 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Zippit is here and wants to hear your stories! Bring a book and come read to Zippit, as well as participate in other fun doggy activities!

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Use melty perler beads to make colorful underwater scenes and sea creatures at this summer craft!

Tue, Jul 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Jul 12, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Learn about whales and dolphins through hands-on activities at Mini Makers. We will learn about their size, teeth, how they breathe through their blowholes, and hear how they "talk" to each other!

Thu, Jul 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Services
Sing and dance to the fun tunes of Bradley Weaver at this week's show!

Mon, Jul 18, 9:15am - 10:00am
Community Room
The Chamber Musical Festival of the Black Hills presents a musical story time made just for children! Bring your Teddy Bear and listen to a story set to live music!

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Learn about shark researcher Eugenie Clark and create a shark sun catcher that you can hang in your window!

Tue, Jul 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Jul 19, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Experiment with circuits and create a picture of an angler fish that lights up!

Wed, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
The insects that live in outdoor water bodies tell us so much about water quality and aquatic ecosystem. Learn about these important residents of lakes and ponds, and see how many you can identify!

Thu, Jul 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Services
Melanie Millburn presents a show for kids filled with humor and heart for all ages! Join us for singing, dancing, and more!

Fri, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Zippit is here and wants to hear your stories! Bring a book and come read to Zippit, as well as participate in other fun doggy activities!

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
The Archaeological Research Center joins us for a special presentation on maritime archaeology! We will then use what we learn to excavate a seabed and discover what treasures are hidden inside!

Tue, Jul 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Jul 26, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Jul 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Aug 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Rapid City Fire Department will share fire safety stories & activities with young and old alike!

Tue, Aug 02, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Thu, Aug 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Aug 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Aug 09, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Thu, Aug 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

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

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

Wed, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Aug 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

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

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

Thu, Aug 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Aug 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

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

Thu, Sep 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Sep 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Rapid City Fire Department will share fire safety stories & activities with young and old alike!

Tue, Sep 06, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Thu, Sep 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Sep 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 13, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Thu, Sep 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Sep 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 20, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Thu, Sep 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!

Tue, Sep 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to favorite stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 27, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Sep 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
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!