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  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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EVENTS FOR KIDS
Tue, May 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 28, 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, May 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Learn about and create atomic structures using candy!

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Join us for Space Camp activities!

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Track your reading with a customized bookmark and create a buddy to read with!

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special story time that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Create your own Lego build or try your hand at the Librarian's Challenge for a prize!

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Young children can use watercolor paint and straws to create a colorful summer garden!

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Explore the outdoors with camping sensory play!

Fri, Jun 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Services
Jeff Quinn joins the library for a magical adventure filled with astronauts, pirates, and more! Be ready to participate, because Jeff will need the audience's help to create adventures in magic!

Sun, Jun 09, All day
Community Room
Embark on the ultimate adventure through Middle Earth with Frodo, Gandalf, and more as we watch the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and snack on popcorn and drinks!

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Create a journal to track all of your summer adventures!

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jun 11, 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, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Create a kite that will fly in the wind!

Thu, Jun 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Services
Learn about the story of the Native American Hoop Dance and watch as Tara Kingi demonstrates various dances and hoops!

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Learn about bugs and design your own!

Sat, Jun 15, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Community Room
Bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for a day of games, activities, and food! We'll have adventure challenges for you and your stuffed animal to complete, crafts to make, and pizza to eat!
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 10:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Build a DIY version of a Hexbug Nano and watch as it creates art!

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Discover the difference between acids and bases in a safe experiment for kids!

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Community Room
Learn about Mountain Lions in the Black Hills from the local experts at SD Game, Fish, & Parks. Discover where these elusive creatures hunt, live, and explore and how to decrease interaction risks.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Play your favorite camp games this week!

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Services
The Quest for the Kakapo: Join the Caterpillar Hunter on an exciting adventure as he travels around the world to rescue a rare, endangered parrot known as the Kakapo, from New Zealand.

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Room
Embark on a painting adventure for all skill levels as you try your hand at a step-by-step instructional, or free-paint your own masterpiece! All supplies will be provided, and cookies will be served!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Make a craft that lights up the night and shows off the nocturnal animals of the Black Hills!

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
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
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
Community Room
Learn about chemistry and create a tasty treat!

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
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
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.

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

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 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.

Tue, Jul 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Fri, Jul 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 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.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
This month we will be using the book "Matthew's Dream" by Leo Lionni to inspire our paintings!

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
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
Community Room
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.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
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
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Fri, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
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
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
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Become a wildlife detective and learn about different animal furs and tracks!

Sun, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
Join us for a documentary and refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library!

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
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 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.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Wed, Aug 07, 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 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Tue, Aug 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.

Fri, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Aug 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Aug 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
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, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
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.