Children

Children Program

The Amazing Robot Lab

Date: 
06/18/2014 - 7:00pm
Other Info: 
Registration required (all ages program) FULL

Families are invited to attend the Amazing Robot Lab Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. This all-ages program will feature a tasty robot snack kids can put together themselves, a chance to assemble a life-size version of a robot, a robot costume contest and more. Kids who dress up as robots can be entered into the judged contest for a chance to win a prize. Other activities include exploring real robots and some "famous" robots on our library iPads.

Craft Time Fun

Date: 
08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
08/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
08/15/2014 - 1:00pm

Simple crafts for caregiver and child which may relate to the movie of the day.

Craft Time Fun

Date: 
06/13/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
06/20/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
06/27/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
07/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
07/18/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
07/25/2014 - 1:00pm

Simple crafts for caregiver and child which may relate to the movie of the day. Time: 1:00 - 3:00.

Baby/Toddler Play Date!

Date: 
06/20/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
06/27/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
07/11/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
07/18/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
07/25/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
08/01/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
08/08/2014 - 12:30pm
Date: 
08/15/2014 - 12:30pm
Other Info: 
playtime for babies through age 3

Stop in the storytime room for open play time between 12:30-1:00 p.m. for babies and toddlers through age 3.  Toys, music, & books will be available to practice early literacy skills, develop motor skills, or work on social skills while having fun!  Grown ups will have the chance to meet other families from our neighborhoods, too!

No registration necessary. 

Minecraft Mondays-Children

Date: 
06/16/2014 - 3:00pm
Date: 
06/23/2014 - 3:00pm
Date: 
06/30/2014 - 3:00pm
Date: 
07/07/2014 - 3:00pm
Date: 
07/14/2014 - 3:00pm
Date: 
07/21/2014 - 3:00pm
Other Info: 
FULL!

Kids ages 6-12 can join Miss Chris in the computer lab to play Minecraft during three Monday sessions in June OR July.  These sessions will run from 3:00-4:30 pm. When you register, you will be registering for either all three sessions in June or all three sessions in July. All sessions are currently full!

Children's Movie Matinee

Date: 
08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
08/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Date: 
08/15/2014 - 1:00pm

List of Upcoming Movies

Join us on Friday afternoons June 13 through August 15 for children's movies starting at 1pm.  We'll have refreshments and some great kids movies.  Feel free to bring blankets or stuffed friends.  All movies will be rated G of PG.  Check at the library for a list of what movies are coming.  No movie will be shown on July 4th.  No registration required. 

Mad Science

Date: 
07/09/2014 - 6:00pm
Date: 
07/09/2014 - 7:30pm

On Wednesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., join scientists that love to make things pop, ooze, whoosh, spew, gush, burst, blare, blaze, blast, and belch!

Outback Ray’s Amazing Animal Show

Date: 
07/30/2014 - 6:00pm
Date: 
07/30/2014 - 7:30pm

Outback Ray's Amazing Animal Show is fun, exciting and very educational. Bring kids of all ages to this entertaining, hands-on program. Outback Ray will bring 10 to 15 captive-born, exotic animals for kids to meet and learn about on Wednesday, July 30 at 6 p.m.

Come DRUM with Us! (Steel Drum Band)

Date: 
07/16/2014 - 7:00pm

On Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m., join members of the University of Akron Alumni Steel Drum Band as they play, educate and involve you in the drumming! Beginning Thursday, July 10, FREE tickets for this event will be available at the children’s desk. You must have a ticket for admittance.

Fizz, Boom, BUGS!

Date: 
07/02/2014 - 7:00pm

On Wednesday, July 2 at 7 p.m., families and children can join bug educator and scientist Mark Berman as he narrates his video presentation with audience participation. Afterwards, audience members can meet some live bugs!

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