Youth Events

June 2024

PRESCHOOL Story Time

Preschoolers can use their imaginations to have amazing adventures through books! Three stories and a variety of musical interludes will keep them interested in this 30-45 minute session. A craft is available to make onsite at the end of each Story Time.
19 Jun
10:30 am - 11:30 am

KIDS Foamy Adventure (Ages 4-8)

Prepare to fool around in a  field of foamy fun! A portion of the library parking lot will be filled with up to 4 feet of allergy-free, refreshing, sudsy, environmentally friendly foam. Stormy, our guide, will bring his Foam Cannon and family friendly dance tunes to keep the party lively!  Although your clothes will get […]
19 Jun
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

KIDS Foamy Adventure (Ages 9-12)

Prepare to fool around in a  field of foamy fun! A portion of the library parking lot will be filled with up to 4 feet of allergy-free, refreshing, sudsy, environmentally friendly foam. Stormy, our guide, will bring his Foam Cannon and family friendly dance tunes to keep the party lively!  Although your clothes will get […]
19 Jun
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YOUTH World Record Adventure

Have you ever wondered just how good you have to be at something to get your name in the Guinness Book of World Records? Drop by between 1 – 3 p.m. and attempt some of the activities that are in the book–see how you perform against the record. Who knows? If you’re really fast, maybe […]
20 Jun
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

KIDS Geodes and Panning for Gold

Break open a geode to discover the beautiful crystals that lie inside, and sift through our simulated river bottom to capture pieces of fool’s gold, also known as iron pyrite. Use of hammer and chisel makes this adventure best suited to children entering grades 2-up. Please register children individually. By appointment only on the Children’s […]
25 Jun
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PRESCHOOL Story Time

Preschoolers can use their imaginations to have amazing adventures through books! Three stories and a variety of musical interludes will keep them interested in this 30-45 minute session. A craft is available to make onsite at the end of each Story Time.
26 Jun
10:30 am - 11:30 am

KIDS Peter and the Wolf: a Musical Adventure with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Composer Sergei Prokofiev created a symphonic fairy tale in which the characters come alive in the music. Come on an imagination exploration with us and meet our musical friends in the Woodwind Quintet (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, and flute.) Kids can further explore musical instruments with KSO staff in an instrument “petting zoo” after […]
28 Jun
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
July 2024

PRESCHOOL Story Time

Preschoolers can use their imaginations to have amazing adventures through books! Three stories and a variety of musical interludes will keep them interested in this 30-45 minute session. A craft is available to make onsite at the end of each Story Time.
03 Jul
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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