June events for kids at ACPL Children's Services

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from June 15, 2015 until June 20, 2015

June 22, 2015

June 24, 2015

Daily from June 26, 2015 until June 29, 2015

Location: Allen County Public Library: Main Branch - Children's Services, 900 Library Plaza

Phone: 260-421-1220

Link: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/index.html

Event Description

June 16, 2015 Updated Jun 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT

June 2015 Programs

Minecraft Masters
June 15 – 6:30-7:30pm
June 17 – 3:00-4:00pm
June 22 – 6:30-7:30pm
June 24 – 3:00-4:00pm
June 29 – 6:30-7:30pm
Welcome all Minecraft survivors! Whether you are an expert builder or just getting started, come and explore the Minecraft world in the Computer Classroom, located by the Maker Lab. All play takes place on our closed library server. Space is limited.

Roz Puppets Presents “Jack and the Beanstalk”
June 16: 10:30 am, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm
The Roz Puppets return to the library to present their own silly version of the classic fairy tale. Seating in the Main Library's theater is limited; doors will open 15 minutes before each performance.

Storytimes for Preschools, Daycares, and Other Groups
June 17 – 9:30 am
June 24 – 9:30 am
Preschools and Daycares are invited to join Children's Services librarians for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun! Please call in advance (260-421-1220) to register your group.

Family Storytime
June 17 – 10:30 am
June 24 – 10:30 am
Little kids -- and bigger kids too -- are invited to read, sing, and play along at a storytime that is fun for all ages and stages.

Lego® Club
June 17 – 3:00-4:00pm
June 24 – 3:00-4:00pm
Get your brains, and hands, and imaginations working... by playing! Children's Services' Lego® Club is the place where kids' brains get to meet other kids' brains and give each other brain-high-fives!

Matchbox Car Races
June 18: 10:30 am, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm
Bring your favorite matchbox racer and try it out on our track!

Babies and Books
June 19 – 10:00
June 26 – 10:00
Explore books, rhymes, and songs in this special storytime just for babies and their favorite grown-ups.

Toddler Time
June 19 – 10:30 am & 11:00 am
June 26 – 10:30 am & 11:00 am
Active toddlers will learn as they play in this storytime full of rhymes, songs, books, and -- of course -- some jumping, too!

Barr Street Marker Art
June 20 – 9:00am-1:00pm
June 27 – 9:00am-1:00pm
Visit the ACPL Children’s Services department at Barr Street Market on the corner of Wayne & Barr Streets to create an art project to take home. There will be a new project each Saturday starting May 16th through August 29th!

Detective Science
June 23 – 10:30 am, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm
Calling all detectives! There’s a mystery to be solved and you’re invited to learn new detective skills to crack the case. Are you up for the challenge? All ages are welcome but pre-readers will need some adult help.

Picture Book Party
June 25 – 2:00 pm
You’re invited to a party! Dress up as your favorite picture book character and join us as we celebrate picture books! We’ll read some of our favorite stories, play a game, do fun picture book crafts, and go on a scavenger hunt.

Children’s Storage Open House
June 28 – 2:00pm-4:00pm
Have you ever wondered what hidden gems are held in our Storage Collection? Browse the shelves at your leisure and find out for yourself! Whether you come with a list of childhood favorites or are just looking forward to new discoveries, our Storage area will be open for checkout.

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