It’s all about outer space this summer, so come on Wednesday, July 10 at 11:00 AM to decorate your very own bookend to keep your personal library organized and neat. All supplies will be provided, but please dress for mess. Open to ages 3 – 10. Registration is required and starts here on June 26.
Starting July 1 you can experience the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in virtual reality! Start your journey at the Kennedy Space Center and ride along with the astronauts on their mission to the moon. Stop by the Children’s Desk to sign up for a 30 minute time slot through the month of July, or call 440-255-8811 to register. Open to all ages.
The Amazing Race Across the Galaxy
On Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM teams will race across the galaxy, completing challenge at each planet that they stop at. The team that completes the challenges in the least amount of time wins the race. Open to ages 8 – 12. Registration is required and starts here on June 13.
Join us for our monthly STEAM program focusing on Engineering activities that will enhance steam development. This program is open to those in Grades 1 – 5. You can register for this program here.
On Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 AM meet the local firemen and enjoy 30 minutes of stories and safety tips. Each time you attend you will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win lunch with the firemen at the end of the year. During the summer the event will be held on the Read House Lawn. Open to all ages. No registration required.
Pom Pom Palooza
On Friday, June 14 at 2:00 PM join us as we learn how to make colorful, fun pom poms! Kids ages 8 – 12, along with an adult, will learn how to use a pom pom maker. Pom poms make great decorations and adornments. This will be a great opportunity to make something great together. All materials will be provided as well as refreshments. Registration is required and starts here on May 31
New this summer! Does your little one have some energy that needs to be expended? Then join us for our new Pre-K Pop Party! Each week we will throw a half our party, full of music, movement, rhymes, and a story, and LOTS of dancing! Open to kids ages 3 – 5 without an adult. Wednesdays during the summer story time session at 11:00 AM. No registration required.
Summer Story Times
Our Summer Story Time session will run Tuesday, June 4 – Friday, July 26. Be sure to check out our new Pre-K Pop Party, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM for kids ages 3 – 5!
Mondays at 1:00 PM throughout June and July, join the Children’s Department on the Read House Lawn for activities pertaining to the universe. Enjoy fun projects with the planets, space, and maybe even aliens. Each week staff will introduce a different project. Open to all ages. No registration necessary.
Make a Craft
On Monday, May 6, stop by the Children’s Department throughout the day and get creative with one of our monthly crafts (while supplies last). Open to all ages. No registration required.
We’ve got a new club starting up in the new year! Get creative at MPL with our Masterpieces at Main Art Club for kids. You don’t have to paint like Picasso or sculpt like Michelangelo. All you need is a desire to learn something new, fun, and creative. Kids ages 8-12 can join us! In order to fully enjoy this club, we ask that you are able to work independently. And please dress for mess. Registration is required.