EVENTS FOR KIDS

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International Tabletop Game Day

Saturday, April 29 from 10:30am – 5:30pm
Gather your friends and family for a day of all things tabletop gaming.  Cards, strategy games, or plain old Go Fish.  Bring your own games or borrow some of ours! 

Wild Child Film Festival: Presented by the Kenai Watershed Forum
Wednesday, May 3 at 2:45pm
Follow some amazing kids as they careen through northwest rivers, ski down slopes to visit penguins in Antarctica, race with copepods, and help plant millions of trees around the world. This kid-friendly program will inspire youngsters to get outside and become advocates for the vibrant world in which we live.

May the Force Be With You
Thursday, May 4 at 4pm
Join us for a Star Wars celebration! We’ll have balloon light sabers, Star Wars music, a trivia table, a photo booth, snacks, and more! Costumes encouraged! 

Mother’s Day Kids Craft
Thursday, May 11 at 4pm
We will be making cards and coupon books for that special lady in your life. 

Preparing for August’s Solar Eclipse
Tuesday, May 16 at 6pm
KPC astronomy professor Andy Veh will discuss eclipses in general, how they happen and why they don't happen every month and everywhere. There will be a special focus on the total solar eclipse that's visible from the continental US in August.  This program is appropriate for all ages and Professor Veh will have demonstrations and computer animations to help illustrate what happens during an eclipse.

Campout Story Time
Friday, May 19 at 2:30 pm
Come camp out, eat s’mores and hear stories with a special appearance by Smokey the Bear! 

An Evening of Native Drumming with Spotted Eagle
Tuesday, May 23 at 6pm
Come join Chris "The Bearilla" Beard and Cecil "Spotted Eagle" Anowlic for an evening of sacred stories of our journeys to find balance and healing in life. Spotted Eagle will also be giving a Native drumming demonstration. This presentation will be filmed for Chris Beard’s YouTube channel called "The Bearilla’s Alaskan Backyard Adventure Series."

STEAM Program
Thursday, May 25 at 4pm
Learn how to engineer a tower using only marshmallows and spaghetti!

Bilingual Story Time
Saturday, May 27 at 2:30pm
Come enjoy stories and songs in English and Spanish!

Toddler Story Time (18 Months-3 Years)
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, and silly fun that encourages your toddler's language skills!

Bouncing Babies Story Time (Birth-18 Months)
Wednesdays at 10:30am
Come share songs, stories, and snuggle time with Bouncing Babies. 

Preschool Story Time (3-5 Years)
Thursdays at 10:30am
Come share stories, songs, and other learning fun!

LEGO® Club                                                               
Tuesdays at 4pm
Tell your stories and build your world with Legos® bricks. Bring a friend with you and let your imagination go wild.  Adult supervision needed for those under the age of 10.