June Pre-Teen Events

All events are for Pre-Teens, ages 9-12, unless otherwise noted.

Ralph the Mouse Book Club - Odessa

Join us as we take a journey with Ralph in the book The Mouse and The Motorcycle. Tweens, 9-12, let your imagination run wild on the road of adventure for a summer of creativity!  Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen

Friday, June 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, June 15 - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, June 29 - 3:30 p.m.

Singing Signers - Odessa

Have a blast learning a new language this summer with Laura Scott! Tweens, 9-12, learn sign language with songs, games, and crafts. Parents and friends, join us at the last class for a showcase.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen

Monday, June 4 - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, June 11 - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, June 18 - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, June 25 - 4:00 p.m.

Junior Book Club - Warrensburg

Join us this month to discuss Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein. On the hunt for your next book adventure? Discover June’s Book of the Month, the thrilling space adventure Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson!

Age: 8-12

Wednesday, June 6 - 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Father’s Day Craft - Knob Noster

Join us to make a craft for your favorite father figure! We’ll provide the materials, you provide the creativity!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Wednesday, June 13 - 3:00 p.m.

Sign Language for Beginners - Knob Noster

Are you interested in learning basic sign language? Come join us to learn baby sign and basic sign language. You will receive a set of flashcards and a list of websites to help you continue to learn and use the signs.

Age: Everyone

Saturday, June 16 - 10:00 a.m.

MaKey MaKey Music - Concordia

Let’s make music for the computer age! We will have computers and Makey Makeys set up to make music in some unusual ways.

Age: Children, Pre-Teen

Tuesday, June 19 - 2:00 p.m.

Fold and Fly Challenge - Holden

Compete with your friends to see who can design the best paper airplane. Prizes will be awarded for the most aerodynamic, the longest flight time, the longest distance traveled, the most accurate hitting a target, and the best embellishment. All materials, including snacks, will be provided.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Tuesday, June 19 - 3:30 p.m.

String Art - Lexington

Orchestrate a piece of art with cording, string, or jute.

Wednesday, June 20 - 3:00 p.m.

“Cooking Matters” with Melissa - Odessa

Are your cooking skills limited to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and mac and cheese? There is so much more you can do with food. Tweens, 9-12, learn how to prepare delicious recipes in this 2-hour class, 6-week, hands-on course presented by Melissa Cotton from the University of Missouri Extension.  

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen

Thursday, June 21 - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 18 - 1:00 p.m.

Do(n’t) Panic! - Corder

You have 45 minutes to solve the puzzle and escape with your lives! Are you up to the challenge? This escape quest is only for the brave!

Age: Preschool, Children, Pre-Teen

Wednesday, June 22 - 10:00 a.m.