June Children & Pre-Teen Events

Visit one of our branches for engaging and playful events for children.

 

Space Camp - Odessa

Kids, ages 5-8, join us for an out of this world experience. We will learn about astronauts, make space pudding, engineer a rocket, do a scavenger hunt, make galaxy bath bombs and more this summer.

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: Children

Tuesday, June 4 - 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 11 - 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18 - 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25 - 3:30 p.m.

 

Summer Hang Out - Warrensburg

If you enjoyed Early Out Hang Out, you’re gonna love Summer Hang Out. We have all the same fun video games to offer and no school day to wait to end. Play the latest game consoles like Nintendo Switch, or go retro with Super Nintendo.

Age: Middle School

Wednesday, June 5 - 1:15-3:15 p.m.

 

The ”Can You Handle The Truth?” Book Club - Concordia

In case of an alien invasion, libraries will be our only hope! Together we can prepare for any future alien apocalypse. First ten attendees will receive a free copy of The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex.

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Wednesday, June 5 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Be a Star - Lexington

Using quickcrete, we will create a stepping stone with galactic appeal, read a story, have an out of this world snack, and play a stellar game.

Age: Children

Wednesday, June 5 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Wildflower Painting/Print - Knob Noster

Make a beautiful and trendy hanging watercolor print. This project will have many options for patrons to customize (flowers, hand-lettering, watercolor or even a print).

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: 12 years old and up

Wednesday, June 5 - 3:00 p.m.

 

The Corps of Discovery: Lewis and Clark - Odessa

Tweens, ages 9-12, come join us and experience the dangerous and exciting adventures of the Lewis and Clark book club. There will be food tastings, crafts, and surprises along the way.

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: Pre-Teen

Thursday, June 6 - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 13 - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 20 - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 27 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Literacy with Lulu - Warrensburg

Service dogs take “Man’s Best Friend” to a whole new level!  Let’s learn together about all the things service dogs can help with, and proper etiquette when we encounter a service dog. We’ll even have a special furry guest to practice on! Lulu the service dog will be in the house!

Age: Children

Friday, June 7 - 10:00 a.m.

 

Cooking with Kids: Galaxy Bites - Corder

Discover a fun and easy way to get started in the kitchen with a recipe that requires no oven or microwave.  

*A list of ingredients will be posted in the library before this program for those concerned with food allergies.  

Age: Children, Pre-Teen

Friday, June 7 - 3:00 p.m.

 

Space Camp - Warrensburg

We will have three sessions of Space Camp to complement our Summer Reading Program in June and July. There will be crafts and activities, and we might learn something while we’re at it!

Age: K-5th grade

Friday, June 14 - 2:00 p.m.

Friday, June 28 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Learn to Draw Space Invaders - Warrensburg

If you love to draw and conceptualize new and inventive creatures, this class is for you. We will learn how to draw using a circle technique familiar to most comic, Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Star Trek, and manga fans.

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: 6 years old and up

Monday, June 17 - 3:30-5:30 p.m.

 

Yu-Gi-Oh! - Knob Noster

Join us once again for our Yu-Gi-Oh card group. New to Yu-Gi-Oh? No problem! We love to teach new interested players!

Age: 11 years old and up

Wednesday, June 19 - 3:00 p.m.

 

Marshmallow Constellations - Waverly

Love watching for stars in the sky and identifying constellations? Learn what to look for with this Summer Skies Marshmallows Constellations project!

Age: Children, Pre-Teen

Wednesday, June 26 - 2:00 p.m.