Kids End of Summer Reading Party

WALL-E movie

At our Kids End of Summer Reading Party on Friday, July 26th at 2 pm, we will be eating pizza and watching the movie WALL-E.

If you haven’t already turned in your reading logs, this will be your last chance to turn them in and get a prize.

Movie Time: Planet 51

movie Planet 51

Come see a fun animated movie with us on Monday, July 22nd at 4:30 pm. We will be watching “Planet 51, which was made in 2009 and stars Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, and Gary Oldman.

Astronaut Chuck Baker lands on what he thinks is an uninhabited alien planet, only to discover that he has accidentally invaded an alien civilization. Baker must avoid capture and get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Storyteller Priscilla Howe “A Galaxy of Giggles”

Priscilla Howe

On Friday, July 19th at 2 p.m., hop on board this story shuttle for an out-of-this-world mix of stories, songs, stretches, puppets and general silliness with storyteller Priscilla Howe. Warning: there may be aliens!

Movie Time: Home

Home movie image

Everyone is invited to watch a fun animated movie with us on Monday, July 15th at 4:30 pm. We will be showing “Home”, a film produced by DreamWorks Animation in 2015.

An alien race known as the Boov invade Earth and make it theirs.

A misfit Boov named Oh accidentally invites everyone (including Gorg, the world destroying alien they are all hiding from) to a party at his new house on Earth!

Oh and a human girl named Tip must try to stop Gorg before it’s too late.

When: Monday, July 15 at 4:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Troy Graham, folk-singer and children’s performer

Troy Graham

On Thursday, July 11th at 1 pm, Troy Graham will entertain us with a variety of folk, indie, and bluegrass music. For all ages!

Aaron Fowler “Look to the Skies, Lift up a Song”


Musician Aaron Fowler and Miss Bella, a trained therapy dog, will be at the library on Tuesday, July 9th at 1 pm. with his “Look to the Skies, Lift up a Song” Summer Reading program.

They will share stories and songs. For ages 4 & up.

Mad Science


Launch into high flying adventure with Mad Science’s “Destination: Moon!” We will ignite imagination, fun and learning as we experience space vacuums, principles of flight and even astronaut training!

When: Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

Jammin’ Randy – Rockin’ Through the Universe

Jammin' Randy

Jammin’ Randy is coming to the library on Friday, June 21st at 1 pm. His show is called “Rockin’ Through the Universe” and will include original songs that teach about the planets and also include fun dance songs!

Movie Time: Treasure Planet

treasure planet

Come join us for a fun movie! We will be showing “Treasure Planet”, a Disney animated version of “Treasure Island”. The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

When: Monday, June 10 at 4:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Wacky Wednesdays

kermit shopping cart fruit and vegtables

On Wednesdays this Summer, between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, while USD 480’s Summer Food Service Program is giving out free lunches to all children and teens, ages 1-18 here at the library, KSRE and the Library will present “Wacky Wednesday” classes.

These free classes will teach kids and their parents about food, healthy food prep, and healthy eating.

June 5th at 11:30 am – For Week 1 of Wacky Wednesday’s, we will go over hand-washing and the beginning of food safety and the MyPlate.

  • Handwashing- We will review proper hand-washing. Although it sounds simple, kids usually love it because we’ll bring our glow light and show them “germs” on their hands.
  • Food Safety- We will introduce food safety by talking about what should be the 1st step in preparing food: Cleaning/preparing your area.
  • Myplate- Introduce the 5 food groups (We’ll go into detail about the food groups later on in the weeks to follow).
  • We will finish up with our snack

June 12th at 11:30 am – Week 2: Breakfast Is For Everybody

We will review the importance of breakfast, why our body’s need it and the benefits and consequences of skipping breakfast. We will also talk about what could be alternative meals for breakfast.

MyPlate image

June 26th at 11:30 am – Week 3: Eating Healthy and Well

We will go over more in depth about MyPlate especially fruits and veggies. Touch on the health benefits fruits and veggies have on our body depending on the color we eat.

July 17th at 11:30 am – Week 4: Kitchen Basics

We will teach about measurements and different utensils to use for dry or liquid ingredients.