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Here are some of our upcoming programs for children and families.

See our Event Calendar to browse all of our events.

Library Teaser RCFD StoryTimes May 2017 

First Tuesday Story Time with the RCFD

Tuesday, December 5
9:30 – 10 a.m. | RCPL Downtown

RCFD Fire & Life Safety Division member Lisa Saunders engages children with stories, games & songs of fire safety the first Tuesday of every month. 

Library teaser SnowMuchFun Dec 2017

Snow Much Fun Story Time: First Wednesday

Wednesday, December 6
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Put on your warm mittens and cozy scarves as we weave tales of winter and snowy day activities. Our hands-on activity will be snow globes.

Library Teasers Story Times Dec 2017

Weekly Story Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30 – 10 a.m. | RCPL Downtown

Tuesdays: Little Owl Tuesdays (preschool)
Thursdays: Baby Bumblebee Thursdays (birth-3)

Library teaser Jane Story Time Oct 2017

Story Time & Crafts with Jane: Growing up WILD

Tuesdays, December 5, 12 & 19
10:15 – 11 a.m. | RCPL Downtown

4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Library teaser Happy noon year Dec 2017


Saturday, December 30
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Don't wait until midnight. Celebrate another great year with us at noon! Toast the Noon Year with a countdown, massive balloon drop and group sing of Auld Lang Syne. Fun crafts and games for the kids abound upstairs.

Library Teaser CHAOS scratch club

CHAOS: Scratch Club | Santa Must Fly! (Interactive flight game)

Thursday, December 21
4 – 5 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Learn to code games, apps, animations & more in Scratch. Each month we will build a project based on a theme.

Bring your computer or borrow one of ours (limited number of computers available).

Library teaser CHAOS 3D print Dec 2017

CHAOS All Day: Drop in 3D Print Project: Ornaments

December 1 - 30
Regular Library Hours | RCPL Downtown

Design and 3D print your own customized holiday ornament. Limit one free print per person.

Library Teaser Hour of Code

CHAOS All Day: Hour of Code

December 4 - 10
Regular Library Hours | RCPL Downtown

Spend an hour learning to code with friends from Minecraft, Frozen, Star Wars and more! Earn a 3D-printed Hour of Code medallion for completing the challenge (one per participant).

Library teaser CHAOS Holiday green screen Dec 2017

CHAOS All Day: Holiday Green Screen

December 16 - 23
Regular Library Hours | RCPL Downtown

Fly with Santa. Pose in Rockefeller Center. Make a holiday greeting card to share with your friends. One free printout per person.


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