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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 Writing the world Sept 2017 

Writing the World: Foreign Pen Pal Program

Thursday, October 12 & 26
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Start a new friendship by signing up for a pen pal from across the globe!

We will connect pen pals through ePals & Peace Corp Volunteer programs that offer children an opportunity to learn about the world and its people.

Ages 5 - 13. Registration is required for each session. Register online.

Library teaser Haunted Gingerbread House Oct 2017 

2nd Annual Great Haunted Gingerbread House Make

Wednesday, October 25
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Make a super spooky but oh-so-delicious Haunted Gingerbread House!

Children of all ages welcome.

Ages 8 & under must be with an adult.

Library Teaser scratch club Feb 2017 

CHAOS: Scratch Club | Scary Stories - Animation

Thursday, October 26
4:00 – 5:00 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 Trick or treat story times Oct 2017 

Spooky Little Owl Halloween Story Time & Spooktacular Trick or Treat Parade

Tuesday, October 31
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Come one, come all, to our spectacular Halloween story time with sprites, witches & ghouls. Don’t worry! It’s only a little bit scary. Dress your children in their Halloween finest and trick or treat through the library after story time.

Library Teaser RCFD StoryTimes May 2017 

First Tuesday Story Time with the RCFD

Tuesday, October 3
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 Wonder first wednesday Oct 2017

Wonder First Wednesdays: Music!

Wednesday, October 4
1:30 – 2 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Follow the beat of the drums during musical story time! Play a variety of musical instruments & listen to melodious tales.

Library teaser CHAOS Makers story time Oct 2017

CHAOS Makers Story Time

Wednesday, October 25
1:30 – 2 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Dream. Build. Play. Destroy.

The Makers of tomorrow are the Builders of today.

Listen to stories of awesome ideas & then get busy building with your friends at the CHAOS Maker's Station.

Library Teaser StoryTime

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, October 10, 17 & 24
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.

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