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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.

STORY TIMES
Library teaser First Wednesday ST Nov 2017

First Wednesday Story Time: Fall into Fall

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

Explore the colors of fall, dive into a pile of new picture books, make a craft with fallen bits of nature & celebrate our changing season! This month our hands-on activity is cardboard scarecrows.

Library Teaser RCFD StoryTimes May 2017 

First Tuesday Story Time with the RCFD

Tuesday, November 7
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 Teasers Story Times Nov 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, November 7, 14, 21 & 28
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 CHAOS Makers story time Oct 2017

CHAOS Makers Story Time

Wednesday, November 22
1:30 – 2 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

Dream. Build. Play. 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 Makerspace.

SPECIAL EVENTS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
Library teaser All Day Board Games Nov 2017

All Day Open Board Game Play

Saturday, November 4
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

It’s International Games Week!

Stay for a while or stay all day. RCPL staff & representatives from Youth & Family Services & Who’s Game House will teach you how to play or walk you through the finer points of some of the best board games out there today. All ages welcome. 

Library teaser MINECON Earth Nov 2017

MINECON Earth: A MINECON for Everyone

Saturday, November 18
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | RCPL Downtown

MINECON is going global! Watch interactive coverage LIVE from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Stay for the library's MINECON extra awesomeness – everything Minecraft, everything fun!

Visit minecraft.net for more information. All ages welcome.

LEARN TO CODE IN CHAOS
Library Teaser CHAOS scratch club

CHAOS: Scratch Club | FUMBLE! - Simple Football Game

Thursday, November 16
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 Sphero Challenge Nov 2017

CHAOS: All Day Sphero Robot Challenge

November 1 - 15
Regular Library Hours | RCPL Downtown

Learn to code Sphero then use your new skills to navigate Sphero through the obstacle course using only code. Complete the challenge and earn a 3D-printed Sphero medal

   

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