Summer Reading Program

Build a Better World!

Join us for a winning summer of fun at Lake Agassiz Regional Library!

Kids and teens of all ages are invited to read and log to earn prizes and take part in some of the many fun events and activities we have planned during the 2017 Summer Reading Program this June, July, and August!

Sign up to participate and pick up a Reading Log at one of our library locations or hit print right here: Pre-ReaderYouth and Teen.

Using the logs, keep track of the time you spend reading take it in to your favorite LARL branch for your chance to win!

Then, check out some of our awesome SRP events (click the tabs below to see events at your favorite local library, or visit your local library’s online event calendar to discover all the events taking place this summer). Each week we’ll find new ways to Build a Better Worlddon’t miss the fun!

Tightropes and Bridges
Wednesday, June 7 at 10:30: AM
“Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair.” So, how else can you get out of a tower? Walk a tightrope? Build a bridge? Lets experiment and see what we can come up with!

Castles
Wednesday, June 14 at 10:30: AM
My home is my castle, literally! Build a castle, play really, really old games, and find out what it would have been like to live in medieval times.

Outreach at the Fair
Thursday, June 22 at 11:00: AM
Stop at the Library Booth at the Fair, sign up for SRP, and work on a craft project.

Home, Sweet Home
Wednesday, June 28 at 10:30: AM
Home, Sweet Home! Houses to apartments, ranch style to skyscraper, home is wherever we live. How do we make buildings safe from earthquakes?

Neighborhood Nature
Wednesday, July 12 at 10:30: AM
At home, naturally. What kind of nature can you discover in your neighborhood? Join in the Kindness Rock Project.

Hides, Holes and Animal Homes
Wednesday, July 19 at 10:30: AM
Hides, Holes and Animal Homes. Presentation by the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center.

Animal Gross Out
Wednesday, July 26 at 10:30: AM
Animal Gross Out. Cockroaches, bunny poop, slime secretions- ooh, how yucky! Lets have fun learning about some of nature’s less endearing traits.

Robert the Magician
Tuesday, August 1 at 5:30: PM
Robert the Magician presents a good show for the family.

Send the Message
Wednesday, August 2 at 10:30: AM
Celebrate, communicate, travel! Fireworks, drums, secret codes, boat launches- the things we will do to get our message out!

Test Your Senses
Wednesday, August 9 at 10:30: AM
How sense-ative are you? Can you believe what you see? Can you identify what you smell? hear? feel? Come to test your senses!

Transform Your World
Wednesday, August 16 at 10:30: AM
Transform your world! Tear it down, build it up. What can you make? Can you build a house of straw, sticks, or bricks that the wolf can’t blow down?

Building Block Party!
Friday, June 2 at 1:30: PM
We will have lots of LEGO® blocks for the big kids, and DUPLO® blocks for the little kids. There will be enough blocks for everyone to build something wonderful!

Kids Singalong With Larry Swenson
Thursday, June 15 at 3:00: PM
Using a piano or keyboard, Larry leads songs from around the world that are filled with actions, excitement and fun! This event is made possible with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Build a Terrarium
Thursday, June 15 at 6:00: PM
Volunteers from the Shevlin Garden Club will be here to help you create a terrarium with herbs in a quart-size canning jar. Jars, plants and soil will be provided by the library–feel free to bring a miniature figurine to add to your terrarium. Please call or email the library to register for this event.

Book Walk
Thursday, June 22 at 3:00: PM
Just like a cake walk, but with books as prizes! Come color a letter or two…and then stay to play–maybe you’ll win a new book! (Books donated by the Bagley Public Library Board with funds from the Dorothy Tjolsen Legacy.)

Famous Landmarks Bingo
Thursday, June 29 at 3:00: PM
Discover famous landmarks from around the world while enjoying a game of Bingo!
Animal Builders
Thursday, July 6 at 3:00: PM
From tiny insects to busy beavers, the animal world is full of creatures building many treasures in nature. Join a park naturalist from Itasca State Park as we explore some of these amazing animal builders and then try to build your own treasures

How Birds Build A Happy Home
Thursday, July 13 at 3:00: PM
Learn about how birds decide where to build nests and what they build them from! We’ll talk about common birds and rare ones in our area and look at examples. We’ll also try building our own nests to take home.

Helping To Keep Us Safe
Thursday, July 20 at 3:00: PM Join us at the library as we welcome a Minnesota State Trooper. The trooper will talk about being safe on the road and in our community. We will get to see their office (squad car!) and hear about some of their responsibilities, like helping drivers and protecting the public. Learn all about how Minnesota State Troopers help keep us safe!

Summer Reading Kickoff
Tuesday, May 30 at 1:30: PM
To kick off our Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World, we will be creating homes, towers and bridges with a variety of “building” materials such as crafts sticks, toothpicks and marshmallows.

Bike Rodeo
Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30: PM
Join the Barnesville Police Deptartment for an obstacle course! Compete with your friends and demonstrate your safety skills. The Friends of the Barnesville Library will be selling treats.

Create a Better World Quilt
Tuesday, June 13 at 1:30: PM
Learn about quilting and help create a quilt that will be hung in the library. Each quilt block will feature a picture or phrase of things that each of us can do to make the world a better place. Supplies will be available for the entire week for you to work on this project.

Building a Better Natural World
Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30: PM
Join a special guest who will talk about our natural resources and how important they are. We will be working on a Nature Book this week, with photos, drawings and writing about our beautiful world.

Safe Living in our World
Tuesday, June 27 at 1:30: PM
Learn how to live safely in your home and in our world. We will also be doing some engineering challenges with everyday items throughout the week.

Recycling for a Better World
Wednesday, July 5 at 1:30: PM
What are some of the items that end up being thrown away that could be re-used? Learn how every-day items can be reused and made into cool crafts.

Getting Ready for the Fair
Tuesday, July 11 at 1:30: PM
With the Fair coming into town, help make a paper rollercoaster! We will also have a variety of fair type carnival games available for you to play that day.

Building a Better World in our Community
Tuesday, July 18 at 1:30: PM
Join us for a Kind Acts Community Scavenger Hunt!
Build a Better LEGO City
Tuesday, July 25 at 1:30: PM
Let’s build a LEGO City! LEGOs will be available for the entire week for those who want to continue to add to it during their free time.

Robert the Magician!
Thursday, August 3 at 12:00: AM
Robert the Magician will perform tricks and share how important reading is! This event is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

End of Summer Party
Tuesday, August 22 at 1:30: PM
Let’s celebrate with treats, games and a discussion of the great books that we have read over the summer. All are welcome and for those of you who have turned in your reading logs, there will be special prizes.

Summer Reading Logs Due
Wednesday, August 30

YOUTH EVENTS

Youth Kickoff Event
Tuesday, June 6 at 3:00 PM
Register for the program, pick up reading logs, build with LEGOs, and help us create an envelope city. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Bike Safety with the Breckenridge Police Department
Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00 PM
Children are invited to meet a police officer and bring their bike to the library! Learn from a bike patrol officer about ways to be safe while riding our bikes. We may even take a ride around the neighborhood to practice our skills. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Build your own Board Game
Tuesday, June 20 at 3:00 PM
This week we’ll be designing and playing our own board games. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Superhero Celebration
Tuesday, June 27 at 3:00 PM
Create masks to protect our super-secret identities, fight villains, and save the world! Students are invited to come in costume as a favorite super hero. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Construct it!
Tuesday, July 11 at 3:00 PM
Meet a contractor from Tobias Construction who will tell us about his job and answer our building and construction questions. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Build a Better Community
Tuesday, July 18 at 3:00 PM
Make greeting cards for assisted living and memory care residents at Twin Town Villa. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Tuesday, July 25 at 3:00 PM
To honor the 20th Anniversary of the Harry Potter series release and Harry’s birthday on August 31st, we invite you to join us as we explore the wizarding world. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

LEGO Mania
Tuesday, August 1 at 3:00 PM
Join us for fun building challenges or just get creative and free build. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show
Friday, August 4 at 3:00 PM
Enjoy another magically entertaining show from Robert the Magician. This program is made possible through funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Zoom Team Challenges
Tuesday, August 8 at 3:00 PM
We’re making things that go! Balloon races, paper airplane creations, and more. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

Recycled Castle Creations
Tuesday, August 15 at 3:00 PM
This week we’ll be using recycled materials to create our own castle and village here in the library. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade)

LEGO Batman Lock-in
Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30-9:30 PM
Let’s celebrate! Join us for an evening of snacks, games, crafts, and a movie viewing of the Caped Crusader’s latest adventures. (Pre-K thru 4th Grade) *Parent permission slip is required*

TEEN EVENTS

Teen Read Kickoff Lock-In
Thursday, June 8 at 6:30-9:30 PM
Join us for a lock-in featuring registration and information about this year’s summer reading program, activities and games based off of the popular ‘Who’s Line Is It Anyway?’ television show, video games, other challenges, and snacks. (Gr. 5-12)

WEEKLY PROGRAMS
Visit the library anytime during these dates to participate in these programs.

Positive Bookmarks
June 13-26
Bookmark templates will be out in the teen section to color. Participants are encouraged to place them in books for future patrons to find. (Gr. 5-12)

Create Your Own World
June 27-July 10
Construction paper, scissors, glue, and colored pencils will be on hand for you to create your own world! Pin your creations up on our bulletin board along with what type of people live there, their geography, and interesting things that tourists would do if they came to that planet. (Gr. 5-12)

Building Challenges
July 11-24
A tub of materials and supplies will be placed out in the teen section with different items for participants to build structures with. (Gr. 5-12)

Slime Day!
Thursday, July 13 at 4:30 PM
Join us for messy fun as we create our own slime, floam, and stress balls. (Gr. 5-12)

Plant your Creation Station
July 25 – August 7
Colored pencils, construction paper, markers, yarn, glue, and scissors will be available in the teen area. Participants are invited to create their own plants which can be pinned to the bulletin board or hung on the window for display. (Gr. 5-12)

Color Yourself Calm
August 8 – 22
Adult coloring pages will be available in the teen section along with colored pencils. (Gr. 5-12)

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YOUTH EVENTS

SRP Kick Off and The Peace Flag Project
Wednesday, June 7 at 2:00 PM
Come make a peace flag to hang in the library throughout the summer. Sponsored by the Friends of the Crookston Library.

The World of Birds
Wednesday, June 14 at 2:00 PM
Dr. Dan Svedarsky from UMC will discuss the importance of birds on our planet and in your backyard. Learn how you can support the work birds are doing to better our world. Make a bird feeder to take home!

Our Warming Planet
Wednesday, June 21 at 2:00 PM
Danielle Spiten from the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center in Fertile will lead a program on Our Warming Planet. Our world is always changing. In this program, learn what you can do in your own home to help our warming planet. Sponsored by the Matrons Club of Crookston.

Minnesota State Trooper
Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00 PM
Join us as we welcome a Minnesota State Trooper, who will talk about being safe on the road and in our community. Join us to learn all about how Minnesota State Troopers help keep us safe!

Construction Day
Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00 PM
There will be building stations throughout the library — everything from Legos to Gears to Solo Cups to marshmallows with tooth picks and much more. Imaginations required!
Kindness Rocks Project
Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00 PM
How can you build a better world? Spread kindness through inspirational rocks. Come to the library to learn how one act of kindness can change a person’s life. Sponsored by the Friends of the Crookston Library.

Watershed Discovery
Wednesday, July 26 at 2:00 PM
Discover how each chemical, bodily fluid, and piece of litter they introduce into a water system affects the surrounding systems. What happens to pollution when you flush it/pour it down the sink/toilet or dump in your yard? Come find out! Sponsored by the Matrons Club of Crookston.

Magic of the Halbrooks
Tuesday, August 1 at 2:00 PM
Experience the Magic of the Halbrooks. After the magic show we will hold our drawing for prizes! Must be present to win the Grand Prizes. The Crookston Alliance for Literacy and Learning (CALL) will give each child a book with funding from the United Way of Crookston. The magic is made possible through funding from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

TEEN EVENTS

Nerf War
Friday, June 16 at 6:00-8:00 PM
At this after-hours event, teens ages 13-17 are invited to a Nerf War. It is bring your own Nerf guns and ammo. (Limit of two guns and 50 ammo per person). Pre-registration is required. Parental permission and transport are also required. Call Tammy at the Library at 218-281-4522 to register.

Charades
Wednesday, June 28 at 3:30 PM
Join us for a wild and crazy game of teen charades. Act out your favorite books, graphic novels or Supernatural characters. We also challenge you to play a round of Reverse Charades! We dare you!

Capture the Flag Water Battle
Friday, July 21 at 6:00 – 8:00 PM
At this after hours event, teens ages 13-17 are invited to an epic Capture the Flag water battle. It is bring your own water guns, super soakers etc.. (Limit of two guns per person). Bring them loaded. Reloading available at the library. This is a completely outdoor event. Entry to the library will not be permitted. Pre-registration is required. Parental permission and transport are also required. Call Tammy at the Library at 218-281-4522 to register.

Games for Teens
Wednesday, July 26 at 3:30 PM
Come ready to play a variety games. GAME ON!

SRP Kickoff – Build a Better World
Thursday, June 1 at 2:00: PM
Don’t miss this LEGO party! We’ll be doing building competitions, construction challenges, games, crafts, and more! Ages 3 and up.

Kids Sing-along with Larry
Thursday, June 8 at 2:00: PM
Sing along with Larry Swenson as he teaches us songs from around the world! You’ll love doing actions and singing songs for this Summer Reading Program event. This event is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Grow a Greener World
Thursday, June 15 at 2:00: PM
Ready to get a green thumb? Decorate a flower pot, plant a seed, and make the world a little greener. All ages are welcome to this event. Participants are encouraged to wear something they can get dirty.

Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show
Thursday, June 22 at 2:00: PM
Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show provides a fun, quirky, interactive “play-scape” where kid’s imaginations can be inspired. In this play-scape kids will discover that through reading anything is possible! Fun for all ages. This event is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Edible Architecture
Thursday, June 29 at 2:00: PM
This afternoon we’re going to be practicing our engineering skills by replicating buildings with food! You can even take your treat home!

Recycled Robots
Thursday, July 6 at 2:00: PM
Join us at the library to create your very own robot from recycled materials. You can take your robot home or put it on display at the library for the week. Find something cool at home you want to use for your robot? Feel free to bring it! Materials will be provided. Ages 4 and up.

What Does an Engineer Do?
Thursday, July 13 at 2:00: PM
Tom Trowbridge, Assistant City Engineer from Moorhead will be coming to talk to us about different kinds of engineering, and what engineers do at their jobs.

Kids Kind-Bomb the Library
Thursday, July 20 at 2:00: PM
Kids will get an opportunity to build a better world by spreading some kindness around the library. Fun for all ages.

SRP Finale – Touch a Truck
Thursday, July 27 at 1:00: PM
Check out a variety of construction vehicles from the City of Detroit Lakes in the parking lot to see and touch! We’ll also have face painting, crafts, and a meet and greet with Booker the Owl!

Hides Holes and Animal Homes
Friday, June 9 at 10:30: AM
Have you ever been on a walk through the woods and wondered what lives in the tree, or that cave? During this program you will learn about the many fascinating Minnesota animal homes and why it is important to keep their homes safe.

Trains
Friday, June 16 at 10:30: AM
Trains helped build America. We’ll learn about how trains work & make a craft.

Up in the Air
Friday, June 23 at 10:30: AM
Air is an important part of life. We’ll talk about hot air balloons, kinds of air, and have some balloon races.

Helping Keep Us Safe
Friday, June 30 at 10:30: AM
Join us at the library as we welcome a Minnesota State Trooper. The trooper will talk about being safe on the road and in our community. We will get to see their squad car and hear about some of their responsibilities, like helping drivers and protecting the public.

SRP at the Polk County Fair
Friday, July 7 at 5:00: PM
Join the Fertile Public Library at the Free Stage for this weeks program! Books and frosting are a part of this week’s activities.
Community Building
Friday, July 14 at 10:30: AM
What makes up a community? A place, buildings, or the people? Design your own after we read some books about communities.

SOS: Save Our Species
Friday, July 21 at 10:30: AM
There are many species on this beautiful planet and they all play a special role, just like you! Learn what would happen if they no longer existed, and what YOU can do to help save endangered species.

Rydell & Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges
Friday, July 28 at 10:30: AM
Join us for a program from Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges with Audubon Minnesota’s Alexandra Wardwell.

Robert the Magician
Friday, August 4 at 10:30: AM
Robert the Magician is popping in to perform for us. This program is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Stop by the library to sign up for the summer reading program and pick up a reading log and a few books. Every child, youth or teen who has completed a reading log will receive a prize. All events are free and open to everyone and will include a door prize drawing for a FREE DQ Treat® compliments of the Fosston Dairy Queen!

Robert the Magician
Wednesday, May 31 at 2:00: PM
Fosston Community Theater
Don’t miss this engaging magic show, with story-telling and puppetry that provides kids with fuel for their imaginations through a selection of featured books. Performance in the Theater. This event is made possible by library book sales.

4-H: Head, Heart, Hands and Health
Wednesday, June 7 at 2:00: PM
4-H has been building young leaders since 1902. Come participate in leadership games and projects led by Pine to Prairie 4-H youth and adult leader Marlys Balstad.

Kids Singalong With Larry!
Fosston Community Theater
Wednesday, June 14 at 2:00: PM
Using a piano or keyboard, Larry shares songs from around the world that are filled with actions and excitement. The music is kid-tested, high energy, and so much fun that the kids will hardly contain their excitement! This event is made possible through funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Create your own bird house!
Wednesday, June 21 at 2:00: PM Take a walk on the whimsical side when you create plastic bottle crafts. Make a charming little home while learning about the benefits of recycling.

The Animal Builders
Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00: PM
Join a park naturalist from Itasca State Park as we explore some of these amazing animal builders and then try to build your own treasures.

The Kindness Rock Project!
Wednesday, July 5 at 2:00: PM
We will be decorating rocks with positive, uplifting messages. Participants can place them in random places in the community or give to those in need of encouragement.

SOS: Save Our Species
Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00: PM
There are many species on this beautiful planet and they all play a special role, just like you! Learn what would happen if they no longer existed, and what YOU can do to help save endangered species.

Helping to keep us safe!
Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00: PM
Join us as we welcome a Minnesota State Trooper. Learn about being safe on the road and in our community.

Honey Bees! What’s the Buzz?
Wednesday, July 26 at 2:00: PM
We will help you step into the shoes of a beekeeper and onto the wings of a bee, as we show and share with you about what a bee keeper does in a year.

Build your own robot!
Wednesday, August 2 at 2:00: PM
You and your team will be given a box of recyclable materials and 30 minutes to create your own robot. Robots will be displayed in the library for all to see and admire!

Pool Party at the Fosston Civic Center!
Wednesday, August 9 at 2:00: PM
Bring your swim suit and towel and meet the library staff at the Fosston Civic Center pool. We’ll spend 45 minutes swimming, splashing and having fun in the pool. Then we’ll dry off, hand out snacks and give away door prizes. Fosston Civic Center lifeguards will be on duty during this event.
* Signed permission forms are required. Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult and non-swimmers must wear a life jacket/personal floatation device.”

Kids Singalong with Larry
Wednesday, June 7 at 3:00: PM
Come to the Hawley Library for a singalong with Larry! We will be singing songs from around the world.This event is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Annual Pet Show
Wednesday, June 14 at 3:00: PM
Bring your pet to the library for our annual pet show! If you do not have a pet or your pet cannot come to the library, bring a stuffed animal or a picture of your pet. Prizes will be given out. Sellin Brothers, Inc. will also be here with big equipment!

Prairie Life with the DNR
Wednesday, June 21 at 3:00: PM
Join us to listen to Dre Wakely from the Minnesota DNR talk about the prairie. She will talk about the plants and animals that make the prairie their home.

Build a Catapult
Wednesday, June 28 at 3:00: PM
Come to the library to build a catapult out of popsicle sticks. See how far you can get your catapult to launch!

Create Art from Waste
Wednesday, July 12 at 3:00: PM
Shannon Thompson from Clay County Recycling will talk about recycling. We will also be creating works of art from materials that would otherwise be sent to the landfill.

Build a Tower
Wednesday, July 19 at 3:00: PM
How tall can you make your tower? Use popsicle sticks, tape, and glue and build a tower as tall as you can. We will have prizes for the tallest tower.

LEGOs
Wednesday, July 26 at 3:00: PM
What can you make with LEGOs? Prizes will be awarded for the most creative designs!

Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue
Wednesday, August 2 at 3:00: PM
A volunteer from Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue will be at the library to talk what they do to help animals in need.

YOUTH EVENTS

Math and Clock Eggs!
Friday, June 2 at 10:30: AM Confused? Well, you won’t be after we do some quick math exercises to get in the swing, then tackle the egg puzzles with clocks and math problems. The chef puppet –First Place kid’s prize – will be on hand to watch the fun!

Build a Better World with STEM!
Friday, June 9 at 10:30: AM
Join Gerri Swiers, 4-H Program Coordinator, as we explore the building of towers and bridges using all our STEM skills.

Walk a Mile In My Shoes
Friday, June 16 at 10:30: AM
This great program, starring Larry Swenson, returns to Mahnomen to share about shoes around the world. This is an hour-long program for school age children and families.

Fire Department Equipment
Friday, June 23 at 10:30: AM
Join firefighters as we explore the specialized equipment used by the Mahnomen Fire Department. We’ll meet up at the library for a brief introduction, then we’ll head over to the Fire Station to see the fire engines and other fire fighting tools helping us Build a Better World!

The Animal Builders
Friday, June 30 at 10:30: AM
From tiny insects to busy beavers, the animal world is full of creatures building many treasures in nature. Join a park naturalist from Itasca State Park as we explore some of these amazing animal builders and then try to build your own treasures.

Tamarac’s Better World
Friday, July 14 at 10:30: AM
Learn how Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge’s conservation efforts helps to bring a better world for wildlife and people.

Build a Better House Craft
Friday, July 28 at 10:30: AM
Join us as we craft houses from bags and takeout boxes. We’ll put together an entire village with some construction paper, colors, glue and our imaginations!

Happy Home Bird Nests
Friday, August 4 at 10:30: AM
Rydell Wildlife Refuge’s naturalist will share how birds decide where to build nests and what they build them from! Build your own nests to take home!

SRP FOR TEENS
Stop in the library, grab an entry form and start reading. After your first reading log is submitted you’ll receive a notebook and pen set, then you’ll be entered in the Grand Prize drawing (need not be present to win) of a futuristic study lamp — three brightness settings, all with the touch of a finger.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off
Monday, June 5 All Day
Come in any time between 10am-3pm to sign up, receive your reading logs and to participate in making some gliders and paper airplanes get ready for some lift-off fun!

Our Warming Planet w/ Agassiz Environmental Learning Center
Monday, June 12 at 10:30: AM
In this program learn what you can do in your own home to help our warming planet! Join Danielle from the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center for this program.

Learn About Tools
Monday, June 19 at 10:30: AM
Join contractor Ken Kasprzak as he introduces a variety of tools and demonstrate their uses.

Hides, Holes and Animal Homes
Monday, June 26 at 10:30: AM
Have you ever been on a walk through the woods and wondered what lives in the tree, or that cave? Danielle from the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center will introduce us to fascinating Minnesota animal homes and why it is important to keep them safe.

The Animal Builders
Wednesday, June 28 at 3:30: PM
Join a park naturalist from Itasca State Park as we explore some amazing animal builders and then try to build your own treasures.

Robotics
Monday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Did you know that the Win-E-Mac’s Robotics Team has competed in State Competitions? Find out what they do and how they win during this way-cool demonstration.

Build a Simple Catapult
Monday, July 17 at 10:30: AM
Making a catapult starts out as a fun craft but ends with a fun activity! We will add a target or a competitive goal and now we have a game. It might possibly be the perfect toy!

Meet a Minnesota State Patrol Trooper
Monday, July 24 at 10:30: AM
A Minnesota State Trooper will talk about being safe on the road and in our community.

Fair Banner Letters
Monday, July 31 at 10:30: AM
Color your own letters to make your own words.

Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show
Thursday, August 3 at 10:30: AM
Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show provides a fun, quirky, interactive “play-scape” where kid’s imaginations can be inspired. In this play-scape kids quickly discover that through reading anything is possible. You’ll love the DIY Magic Show because it packs a powerful reading message; a message that motivates kids to read. Kids will love the show because it’s just plain FUN! This event is made possible throug funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Kick-off Building Party!
Wednesday, June 7 at 2:00: PM
Kick-off the “Build a Better World” theme by joining us at the library for a Building Party! We will have fun stations to see what we can build with common crafting supplies.

Weird Chemistry for Kids
Wednesday, June 14 at 2:00: PM
Do you love science? Join us at the library to watch Don Carey’s exciting show all about chemical reactions.

ZooMobile
Wednesday, June 21 at 2:00: PM
Get ready to learn all about animals! The ZooMobile is visiting the library to teach us fun facts about animals and their habitats.

Larry and Kids Singalong
Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00: PM
Feel like singing? Come to the library for all out singing fun with Larry. This event is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Paper Airplane Extravaganza
Wednesday, July 5 at 2:00: PM
Fold and fly paper airplanes at the library! See how far your airplane can go or how many Alley-Oops it can do as they soar through the air!

River Keepers
Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00: PM
Meet the River Keepers and enjoy learning about the rivers that surround us.

InspireLabs
Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00: PM
Inspired by science? Join us at the library when InspireLab comes to visit.

Pet Show
Wednesday, July 26 at 2:00: PM
Show off you pet (real or stuffed animal) at the Pet Show! All participants will receive a prize! Participants are required to keep their pet on a leash or in a carrier and are responsible for cleaning up after them. This event will be held at the Moorhead Public Library’s north side parking lot.

Professor Marvel’s DIY Magic Show
Wednesday, August 2 at 2:00: PM
If you love magic and books, then don’t miss out on Professor Marvel’s spectacular show that is sure to amaze all ages!

Build a Better World with Shannon Thompson
Wednesday, August 9 at 2:00: PM
“Build a Better World” by learning about recycling and earth’s environment!