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Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm Gallery, 2nd Floor @IPL
Ancient. Massive. Wild. The bison is a North American species whose story stretches from Plains Indian hunters to entrepreneurial industrialists to dedicated conservationists to today’s producers and enthusiasts. Lakota elder Birgil Kills Straight explains it this way: “The four leggeds…
Feb 19 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The paint is out in the library. Add your own hand-print to our bulletin board collage and make your own picture to take home. Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am 3rd Floor Children's Side
Learn a new letter each week with stories, activities, and letter craft.  Suggested for children ages 2 – 3 years old.
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By Louis Sachar Led by Betsy Fisher Movie beginning at noon for Seniors on the 2nd floor and at 5:00 PM in the Children’s Department. Discover stories that cross generations in this exciting book discussion series. Every third Thursday join…
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 3rd floor Children's Side
Homeschool students challenge yourself to complete the STEM activity! For Kindergarten to 5th grade.
Feb 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Build your own board with egg cartons and playing pieces to play the African counting game Mancala.  Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am 3rd Floor Children's Side
Learn a new letter each week with stories, activities, and letter craft.  Suggested for children ages 2 – 3 years old.
Mar 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 3rd floor, children's side
We’re celebrating Read Across America with a story, The Lorax Finger Puppet craft, Stack-the-Cat’s Hat game, Truffula Tree Pencils, Dr. Seuss Eye-Glasses, and Barbaloot snacks. Fun for whole family!  Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Mar 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Using tortillas as the base, add bananas, raisins, tomatoes, and more to create funny faces or edible art. Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am 3rd Floor Children's Side
Learn a new letter each week with stories, activities, and letter craft.  Suggested for children ages 2 – 3 years old.
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd floor, children's side
Using tissue paper and contact paper, create your own stained glass collage to hang in the window at home. Welcome to join anytime in between and while supplies last.
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Participants will create edible models of the Earth and Mars to compare their features! Create these sweet treats while discovering space! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and…
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Topic: The Solar System. Arnold’s cousin Janet joins the class on a trip to explore the solar system. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and teens! Each event…
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Spring Break Week Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and teens! Each event starts at 3:00, during this time, there will be space themed virtual reality games for…
Mar 12 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime about “outer space” with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Ms. Frizzle’s class opens the school for Mr. Ruhle (Paul Winfield). But there’s so much to do! “There must be a way to do these chores without actually doing them,” says Carlos. Enter Mr. Ruhle’s new computer and Mikey, Carlos’…
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Send your friend through a space themed obstacle course by programming their every move. Teens can build a computer using our Kano Computer kits, while children can play on our OSMOS table games. To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break Week…
Mar 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am 3rd Floor Children's Side
Learn a new letter each week with stories, activities, and letter craft.  Suggested for children ages 2 – 3 years old.
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phoebe is chosen to give a slam-dunk exhibition during the big basketball game. When she finds she can’t jump high enough because gravity is “pulling on” her, Ms. Frizzle takes the class into space and turns the Bus into a…
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Build a space shuttle to safely land an egg on Mars’s surface. To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break Week Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs are for all ages, and will be adapted for children and teens! Each…
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Cool new images arrive from NASA missions to planets, asteroids, comets, moons. What do they tell us? Using the elements of art—shape, line, color, texture, value—make sense of what you see, honing observation skills and inspiring questions. Learners of all…
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Topic: Space Rocks. When Dorothy Ann warns the kids there’s an asteroid headed straight for their school, Ms. Frizzle arranges a friend trip into space.
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
Discover the universe through constellations! Children will connect the dots and learn the shapes of the constellations. Teen will create a mini walk-in universe by creating scaled constellations that will light up a room! To Infinity and Beyond! Spring Break…
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 3rd Floor @ IPL
When the kids see Horace Scope on the Star Shopping Network, they decide to buy Dorothy Ann a real twinkling star for her birthday.
Mar 19 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am 3rd floor Children's Side
Preschoolers will enjoy this 45-minute storytime with stories, music, and felt-board stories, followed by a themed craft.
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am 3rd Floor Children's Side
Learn a new letter each week with stories, activities, and letter craft.  Suggested for children ages 2 – 3 years old.
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2nd Floor Meeting Room @IPL
By Roald Dahl Led by Betsy Fisher Movie starting at 5:00 PM in the Children’s Department. Discover stories that cross generations in this exciting book discussion series. Every third Thursday join the Independence Public Library for a book discussion for…
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