Kids are invited to an "Agent Academy" after-school science club series to learn about and take part in creating encrypted and secret messages, catapults, Mentos Mayhem and more!
Recommended for kids in grades 3 to 8.
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Want to learn chess or sharpen your skills? Come join us for open chess play, game analysis, and tactical challenges. All skill levels are welcome.
For ages 6 and up.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are…
Looking for something to do after school? Need help with homework? Stop by for fun games, activities or crafts! Get help with your homework from a certified teacher. Find a good book to read.
Recommended for kids ages 6 to…
Become a master builder at the library. We provide the LEGO® bricks; you provide the imagination.
For ages 4 and up.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations. Space…
Join us for fun and exciting activities, come learn, play and create with us! Participants will explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) concepts by engaging in crafts, DIY projects and more.
Every week we will…Registration closed
Drop in and play with toys and board games or make your own creations with art supplies.
For kids 5 to 12.How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.
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Join us for games, crafts or other activities.
For ages 6 to 13. Kids under age 11 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Únase a nosotros para juegos, manualidades u otras actividades.
Para edades de 6 a 13 años. Los…Registration closed
Kids 5 and up are invited to take on different STEAM challenges related to the winter holidays.
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This event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.
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Join us for new community music jam sessions for musicians of all levels who play acoustic instruments. Participants also may be singers and listeners. Sessions will be one hour and include group playing, solo/small group…Registration required (47 spots remaining)Register for event
Join us for a screening of Strange World.A journey deep into an uncharted and treacherous land, where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades—a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest, and by far…
Secret Agent Science AcademyCanceled
Learn how to become a secret agent using STEM techniques (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Participants are encouraged, but not required to come to all sessions.
Recommended for kids in 3rd to 6th…
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Get homework help from a certified teacher and learn about library resources with our expert librarians. Join other students and their families in this after-school learning program. Attend the whole session or drop in with a…Registration closes November 30 at 4:00pm (14 spots remaining)Register for event
Hey, kids! What are you an expert on? Is it Roblox? K-pop? Pokémon? This time YOU can be the teacher and teach a librarian something new. We'll provide laptops and a TV screen; if something else is needed for this lesson, you might…
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Join Mrs. Latrece of the Richard M. Daley Branch as we discuss Diary of a wimpy kid 2, series by Jeff Kinney. This is an action-packed series for young readers. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Richard M.…
Are you a reader or not sure yet? Come join Ms. JoJo and discover different books and wonders. We're getting together to talk about a book you recently read and enjoyed. They we discuss our next story to read together.
For ages 8 to 13.…
We're working on a different STEAM project while we listen to music and have lively conversations with other families in the community. This month we will decorate a turkey, attached them to balloons and race them. We will learn…Registration closed
Read this month's book selection, Alias Anna by Susan Hood, then join us for a discussion and other activities. Pick up your copy at the front desk today!
For children in grades 5 and 6.
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Join the Knight Moves chess club for an evening of game play and strategy lessons. All ages and abilities. For ages 6 and up.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.…
Build your own design or try out a design challenge. Work on your own or as a team. We supply the LEGO and DUPLO bricks and you supply the imagination!
For families with children 3 years and up. Children in 3rd-8th grade are encouraged…