Tweens

Upcoming events

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 4:00pm

Online

Tweens in grades 3-6, join students from the UI College of Nursing on Zoom, where they'll teach you all about the spine by guiding you through making an edible candy version! Not only will you learn about the anatomy of your spinal cord, but...

Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Online

Everyone's favorite fall candy (well maybe not everyone's) is the main feature of your very own Candy Corn Creature for this week's craft just in time for Halloween! We'll provide everything you need including a mouthful of...

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 10:00am

Online

Tweens in grades 3-6, curl up with a cookie you decorated yourself!

Register for a mini cookie decorating kit from Pink Umbrella Bakery by clicking the green button above. Once you've registered, you'll receive email...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Online

Hola, bonjour, konnichiwa, and ni hao!

There's never been a better time to learn a language with one of the library's three online services: Mango Languages, Little Pim (Mango for kids), and Transparent Language. In this class...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

Lobby

We are bringing back monthly family night activities with ready to-go kits that can be picked up during our Lobby Grab and Go hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. Look for a new activity each month, and you can even request a book bundle with five...

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

Online

Get ready for your big meal with family by making a moveable paper plate pumpkin pie where each slice is something you're thankful for! This craft is a great way to reflect on all of the good in your life, and family members will love...

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Online

This week's craft is a great activity for the whole family! We provide the materials to create a tree centerpiece for your table, and each person can make a leaf or custom handprint with a word or drawing of something or someone they love or...

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Online

Tweens in grades 3-6, register for a take and make craft kit containing everything you need to make a paint pour drink coaster!

The kit contains a ceramic tile and several colors of special ready-to-pour acrylic paint, along with some...