Summer Events!

The Metro State and Dayton’s Bluff libraries will be hosting the following family friendly events this summer:

Tucker’s Robot performed by Open Eye Figure Project1Theater

July 8th, 6-8
An outdoor puppet show complete with accordion! After the show people will be able to take a closer look at the puppets and stage, and snacks and games are in the works too! The show will take place rain (Ecolab, LIB 302) or shine (outside the library by the labyrinth and reflective garden).

Movie Fridays

Starting June 20th on Friday’s 1-3
Dayton’s Bluff branch library and Metro State will be showing movies for all ages in the Student Lounge on the first floor of the library.

June 19th – Monsters University June 26th – Annie
July 10th – Strange Magic July 17th – Brave
July 24th – Big Hero 6 July 31st – Maleficent
August 7th – The Lego Movie August 14th – Frozen
August 21st – Boxtrolls August 28th – Guardians of the Galaxy

Video Game Night

Early August, Exact date TBD
Just in time for your Nintendo thumb to subside…The first one was such a success we’re doing it again! Make suggestions for games, consoles and snacks in the comments below.

Saturdays in the FunZONE!

Visit the Dayton’s Bluff library FunZONE on Saturdays 12-2 for family activities and hands-on learning experiences for kids.

First Saturday Science

June 6, 12-2
Hands-on science experiments.
June 6: Light

Third Saturday Social

June 20, 12-2
Mexico – Learn all about kids, life, games and food of Mexico!

Games and Maker Space

May 9-16 & June 13-27, 12-2

Yoga Storytelling

Saturday, May 16, 2:00

*Don’t forget about the regular storytimes Mondays at 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M. and Baby Storytime Fridays at 10:30 a.m. in the Dayton’s Bluff Library!*

SPPL Summer Spark Activities at Dayton’s Bluff

Thursdays at 3:00

July 23 – Reading with Horse Power August 13 – Magical Mia
July 30 – Treasure Beyond Measure August 20 – Roe Family Singers
August 6 – RAD Zoo August 27 – Brodini Comedy Magic Show

For Teens

Digital Media Workshops

Saturdays, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, 2:30 – 4:30
May 9: Photography
June 13: Video Storytelling
July 11: Photography
August 8: Video Storytelling

Video Game Workshop

Saturdays, June 27, 2 – 3:30
Use Scratch to create a basic video game while learning computer programming. Ages 9 – 18.

Reading Fun & Games

Mondays – Thursdays, June 15 – August 13, 12 – 4
Fun and games centered on reading. For kids and teens!

Teens Know Best

Tuesdays, May 12 & June 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Get exclusive access to books before they are published. Write book reviews to submit directly to the publishers! Ages 12-18. Application and proof of age required. Contact Colette at 651-632-3873 for more info.

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