Spring Break Preview – Daniel Boone Regional Library

Spring Break Preview

For some, spring break means traveling to see exotic animals or taking in some great art and culture.  But, did you know you can do all these things and more at your local public library? Check out next week’s line-up of amazing programs for you and your family. Registration is not required for these events.

For Families

Flights of Fancy With Jay and Leslie’s Laughing Matters

Performers Jay & Leslie of Laughing Matters

Jay and Leslie Cady are award-winning professional entertainers with more than 6,000 performances under their belts. These students of famed mime Marcel Marceau have been twice nominated for Best of Kansas City Theater awards and won the Lighton Prize in 2010 for excellence as teaching artists. At this summer reading preview, enjoy juggling, stories, orbits and more bits to tickle your funny bone. High-flying fun at your library? You can plan on it! Families, ages 4 and older.

Callaway County Public Library
Wednesday, March 27 › 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Columbia Public Library, Children’s Program Room
Tuesday, March 26 › 2-2:45 p.m. · 6-6:45 p.m.

Holts Summit Public Library
Wednesday, March 27 › 2-2:45 p.m.

Southern Boone County Public Library
Wednesday, March 27 › 10-10:45 a.m.

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Animal Tales Presents: Born to Be Wild

The animal kingdom is full of all sorts of unique noises. But why do animals make so many different types of sounds? The educators of Animal Tales will introduce you to a few live animal guests and talk about animal sounds. You and your family will have a chance to interact with some animals and ask lots of questions. Families, all ages.

Callaway County Public Library
Saturday, March 30 › 2-2:45 p.m.

Columbia Public Library, Children’s Program Room
Thursday, March 28 › 10-10:45 a.m. · 11-11:45 a.m. · 4-4:45 p.m. · 6-6:45 p.m.
Friday, March 29 › 2:30-3:15 p.m. · 4-4:45 p.m.

Holts Summit Public Library
Saturday, March 30 › 11-11:45 a.m.

Southern Boone County Public Library
Friday, March 29 › 9:30-10:15 a.m. · 11-11:45 a.m.

 

For Ages 5 and Older

Let’s Fold It!

Folding paper is fun and transformative. In this program, we’ll create a box, a book and other simple origami figures. If you need folding help, please bring a parent. Ages 5 and older.

Columbia Public Library, Children’s Program Room
Monday, March 25 › 10-11 a.m.

 

The Incredible Missouri River

Come get your hands wet in a stream table and check out a cool boat! At this hands-on program, families will develop an understanding of the Missouri River and the work being done to clean it up. Co-sponsored by Missouri River Relief, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting people to the Missouri River, and Boone County Stormwater Management. Families, ages 6 and older.

Columbia Public Library, Children’s Program Room
Wednesday, March 27 › 11 a.m.-Noon · 2-3 p.m.

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