Stop by and see what's on Bookmobile, Jr. Then treat yourself to some ice cream, courtesy of Lucky's Market at 111 N. Providence Road. Donations will be accepted for the ice cream, with proceeds benefiting the Daniel Boone Regional Library Foundation. All ages.
Dress up as your favorite character! Be it superhero, anime, sci-fi or your own original design — come dressed as you usually aren't! We’ll award prizes for costumes in different age categories, and you can pose for great photos. All ages.
Explore the role of comics in pop culture with Skip Harvey, comic creator, illustrator, blogger and one of the aspiring artists featured in Morgan Spurlock's documentary "Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope" about the world's largest comic book convention in San Diego. Skip is also a host on the “geekpow” YouTube channel and is involved in many other ventures involving comics and geek culture. (This program has been rescheduled from July 14.) Teens and adults.
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
The Food Bank serves free lunches to children July 6–August 14. Today, the library will be sharing activities at the Bear Creek Park location. For more information about the program and other locations visit http://sharefoodbringhope.org/summerfood4kids .
Using LEGO bricks and other materials, create your own mini-movie at this hands-on workshop. The library will provide instruction and all tools necessary for you to photograph and edit your film. Feel free to bring your own props, camera or other recording device, too. Children and teens, Ages 8 and older. Registration begins Tuesday, July 21.
During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a résumé, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with "Learning Express Library" or sharpen your computer skills with our excellent self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
The Friends hold sales in the library lobby every Wednesday noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds support library services.
Unleash your creative genius with LEGO bricks. Ages 5 and older.
At this workshop, children play games, sing, dance and act out books. Presented by TRYPS, Columbia's professional theater group for young audiences. Ages 3-8.