Special Events for Kids


Summer 2015

Summer Reading Kickoff Party and Registration
featuring Mad Science of Northwest Arkansas

Saturday, June 6
2:00 pm

Join the fun with Mad Science of Northwest Arkansas and enjoy action packed science demonstrations that are entertaining and educational for all ages. There will be food, fun and your chance to sign up for our summer reading programs. Get started on the Independent/Read-To-Me Program and pick up your reading log!

Kibbles & Books

Kibbles & Books

Designed to increase confidence in young readers, as well as offer therapeutic benefits to children with special needs. Please call the Children’s Department at 479-750-8180 to register.

Kibbles & Books
Kibbles and Books Summer Reading Sessions
Wednesdays & Thursdays
5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 10
  • Thursday, June 25
  • Wednesday, July 8
  • Thursday, July 23

Special Event Thursdays

Special events are FREE and registration is not required!

Dance Party featuring the Sugar Free All Stars
June 4, 10:00 am
All Ages

Put on your dancing shoes and rock out with the Sugar Free All Stars. Take the opportunity to sign up for summer programs and get started on the Independent/Read-To-Me Program by picking up your reading log!

Institute of Jugglology
June 11, 10:00 am
All Ages

Hold on to your seats as you witness juggling as you've never seen before. A workshop follows where you can learn to juggle and prove to yourself that you are capable of anything.

"Magic Balloon Man" Marty Boone
June 18, 10:00 am
All Ages

This fun-filled program features music, magic and lots of balloons!

Community Heroes: The Springdale Fire Department & Paramedics
June 25, 10:00 am
All Ages

Learn what a day in the life of a local firefighter is like! You'll hear stories, see their equipment and take a look at a real fire truck!

Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic*
July 2, 10:00 am
Preschool & Elementary

Get ready to laugh out loud with Tommy's side-splitting comedy and crazy-fun magic.

*This program is supported by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Weather Wise with Dan Skoff
July 9, 10:00 am
All Ages

Join KNWA Chief Meteorologist Dan Skoff for an entertaining and educational look at all things weather.

Animal Underdogs (Two Shows)
July 16, 10:00 am & 2:00 pm
All Ages

The Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth (NHECM) will present a mix of small mammals and reptiles that may seem ordinary, but can do extraordinary things.

Community Heroes: The Springdale Police Department
July 23, 10:00 am
All Ages

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a police officer is like? Meet a local police officer and learn what it takes to keep your community safe.

End of Summer Celebration
July 30, 10:00 am
All Ages

Mark your calendar for a party you won't want to miss. Celebrate a successful summer of reading with lots of fun activities, food, games and prizes!

Summer Saturday Special Events

Bam! Pow! Read! Superhero Academy
Saturday, June20
2:00 pm
All Ages

Join us to create your own superhero identity, complete with mask, cape and accessories. Plus, learn some tips on how to be an awesome hero!

Super Saturday Morning Cartoons
Saturday, July 18
11:00 am

Wear your pajamas and visit the Library for some classic cartoon watching and yummy cereal eating!

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Last updated June 5, 2015