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Special Events for Kids


Summer 2014 Special Events

Kibbles & Books

Kibbles & Books

This program is designed to help children develop literacy skills and build confidence by reading to a therapy dog. To register, call the Children’s Services Department at 479-750-8180.

Kibbles and Books Summer Reading Sessions
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Kibbles & Books
  • Thursday, May 8
  • Thursday, May 22
  • Thursday, June 12
  • Thursday, June 26
  • Thursday, July 10
  • Thursday, July 24
  • Thursday, August 14
  • Thursday, August 28

Independent / Read-to-Me Summer Reading Club

Those families interested in keeping a reading log of books read during the summer can also participate in the Independent/Read-To-Me Summer Reading Club. Register in person at the Library from June 7 – 30, 2014 and receive one reading log for each child.

The first 200 participants that complete 4 weeks in the reading club will receive two tickets to the Arkansas Naturals baseball game to be held on July 27th. Additional prizes will be awarded the week of July 31st to those who have completed six weeks of reading. Original reading log with six stickers must be presented in order to receive prizes. Photocopies will not be eligible. Visit the Children’s Department for more information and to pick up your reading club logs.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party and Registration
Saturday, June 7
2:00 pm - 4:00 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!p>

Summer Reading 2014 Special Event Thursdays

Events will be held each Thursday, June 12 – July 31 at 10:00 am. Special events are FREE and registration is not required.

Raptors! Birds of Prey
June 12

Join Lynn Sciumbato from the Morning Star Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and meet some of the birds that have been rescued and rehabilitated. You will learn why raptors are among the most fascinating animals on the planet! (All Ages)

Scott Davis, Magic
June 19

Help us welcome back Scott Davis and laugh out loud with his comedy infused magic! (All Ages)

Didgeridoo Down Under
June 26

Be sure and catch this high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, science, puppetry, comedy, and more with lots of audience participation! (All Ages)

Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic*
July 3

Get ready to laugh out loud with Tommy's side-splitting comedy and crazy-fun magic. (Preschool & Early Elementary)

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

Sugar Free Allstars
July 10

You'll want to clap your hands and dance around with Boom and Dr. Rock as they play some fun and funky music. (All Ages)

Weather Wise with Dan Skoff
July 17

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

Back to Nature with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
July 24

Take a look at the mobile fish aquarium set up outside the library entrance, then head inside to enjoy a lively presentation by Steve Dunlap, Regional Education Coordinator. (All Ages)

End-of-Summer Celebration with the Yokohama Drifters
July 31

Save the date for this fun-filled beach-themed party! It kicks off in the courtyard with refreshments and surf music, then continues inside with lots of games and prizes! (All Ages)

The Case of the Missing Melody: A Special Theatre Production by the Symphony of NWA & Trike Theatre
Friday, August 1
10:30 am

Join us for this preview performance of a musical mystery play for grades K-5!

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