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Special Events for Kids


Fall 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 Fall Reading Sessions
Wednesdays & Thursdays
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Kibbles & Books
  • Wednesday, September 10
  • Thursday, September 25
  • Wednesday, October 8
  • Thursday, October 23
  • Wednesday, November 5
  • Thursday, November 20

Fall 2014 Special Event Saturdays

Special events are FREE and registration is not required!

Movie Matinee with Car & Track Building
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, September 20
2:00 pm

Come watch an exciting car-themed movie, then have fun building your own car and track!

Art Workshop with Sean Fitzgibbon (Ages 6+)
Children's Craft Area
Saturday, September 27
11:00 am

As part of the Northwest Arkansas Author Festival, children and their families can enjoy a hands-on art program presented by local artist Sean Fitzgibbon. Afterwards, meet area authors and enjoy live music and refreshments in the Library's Gallery.

Fun with Folktales
University of Arkansas Special Collections Library
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, October 4
2:00 pm

Join us for a special program on folktales with University of Arkansas Special Collections Librarian, Joshua Youngblood. Craft included!

Autumn Make It Take It
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, October 11
2:00 pm

Bring your family and friends for a fall story read aloud followed by a fun hour of fall crafts.

Family Book Club Kick-Off
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, October 18
2:00 pm

It's once again time to kick off our Family Book Club! Stop by the library to register for the book club and make a fun craft! Refreshments will be served.

Waterfowl Wonders
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, October 25
2:00 pm

Join Steve Dunlap, Regional Education Coordinator, for insights into various waterfowl species native to Northwest Arkansas. A take home craft will be provided.

Fun with Money
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, November 1
2:00 pm

Learn to shop responsibly at our library "store." Pick up some fun $amp; and have fun shopping!

Amazing Animals of Northwest Arkansas
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, November 8
2:00 pm

Join a park interpreter from Devil's Den State Park and learn about the different wild animals that inhabit Northwest Arkansas. A craft project will follow.

Kibbles & Books Dog Party
Children's Auditorium and Craft Area
Saturday, November 15
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 3rd year of Kibbles & Books! Help thank our volunteers and participants for a fun year! Visit with the therapy dogs, check out photos that were taken during the year, and make a puppy craft! T-shirts will be awarded to participants who have attended at least six reading sessions.

Week-Day Special Events

LEGO® Club Party (Ages 6-9)
Monday, September 22
4:30 pm

Enjoy building with LEGOs? Join the party and put together your own special creation. Make some new friends and enjoy a delicious snack!

LEGO® Club
Mondays, October 13 & 27, November 10
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Children's Craft Area
Creepies & Crawlies (All Ages)
Tuesday, October 28
4:30 pm

It's that time of year to make a creepy craft, enjoy a snack, and watch a spooky movie!

Pirate Day at the Library
Tuesday, November 18
4:30 pm

Dress up as your favorite pirate and join us for a rip-roaring pirate adventure on the high seas! (or in the library) Stories, lively music, and craft included! Aye aye matey!

Movie Fest
Wednesday, November 26
10:00 am & 2:00 pm

Movies to be announced. Tickets may be picked up at the Children's Information Desk beginning the week of November 17th.

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