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Miniature Art Show

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Southeast
Teen Edge
Use the supplies in the teen area, grab a watercolor Take and Make kit, or use your own supplies at home.  Submit your artwork to be included in our Miniature Art Show through May.  Artwork can be picked up at the end of the month.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Southeast
Complete June's ocean-themed Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunt and turn it in for a small prize!  At the end of the month, we'll draw a winner to take home a giant inflatable sea creature!
For Children and Teens
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Teen DIY: Anytime Textile and Fiber Arts Station

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Southeast
Spark your creativity! Come by the Teen Area anytime to make something with this month's craft station.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Teen DIY: Anytime Collage and Papercraft Station

Sunday, July 31, 2022
Southeast
Spark your creativity! Come by the Teen Area anytime to make something with this month's craft station.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Walking With Words

Monday, August 15, 2022
Southeast
Opportunity Space
The University of Dayton Department of Art and Design’s graphic design students visualized local poet Sierra Leone’s poetry to create new meanings that celebrate humanity, community, inclusivity and diversity. Featuring nearly 20 poems, the exhibit showcases “the actions of connections, imagination, learning and linking experience into tangible outcomes as the words move you through the space – literally and metaphorically.”
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Olohana’s Polynesian Dance

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Southeast
Conference Room A

Join Olohana's Polynesian Dance for an afternoon of island fun. Fill your heart and mind with Aloha! Learn what the Aloha Spirit is and the basic steps of hula dance. This program may be held outside weather permitting. 

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Teen Hangout

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Southeast
Conference Room A
Socialize with friends, use supplies from the Art Cart, and play games.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Southeast

Join us for family storytime fun!  All ages are welcome as we enjoy reading stories, doing fingerplays and rhymes, and singing songs together! 

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Almost Summer Celebration!

2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Southeast
Conference Room A
Celebrate the end of the school year, eat snacks, and get signed up for the Summer Challenge!
For Teens Grades 7-12.
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Intro to Historic Newspaper Research

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southeast
Technology Lab
Historic newspapers include a wealth of historical and genealogical information. Join us as we explore local and national online resources for historic newspapers and provide tips to maximize your research time. 
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Thursday Dance Share Session

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Southeast
Conference Room A

Most Thursdays during the school year, come dance with your friends and share your dances with others, and learn new dances. Share the latest Tik Tok dance trend, dances from your culture, your favorite K-Pop dances - whatever you love. No dancing ability required - just a positive attitude. We'll move the furniture and project songs and videos up on the big screen.  

For Teens, Grades 7-12.


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Clay Workshop for Kids

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Make a drink coaster with Tila Saine, artist-in-residence.  
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Clay Workshop for Teens and Tweens

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Make a drink coaster from clay with Tila Saine, artist-in-residence. 
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Southeast

Join us for family storytime fun!  All ages are welcome as we enjoy reading stories, doing fingerplays and rhymes, and singing songs together! If you attend, it counts towards Summer Challenge points!

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Creative Crafting: Family Drop-In Activity

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southeast
Children's Area
Swim over to Southeast for a fun and easy ocean-themed craft for children of all ages.  We’ll provide all the supplies.  All you need to bring is your creativity – the possibilities are endless!
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Clay Workshop for Kids

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Artist-in-residence Tila Saine will teach participants how to build a pinch pot from clay and/or a poured ceramic plant pot or bank.
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Goldfish Swim School

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Southeast
Whether it's the pool, beach, river, or even the bathtub, learn how to be safe around water! The instructors from Goldfish Swim School will teach children and parents how to identify dangers around the water and handle water crisis situations.  Stick around afterwards for a fun ocean-themed craft!
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Teen DIY: Crafternoon

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Southeast
Conference Room A
Get out of the heat and get creative - we'll have the Art Cart out and tons of craft supplies available every Monday afternoon to make anything you want! Snacks provided, and craft instructions will be available if you need inspiration or want to try something new.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Clay Workshop for Kids

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Artist-in-residence Tila Saine will teach participants how to build a pinch pot from clay and/or a poured ceramic plant pot or bank.
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Registration is open

Intro to Ancestry

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Southeast
Technology Lab
Interested in family history and want to learn more about how the genealogy database Ancestry.com can aid in your research? Join us for this introductory class on the basics of Ancestry. Be sure to bring the name of an ancestor or two to search. 
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Southeast

Join us for family storytime fun!  All ages are welcome as we enjoy reading stories, doing fingerplays and rhymes, and singing songs together! If you attend, it counts towards Summer Challenge points!

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Teen DIY: Diamond Painting Stickers

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Southeast
Teen Edge
Stop by the Teen Area to make sparkly stickers by "diamond painting"! We'll have lots of ocean-themed stickers to celebrate this years' Summer Challenge.
For Teens, Grades 7-12
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Tween: Bean Bag Bucketz

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Southeast
Toss bean bags into buckets suspended on a tripod tower to score points. 

Registration required. Ages 9-12. This program is outside and is dependent on the weather. Remember to bring water. 


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Clay Workshop for Kids

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Build a coil pot or cup and paint a kiln-fired clay item with Artist-in-Residence Tila Saine.  
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Clay Workshop for Teens and Tweens

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Southeast
Opportunity Space
Build a coil pot or cup and paint a kiln-fired clay item with Artist-in-Residence Tila Saine.  
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