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  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
  • Dial-A-Story
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EVENTS FOR KIDS
Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Celebrate the end of the summer with an ice cream party!

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Become a wildlife detective and learn about different animal furs and tracks!

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Local artist Dick Termes will lead a 3D drawing workshop designed especially for kids! Register to attend starting on July 1 at 9 a.m.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
In 1977, NASA struggled to recruit scientists, engineers and astronauts for their new Space Shuttle Program. That's when Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, challenged NASA and changed history.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
Create a mosaic to take home and display!

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Smokey Bear and rangers from the Black Hills National Forest share a special storytime to teach children about fire and outdoor safety!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Make a tasty treat while learning about chemistry and physics!

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Have a dino-mite time at this fun dinosaur-themed sensory day!

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special storytime that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Aug 06, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Free-build your own design or complete the librarian's challenge for a small prize!

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Little artists can create beautiful Van Gogh paintings with play-doh!

Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Have an egg-citing time with a fun dinosaur egg experiment!

Tue, Aug 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Aug 13, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Join in the Olympics fun and create a magnetic kayaking course!

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Practice letters with your favorite dinosaur friends!

Fri, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Aug 17, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace
Drop in for a demonstration, chat with our friendly staff about projects, and build a STEM-themed craft at our Makerspace Open House! We'll have activities for all ages.

Tue, Aug 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Aug 20, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Create a pH indicator and learn about acids and bases with different solutions!

Thu, Aug 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Create fun fossils with pasta and clay!

Sat, Aug 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
We have many reptiles living here in the Black Hills. Learn about why reptiles are so important and how they live in their native ecosystems.

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room
Whitnee Coy will join us to read from her latest kids' book, ?Elsie?s Adventures to Brainy Cove?, followed by a fun activity designed to help kids explore social and emotional learning.

Sun, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
The Blue Angels follows the newest class of the storied Navy and Marine Corps flight squadron through intense training and into a season of heart-stopping aerial artistry.

Tue, Aug 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Aug 27, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Aug 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Create a colorful bandana or bring your own white shirt to tie-dye!

Thu, Aug 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Learn about volcanoes and dinosaurs with a fun erupting slime experiment!

Tue, Sep 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special storytime that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Sep 03, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Sep 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Bring your little artists in their best mess-making clothes and join us for artsy, crafty fun! Each month we will explore a different art technique or artist. Designed for ages 3-5.

Thu, Sep 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Sep 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Fri, Sep 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Sep 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 10, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Sep 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Sep 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Tue, Sep 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 17, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Sep 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Sep 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Sep 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Fri, Sep 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Sep 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Sep 24, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Sep 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Sep 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Sun, Sep 29, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
Join us for a documentary and refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library!

Tue, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special storytime that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Oct 01, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Oct 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Wed, Oct 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Bring your little artists in their best mess-making clothes and join us for artsy, crafty fun! Each month we will explore a different art technique or artist. Designed for ages 3-5.

Thu, Oct 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Fri, Oct 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Oct 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Oct 08, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Oct 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Oct 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Oct 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Tue, Oct 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Oct 15, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.

Thu, Oct 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Little ones are invited to join us every Thursday as we explore different monthly themes through sensory play, STEM-focused activities, and stories! Tailored to children between the ages of 3-6.

Fri, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Tue, Oct 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Oct 22, 10:15am - 11:00am
Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Room
Curiosity Club provides a new theme every week designed to challenge and grow children's imaginations. Designed for ages 5-11.