An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 25, 2022
Weekly Storytime for ages 0-3 with dancing, singing, and crafts.
May 23 Caterpillars/Butterflies
[May 30 Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day]
June 6 Sharks
June 13 Boats
[June 20 Library Closed in Observance of Juneteenth ]
June 27 Whales
[July 4 Library Closed in Observance of Independence Day]
July 11 Jellyfish
July 18 Ocean Reefs
July 25 Octopus/Squid
An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022
Weekly Storytime for ages 6-11 with dancing, singing, and crafts.
May 24 Caterpillars/Butterflies
May 31 First Days of Summer
June 7 Sharks
June 14 Special Program: Stephin Booth Drumming Workshop–10:30 AM
June 21 Sponges and Anemones
June 28 Special Program: Museum of Discovery –10:30 AM
July 5 Dolphins
July 12 Make Candy Sushi
July 19 Ocean Reefs
July 26 Octopus/Squid
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 27, 2022
Weekly Storytime for ages 3-5 with dancing, singing, and crafts.
May 25 Caterpillars/Butterflies
June 1 First Days of Summer
June 8 Sharks
June 15 Special Program: Crystal the Mermaid | 10:00 AM
June 22 Sponges and Anemones
June 29 Whales
July 6 Dolphins
July 13 Jellyfish
July 20 Ocean Reefs
July 27 Octopus/Squid
~Octopus Ring Toss
~Lucky Duck Game
~Sea Shell Painting
~Themed Board Games
~DIY Origami Boats
~Bubble and Chalk Free Play
~Ocean Refreshment ~and Much more
An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 1, 2022
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2022
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with our Summer Teen Programs.
- June 9: Sea Sculptures with 3D Printer Pens*
- June 16: Shell Painting/ Mermaid Jewelry
- June 23: Lino Block Carving and Printing an Ocean Tableau*
- June 30: Seafood Cooking–Salmon Patties & Food Creature Creations
- July 7: Jellyfish (Sea) Salt Watercolor Painting*
- July 14: Glow-in-the-Dark Art Inspired by Bioluminescence*
- July 21: Faux Scrimshaw Carvings
- July 28: A Life Aquatic–A Microscopic Investigation
*Programs supported with a grant from the Windgate Foundation
Instructor Stephin Booth provides a hands-on musical experience with Afro Caribbean Drumming. Participants will learn about traditional instruments and rhythms and get to practice what learn.
mömandpöp is going under the sea to present their newest show: “Wendy the Whale and the Great Beachy Cove Bake-Off!”
Wendy REALLY wants to be a contestant on the greatest underwater baking show but there’s a problem! She keeps dropping the eggs, losing her recipes, and making messes! Swim along with Wendy as she gets expert tips from her underwater friends Jellyfish, Crab, Octopus, and Swordfish! With all brand new tunes from mömandpöp and loads of audience participation,
Hot/Cold Demonstration (Thermo Stratification)
This demo will help to show how layers of water will separate themselves based on temperature. Cold, dense water sinks to the bottom and hot, less dense water rises to the top.
Hands-on Buoyancy Test
This hands-on activity will allow guests to see the difference in density between saltwater and freshwater and how that affects the buoyancy of an object.
Vortex Bottle Demonstration
Whirlpools form in the ocean with the rising and falling of tides.
Magician Scott Davis has been performing magic professionally since the age of 14. Currently Scott performs over 300 live shows a year. Scott has been awarded the 1999 Comedy Magician of the Year by the Arkansas Alliance of Magical Performers and the Arkansas Close-up Magician of the Year for 2000 and 2007 by the Arkansas chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Brian Kinder is a singer/songwriter who, along with his wife, Ms Terri, performs rollicking goodtime concerts for kids. Their music is fun and invites audience participation, and is perfectly suited for libraries, schools, fairs, corporate family gatherings, churches, and birthday parties. Yes, Kinder is their real name. (Kinder, German word meaning children as in kindergarten).
For rollicking good time music for kids, there is none finer than Brian and Terri Kinder.
Puppeteer and Musician Lela Bloom presents an “Oceans of Possibilities” themed show featuring popular picture books stories told through puppetry.