Spend Your Winter Break at KPL

Dec 13, 2013 03:18:13 PM

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Looking for something fun and educational for your child to do during winter break? Look no further than Kalamazoo Public Library. Fun activities for all ages!

 

  • Family Storytime / Friday, December 20, 10:30 am / Central / Stories and activities designed for ages birth-5 and their caregivers. 
  • Ancient Weapons & Weaponry / Saturday, December 21, 2:00 pm / Central / Join local expert Keith Nelson for an interactive demonstration on ancient Japanese weapons! For grades 5-12. Tickets required. Pick up a free ticket at Central beginning December 14.
  • Gift Making / Monday, December 23, 2:00 pm / Washington Square / Make the perfect present! Materials supplied. Grades 5-12.
  • DIY Cartooning with Kenjji/ Thursday, December 26, 6:30 pm / Central / Make your own graphic novel with local comic master Kenjji Jumanne-Marshall! Materials provided. Grades 5-12.
  • Yummy New Year’s Hats / Friday, December 27, 2:00 pm / Oshtemo / Decorate an edible New Year’s hat! Materials provided. Registration required, call 553-7980.
  • Miss Lisa: Stories and Dance Movement and stories for preschoolers (3-6 year-olds). Wear appropriate clothing. Registration required.
    • Saturday, December 28, 10:30 & 11:30 am (two sessions) / Central / 553-7800
    • Monday, December 30, 10:30 am / Oshtemo / 553-7980
    • Thursday, January 2, 10:30 am / Washington Square / 553-7970
     
  • Bella Patina Craft Time / Monday, December 30, 2:00 pm / Central / Learn how to create eco-chic items with local artisan shop, Bella Patina! Grades 7-12.
  • Calendar Making / Monday, December 30, 2:00 pm  / Powell / Decorate your own 2014 calendar! Materials supplied. Ages 7-11. 
  • New Year’s Party / Monday, December 30, 2:00 pm / Washington Square / Celebrate the New Year! Crafts, snacks and fun! Ages 7-11.
  • Gathering for Games / Tuesday, December 31, 2:00 pm / Eastwood / An afternoon of board games. Use ours, or bring your favorite! Ages 7-11. 
  • Winter Crafts for Kids / Thursday, January 2, 2 pm / Eastwood / Make festive winter crafts. Snacks included. Materials supplied. All ages!
  • Family Storytime / Friday, January 3, 10:30 am / Central / Stories and activities designed for ages birth - 5 and their caregivers.
  • Movie & Popcorn / Friday, January 3, 2 pm / Powell / View The Croods. Popcorn provided. All ages. 
  • Marble Run Mania / Friday, January 3, 11:30 am / Central / Put your STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) skills to the test! Registration required, call 553-7800. 
  • DIY Graphic Novels with Paul Sizer / Friday, January 3, 2:00 pm / Central / Join local comics pro Paul Sizer and learn what it takes to make your own comics! No experience necessary, materials supplied. Grades 5-12. 

 

 

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