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Central Library
Saturday, July 1st - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Do you like to play board games?  Bring the whole family and join us in Phoenix Park for GIANT games!  We have giant UNO, Twister, Chess, and Connect Four and many, many more!
Central Library
Thursday, July 6th - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Bring the whole family to build and play with Big Blue Blocks, Duplo, and Easy Build Bricks.  Central Library First Floor.
Eastside Branch
Thursday, July 6th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and free snow cones while they last!
Northside Branch
Thursday, July 6th - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and a free snow cone while they last!
Tates Creek Branch
Thursday, July 6th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and free snow cones while they last!
Beaumont Branch
Friday, July 7th - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and free snow cones while they last!
Village Branch
Friday, July 7th - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and free snow cones while they last!
Central Library
Saturday, July 8th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Don't let the heat stop you from joining us for Snow Cones in Phoenix Park.  Cool down and chill out with snow cones and some cool painting, coloring and chalk design!  Snow Cones are while supplies last.
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Saturday, July 8th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, middle school
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Come learn about and create comics in this fun, exploratory programs!  Kids will learn about the different parts of a comic, receive a reading list, and make a short comic.   Drawing skills not required but a willingness to try is a must.  For grades 3 - 6. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 10th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 10th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Calling all engineers! It's time to get innovative as you build with fun and surprising materials-are you up for the challenge?
Village Branch - Program Room
Monday, July 10th - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, middle school
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Come learn about and create comics in this fun, exploratory programs!  Kids will learn about the different parts of a comic, receive a reading list, and make a short comic.  For grades 3 - 6.  Drawing skills not required but a willingness to try is a must.
Central Library - Computer Center
Monday, July 10th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Impress your friends by creating your own games! Learn to make 2-D games using Scratch, a programming language built to introduce coding to older kids and teens. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library
Tuesday, July 11th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Bring the whole family for a game of Kerplunk, Uno, Connect Four, Chutes and Ladders, Checkers, and more!  Central Library First Floor.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, July 11th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Tuesday, July 11th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Wednesday, July 12th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Bio-Science Discovery Hour Is yeast alive? What does DNA look like? What makes soda fizzy? Learn the answers to all of these questions and many more at this special Bio-Science Discovery Hour, hosted by Alltech.
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Wednesday, July 12th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 12th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, K-1st grade
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Drop by to enjoy hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) activities. For ages 6-12. 
Central Library
Thursday, July 13th - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Bring the whole family to build and play with Big Blue Blocks, Duplo, and Easy Build Bricks.  Central Library First Floor.
Central Library
Thursday, July 13th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Friday, July 14th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
Registration begins on June 30th
Central Library
Saturday, July 15th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Slide into Phoenix Park for a morning full of big slides and climbing inflatables! 
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 17th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Open paper bags to discover a fun STEAM activity. For ages 6-12. 
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, July 17th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Anyone can learn to draw with help from cartoonist Steve Harpster. Watch, laugh, & draw along to make your own creations. 
Registration begins on July 3rd

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