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Programs and Events for Kids: Ruth Holley Library

Friday Fun: Art Create! Books

When: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination. Make your own mini book to record your summer adventures or write your own story! Light snacks will be served.
Ages 12 & under.

Family Fun: Ronald McDonald

When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Ronald McDonald is at his best in this classic show encouraging children to read! The show includes many important reading topics, plus is loaded with fun and laughs too! Ronald's 45 minute live show is free to your Library sponsored by your local McDonald's Restaurant.

Storytime

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Storytime introduces children ages 3-7 to picture books, flannel board stories, fingerplays, music, art, poetry, crafts, film and puppetry.

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Friday Fun: 5th Friday Surprise!

When: Friday, May 29, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for an after school adventure. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination.There's 5 Fridays this month! That means we get an extra day to do something fun. Stop by the library to participate in this month's surprise. Light snacks will be served.
Ages 12 & under.

Stories and Crafts: Wiz! Bam! Pow!

When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join us in some summer fun as we read a few stories and do craft projects together. We are going to read fun stories about super heroes and make super hero crafts! Stories and crafts are chosen for school age children

Summer Morning Fun: Super Rabbit and the Hero Hares

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Comedy magician Connie Elstun and her live performing bunny "Super Rabbit" and his friends star in a family magic show that is centered around their favorite cartoon rabbit Bugs Bunny as "Super Rabbit" in 1943. The audience is treated to a hysterical history tour of the American comic book Heroes of the 1940's presented by Connie and her lively Bunny and Birdie crew. Plus Super Rabbit can fly!

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Every Day Heroes Book Break

When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Come and meet a Pikes Peak Local Hero and listen to a story!

Summer Friday Fun: 7 Up: Greg Acker Drum Workshop

When: Friday, June 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

7 up and Friday Fun combine for an awesome summer event. Greg Acker Drum Workshop: Dance! Move! Play! And experience Western African drumming.
For ages 7 & older.

Stories and Crafts: Just Imagine

When: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join us in some summer fun as we read a few stories and do craft projects together. Stories and crafts are chosen for school age children

Summer Morning Fun: Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Get up close and personal with dinosaur fossils, claws, teeth, and skulls! Take home a dinosaur rubbing, play a game, and snap a dinosaur photo with your own camera – no, not a live dinosaur….but almost!(Best for ages 4 and up).

Paws to Read

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Let your child practice reading and build fluency by reading to a Paws to Read dog. Great for reluctant readers! No registration is required.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

One and two-year-old children, with a favorite adult, participate in nursery rhymes, music and movement, and listen to a few short books. Toddler Time builds on familiar experiences to introduce new vocabulary and word sounds in a lively atmosphere.

LEGO Club

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come to the library to build and create with Legos!

Every Day Heroes Book Break

When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Come and meet a Pikes Peak Local Hero and listen to a story! Check with your location for dates and times.

Summer Friday Fun: 7 Up: Fun with Origami

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

7 up and Friday Fun combine for an awesome summer event. Origami Fun! Come make some awesome creations just by folding paper. Light snacks will be served. Perfect for tweens (9-12), with crafts in varying levels of difficulty available for ages 7 & up.

HO TWEENS - Fun with origami

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd.

Origami Fun! Come make some awesome creations just by folding paper. Light snacks will be served. Perfect for tweens (9-12), with crafts in varying levels of difficulty available for ages 7 & up.

Stories and Crafts: Everyday Adventures

When: Monday, June 15, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join us in some summer fun as we read a few stories and do craft projects together. Stories and crafts are chosen for school age children

Summer Morning Fun: All Breed Rescue & Training

When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join the super dogs from All Breed Rescue and Training for some frolicking fun.


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