Columbia Heights Library events
Columbia Heights Public Library, 3939 Central Ave. NE, offers the following upcoming events. Info: Brianna Belanger, Children’s Librarian, 763-706-3683, email@example.com.
Storytime at the Library: June 11 to July 23.
Family Storytime: Mondays, 10:30-11 am. Share books, songs, and rhymes with your children at this storytime designed to promote school readiness in 2 to 5-year-olds. Librarians, caregivers, and children will sing, talk, read, write and play together to build early literacy skills. Siblings are also welcome.
Wacky Wednesdays: June 20-July 18. Come to the library each Wednesday at 2 pm for a free, live performance for families. June 20, Raptor Center. June 27, Madden Magic. July 11, One Flea Circus Puppet Show. July 18, The Bazillions.
Yoga Workshop: Tuesday, June 12, 2 pm. In this fun and active class, students will explore traditional yoga poses, breathing techniques and relaxation through literature, music, creative art and more. We will build strength, self awareness, balance and concentration through imagination and movement. Entering grades 1-6. Registration required.
Summer Reading Kickoff: Wednesday, June 13, 1-3 pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with an interactive taiko drum performance from Enso Daiko, crafts, and activities. Activities begin at 1 pm, performance starts at 2 pm, for families.
4-H STEM, Film Canister Rockets: Tuesday, June 19, 2 pm. Launch film canister rockets with water and some alka-seltzer by creating mini-explosions! This activity challenges youth to design a rocket they can launch by experimenting with water temperature and air pressure. Youth will use experiential learning to design a rocket that can flyer higher and farther. Entering grades K- 3.
Bruce the Bug Guy: Tuesday, June 26, 2 pm. Learn all about insects and arthropods like giant silk moths and scorpions with the help of live critters. Entering grades K-6.
Paper Circuits: Thursday, June 14, 2 pm. Create pop-up greeting cards that light up. Flex your creativity muscles while learning circuitry and paper engineering. Entering grades 6-12. Registration required.
Star Wars Skills: Thursday, June 21, 2-4 pm. In Star Wars Skills students design and create their own Lightsabers and act out scenes from the Star Wars canon while learning the beginning basics in safe play fighting. Entering grades 4-8. Registration required.
Jurassic World, Terrariums: Thursday, June 28, 2 pm. Celebrate the release of Jurassic World at the library by making terrariums complete with mini dinosaurs. Entering grades 5-12. Registration required.