Architect Mel Shivvers will teach everyone about architecture and how to design with geometric shapes. Attendees will get to design and build their own project in this creative, problem-solving workshop. This program is for kids going into grades 3-8 and requires preregistration. Thank you to the Friends of the Franklin Avenue Library for sponsoring this event.
Kids going into grades 3-8 can design their own superhero logo, monster face, or wild animal using our huge collection of perler beads. Please preregister for this program.
Summer Reading Orientation
Become an animal detective and learn how to identify common Iowa mammal tracks. Animal furs will also be used. K-6th grade.
Let your voice be heard! We all know the inspirational poets and artists of RunDSM. Be one! Come join two Movement 515 Poet Mentors as they lead a writing workshop.
Learn how to start your own blog and keep friends and family updated on everything going on in your life, especially friends you haven't seen over summer break!
Craft the perfect parfait! This light and delicious treat is perfect for summer.
Put the finishing touches on your superhero costume with duct tape accessories, like a wallet, or a mask.
Your inner superhero has been unmasked, and justice has prevailed. Celebrate the triumph of good over evil with a summer reading party.
Join us at the East Side Library to discuss the monthly book choice, Legend by Marie Lu. Book choice is geared towards Teens in 6th through 8th grade. You can check out copies of the book at the Information Desk.