NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Summer fun at Roosevelt Library

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Plan to bring the kids to the Roosevelt Library this summer. A variety of fun events are planned. Be a chemist for the day. Check out authentic samurai armor. Come for storytime, or join a book club. Details below.

 

FAMILY STORYTIME

• Saturdays, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6, Aug. 13, Aug. 20 & Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m. 

For children age 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children. 

 

CHEMISTS IN THE LIBRARY

• Saturday, June 4, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Entering K-grade 5. Learn about the wonders and excitement of chemistry with easy-to-do activities led by this volunteer group of chemistry students, teachers and professionals eager to share the science with all ages. Sponsored by the Minnesota Section of the American Chemical Society. Register online or call 612.543.6700.

 

CHILD-PARENT JR. BOOK CLUB

• Saturday, June 11, 4p.m.

• Saturday, July 9, 4 p.m.

• Saturday, July 30, 4 p.m.

Entering grade 3 and their parent or other adult. Join others to talk about a great book! Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk. Register online or call 612.543.6700.

 

ART OUT OF THE BOX: SAMURAI STYLE

• Thursday, July 14, 2–3 p.m.

Entering grades 2-5. See what the noble warriors of Japan wore and be dazzled by details found in authentic samurai armor at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Get a taste of samurai fashion in an art workshop inspired by ancient Japanese armor.  This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Library Foundation of Hennepin County. Presented in partnership with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Registration required; begins June 16. Register online or call 612.543.6700.

 

Browse through Roosevelt Library events at http://www.hclib.org/pub/events/AllEventsAction.cfm

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