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Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Children 8 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver 16 years of age or older. A Prairie Trails Library Card is required at time of signup and must be presented at time of program. An adult can sign up to three children on one adult library card.

  • Junior Traveling Scientists
    When: Friday, July 20, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    After sharing a story, preschoolers will take turns at stations where they will do hands-on activities exploring the science of travel. Make your child’s first memories of science fun!

    Ticket to Play: Blue


  • Craft Table Week Six : Hor Air Balloon
    When: Monday, July 23, 2018 12:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District


  • Little Explorer's Storytime
    When: Monday, July 23, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Children Birth -35 months with a parent or caregiver

    Join us for an interactive story time, with songs, dancing, and books! Along with bonding with your toddler, they will be exposed to early literacy and language skills!

    Ticket to Play: Purple



  • Book Buddies
    When: Monday, July 23, 2018 4:45 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Children ages 3-6

    Looking for ways to get your child excited about reading? Take part in Book Buddies! This special program pairs teen volunteers with younger “book buddies” for pure reading enjoyment. The children will have time to choose favorite picture books with their buddy, read together, and record what they’ve read on theirReading takes you Everywhere  game board. Please arrive on time to get the most out of your session each week.

     

  • Little Adventurer's Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Children 3 - 6 years

    Join us for a fun and interactive summer storytime featuring music, nursery rhymes, dancing, and great stories!

    A Ticket to Play is not required, but space is limited.



  • Melikin Puppets: Slightly Fractured Fairy Tales
    When: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    Children of all ages

    The famous Melikin Puppets will perform their production of Slightly Fractured Fairy Tales.The Melikin Puppets have complied a series of familiar fable favorites, and as you might expect, each storeyette has a surprising twist providing a refreshing relief from the everyday “Once upon a time.” Their stories include Chicken Little, Goldilocks? And the Three Bears, and The Tale of Two Bad Mice.

    Ticket to Play: All Colors!




     

  • Discovery Club
    When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Do you like to learn about the world around you? Come join our club where we will explore a different theme each session through fun stories, activities, games and crafts.

    Theme:Reading takes you to Dog Days

    Ticket to Play: Yellow











  • Movie Matinee: Fantastic Beasts and where to find them
    When: Thursday, July 26, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Both Meeting Rooms

    Children of all ages and their families. PG, 133 minutes

    Every Thursday come to the library and relax with a movie!

     

  • Tie Dye FUN!
    When: Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District

    Bring a clean shirt, socks, or even a pillowcase to the library and you’ll find out how. The dye will work best if the shirt is made out of 100% cotton, but experimenting with other fabric materials is optional. Please note: Prairie Trails library will not supply clothing items. Attendees must bring their own. Other tie-dying materials will be provided by the library while supplies last.

    This is an outdoor event.

    Ticket to Play:  Yellow, & Orange

     


  • Reading Takes You to Hogwarts!
    When: Friday, July 27, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Join us for a magical day at Hogwarts where you can get sorted into your house, make your own wand, and even play a round of quidditch! More will be offered! You are encouraged to dress up in Harry Potter clothing as well!.

    "You do not have to stay for the full 2 hours. This is a stationed program, so complete all the activities, and you can be on your way!"  

    Ticket to Play: Orange & Pink


Photo Release Policy
The Prairie Trails Public Library District staff may take photographs of participants, individually or in groups, attending or taking part in library programs and activities. These photographs may appear in future library publications or videos of other patrons or staff without the permission of the person(s) being photographed. If a library patron does not wish himself/herself or he/her child to be photographed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect, or consent will be assumed