Young Writer's Workshop
SUN, Oct. 8 :: 1:304

For grades 3-8.
Pre-registration is required and will begin Tuesday, September 12th.

Please join us for our annual Young Writer’s Workshop. Students can sign up for classes on writing comics, poetry, fiction, and more!

 This event is sponsored by
 logo graphic  logo graphic  logo graphic

 

Great Outdoors Colorado: Generation Wild

Generation Wild logo
 

About the Program
Great Outdoors Colorado created Generation Wild to reconnect kids with nature and get them to experience the incredible benefits that are right outside the front door. Because kids grow better outside.

Playing outside an important part of a child’s development. Research has shown that children who play outside are more creative, less aggressive, less stressed, and have reduced ADHD symptoms. Plus, spending time in nature as a child helps kids grow up to appreciate the environment as adults. To help get you started, here's a list of 100 things to do before you're 12!


Programs for Grades 1-6
WED, 4-5pm

Sept. 13 :: Make a Dream Pillow (*pre-registration required*)

Sept. 20 :: Shooting Stars, Asteroids, and Meteors (*pre-registration required*)

Sept. 27 :: Artist Trading Cards: Word Art


Maker Programs

Little Coders 2: Following Directions
(ages 3-5)
2nd Tuesday :: 10:3011:30

Little ones can learn the basics of simple computer coding. Each program will have different games and activities that teach the fundamentals of coding and nurture problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity.
Dates: Sept. 12 & Oct. 10: *pre-register for one date only*

Kids' Code Café (ages 8-12; *pre-registration required*)
4th Monday
:: 45:30
Come hang with other kids while playing around with code. Use one of our laptops or iPads or bring your own. Feel free to code in whatever you enjoy most. Basic instruction will be provided to get you started.
Dates: no program in September; October 23


Regular Programs

NEW! Kids' Time :: 3rd TUE :: 6:30
(ages 2-5 and families)

Join friends and neighbors for stories and rhymes in the evening.
Dates: Sept. 19; Oct. 17; Nov. 21; Dec. 19

Block Party
MON, 10:30–11:30 (ages 2-4; *pre-registration required*)

Come in and play with blocks. Research shows that it's an important part of early learning. We’ll provide the blocks and props; kids provide the imagination!
Dates: no program in October

Build It!
WED, 4–5pm (for families; no registration needed)

If you love LEGOs, please join us for building fun after school! Make the wildest creation you can imagine and we’ll display it in the Library!
Dates: October 4

Construction Club :: 6–7pm (families; no registration)
4th Monday of each month
Listen to stories and then build LEGO creations based on those stories.
Dates:
Sept. 25; October 23

Messy Art :: 2pm (ages 2-5; *pre-registration* is required)
Messy art is a great way for your child to learn, explore, and have fun! We will try a new kind of art every session; it’s guaranteed to get messy, so dress for mess!
Dates: Sept. 26; October 17

Music & Movement :: 10:30–11:00 (ages 2–5; no registration)
Same dance party, new name and time! We will sing songs, dance, and have fun!
Dates: Sept. 22; October 13, 27

Yoga for Kids (no pre-registration required)
NOTE: If needed, kid yoga mats will be provided during the classes.

Storybook Yoga 10:45–11:15 (ages 2-5)
Through storytelling, we will explore kids' yoga for improved strength and flexibility. We'll practice kid-friendly yoga poses, do breathing activities, sing songs, and get silly!
Dates: Sept. 18; October 14

Discovery Yoga :: 1:00 (ages 6-12)
This class is designed to facilitate breathing and relaxation techniques, body and movement awareness, and social skills.
Dates: Sept. 16; October 21


Read to Rover

ReadToRover

Every Tuesday :: 4:00–5:00
(all ages; no registration required)

Reading out loud helps children boost their reading confidence. What better way to practice reading than to have an easygoing, 4-legged friend as a reading buddy!


Look for Something to Read (Reader's Advisory)

NoveList K–8
This great resource will help you find read-alikes, reviews, award winners, and more.


Library Photo Policy
Images taken during activities and events sponsored by the Louisville Public Library may be used in Library or City of Louisville promotional and instructional materials. If you do not wish to have your image used, please notify Library staff.