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August Children & Pre-Teen Events

Visit one of our branches for engaging and playful events for children.

Learn to Draw Wild Animals – Warrensburg
Back by popular demand! Children and adults will learn how to draw using circle techniques, line drawings, value drawings, and even abstraction. We will focus on drawing lions, tigers, wild wolves, bears and many more.
Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.
Age: 6 years old and up
Monday, August 5 – 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Kids in the Kitchen – Odessa
Kids in the Kitchen is a free program presented by MU Extension that encourages youth, 9-12, to eat healthier meals and snacks as a result of hands-on cooking experiences. The participants will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that they can make for themselves and for other family members at home. They will also learn good food safety practices.
Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.
Age: Pre-Teen
Tuesday, August 6 – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 8 – 11:00 a.m.

Get Slimed – Galaxy Style – Lexington
Come to the library to create your own galaxy style slime using stars, shimmers and a bit of galactic dust. We’ll have a snack, a story or two and a game.
Age: Children
Wednesday, August 7 – 3:00 p.m.

Marshmallow Challenge – Holden
Can you build the tallest structure with marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti?
Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.
Age: Children, Pre-Teen
Monday, August 8 – 4:00 p.m.

Yu-Gi-Oh – Knob Noster
Join us once again for our Yu-Gi-Oh card group. New to Yu-Gi-Oh? No problem! We love to teach new interested players!
Age: 11 years old and up
Wednesday, August 14 – 3:00 p.m.

Build a Space Bag – Lexington
While you’re visiting the Community Fair, be one of the first 200 to the library to fill a Space Bag with a variety of space stuff.
Age: Children
Saturday, August 17, 9:00 a.m.

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