Kid's Program

Put the Function in Fitness

  • Wednesday, June 15 @ 12:00pm

Learn how strength exercises can improve your balance, coordination, power and endurance, enhancing your ability to power through your day! Includes ideas for incorporating exercise into your everyday activities. Wednesday Health Talks in June & July are presented by Brenda Block, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.

Travelogue: Africa

  • Tuesday, June 14 @ 6:00pm

Karl Stewart, author of three books, including the award winning The Legend of See Bird: Devil’s Backbone, will be at the Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, June 14, at 6 pm for a photo presentation and talk on his recently completed nature safari to Tanzania, in east Africa. Armed only with a camera, Mr. Stewart spent several weeks touring the area with a small group of sightseers, a tour which included tenting in the spectacular Serengeti for several nights and a visit to Oldupai Gorge. The public is invited, and admission is free. Come, see, and enjoy a visit to an area sometimes referred to as the Garden of Eden.

On your mark, get set, GO... to your next great read!!!!!

TODAY - JULY 13 Shalee, our K-9 Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) needs a day off. She'll be back next week!

Wednesdays, June 15, 22, 29 & July 6, 13, 20, 27

Reading Education Assistance Dogs & Talk To a Teacher

2:00-3:30 p.m. With twice the reward for your time, read to Shalee our reading education assistance dog, and/or chat with a teacher, or librarian to find just the right book for your summer reading!

Click here for more information about the benefits of reading with a R.E.A.D. team!

APRIL 8th Friday After School Treat - Labyrinth on the BIG SCREEN!

Every other Friday, at 3:30 p.m., school aged children are invited to enjoy a special library event. Caregivers do not need to remain in attendance, but must provide an emergency contact number if leaving the building.

April 8 – In honor of the late, great David Bowie, enjoy a BIG SCREEN showing of this George Lucas produced, and Jim Henson directed, gothic fantasy starring Bowie! This PG-rated, 101 minute film also stars Jennifer Connelly who is challenged to find her way through a labyrinth in order to save her brother. As she makes her way through the maze, she faces a number of horrific challenges (like the Bog of Eternal Stench) before she finds her way to the gravity-defying castle, where her brother is being held by evil goblins.

Popcorn will be served.

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