Read Beyond the Beaten Path: summer activities for children

Paris Public Library will offer a variety of activities at the library for children in June and early July. All programs are free.  See the list below or download and print our flyer. A library card is not required to participate; however, one is needed if children want to check out books or other items.

Storytimes 11:00-11:30,
  Ages 2-5
June 8
June 22
June 29
July 13

 

Drop-In Block Party.  Saturday, June 4     10:30-11:30.  All ages
Stop in to play with our Legos, Duplos, and wooden blocks.

Camp Read    June 1 11:00—Noon. All ages.
Presented by Douglas-Hart Nature Center. Includes craft and live animal experience. YOU are the main character in an adventure story. May be outside, if weather permits.

Survival Sleuths   June 15 11:00—Noon. All ages.
Presented by Douglas-Hart Nature Center. Includes craft and live animal experience. Investigate how animals survive predators, weather, & more. May be outside, if weather permits.

Let’s Play Bingo! Thurs., June 9, 11:00—Noon
Our friend Amy will preside over Bingo for ages 8-12. An adult family member is welcome to join the fun.

Nature Crafts  Sat. June 18, 10:30—11:30    Ages 6 & up
What can you create with shells, twigs, and other objects from nature? It’s all up to your imagination!

DenaliMeet Denali Sat., June 25, 10:30-11:15. All ages.
Meet Denali and learn about huskies with Chris Clawson.

Sidewalk Art June 30 11:00-Noon    All ages
Create chalk drawings on the library’s south sidewalk. Will be rescheduled if rain.

Dan Gogh’s Magical Camp Adventure  July 6, 10:30-11:15, ages 5-12
Artist Dan Gogh will be your guide for engaging camp activities, including searching for magical survival equipment, and amazing nature discoveries. Wander off the beaten path and join Dan Gogh where magic, comedy, and art are all part of the adventure! May be outside, weather permitting.


Children may read 10 books to receive a coupon for a free 8” Monical’s pizza. Pick up a page to keep track at the library beginning June 1. One coupon per child.

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