Kids Summer 2016


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Classes and Mini-sessions that require registration are listed below.
Most registrations open June 1.

See the Program Guide for more Children’s programs, resources and activities.

Science & Technology Classes

Science & Technology Mini-session

Classes are one week long – Monday through Friday. This Mini-session is one day.
 – Kids Science Class Ages 6-9
MORNING CLASS IS FULL.
Choose one of two identical sessions
11:30-12:45pm or 2-3:15pm June 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10
Expect lots of fun and hands-on activities in
age-appropriate science that goes Fizz! Boom! Pop!
Lego Mania Ages 6-9
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

11am-12pm Fri., July 8
Use your skills and imagination in fun activities.
Legos provided.
Science Class Ages 10-12
3:30-4:45pm June 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10
Expect lots of fun and hands-on activities in
age-appropriate science that goes Fizz! Boom! Pop!
Family Science Class Ages K – Adult
5:15-6:15pm June 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10
A week of family-friendly science experiments and
projects that will excite and amaze! Curriculum
same as other science classes. For children who have at least completed kindergarten. 
Beginning Computer Keyboarding Class Ages 6-9
2-3pm June 20, 21, 22, 23, & 24
Receive instruction in finger placement, form, and
proper usage in a fun way.
Beginning Robotics Class Ages 10-12
Choose one of two identical sessions
10-11am or 1-2pm June 20, 21, 22, 23, & 24
Foundational course with Lego Mindstorms module
and software.

  Sports & Exercise Classes

Sports & Exercise Mini-sessions

  Classes are one week long – Monday through Friday.  Mini-sessions are from one to three days.
 –  Yoga For Kids Class Ages 7-9
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

10-11am June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1
On your mark, get set, exercise in this fun yoga class!
Wear loose clothing.
 – Beginning Golf Ages 6-12
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

1:30-2:30pm Wed.-Fri. June 15, 16, & 17
Learn basic golf skills like swinging a club and
putting.
Chess Class Ages 8-12
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

11:30am-12:30pm June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1
Learn to play chess. No experience required.
Chinese Jump Roping Ages 8-12
2:30-3:30pm Mon., July 18
Watch a dvd to learn how and then practice for
yourself.
Library Record Setting Ages 8-12
3-4pm Wed., July 13
Try to set the Library record for several silly, fun activities.
Mini-Olympics Ages 8-12
2-3pm Sat., Aug. 13
Compete in a three-legged race, watermelon seed
spitting contest, pool noodle javelin, and more!
Archery Ages 10-12
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

10:30am-12pm
Mon. & Tues., June 6 & 7
Learn beginning archery skills with an instructor from Arkansas Game & Fish.
Croquet Tournament Ages 10-12
2:30-3:30pm Mon., July 11
Play this fun backyard game on the Library lawn!

Creativity Classes

 

Creativity Mini-sessions

Classes are one week long – Monday through Friday. Mini-sessions are from one to three days.
 – Preschool Art Attack Class Ages 3-5
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

2:30-3:15pm June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1
Fun, hands on arts and crafts projects
 – Paws for Reading Ages 6-9
10:30-11:30am. Mon.-Fri., on
July 11, 12, 13, 14, or 15
Register online, then call the Library
(870-580-0910) to schedule your 15 min.
time slot to read to a visiting therapy dog.
 – Art for Kids Class Ages 6-9
Choose one of two identical sessions
10-11:15am or 11:30am-12:45pm
June 13, 14, 15, 16, & 17
Explore different art media to produce your own masterpieces.
 – Balloon Animals Ages 10-12
2-3pm Sat., June 4
Registration opens 5/21/2016
Learn to make balloon animals with Marty the Balloonman!
 – Basic Art Class Ages 10-12
2-3:15pm June 13, 14, 15, 16, & 17
Explore different art media to produce your own masterpieces.
 – Cake Decorating Ages 10-12
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

2-3pm Sat., June 18
Alane Buckner, cake decorator for Town & Country, will show how to decorate a cake for Father’s Day.
 – Advanced Art Class Ages 10-12
3:30-4:45pm June 13, 14, 15, 16, & 17
An art class for tweens a little more advanced in their artistic abilities.
 – Youth Self Portraits Ages 10-12
CLASS IS FULL.  WAITING LIST ONLY.

2-3:30pm Wed., July 20
Using pencil, learn various shading techniques such as hatching, cross-hatching, and stippling.
 – Gardening & More Class Ages 10-12
10-11am June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1
Learn about plants, soil, and organic gardening while planting the children’s patio garden.
 – Drumming Class Ages 10-12
1-1:45pm June 27, 28, 29, 30, & July 1
Hands-on instruction using a variety of percussion instruments.