KIDS Baby Play & Learn Tuesdays, June 6 - July 25 @ 6 p.m. | Ages 0 - 3 This series is for our youngest library friends. Come for stories, rhymes, and songs - stay for play. Wiggle & Giggle: Baby Play Time Wednesdays, June 7 - July 26 @ 10 - 10:45 a.m. | Ages 0 - 3 Boost your baby’s brain through play while connecting with other families. Why play? Play allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination and ability to learn. Ready-to-Read Story Time Thursdays, June 8 - July 27 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 3 - 5 Help your child get ready for preschool with stories, singing, rhyming, and crafts. Pollination Pals Saturday, July 1 @ 12 p.m. | Ages 5 - 12 Pollinators are super important to our survival. Learn to become a pollinator and experience what they do. Registration is required. Kids Create: Watercolor Resist Painting Tuesday, July 25 @ 2 p.m. | Ages 5 - 12 For this special Kids Create, the Elyria Arts Council will host a watercolor class that you’ll find hard to resist. Registration is required. FAMILY Downtown Scavenger Hunt All Summer | June 3 - Aug. 10 Pick up a scavenger hunt for around downtown Elyria. It’s fun for the whole family and will re-introduce you to what is happening around Ely Square. Return correct and completed sheet for a prize! Meet and Greet Ponies Saturday, June 17 @ 10 a.m. | All Ages Introduce your little ones to a unique pony experience. Ponytail Farms is bringing some special pony friends to visit. Stop by to meet a pony (and take a selfie)! Fun in the Sun* Friday, July 28 @ 12 - 2 p.m. | All Ages Have some fun in the sun with giant size yard games and more. In collaboration with Elyria Parks and Recreation Department. * Weather permitting. Cats in the Stacks* Tuesday, July 11 @ 2 - 4 p.m. | All Ages Beat the heat and come hang out with some cool cats, courtesy of the Friendship Animal Protective League (APL). All visiting cats are available for adoption through the APL! *Cats will be in the Rotary Room only to accommodate patrons with allergies. TEEN Select Start Video Game Club 2nd & 4th Thursdays @ 3:30 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Video games at home getting boring? Come play at the library with friends instead! Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 1st & 3rd Mondays @ 3:30 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Let your voice be heard! You can take part in planning programs, suggesting crafts, recommending books, and influencing Teen Services at the Library. Bring a friend or two! To join, ask for an application at the Ask Me desk. Completed application required. Sweet Summer Sips 3rd Friday of the month @ 2 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Start the weekend with sips you can learn to make at home. Mix up cold sweet drinks to cool down from the summer heat. Registration is required. June 16: Slushies July 21: Milkshakes Aug. 18: Boba Tea Movie Madness 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 4:30 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Come to the library and watch some movies selected by your very own TAB! Each movie will be selected by TAB the month before, so check our website’s calendar of events for what movie will be next. Paint-a-Panel Tuesday, June 20, 27 @ 4 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Our partners at the Elyria Arts Council will host sessions to create a collaborative art panel for the outdoor Art Walk. Registration is required. Dream Interpretations June 22; July 19; Aug. 16 @ 6 p.m. | Ages 13+ Have time for another hobby and experience? Discover what your dreams could mean. Presented by Crystal Era. Registration is required. Outdoor Game Day* Last Friday of the month @ Select Times | Ages 13 - 17 Play yard games and more. In collaboration with Elyria Parks and Recreation Department. * Weather permitting. June 30, July 28 at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. Envision This! Mondays, July 24 & 31 @ 5:45 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Where will you be? Here! Let’s manifest what we want in life with a vision board party. Registration is required. July 24: Find and collect photos July 31: Craft the board Meltdown Parlor Monday, Aug. 28 @ 5:45 p.m. | Ages 13 - 17 Simple candle-making for teens. Create a candle that melts in a jar, not in your hand! Registration is required. 4 CENTRAL 211 Second Street | Elyria, Ohio 44035 | 440.323.5747