Youth Events

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS

Maker Monday, Every Monday During Summer Reading, 3- 5:00 PM
Join us all summer for a special, two hour (3:00-5:00) drop in Maker Mondays! We will do STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) experiments and activities! Recommended ages 5-12. Registration is not required.
Date / Theme
June 17th / Space
June 24th / Insects
July 1st / 4th of July
July 8th / Music
July 15th / Aliens
July 22nd  / Animals
July 29th / Going Out with a Bang!
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services 
Book Club, Every Tuesday During Summer Reading, 3-4:00 PM
Isn’t it always so hard to pick up a book during the summer? There are just so many choices! Well, the Library is going to help narrow down at least one. Join us every Tuesday from 3:00-4:00 PM as we spend the summer discussing Newberry Honor Award-winning book Holes by Louis Sachar. Spots are limited so please sign up as soon as possible!
Story Time, Every Wednesday, 10:15-11:00 AM
Join us every Wednesday from 10:15-11:00 for Preschool Story Time with Ms. Kim! We’ll read stories, sing songs and do fun crafts! Ages 0-5 but older siblings are welcome!
Performances, Every Thursday During Summer Reading, 6-7:00 PM
Every Thursday night at GCPL will feature an amazingly awesome performer! We’re going to have animal shows, music shows, science shows and something incredibly awesome to fit into our summer reading theme: an inflatable planetarium! Join us from 6:00-7:00p.
Date / Performer
June 20th / Magician, Doug Scheer
June 27th / Little Creatures 
July 11th / Story Teller, Genot Picor 
July 18th / Planetarium* (ALL FULL)
July 25th / Wildlife Safari 
August 1st / Kaboomistry 

*Registration will be required for the Planetarium due to its small size. Please call the library for more information.
LEGO Club, Select Mondays in August, 3:30-5:00 PM 
Aug. 12th | Aug. 26th 
LEGO Club will return in August! Drop in and create LEGO creations that will be displayed in our showcase!

Late Night LEGO, August 22nd, 6-7:00 PM 
Join us for an hour of Late Night LEGO!