Howell Carnegie Library Events for Children/Families

Events Between 07-13-2024 and 08-12-2024

Family Art (Outdoors) (ages 3-11 with parents/caregivers)

July 15, 2024 09:30AM-10:00AM @ Library Lawn (14 seats)

Get ready to get messy and have fun exploring art while painting together to create family art projects. All are welcome. This event is free.

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Monday, July 1.

Please register under one family member's name and indicate the number of family members attending. Please use this name when you check-in. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library.
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This event takes place at three times so you can select the time most convenient - check our calendar.

 

 

Family Art (Outdoors) (ages 3-11 with parents/caregivers)

July 15, 2024 10:30AM-11:00AM @ Library Lawn (14 seats)

Get ready to get messy and have fun exploring art while painting together to create family art projects. All are welcome. This event is free.

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Monday, July 1.

Please register under one family member's name and indicate the number of family members attending. Please use this name when you check-in. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library.
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This event takes place at three times so you can select the time most convenient - check our calendar.

 

 

Family Art (Outdoors) (ages 3-11 with parents/caregivers)

July 15, 2024 11:30AM-12:00PM @ Library Lawn (14 seats)

Get ready to get messy and have fun exploring art while painting together to create family art projects. All are welcome. This event is free.

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Monday, July 1.

Please register under one family member's name and indicate the number of family members attending. Please use this name when you check-in. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library.
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This event takes place at three times so you can select the time most convenient - check our calendar.

 

 

Outdoor RMP - Read, Music, Play (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 16, 2024 10:00AM-10:20AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 0-3 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. Geared for 0-3 year olds but 3-5 year olds will also enjoy it; all ages are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Virtual Author Talk: Surviving the Summer with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier (grades 3-6)

July 16, 2024 02:00PM-03:00PM @ (no seat limit)

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both the book series and the animated series on Netflix. In this virtual event, Max will share how he came up with the different monsters and villains as well as the unique ways that Jack and his friends figure out to defeat them.

To register, view previous author talks, and find more information visit https://libraryc.org/howelllibrary

The Library Speaker Consortium is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Howell Carnegie District Library.

Outdoor Family Early Literacy Class (ages 3-5 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 17, 2024 10:00AM-10:30AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 3-5 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. The Outdoor Family class is geared for 3-5 year olds; siblings welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Magnet Painting with Flint Children's Museum (grades K-2 with parents/caregivers)

July 18, 2024 03:30PM-04:30PM @ Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library (40 seats)

Create a masterpiece with magnets and paint in this fun hands-on workshop with Flint Children's Museum staff. Children will also make predictions, learn about magnets and create secondary colors out of primary colors.

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Friday, July 5. For students entering grades K-2. Please register each participant.

Please stay home if you are sick. 

Colder Than Ice... A Family Science Show (Outdoors) (grades K-6 with parents/caregivers)

July 18, 2024 06:00PM-06:45PM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Flint Children's Museum presents "Colder Than Ice" a family science show about dry ice. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be sitting on the grass. You can bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray.
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.

Indiana Joel's Magic Show (Outdoors)

July 22, 2024 11:00AM-11:45AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Indiana Joel's Magic Show with Joel Tacey will be a huge hit with your family! Amazing magic, some comedy, wacky stunts, and audience participation all highlight this exciting show. Get ready for BIG laughs and BIG fun for everyone! The intended audience for this show is ages 4-11 with parents/caregivers. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please stay home if you are sick.

 
To-go meals for all ages will be provided outside the library from Salvation Army's Summer Lunch Bunch canteen on Monday, July 22, at 11:45 am.
 
 
 

 

Juggling Workshop (grades 4-8) (Outdoors)

July 22, 2024 01:00PM-01:45PM @ Library Lawn (40 seats)

Joel Tacey will get you moving, tossing, and catching as you learn the basics of juggling. For students entering grades 4-8. Free.

Registration is required and begins at 9am on Monday, July 8. Please register each participant.

Please stay home if you are sick. 

If the weather doesn't cooperate, this event will move indoors. 

 

 
To-go meals for all ages will be provided outside the library from Salvation Army's Summer Lunch Bunch canteen on Monday, July 22, at 11:45 am.
 
 
 

 

Outdoor RMP - Read, Music, Play (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 23, 2024 10:00AM-10:20AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 0-3 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. Geared for 0-3 year olds but 3-5 year olds will also enjoy it; all ages are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Outdoor Family Early Literacy Class (ages 3-5 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 24, 2024 10:00AM-10:30AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 3-5 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. The Outdoor Family class is geared for 3-5 year olds; siblings welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Infant/Toddler Playgroup (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers)

July 25, 2024 10:00AM-11:00AM @ Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers, infants, and toddlers are welcome to meet others while playing and exploring with a wide variety of age appropriate toys. Playtime will take place 10-10:45am followed by a brief clean up time then circle time before the program concludes.

Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free.

ArtConnect: Pop-Up Makerspace

July 26, 2024 01:00PM-03:00PM @ Meabon Room - Howell Carnegie Library (no seat limit)

This month's ArtConnect will be a fiber arts themed Pop-up Makerspace! Try out our knitting machines, needle felting supplies, heat press, and more. The library will have an assortment of fiber art and other crafting supplies on hand.

ArtConnect is an opportunity to connect with local artisans and other community members to share the joy of art and try out new techniques and projects. Every other month, local artisans will guide you through a featured art project, or you can bring your own project to work on! Supplies will be provided for the featured project, as supplies last. For the months without a featured project, ArtConnect will serve as a Pop-Up Makerspace and provide the opportunity to use our space for your crafting desires and try out new equipment!

 

No registration required.
Please stay home if you are sick.

Outdoor RMP - Read, Music, Play (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 30, 2024 10:00AM-10:20AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 0-3 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. Geared for 0-3 year olds but 3-5 year olds will also enjoy it; all ages are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Virtual Author Talk: Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (grades 5-8)

July 30, 2024 02:00PM-03:00PM @ (no seat limit)

Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His winning book, A First Time for Everything, is a graphic memoir based on his own awkward middle school years and the trip to Europe that changed his life.

To register, view previous author talks, and find more information visit https://libraryc.org/howelllibrary

The Library Speaker Consortium is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Howell Carnegie District Library.

Little Explorers (Outdoors) (ages 2-6 with parents/caregivers)

July 30, 2024 06:00PM-06:30PM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

You and your child will build early literacy skills while exploring with the senses and interacting with an array of sensory stations.

Drop in; no registration required.

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.

 

 

Outdoor Family Early Literacy Class (ages 3-5 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

July 31, 2024 10:00AM-10:30AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 3-5 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. The Outdoor Family class is geared for 3-5 year olds; siblings welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Outdoor RMP - Read, Music, Play (ages 0-3 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

August 06, 2024 10:00AM-10:20AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 0-3 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. Geared for 0-3 year olds but 3-5 year olds will also enjoy it; all ages are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Outdoor Family Early Literacy Class (ages 3-5 with parents/caregivers) (Outdoors)

August 07, 2024 10:00AM-10:30AM @ Library Lawn (no seat limit)

Parents/caregivers & 3-5 year olds, join Howell Library staff on the library lawn, for an outdoor Early Literacy experience featuring some favorite rhymes, songs, & stories. The Outdoor Family class is geared for 3-5 year olds; siblings welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required. This event is free. 

Please note:

  • We will be on the library lawn for this event. Feel free to bring a tarp/blanket to sit on, as well as sunscreen, hats, and/or bug spray. 
  • In case of poor weather, this event will occur in the library with limited seating available. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick.
  • This Summer Session (outdoor; drop-in) runs June 4 - August 7 at 10:00am.

Virtual Author Talk: Your All Access Pass Behind the Scenes at the Space Station with Smithsonian Curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur

August 07, 2024 02:00PM-03:00PM @ (no seat limit)

You’re invited to virtually step inside one of the greatest international achievements with a behind-the-scenes guide to space exploration with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur.

To register, view previous author talks, and find more information visit https://libraryc.org/howelllibrary

The Library Speaker Consortium is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Howell Carnegie District Library.