August Kids Events


pile of colorful musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

Mondays at 10:30 am 

Featuring songs, dance, and instruments, followed by a trombone parade with Mr. Chris! Children ages 2-4. Registration required for each date, 5 classes at a time. Free to Emerson patrons! *NEW* Out-of-town patrons will be charged $20 for every 5 classes. Payment is required in advanced.

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logo of garden arts for kidsGarden Arts for Kids: Alien Munchie Attack, Grades K-6

Monday, August 5 at 3:00 pm

When Aliens are hungry, what do they eat? Microgreens, of course! We’ll plant tiny seeds of lettuce, radish, celery, and broccoli that are full of rich vitamins to keep their skin a glowing shade of green! Other terrific terrestrial findings complete this super space salad bowl.
Open to Emerson kids only entering Grades K-6. Registration required.

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kids playing with stuffed animalsBaby & Me

Tuesdays at 11:30 am

An introduction to songs, dance and finger plays with stuffed animals and rhymes. Newborn to age 2. Drop-in.
This class practices cognitive and gross motor skills important for early development in a group setting with peers. Perfect for parents and guardians (grandparents too!) to social in a supporting atmosphere.

Space Camp: Astronaut Training, Grades K-6

Tuesday August 6 at 3:00 pm

Discover what it takes to become an astronaut through stimulated activities and try out freeze-dried snacks! Activity stations include edible constellations, we’ll have a moon rock race, and even reach for the stars!
Open to Emerson kids only entering Grades K-6. Registration required.

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Story Laboratory: Constellation Jars, Grades K-6

Wednesday August 7 at 3:00pm

First we will read the book, “Star in the Jar”, then we’ll make a constellation jar!
Open to Emerson kids only entering Grades K-6. Registration required.

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Galaxy Party and Ice Cream Social: Invitation Only

Thursday August 8 at 3:00 pm

To earn an invitation to this exclusive event, children of Emerson enrolled is the Summer Reading Program must read 5 books and attend 3 workshops!
This invitation only event is exclusive for the families of Emerson.



After School New Movie

Thursday August 15 at 3:00 pm

We will be showing a newly released family movie “Wonder Park“. Snacks included. Please register.

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Little Astronauts: Alien Puppets, Ages 2-5

Friday August 9 at 10:30 am

Today we will make an alien puppet!
Open to Emerson kids only entering Grades K-6. Registration required.

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Emerson Library will be closed on Saturdays during the month of August.

Librarian for a Day

Each month  a winner will be chosen to work behind the scenes at the Library.  An entry form can be found in the children’s room. Complete the form  for your chance to win. Open to kids ages 8 to 12.

Parents, please note that filling out the entry form grants permission for your child to visit the Library after school.librarian for a day winners display Free @ the Library

We now offer free access to!

abcmouse logo

This subscription-based site is free to Library users on the computers in the Children’s Room.

ABCmouse features online educational activities for kids ages 2 to 6. It uses games, videos, ebooks and interactive worksheets to teach reading, math, and science concepts. Complete assignments to earn points. Use your points to “buy” toys and pets. Let kids surf in safety because ABCmouse does not include any external links or in-game purchases.

Visit the Children’s Room to try ABCmouse today!

screenshot of hampster play area of abcmouse site