Summer programs at the Camden Point Library

The Mid-Continent Public Library – Camden Point Branch will be hosting a variety of programs this summer for children and teens. And they’re all free! For more information visit mymcpl.org/events or call (816) 280-3384. Here are the programs in June:

Amado and Karen’s Musical Odyssey, Monday, June 3, 10:15 a.m. Join Amado and Karen on an expedition featuring world instruments and an interstellar traveler inspired by St. Exupery’s The Little Princes. To register visit https://bit.ly/2Ka1Mgy

Rocket Ship Yoga, Tuesday, June 4, 10:15 a.m. Explore the moon and constellations using yoga poses, stories, yoga games and your imagination. To register visit https://www.mymcpl.org/events/50185/rocket-ship-yoga

Draw Caricatures with Marietta, Wednesday, June 5, 10: 15 a.m. Join artist Marietta Williams for a lesson in the basics of caricature art. Unleash your new drawing skills and begin drawing funny portraits of your friends and family. Register at https://bit.ly/2K18Ps9

Animals and You, Friday, June 7, 10:15 a.m. Get to know Missouri animals from their pelts and prints, and then create animal tracks to take home. Register at https://www.mymcpl.org/events/50247/animals-and-you

Bev of the Barnyard, Monday, June 10, 10:15 a.m. Take an eventful visit with Bev to her grandpa’s farm, where animals and plants abound, and hear songs and stories about a curious child, a hungry old lady, a snoring dad and more! Register at https://bit.ly/2QtGwUs

Monarch Madness, Tuesday, June 11, 10:15 a.m. Explore general insect characteristics and the unique world of butterflies. Learn to identify the life stages of a monarch butterfly. Discover their amazing migration route, and the way that scientists and volunteers “tag” these insects for further study. Register at https://bit.ly/2VR4KsP

WeDo LEGO Robotics: Sail Storm, Wednesday, June 12, 3 p.m. Hoist the mainsail! Build a LEGO sailboat that rides the waves of a tropical storm. Kids will work in pairs to make this simple robot. Designed for ages 8 and up. Register at https://bit.ly/2EzKtlw

Shakespeare Off the Cuff, Friday, June 14, 10:30 a.m. Explore the art of improvisation in a fun workshop presented by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival designed to help with creativity, awareness, and “thinking on your feet.” Appeals to teens. Register at https://bit.ly/2YOLm1y

This is Kansas City, Monday, June 17, 10:15 a.m. Join author Angela Kmeck for a special storytime featuring her book, This is Kansas City. Illustrated by John Hare, the book introduces young audiences to the art and landmarks of their hometown. Register at https://bit.ly/2JHWtWq

The Artillery of Freedom: The Story of Lt. Patrick H. Minor, Tuesday, June 18, 10: 15 a.m. Join storyteller Brother John Anderson as he portrays Lt. Patrick H. Minor, the only African American U.S. Army officer to lead an all-black artillery unit in the Battle of Westport. Register at https://bit.ly/2HNqK3R

Meet a Guide Dog, Wed, Jun 19, 10:15 a.m. Learn the history of the guide dogs and how these puppies are selected and trained. You’ll then get to see a demonstration by one of these unique and talented dogs. Register at https://www.mymcpl.org/events/50412/meet-guide-dog

Wings of Love Presents Awesome Birds, Sat., Jun 29, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Be amazed when some of the world’s most awesome birds take the stage to talk, perform tricks, and sing songs. Register at https://bit.ly/2Wd149I

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