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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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