The Caterpillar Hunter
The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company of Portland, Oregon will present The Caterpillar Hunter, a fast-pace, funny and interactive program based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin.
- 11:00 AM - West Valley Library
223 S. 72nd Ave., Yakima, WA 509-966-7070
I Dig Dinosaurs Puppet Show
Professional puppeteer, Jason Ropp and the Dragon Theater Puppets of Portland, Oregon will present a fabulously entertaining and informative show about dinosaurs, including some real fossils.
- 10:30 AM - Sunnyside Library
621 Grant Ave., Sunnyside, WA 509-837-3234
- 1:30 PM - Wapato Library
119 E. 3rd St., Wapato, WA 509-877-2882
- 4:00 PM - Selah Library
106 S. 2nd St., Selah, WA 509-698-7345
Summer Reading Comic Strip Contest
Kids and teens: Are you an artist? Or do you have a funny story to tell? Then, dig up some laughs and enter the comic strip contest at the Yakima Central and West Valley Libraries!
- Contest is open to children and teens (18 years old or younger).
- Submissions must fit onto an 8"x11" or 11"x14" piece of paper.
- The comic can have as few or as many frames as you like. It can also be a single drawing. (Templates are available for those who would like one).
- A narrative or story of some kind is required. Use thought bubbles, voice bubbles, text along the bottom, etc.
- Submissions are accepted starting Monday, July 1 and due Saturday, August 3, 2013.
- Voting begins August 5th and closes Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 12pm.
- Winners announced Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 1pm.
- Winner will receive a ribbon, a prize, and have their comic strip featured on the Yakima Valley Libraries website.
'Dig Into Art' Contest
The Yakima Central and West Valley Libraries want to see what your inner artist can dig up. This summer, we're asking patrons of all ages to make the old new again, by creating a piece of art using recycled or repurposed materials.
- Contest is open to everyone, with separate categories by age group:
- Kids: Pre-K to 5th grade
- Tweens: 6th -8th grade
- Tweens: 9th -12th grade
- Adults: Over 18 years old