2022 Summer Events & Activities

    2022 SUMMER EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
    A Note About Our Summer Programming:
    Some events/activities have limited space and require pre-registration. In addition, all events are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, hazardous air quality, and/or public health mandates.
    Patrons are encouraged to check the library website for updates 24-48 hours prior to any events that you plan to attend AND to consider pre-registering for those events in order to receive email updates about changes to program status or availability. 

     

    SPLASH! Party in the Park (West Valley)

    Join us for outdoor storytime, music, water games, and tie dye art at West Valley Community Park (1323 S. 80th Ave, Yakima). 
    Best for ages 3+ years old. Supplies limited. Pre-registration required.

    West Valley Community Park: Tuesday, June 21st @ 10:00am-11:00am (sign up) & 12:00pm-1:00pm (sign up

    Indoor Star Party (Online)

    An online planetarium show presented in collaboration with educators from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
    Pre-registration required to receive event link.

    Thursday, June 23rd @ 10am – online via Zoom (sign up)

    Reading Pirates Puppet Show

    Join us for a pirate-themed puppet and ventriloquist show with Vikki Gasko Green!
    Pre-registration encouraged, but not required.

    Selah Community Library: Monday, June 27th @ 10:30am (sign up) & 1:00pm (sign up)
    Yakima Central Library: Tuesday, June 28th @ 10:30am (sign up)
    Granger Community Library: Tuesday, June 28th @ 3:00pm (sign up)

    Pacific Northwest Tidepools (Online)

    Tag along on this virtual fieldtrip as Seattle Aquarium educators help us explore Pacific Northwest tidepools and the creatures, like hermit crabs, sea urchins, and snails, that live there!
    Space is limited. Pre-registration required to receive event link.

    Tuesday, June 28th @ 10:15am – online via Zoom (sign up)

    SPLASH! Party in the Park (Toppenish)

    Join us for outdoor storytime, music, water games, and tie dye art on the Toppenish Library lawn!  Best for ages 3+ yrs. 
    Supplies limited. Pre-registration required.

    Toppenish Community Library: Tuesday, July 12th @ 11:00am-12:00pm (sign up)

    Scales, Claws & Expanding Jaws (Online)

    Educators from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry help us get up close and personal–virtually–with snakes, lizards, turtles and more!
    Space is limited. Pre-registration required to receive event link.

    Tuesday, July 5th @ 2pm-3pm – online via Zoom (sign up)

    Planetary Geology (Online)

    Enjoy an out-of-this-world adventure during this virtual event, where Oregon Museum of Science and Industry educators will help us explore the planets and moons in Earth’s neighborhoods; where we’ll get to see unique landscapes, magma-filled volcanoes, giant seas of methane gas, icy oceans, and more!
    Space is limited. Pre-registration required to receive event link.

    Thursday, July 7th @ 10:30am – online via Zoom (sign up)

    Super Safari Drumming Party

    Learn all about African drumming and percussion instruments in this hands-on workshop!
    For ages 4+ years old. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

    Sunnyside Community Library: Friday, July 8th @ 11:00am (sign up) & 1:30pm (1:30pm session cancelled)
    Moxee Community Library: Saturday, July 9th @ 11:00am (sign up) & 2:00pm (sign up)

    Captain Squirrel's Pirate Magic Show

    Arrre you ready for a family-friendly magic show? Join us at a community library near you!
    Pre-registration encouraged, but not required.

    West Valley Community Library: Wednesday, July 13th @ 10:30am (sign up) & 2:30pm (sign up)
    Sunnyside Community Library: Thursday, July 14th @ 11:00am (sign up)
    Wapato Community Library: Thursday, July 14th @ 2:00pm (sign up)

    SPLASH! Party in the Park (Moxee)

    Join us for outdoor storytime, music, water games, and tie dye art on the Moxee Library lawn!  Best for ages 3+ yrs. 
    Supplies limited. Pre-registration required.

    Moxee Community Library: Tuesday, July 19th @ 11:00am-12:00pm (sign up)

    Robots on Mars!

    During this fun-filled online event, participants ages 8-14 will team up and work together to collect data and solve an intergalactic mystery — all while learning more about various robotic missions on Mars!
    For ages 8-14. Space is limited. Pre-registration required to receive event link.

    Wednesday, July 20th @ 1:00pm – online via Zoom (sign-up)

    Australian Animals Show (Ages 3+)

    Join us for a show-and-tell style event featuring real, live animals from the Land Down Under! (For ages 3+ years old)
    Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

     West Valley Community Library: Tuesday, August 2nd
    10:30am (sign up), 1:00pm (sign up), and 3:00pm (sign up)

     

    Sunnyside Community Library: Wednesday, August 3rd
    1:00pm (sign up) and 3:00pm (sign up)

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