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Paws and Read

2023-02-17 15:00:00 2023-02-17 16:00:00 America/Denver Paws and Read Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services

Friday, February 17
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-17 15:00:00 2023-02-17 16:00:00 America/Denver Paws and Read Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog! Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services

Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Story Time | Educational |

TAGS: | Dog |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Mon, Mar 20 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Thu, Mar 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Mar 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
We are going to get it growing with a fun cress-head activity this week to learn about seeds!

Fri, Mar 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival by making your very own cherry blossom branches.

Sun, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The incredible true story of the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found, and the battle with the U.S. government after federal agents seized it.

Mon, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
How many turns does it take to destroy your friends in Mario Party? Find out at this week's Level Up! teen gaming night. You can also try out our new VR headsets!

Mon, Mar 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Tue, Mar 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Mar 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Teens can share their voice and help shape what the library does as members of the Teen Advisory Board. Anyone ages 12-17 is welcome, join us for pizza and casual conversation!

Tue, Mar 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
March Madness! Wear your favorite team's jersey and create a mini-basketball shooter!

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This month we will be exploring new ways to paint using bubbles!

Wed, Mar 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a cactus garden with no maintenance required! We'll be painting, so wear your crafting clothes.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Mar 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn about pollinators and how they help plants!

Thu, Mar 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Enjoy the chill forest ambiance and paint the home of every bird's dream! Once it's finished you'll get to take it home and watch as feathered families move in.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Apr 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A firefighter will be joining us with their firetruck at this month's story time!

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create an original masterpiece or complete the librarian-led challenge!

Thu, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This month we're learning that space rocks with a space themed sensory play!

Fri, Apr 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, Apr 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Spring is here so let's make some pots featuring bunnies caught in the act of rooting around the flowers!

Sat, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
SDSMT's Paleontology Club presents a special event for children where they can learn about dinosaurs, fossils, and excavate a yummy treat!

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Whoa, who knew Zelda could upper cut like that? This week's Teen Gaming Night video game will be Super Smash Bros. Bring your friends and play or try out our VR headsets!

Mon, Apr 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Tue, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Engineer a puppet that you can control!

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
At this Mini Makers, we will explore forces and motion with a fun pom-pom shooter activity!

Thu, Apr 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This week we're adding some twinkle as we learn about stars with constellation pictures!

Fri, Apr 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Watch some anime and create some colorful suncatchers with us! We'll take some inspiration from them and turn sunshine into artwork.

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Local author Linda M. Hasselstrom shares a selection of her poetry based on the wild and scenic plains and hills of South Dakota.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join in on the fun and listen to popular stories and songs with one of our library storytellers! Designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome!

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 11:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
4-H Youth Program Advisor Jane Amiotte shares stories that connect children to nature, followed by a craft.

Tue, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a feeder, hang it in your yard, and do some bird-watching!

Wed, Apr 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Dr. Markus Horn joins the library to talk about the latest science and research taking place at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
Registration opens Saturday, April 1 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Welcome to the Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Thu, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring your little ones for a fun-filled story time led by one of our library storytellers. Designed for ages birth- 3 and families, but all are welcome!

Thu, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore planets with a fizzing planet experiment!

Fri, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Children can practice their literacy skills while reading with a certified therapy dog!

Fri, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
We'll be water marbling beads and leather fobs to add some colorful, wavy patterns to a keychain of your own making.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us as we read books about Earth, talk about taking care of our planet, and create pollinator seed bombs!