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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

2024-04-08 11:00:00 2024-04-08 14:00:00 America/Denver Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Lobby

Monday, April 08
11:00am - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-08 11:00:00 2024-04-08 14:00:00 America/Denver Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Pick up a pair of eclipse glasses and join us for the 2024 Solar Eclipse! Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Lobby

Pick up a pair of eclipse glasses and join us for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

We'll be at 66% magnitude, with the peak of the partial eclipse occurring at 12:48 PM. We'll also have our new solar eclipse telescope set up for the public to view through, as well as pairs of sunoculars to try out!

One pair of glasses per person, while supplies last.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Children | All | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Educational | Community Wide |

TAGS: | eclipse |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

We're closed Monday April 22 due to Training
Mon, Apr 22 Closed
(Training)
Tue, Apr 23 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Thu, Apr 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore seeds through arts and crafts!

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
A compelling mystery about a Cherokee archeologist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs who is summoned to rural Oklahoma to investigate the disappearance of two women, one of them her sister.

Fri, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join our Nailed It! inspired baking program this week, where we'll tackle cool and intricate cupcake designs, aiming for creative triumphs and tasty treats!

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Calling all Dino Trackers! Join us for a prehistoric adventure with SDSMT's Paleontology Club.

Sun, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Scientists venture into the interior of Antarctica to explore a lake 3,600 feet beneath the ice; their success hinges on a custom hot water drill and their ability to work as a team in the climate.

Mon, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Seeds, dirt, and bugs, oh my! Participants will find out how planning and tending a garden can help promote a sense of purpose, responsibility, and more in young children.

Mon, Apr 29, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Use math to make a masterpiece!

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Discover the magic of folded paper painting! Little artists will create colorful butterflies with paint and paper.

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us either in person or on Facebook Live as fisherman and librarian Scott Olson discusses the best of fishing in the Black Hills!

Thu, May 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Discover the universe with a sensory play that is out of this world.

Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Black Hills Community Theater actor and Education Director, Dave DeChristopher, and Dramaturg Michelle Porter will share the historical events that inspired 'Alabama Story', opening on May 3.

Fri, May 03, 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, May 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Craft an eco-friendly bee hotel, offering solitary bees a safe place to pollinate and thrive while enhancing your garden's beauty.

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Celebrate the Force on Star Wars Day with crafts and activities at the library! We'll make favorite characters, custom lightsabers, and more!

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn how you can begin and maintain healthy compost for your garden right from your home!

Mon, May 06, 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, May 07, 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, May 07, 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, May 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create your own build, or try your hand at the Librarian's Challenge for a prize!

Thu, May 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Add some twinkle as we learn about stars!

Fri, May 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Craft kawaii stress balls using soft materials and adorable decorations for instant stress relief that's both cute and comforting.

Sat, May 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Prospect the literary tales of Badger Clark with Custer State Park. Explore Clark's relationship with nature and how his work provides a window into the past.

Mon, May 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, May 13, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make a 2D or 3D creation with perler beads!

Wed, May 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Local musician Alex Massa serenades the crowd with beloved trumpet favorites from jazz and blues icons at the month's event!
Registration opens Wednesday, May 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore planets with science experiments!

Fri, May 17, 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, May 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Experience a lively gaming night at the library, featuring Cooking Mama and a variety of classic board games for all to enjoy.

Sat, May 18, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Start your summer adventures with the library at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

Sun, May 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This heartfelt film is a sweet testament to the power of love and community by following a determined mom advocating for her son diagnosed with autism.

Mon, May 20, 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, May 21, 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, May 21, 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, May 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Tue, May 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Can your catapult launch the marshmallow the furthest? Engineer the winning catapult and win a prize!

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
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Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join us for a story time specially curated for children ages birth to 3 and their families. Bring your little ones for an exciting experience filled with stories, movement, and fun!

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
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Fri, May 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
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