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Practical Making

Painted Bird Houses

2024-06-26 17:30:00 2024-06-26 19:00:00 America/Denver Practical Making Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

Wednesday, June 26
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-26 17:30:00 2024-06-26 19:00:00 America/Denver Practical Making This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint a custom birdhouse! Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room

This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint a custom birdhouse!

Registration is limited to 12 adults and opens on Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00 a.m. 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Makerspace | Hands-On |

TAGS: | crafts | crafting |

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

Phone: 605-394-6139

Hours

Rapid City Public Library Downtown

We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth
Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
(Juneteenth)
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Wed, Jun 19, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The library will be closed in observance of Juneteenth.

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn about Mountain Lions in the Black Hills from the local experts at SD Game, Fish, & Parks. Discover where these elusive creatures hunt, live, and explore and how to decrease interaction risks.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Play your favorite camp games this week!

Fri, Jun 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, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Experience the excitement of a teen Super Smash Bros tournament, showcasing intense matchups and fierce battles for an adrenaline-fueled showdown!

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
The Quest for the Kakapo: Join the Caterpillar Hunter on an exciting adventure as he travels around the world to rescue a rare, endangered parrot known as the Kakapo, from New Zealand.

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Embark on a painting adventure for all skill levels as you try your hand at a step-by-step instructional, or free-paint your own masterpiece! All supplies will be provided, and cookies will be served!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make a craft that lights up the night and shows off the nocturnal animals of the Black Hills!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Smokey Bear and Rangers from the Black Hills National Forest share a special story time that teaches children about fire and outdoor safety. You'll also get a chance to take photos with Smokey Bear!

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Learn about chemistry and create a tasty treat!

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint a custom birdhouse!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Adventure is out there and so are some wildly interesting birds! The Black Hills Raptor Center will be joining us to discuss the birds of prey that live in the area.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
This unique genre-bending debut offers an intimate glimpse into the crevices of a father?s heart and its capacity to stretch across both space and time to protect the people that mean the most.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create your favorite camp crafts and take them home with you!

Fri, Jun 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens can get hands-on making their own Boba tea creations, experimenting with flavors and toppings in a fun and flavorful event.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Fishing is a popular recreational activity throughout the Black Hills. But do you know which species live in our lakes and streams and how they impact on another?

Sun, Jun 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join the library, the Black Hills Center for Equality, SDHC Scholar Molly Barari, and author Trent Preszler for a discussion of this year's One Book South Dakota selection, Little and Often.

Sun, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Man has a new best friend in this heartwarming portrait of nine men whose lives have been forever changed by their proud love of cats.

Mon, Jul 01, 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.

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create stamps that you can use to make beautiful artwork!

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The Rapid City Fire Department joins the library for a special storytime that teaches fire and life safety skills to children!

Tue, Jul 02, 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, Jul 02, 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, Jul 04, All day
Rapid City Public Library Downtown
The library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore your favorite stories with a fairytale sensory play!

Fri, Jul 05, 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, Jul 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Unleash your creativity and design a fantasy world map or recreate one from your favorite book or movie!

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a stunning night sky in a jar!

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Join the Rush Hockey team coaches and staff for a special hockey storytime for children!

Tue, Jul 09, 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, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Create a gooey chemical reaction!

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Little artists can explore design and free paint at today's session!

Thu, Jul 11, 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!

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Bring classic fairy tales to life with crafts and activities!

Fri, Jul 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Teens can craft anime character keychains while watching their favorite series in this creative and entertaining event.

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Magician Cody Landstrom joins the library for an afternoon sure to wow all ages! He'll perform tricks, show off the magic of reading, and will have lots of other surprises planned!

Sun, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Hoyt Room
Step into a spine-chilling adventure as you and your friends navigate the mysteries of our haunted library escape room.

Mon, Jul 15, 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.

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Make your own bubble wands and solution, plus try out our giant bubble wands!

Tue, Jul 16, 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, Jul 16, 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, Jul 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Can you build a functional mini boat out of the materials provided?

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
The Care Campus joins the library to talk about their goals and the innovative efforts made to assist community members in accessing resources and ensuring their safety during addiction recovery.

Wed, Jul 17, 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, Jul 18, 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, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Youth Services
Markie Scholz returns with all-new puppets and a new story that will enchant the entire family! Dragons, adventure, and laughter await!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rapid City Public Library Downtown - Community Room
Explore your favorite stories like The Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel, and more!

Fri, Jul 19, 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, Jul 19, 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.