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Children's Program Schedule

June 23rd - August 8th, 2014

Kid's Summer Chess Club

1st - 5th graders

IRC Main Library

Mondays 3:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Expect Chess player and instructor Paul Bagley will be on hand to assist the children and give tips. This club is intended for 1st through 5th graders.



FLYP for Science

1st - 5th Graders

IRC Main Library

Mondays 10:00 - 11:30am


North IRC Library

Tuesdays 1:30pm - 3:00pm

 

Brackett Library

Fridays 1:00pm - 2:30pm

 

Hands-on activities, crafts, storytelling, games and more!


FLYP for Fitness

1st - 5th graders

IRC Main Library

Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00

 

North IRC Library

Wednesdays 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

Making excersise fun! Sneakers and a water bottle REQUIRED



FLYP for Art

1st - 5th graders

IRC Main Library

Wednesdays 10:00am - 11:00am


Create using a different media every week!


Kid-Fit!

3 - 6 year olds

North IRC Library

Wednesdays 10:00am - 11:00am


IRC Main Library

Thursdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm


A fun and educational health and fitness program for 3 to 6 year olds. Parents and older siblings may join in the fun. Registration is not required. Children must wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring a bottle of water.


Lego Club

1st - 5th graders

IRC Main Library

Wednesdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 

North IRC Library

Mondays 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 

An open, creative build time for lego fans



Story Times

IRC Main Library

Tuesdays 10:00am - 2 to 5 year olds


North IRC Library

Mondays 10:00am - 18 months to 3 years old

Tuesdays 10:00am - 3 to 5 year olds


Brackett Library

Mondays 1:30pm - 2 to 5 year olds


Story Times at the branches of the IRC Library System feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance and a simple craft.

Registration is not required.




Baby Sign Language

IRC Main Library

Mondays 10:00am


North IRC Library

Wednesdays 10:00am


The Sign Language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for birth to two year olds and their families.

The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases.

Registration is not required for these programs.



IRC Main Library Special Guest Series

Sponsored by the Friends of the Indian River County Library

Fridays at 10:30

June 27th - The Mad Science, Spin, Pop, Boom! Show
July 11th - Busch Wildlife Animal Discovery Show
July 18th - Future Science Past Magic Show
July 25th - Tampa Taiko - Japanese Drummers
August 1st - Kaye Byrnes, Storyteller
August 8th - Mr. Richard in Concert!

North IRC Library Special Guest Series

Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library

Thursdays at 10:30


June 26th - Reactory Factory - Science Show!
July 3rd - Katie Adams. Animals of the Amazon Rain Forest Puppet Show
July 10th - Paleo Discoveries. Discover the Ice Age in our Own Backyards.
July 17th - Todd Kay's Magic Show.
July 24th - Professor Boom's Wacky Science Show, ventriloquism and more!
July 31st - Wildlife Tree - Animal Discovery Show
August 7th - Will Ulrich from the National Weather Service visits.

IRC Library System Summer Reading Challenge


Take the Summer Reading Challenge and earn a chance to win some great prizes!

Keep track of how much time you spend reading each day. Over the course of the summer you only need to read for an average of 15 minutes a day to meet the challenge.

If you'd like to participate, pick up your starter packet at the Children's Desk of any branch. Your starter packet will include your reading log, stickers, bag and bookmark.

All who complete the program will receive a small award for their work and then be entered into a drawing to win other prizes


Summer Spanish Club

1st - 5th graders

Brackett Library

Mondays 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

Learn Spanish travel vocabulary through stories and songs!



Zumba for Kids

1st - 5th graders

Brackett Library

Mondays 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 

So much fun you won't even know you are exercising! Wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and bring a bottle of water.



 

 

Kids Appreciation Night

Brackett Library

July 29th 6:00pm to 7:30pm


Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparents Day.... how about a day where the parents appreciate the kids? Join us for games, crafts and more to celebrate the kid in all of us.

 


Rainy Day Crafts


Did you know the Gifford Youth Library, a small branch within the Gifford Youth Activity Center and right next to the Gifford Aquatic Center, is open Monday through Friday 1:00pm to 5:00pm?

Get rained out? Stop in and ask the librarian on duty for a rainy day craft. Rain not required


Crafts are available for kindergarten through 5th graders any time during open hours.



Fizz. Boom. Read! Book Club

3rd - 5th graders

Registration Required

Brackett Library

Wednesdays 1:00pm - 2:30pm

 

Activities, discussion, games and more. First three weeks of the program will focus on 'Timmy Failure' by Stephan Pastis, followed by Graphic Novels and Anime. Register by calling (772)-226-3080. Copies of 'Timmy Failure' graciously donated by AAA of Vero Beach