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Discovery Garden

2024-05-30 09:30:00 2024-05-30 12:30:00 America/New_York Discovery Garden Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio. Main Library - Annex Room A

Thursday, May 30
9:30am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-30 09:30:00 2024-05-30 12:30:00 America/New_York Discovery Garden Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio. Main Library - Annex Room A

Main Library

Annex Room A

Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio.

AGE GROUP: | Preschool |

EVENT TYPE: | Family Fun | Community-Sponsored Event | Child Development |

TAGS: | preschool |

Main Library

contact@crcpl.org
Phone: 740-702-4145
Branch manager
Erin Lyons

Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth
We're closed Sunday June 23 due to Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer
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 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed
(Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer)

About the branch

You can do it all at the Main Library. The Main Library features a robust collection on three floors, several meeting rooms for public reservation, library and community-sponsored programs for all ages, a computer and reference lab, children's room, genealogy and local history room, our Book-a-Bike program and more!

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jun 17, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Shelterhouse
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories, followed by open play until 11. On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library, while you pick up lunch! Mondays at Sherman Park from 1:30-2pm Thursdays at Manor Park from 1:15-1:45pm

Canceled
Mon, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Mon, Jun 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Please join us for a performance by Cody Clark Magic at the Paxton Branch! He will take us on a magical railway adventure! There will be humor, magic, and real railway history and science!

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Salem Branch
Everyone loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Join us to hear the story of this famous insect and paint your own caterpillar!

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Historic South Scioto School Building
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Historic South Scioto School Building, 1808 Massieville Rd., Massieville.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Come and paint a portrait of your favorite squishmallow on canvas. All materials provided.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
We will be making a mini crate to hang on your wall.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B
Please join us for a performance by Cody Clark Magic at the Main Library. He will take us on a magical railway adventure filled with humor, magic, and real railway history and science!

Tue, Jun 18, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outside the Library
The Bee is taking Bookworm to a branch near you! Tour the Bee, listen to a story, and - weather permitting - play fun outdoor games.

Tue, Jun 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Come paint an adventure with us at the Main Library Annex! Try different types of paint and paper to make a one-of-a-kind adventure painting.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Annex Room B
Learn how to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, and magazines with your library card using the library's Libby app.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Northside Branch
In the grassy lawn behind our Northside library, we hold a summer music series showcasing different local musicians! Bring a chair, a snack, and relax for an hour of music.

Wed, Jun 19, All day
Main Library
All library locations are closed for the holiday.

Thu, Jun 20, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library, while you pick up lunch! Mondays at Sherman Park from 1:30-2pm Thursdays at Manor Park from 1:15-1:45pm

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Thursday, June 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch
Argh mateys! It's time to make pirate hooks for those hands of yours. All materials provided.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Twin Dairy Hut
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Twin Dairy Hut, 11673 US Rt. 50, Bourneville.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
The Ohio Canid Center will be joining us at the library! They will be sharing information about wolves so that we better understand them and their place in our ecosystem. Oh, and you'll meet a wolf!

Fri, Jun 21, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Northside Branch - Shelterhouse
Join us for fun STEM water activities outside! Please be sure to be prepared to get wet.

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Unleash your creativity and engineering skills by crafting mesmerizing marble runs from recycled materials.

Fri, Jun 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Reference Area
Join us for The Amazing Race: Library Edition and travel the world without leaving the library. Compete with teams of 2 or more, complete challenges, and see who will win!

Sat, Jun 22, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Watch anime with fellow teens and enjoy light snacks!

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Shelterhouse
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories, followed by open play until 11. On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Teens, join us for CRCPL's first-ever Art Camp! We're going to learn how to make beautiful glass paintings while watching movies.
Register

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library, while you pick up lunch! Mondays at Sherman Park from 1:30-2pm Thursdays at Manor Park from 1:15-1:45pm

Mon, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Conference Room
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Mon, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Fork Village Park
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the North Fork Village Park, 9 Coventry Drive, Chillicothe.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
This month for movie night, we will be watching Moana (PG). While we watch we will sing, dance, and act along with the movie! Popcorn will be provided.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
Doug Waller, the founder of SOSBI (Southeastern Ohio Society of Bigfoot Investigations) will be joining us at the Richmond Dale Library!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Join us at Kingston Branch to decoupage a tile and turn it into a coaster.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Let's get messy! Mud painting is as simple and fun as it gets so join us to create your masterpiece.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
Park Rangers from Hopewell Culture National Historical Park will take you back in time to 2,000 years ago! This is an excellent way for you to learn about the history of our lands.

Tue, Jun 25, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B-1,Main Green
Join us for fun gardening activities, such as sensory bins, flower counting, and planting your very own chia pet!

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Teens, join us for CRCPL's first-ever Art Camp! We're going to learn how to make beautiful glass paintings while watching movies.
Register

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Children's Area
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Do you believe in Bigfoot? Wanna befriend Mothman someday? Come join us! We'll have snacks and games, and we'll even make our own cryptids...if you're not too scared!

Wed, Jun 26, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Children's Area
Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
Hop on some TikTok trends and create some of today's most popular and creative art. We'll supply all the materials, and you'll take home your own unique art.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
Join us to learn about tracing your roots and explore the resources the library has to offer.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Teens, join us for CRCPL's first-ever Art Camp! We're going to learn how to make beautiful glass paintings while watching movies.
Register

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adelphi UMC & BookHive
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Adelphi United Methodist Church and BookHive, 11879 Main St., Adelphi.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B-1
Play a live-action version of the popular video game. Work in teams to successfully travel the trail before calamity strikes!

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Have you wanted to grow your own beautiful flowers and fresh produce, but don't know where to start? Join us for a series of gardening programs this summer, for beginners just like you!

Wed, Jun 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Northside Branch
In the grassy lawn behind our Northside library, we hold a summer music series showcasing different local musicians! Bring a chair, a snack, and relax for an hour of music.

Thu, Jun 27, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Teens, join us for CRCPL's first-ever Art Camp! We're going to learn how to make beautiful glass paintings while watching movies.
Register

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library, while you pick up lunch! Mondays at Sherman Park from 1:30-2pm Thursdays at Manor Park from 1:15-1:45pm

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Westland Estates
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Westland Estates, 2441 Anderson Station Rd., Chillicothe.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Join us and paint your own wooden wind chimes. You will have music all summer!

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Shelterhouse,Myers Meeting Room
Celebrate Tye the Listening Dog's memory with a fun tie-dye program and cupcakes. In honor of Tye, feel free to bring a donation to the Ross County Humane Society.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit CRCPLS's mobile library when we stop by Performances in the Park at the Kingston Park.

Fri, Jun 28, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Stop by the city pool, get lunch and check out a book from our bookmobile!

Fri, Jun 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Experience tabletop RPGs (Role-Playing Games) of all types and skill levels -- games like Dungeons and Dragons, Honey Heist, and Call of Cthulhu will be available. The adventure is here!

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Annex Room B,Annex Room D
Everyone's favorite Pigeon is coming to storytime! Join us as we read our favorite Mo Willems "Don't Let the Pigeon..." books and meet the Pigeon himself!

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Shelterhouse
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories, followed by open play until 11. On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library, while you pick up lunch! Mondays at Sherman Park from 1:30-2pm Thursdays at Manor Park from 1:15-1:45pm

Mon, Jul 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lincoln Park Apartments
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Lincoln Park Apartments in Chillicothe.

Mon, Jul 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
It's hot outside! Come chill out in the Main Library Annex with us. We'll have cozy board games, snacks, and puzzles for you to enjoy.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to meet an author in person? Join us in welcoming Erica Carlson to the library and she will be bringing a special guest--Sedgie the Hedgie!

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
This is a book club for anybody interested in reading books and meeting new people.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
Help us "kick off" National Ice Cream Month by making ice cream in a fun way - kicking a can of ice cream ingredients around until ice cream forms. There will be outdoor games available as well.

Mon, Jul 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Offsite
Join us the first Monday of the month to discuss a variety of LGBTQ+ literature, everything from fantasy to memoirs.