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Bubbleman

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Eastwood Branch
Community Room
Ron Loyd, the Bubbleman, continues to delight and amaze us with bubble tricks and demonstrations! FREE ticket required. Pick up ticket at the Eastwood Branch starting one week before theevent; one ticket per person. Every person must have a ticket. (Yes, even babies.) Everyone must be seated 15 minutes prior to the start of the program. Every person must bring their ticket. Please call Eastwood at 269-553-7811 if you have any questions.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Storytime for the whole family!
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun activities designed for preschoolers from birth to age 5, but younger and older siblings welcome. Children must be acompanied by an adult caregiver.
No registration required!
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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Eastwood Branch
Children's Area
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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Audio Exploration

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area
Want to try your hand at music making?
Try out all sorts of different music gear and software. Talk to musicians and industry professionals. Experiment with music making in a group setting.
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Play and Learn

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Washington Square Branch
Community Room
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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Rocket Readers

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Central Library
Children's Room
Come join this new book club for young readers. We will have a blast building our vocabulary, encouraging language development, and talking about the books we love to read. Best for grades K-2.
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Summer Hours

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
All Library Services
Summer Hours: Central Library closes at 6 pm on Thursdays until September.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Storytime for the whole family!
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun activities designed for preschoolers from birth to age 5, but younger and older siblings welcome.
Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Alma Powell Branch
Children's Area
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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City Summer by Urban Folk Art Exploratory

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Alma Powell Branch
Barnabee Gallery
Don’t slip and slide this summer! Be engaged at these fun, mind-challenging, and interactive workshops designed to sharpen your problem solving and critical thinking skills. Best for ages 6-11.
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City Summer by Urban Folk Art Exploratory

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Story Place
Don’t slip and slide this summer! Be engaged at these fun, mind-challenging, and interactive workshops designed to sharpen your problem solving and critical thinking skills. Best for ages 6-11.
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LEGO at the Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Build, create, race, inspire, and imagine with other Lego fans. Bricks provided, from Duplo to expert builder. All ages welcome.
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First Saturday @ KPL

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Central Library
Children's Room
Take your family to the library the first Saturday of each month! Get your library card or pick out some books to check out. Enjoy stories, activities, special guests, and door prizes. Something different each month! First Saturday is a partnership program for KPL and Kalamazoo Public Schools. 

July Host: Kalamazoo County 4-H
August Host: KPL 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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Library Closed

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
All Library Services
Summer Hours: Central Library is Closed Sundays until September.
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Play and Learn

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Eastwood Branch
Children's Area
Come to the Eastwood Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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Library Closed

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
All Locations
Library closed on Independence Day
All Kalamazoo Public Library locations will be closed Tuesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Normal service resumes Wednesday.
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Baby Lapsit

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Songs, bounces, and rhymes for babies from birth to walking with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
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1-2-3 Play with Me

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable one month workshop. For children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Learn more here. Registration required. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler. Call 269-553-7804 or visit the Central Library Children's Room to register.
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Baby Steps

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Rhymes, songs, and books for lit Rhymes, songs and books for little ones from walking to 24 months and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Storytime for the whole family!
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun activities designed for preschoolers from birth to age 5, but younger and older siblings welcome. Children must be acompanied by an adult caregiver.
No registration required!
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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Eastwood Branch
Children's Area
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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Play and Learn

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Washington Square Branch
Community Room
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
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Reading with Tucker

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Central Library
Story Place
Enjoy a "pawsitive" reading experience. Read to Tucker, the very friendly Golden Retriever. To register, call the Central Library Children's Room at 269-553-7804.
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Summer Hours

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
All Library Services
Summer Hours: Central Library closes at 6 pm on Thursdays until September.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Storytime for the whole family!
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun activities designed for preschoolers from birth to age 5, but younger and older siblings welcome.
Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
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