Mark Your Calendars for Tons of Special Children’s and Teen Activities This Month

The library is very pleased to be able to offer a variety of awesome activities for children and teens during March, especially during Silver Schools Spring Break (March 12-18). Our regularly-scheduled activities include Storytime (ages 0-5) on Tuesdays at 10:30am, Babytime (ages 0-12 months) on Wednesdays at 10:30am, and Future Engineers (LEGOs and more, geared to ages 6-12) on Wednesdays at 4:00pm.

The Little Artist Club offers creative fun for children ages 5 and under, Thursdays at 10:30am! Take a look at a few of the upcoming projects:

Little Artist Club display of March projects

During Spring Break we will have some more special events:

Children’s Movie: Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Tuesday, March 14, 2:00pm

Teen Movie: The Fault in Our Stars – Thursday, March 16, 2:00pm

WildWorks: Minecraft Madness – Thursday, March 16, 4:00pm

Teen Hangout: Games and more – Friday, March 17, 10:00am-5:00pm (Stop by to hang out anytime today)

Butterfly Presentation and T-shirt Making with Jerry Schneider – Saturday, March 18, 11:00am.  Jerry Schneider “The Butterfly Guy” will give a special presentation about butterflies and lead us in the process of making Butterfly T-Shirts. Bring your own blank light-colored t-shirt to dye, or pay $4 to get one at the event.

WildWorks is a space for youth to hang out, experiment, create, and more, geared to ages 10+. It happens every Thursday at 4:00pm. The space has robots to build and program, electrical circuits, 3D drawing and image editing software, and more. We will have a few special projects at WildWorks in March:

Thursday, March 2, 4:00pm: WildWorks: MakeyMakey Wire Maze

Thursday, March 9, 4:00pm: WildWorks

Thursday, March 16, 4:00pm: WildWorks: Minecraft Madness

Thursday, March 23, 4:00pm: WildWorks: ArtBots

Thursday, March 30, 4:00pm: WildWorks: ArtBots

The Art Bots kit will be on loan to the Silver City Public Library from the New Mexico State Library for a few weeks. Thank you!

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