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Stayton Library Children’s Events May/Summer 2019

 

Regularly Scheduled Events:

 

 

Motion Mondays

Get up and move to the beat of our favorite children’s tunes!  This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Mondays, May 13th, 20th at 10:15 am (No Motion Monday on May 27th)

 

Family Storytimes

Come explore the world of early literacy through songs and rhythms, stories and rhymes. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesdays, May 21st, 28th at 10:15 am

 

Undercover Storytimes

Join us for secret stories and activities and maybe find your “just right” book. This program is geared towards children in Kindergarten and up.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesdays, May 21st, 28th at 3:00pm

 

BabyTime!

Give Baby a taste for early literacy through movement, songs, rhymes and play! This program is intended for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Fridays, May 17th, 31st at 10:15 am (No BabyTime on May 24th.) 

 

Where in the World is Storytime? Family Storytimes-on-the-Go

Meet us at a different location each week for storytimes out in the community! This program is for children and family members of all ages.

Tuesday, June 18th at 10:15 am: Marketplace at the Grove – 351 N 3rd Ave, Stayton

Tuesday, June 25th at 10:15 am: Stayton Fire Station (Please Note: Special parking guidelines are listed around the fire station to clear traffic flow for emergency responders)

Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:15 am: Community Center Park

Tuesday, July 9th at 10:15 am: Stayton Family Memorial Pool (Child swimmers will need to be accompanied by an adult in the pool)

Tuesday, July 16th at 10:15 am: Northslope Park

Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:15 am: Star Cinema

Tuesday, July 30th at 10:15 am: Quail Run Park

Tuesday, August 6th at 10:15 am: Stayton Elementary

Tuesday, August 13th at 10:15 am: Pioneer Park

 

 

 

Special Events:

 

 

 

 

Maker Lab: Bots!

Come explore the world of simple programmable robots with Cubelets and Ozobots!  Although this program is best for 3rd grade and up, younger ages are welcome with adult supervision. Materials used for this program made possible by LSTA/IMLS and the Independence Public Library.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, May 23rd, 4:00 pm

 

Family Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Help us LAUNCH our Summer Reading Program and come to our Kickoff Party for “A Universe of Stories”. Countdown to blast-off… 3-2-1! This includes a Leap into Science activity. All ages welcome.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

Thursday, June 13th, 5:30 pm

 

Make Your Own T-Shirt Day

Make your own Summer Reading shirt. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to decorate. Limited number of backups available. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, June 18th, 4pm

 

Paws to Read

Share stories with Willow the therapy dog! This program is for all ages.

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Wednesday, June 19th, 4pm

 

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Build a kite and make it fly! Test out the portable wind tunnel! This program is for children and family members of all ages. This is a Leap into Science workshop.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, June 19th, 5:30pm

 

Oregon Reptile Man

Oregon Reptile Man, Richard Ritchey, is back with his hands-on look at reptiles. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, June 20th, 4pm

 

Family Dance Party

Get down, get your groove on. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, June 24th, 10:15am

 

Astronaut Training

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Test your skills to find out!

This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, June 25th, 4pm

 

Michael Douglas (Magician)

Prepare to be amazed by magician Michael Douglas! This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, June 27th, 4pm

 

Our Place in Space (University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History Outreach Program)

Join us for science experiments and fun activities to explore what makes our planet special and discover how we can keep it that way. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, July 2nd, 4pm

 

Tinker Time

Explore your inner tinkerer. Suitable for toddlers and up.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, July 8th, 10:15am

 

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Build a kite and make it fly! Test out the portable wind tunnel! This program is for children and family members of all ages. This is a Leap into Science workshop.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, July 9th, 4pm

 

Paws to Read

Share stories with Willow the therapy dog! This program is for all ages.

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Wednesday, July 10th, 4pm

 

Takohachi (Traditional Japanese Drum and Dance)

Experience the flavor of traditional Japanese drumming and dance. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, July 11th, 4pm

 

Lego Stop Motion Animation Movies

Become the director of your own Lego movie using Stop Motion Animation. Draft your script, build your props, set the scene and start filming! This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, July 16th, 4pm

 

Vikki Gasko Green (Ventriloquist)

Come enjoy a high energy, crowd-pleasing ventriloquism magic show!  This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, July 18th, 4pm

 

Family Dance Party

Get down, get your groove on. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, July 22nd, 10:15am

 

Space: The Final Frontier

Learn about what you would need to survive in outer space and build your own space station or colony from repurposed materials. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, July 23rd, 4pm

 

Evergreen Aviation – Living and Working in Space

Take part in a dramatic mission to another world.  Build and launch paper rockets, handle artifacts from the space shuttle, and try on a spacesuit. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, July 25th, 4pm

 

Constellation Navigation

Navigate through the stories in the stars. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, July 30th, 4pm

 

Paradise of Samoa (Pacific Island Dance)

Paradise of Samoa will perform a tour of the Pacific Islands through Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Tahitian, Maori and Hawaiian Dance. All ages, Free. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

Thursday, August 1st, 6pm

 

Art Lab – Process Art

Stretch your imagination and bring out your inner artist. Suitable for toddlers and up.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Monday, August 5th, 10:15am

 

3-2-1 Blast Off!

Explore propulsion and flight dynamics as you investigate ways to build and launch DIY rockets. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, August 6th, 4pm

 

Paws to Read

Share stories with Willow the therapy dog! This program is for all ages.

Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Wednesday, August 7th, 4pm

 

Red Yarn (Folksongs and puppetry for families)

This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, August 8th, 4pm

 

Celestial Art

Let the Muse descend to create otherworldly art. This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Tuesday, August 13th, 4pm

 

Summer Reading Celebration

Join us for snacks as we flashback on everything we did this summer!

This program is for children and family members of all ages.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

Thursday, August 15th, 4pm

 

 

 

  

Stayton Library Teen Events March/April/May 2019

 

 

Wednesday, May 22, 5:30 pm

Upcycled T-shirt Totes

Bring an old t-shirt to turn into a tote bag! For teens in grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, June 12, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm

Family Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Help us LAUNCH our Summer Reading Program and come to our Kick Off Party for “A Universe of Stories”. Countdown to blast-off… 3-2-1! All ages welcome. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, June 21, 4:00 pm

Cupcake Wars

A long time ago in a bakery far far away, teens set out to make the best space themed cupcakes. Join us for a challenge then eat your creations. For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm

Ricardo Cardenas - Guitar

Ricardo Cárdenas is a Eugene-based, classically trained guitarist and composer from Chile. Cárdenas has performed with legendary Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo and recorded with Steve Perry (Cherry Poppin’ Daddies). Ricardo has written music for the play Ardiente Paciencia, premiered by Portland’s Miracle Theatre Group, and for the Gabriela Martinez documentary film "Keep Your Eye on Guatemala". Ricardo Cárdenas is actively performing throughout the Northwest, as well as teaching and composing music. All ages, free. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Friday, June 28, 4:00 pm

DIY Galaxy Shirts

Be your own designer and turn your black t-shirt into a galaxy inspired shirt. Bring a black tee, we will have a limited number of back-ups, and get started. Dress for a mess. For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, July 5, 4:00 pm

Solar Oven S’mores

Build your own oven that harnesses the sun’s energy, then use it to make s’mores! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, July 10, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, July 12, 4:00 pm

Moon Rocks and Galaxy Gems

Make your own moon rocks and galaxy gems. For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, July 19, 4:00 pm

Constellation Projectors

Learn about the constellations, then create a projector that will shine your favorites! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, July 25, 7:00 pm

Apollo Program Presentation

Chemeketa Astronomy Instructor Chris Claysmith will be presenting on the history of the Apollo Program for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Friday, July 26, 4:00 pm

Nebula Jars

Create your own out of this world nebula in a jar that you won’t want to look away from. For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, August 1, 6:00 pm

Paradise of Samoa – Pacific Island Dance

Paradise of Samoa will perform a tour of the Pacific Islands through Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Tahitian, Maori and Hawaiian Dance. All ages, Free. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

 

Friday, August 2, 4:00 pm

Galaxy Slime

It’s slime time! Join us to make intergalactic oozy slime! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Friday, August 9, 4:00 pm

Epic Water Fight!

Join us in the Community Center Park for a water fight! For teens going into grades 6-12. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, August 14, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

 

 

 

Stayton Library Adult Events March/April/May 2019

 

 

Thursday, May 23, 7:00 pm

Author Visit - Kathleen Dean Moore

Kathleen Dean Moore is a philosopher, writer, and environmental activist from Oregon State University. Her recent works are on the moral issues of climate change. There will be a reception following the talk. Free, no registration necessary. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Monday May 27

Stayton Public Library Closed for Memorial Day

 

Wednesday, May 29, 5:30 pm

Book Discussion - “Love and Other Consolation Prizes”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Wednesday, June 12, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm

Family Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Help us LAUNCH our Summer Reading Program and come to our Kick Off Party for “A Universe of Stories” Countdown to blast-off… 3-2-1! All ages welcome. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, June 26, 5:30 pm

Book Discussion - “The Other Einstein”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is The Other Einstein  by Marie Benedict. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm

Ricardo Cardenas - Guitar

Ricardo Cárdenas is a Eugene-based, classically trained guitarist and composer from Chile. Cárdenas has performed with legendary Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo and recorded with Steve Perry (Cherry Poppin’ Daddies). Ricardo has written music for the play Ardiente Paciencia, premiered by Portland’s Miracle Theatre Group, and for the Gabriela Martinez documentary film "Keep Your Eye on Guatemala". Ricardo Cárdenas is actively performing throughout the Northwest, as well as teaching and composing music.

All ages, free. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Wednesday, July 10, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, July 11, 5:30 pm

“Starry” Paint Night

A step by step easy painting of “Starry Night by Van Gogh”.  Program is free, but space is limited and registration required. Call 503-769-3313. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Thursday, July 25, 7:00 pm

Apollo Program Presentation

Chemeketa Astronomy Instructor Chris Claysmith will be presenting on the history of the Apollo Program for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

  1. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Wednesday, July 31, 5:30 pm

Book Discussion - “Hidden Figures”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313

 

Thursday, August 1, 6:00 pm

Paradise of Samoa – Pacific Island Dance

Paradise of Samoa will perform a tour of the Pacific Islands through Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Tahitian, Maori and Hawaiian Dance. All ages, Free. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313.

 

Thursday, August 8, 5:30 pm

DIY Glass Bead Lanterns

Make a DIY tabletop lantern with mason jars and glass beads. Free, supplies provided, registration required. Call 503-769-3313. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, August 14, 5:30-7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

First timers or experienced players welcome! For ages 12 – adult. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton.

 

Wednesday, August 28, 5:30 pm

Book Discussion - “What Alice Forgot”  

Join us for our monthly book discussion group for adults. This month’s book is What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room, Stayton Public Library, 515 N 1st Ave, Stayton, 503-769-3313