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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Take n' Bake Shrink Charm Kits Week #3

All Day 6/20 - 6/23
Dundee Library
Library Branch: Dundee Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

This summer's theme for the Take n' Bake Shrink Charm Kits is STARDEW VALLEY.

Pick up a new kit each week beginning on Monday, June 3rd.  

Available while supplies last.

Week 1: Wooden Sign

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Dundee Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Event Details:

Meet wonderful dogs from Hoof Woof & Meow and possibly find a new addition to your family. Kids can sign up to share a story with a dog at the Read-to-a-Pet Station!

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Storytime with Ms. Lisa @ RO

10:00am - 10:30am
Randall Oaks Library
Library Branch: Randall Oaks Library
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Enjoy books, songs, flannel stories, dancing, and bubbles all while learning some early literacy tips with Ms. Lisa. All ages, but best for 2-6. No need to register, just show up to the Randall Oaks library!

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Drop-in Crafternoon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dundee Library
Library Branch: Dundee Library
Room: Craft Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of crafts! We’ll provide materials and you bring your imagination and creativity. Grades 1-6 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Drumming Open Jam

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dundee Library
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Library Branch: Dundee Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Movies & Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

If you wanna try something new or wanna give your neighbors a break, come hit the drums at the Library!!

We’ll be offering open jam sessions from 4-5pm on the following dates:

June 24

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Tuesday Tales

10:00am - 10:30am
Dundee Library
Library Branch: Dundee Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more! This storytime is great for the whole family. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.

DIY Bookmark Collage

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Dundee Library
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Library Branch: Dundee Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Join us for an evening full of creativity! We will be using magazines to create our bookmark collage. Once you’ve customized it to your liking, we will laminate it so you can take it home. Grades 4-6.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Puzzle Swap at RO

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Randall Oaks Library
Library Branch: Randall Oaks Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Bring in gently used puzzles to swap with fellow puzzle enthusiasts! 500-piece minimum. Join us after the exchange as we play BINGO for a chance to win a brand new puzzle.   

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Music Trivia @ Black & Gray: The Standards

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Join Danielle and Gene as they take you on a Sentimental Journey through the music that helped define a generation.