FREE Family Special Events & Children's Crafts! PDF Print E-mail

All family events are sponsored by The Friends of the Covina Public Library and are inspired by books, learning and entertainment! All events are on a first-come, first served basis. Participants may begin lining up outside the Community Room, no earlier than one-half hour prior to the performance or event.


Location: Covina Public Library, Community Room (unless otherwise noted)

 
Crazy Craft Fridays! PDF Print E-mail

Children enjoy an afternoon of making wonderful crafts!   child craft

Day & Time: Fridays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dates: January 15, February 12, March 11, April 8,
May 13
 
Kids Movie Days at the Library! PDF Print E-mail

A fun way to start the weekend! Enjoy a movie inspired by books and yummy FREE snacks! Purchase a $1 drawing ticket in the bucket for your chance to win a movie.

Days &Time: Fridays, 4:30 p.m.

 

January 22 - Cinderella (2015) © Walt Disney Pictures, Rated PG

 

February 19 - Alice in Wonderland (1951) ©

Walt Disney Pictures, Rated PG

          March 18 - Paddington © StudioCanal, Rated PG

 

     April 22 - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very

     Bad Day © StudioCanal, Rated PG

 

    May 27 - The Tale of Desperaux © Universal Studios, Rated G

 
STEAM Events PDF Print E-mail

STEAM

STEAM: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART, & MATH

This year it’s all about STEAM! The STEAM Initiative acknowledges and promotes these five innovative subjects to influence and relate to one another. Visit each special event every month as you learn and have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.

S IS FOR SCIENCE

Saturday, January 23, 2-3 pm

Mad Science introduces Fire and Ice! Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists!  Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.

 

T IS FOR TECHNOLOGY

Saturday, February 13, 2-3 pm
Mad Science returns for Shocktacular!  Connect with your friends through the power of electricity! In this show, electric based experiments will literally make your hair stand up. Children will get a hands-on experience with inventor’s Robert Jemison Van de Graaff and Nikola Tesla contributions to science.

E IS FOR ENGINEERING

Saturday, March 19, 2-3 pm
You’re off to great places, Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So….get on your way! Shoot off a rocket ship, design a truffula tree, or build a tower for an apple!   Come learn about Engineering through the imagination and books of Dr. Seuss. Lorenzo Vargas from Thematic Attic will show children the world of engineering as Dr. Seuss!

A IS FOR ART

Saturday, April 2, 2-3 pm
Child Creativity Lab introduces Fun with PlasTikobots!   Children will experience an environmentally-friendly, educationaland fun project designing and creating personalized art pieces, called PlasTikobots. Supporting Earth Day and being environmentally conscious, PlasTikobots will be made from reclaimed single use plastics. This experience will foster creativity needed for problem solving, critical thinking, and the ability to innovate.Limited space available, first 25 children on a first-come, first served basis.

M IS FOR MATH

Saturday, May 14, 2-3 pm
Child Creativity Lab returns for Wind Tunnel Challenge! Create, experiment, and learn about the movement of air through research and design! Using a variety of reclaimed and recycled objects, children will create their own personalized high flying inventions that will be tested in the Child Creativity Tunnel. Limited space available, first 25 children on a first-come, first served basis.

 
NEW! KIDS CREATIVE CORNER MAKERSPACE PDF Print E-mail

MakerspaceWhat will you make today? Let your creativity soar! This new child-directed “makerspace” encourages kids to design, collaborate, and create purely from imagination. Let’s celebrate the Making (not just what you’ve made). Discover, be inspired, imagine, and create. Everyone is a Maker!

DAY & TIME: Thursday, 4:30-5:30 pm

DATES: March 24, April 14, May 19

 
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