Kids Summer Reading Events

School Age

Fort Night

Thursday, June 28 (full)
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Come to the library after hours for blanket forts and stories! Be sure to bring your own blankets. Light snacks will be provided.
This program is for all ages, though children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is now full.

Paint to Learn

Friday, July 6 (full)
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, July 24
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, July 25
10:30 am - 11:30 am (waiting list only)

Tuesday, July 31
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Families are invited to paint canvases together with a focus on school readiness and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). 

This program aimed at preschool age children, all are welcome. Registration is required as space is limited. 

Lego Mindstorms

Monday, July 9
1:00 pm - 3:00pm (waiting list only)
or 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, July 10
10:30 am - 12:30 pm (waiting list only)

Explore the world of Lego Mindstorms EV3! Build a vehicle or robot and program it to move using special code. 

This program is for ages 8-14. Registration is required, as space is limited.

Roominate Village

Thursday, July 19
10:30 am - 11:30 am (waiting list only)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (waiting list only)
or 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (just added!)

Roominate's unique blend of building, circuitry, design, and storytelling teaches kids while they play. Encourage your young inventor with Roominate. This hands-on workshop will empower kids to create using motors, circuits, modular furniture, and more.
This program is for ages 6+. Registration is required, as space is limited.

Superhero Storytime

Friday, July 27
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet a superhero in your community: a Puyallup Police Officer! Ask questions, listen to a story, and take your picture with a local superhero.
Aimed at preschoolers, all are welcome.

Minecraft Build Competition

Summer Edition
Thursday, August 2 (waiting list only)
10:30 am - 1:00 pm 
Play Minecraft with friends and meet other fanatics! You can play for fun or compete in our Build Competition. 

This program is for ages 7-12. Registration is required as space is limited.

Cubelets Mini Robots

Thursday, August 9 (waiting list only)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
or 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Friday, August 10
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (waiting list only)
or 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Design your own mini robot with lights, sound, or motion. Combine them in different ways and see what they do!
This program is for ages 5 - 12. Space is limited, advanced registration is required.

Registration Information

For programs and events requiring registration, please contact the library by email or by phone at 253-841-5454. You can always register in person at the library as well. 

Washington State Library

Lego Mindstorms, Roominate Village and Cubelets are provided by the Washington State Library, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, as a resource to help enrich Washington state communities through the libraries that serve them.