Tue, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Is work stressing you out? Take a deep breath and a moment for yourself with Thoughtful Thirty.

Tue, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Tue, Apr 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Learn the basics and start your own projects in this 3 part class with local sewist, Nichelle! Registration Required.
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Learn the basics of bookbinding with a hands-on approach. We’ll be making our own journals and learning about folios, grain, and all kinds of fun jargon!

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Get tips and tricks for life after High School with college and career advisor Talethe Collins!

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Let’s hang out, eat snacks, and build cool things with legos.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Calling all fiber artists! Bring your knit, crochet, or loom projects and work on those with our group!

Thu, Apr 25, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Is work stressing you out? Take a deep breath and a moment for yourself with Thoughtful Thirty.

Thu, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Argenta Public Library
A community driven discussion on the basics of developing and sticking to a budget with insight on how to wisely invest. It's never too soon or too late to learn the importance of financial literacy.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
We're learning about the history of free speech, protests, and making our own buttons with the Mosaic Templars!

Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Learn how to make a leather key fob in 3 easy steps.

Thu, Apr 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Argenta Public Library
Grab your paintbrush, pallet, pencils, and pens - Dogtown Creatives is at it again! Welcome to Argenta's twice-monthly meet-up to share, grow, and inspire with local artists.

Fri, Apr 26, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Have you ever made a collage with just words? This collage activity pack is a challenging variation on the typical collage.

Fri, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
A teens-only, after-hours event. Free food and prizes. Togas optional, but def encouraged!

Mon, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Relax with popcorn and a drink. Watch the Rugrats movie!

Tue, Apr 30, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Is work stressing you out? Take a deep breath and a moment for yourself with Thoughtful Thirty.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Learn the basics and start your own projects in this 3 part class with local sewist, Nichelle! Registration Required.
Register

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Learn how to make your own paper doll, give it clothes, and show off your creative outfits.

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Argenta Public Library
Kick off the summer with creativity and community! Learn about zines and make your own accordion-style booklet to produce, trade, and add to our collection!

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Listen to the album of the week in advance, then we’ll kick back and share our thoughts on the lyrics, the music, and the artist’s influences. After our chat, we’ll create art based on the album.

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Calling all fiber artists! Bring your knit, crochet, or loom projects and work on those with our group!

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Fri, May 03, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Learn about the planet Venus in this interactive activity pack.

Fri, May 03, All day
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Need a dress or suit for prom? We've got you covered! Email bekah.smith@lamanlibrary to book your appointment!
Register

Fri, May 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Argenta Public Library
Grab your paintbrush, pallet, pencils, and pens - Dogtown Creatives is at it again! Welcome to Argenta's twice-monthly meet-up to share, grow, and inspire with local artists.

Sat, May 04, All day
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Need a dress or suit for prom? We've got you covered! Email bekah.smith@lamanlibrary to book your appointment!
Register

Sat, May 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mugs Cafe
A book club in which we read current and potential Hugo Award nominees.

Mon, May 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Take part in this community doodle project. Make your own Mr.Doodle, Artist Sam Cox, -inspired art. Doodling and drawing on a huge piece of paper in the Lift required!

Mon, May 06, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Get ready for this taste of Central America - we've got delicious fruits and tangy Tajin for you in the Loft Kitchen!

Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Ever wanted to learn the basics of knitting? Then this class is for you!

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Argenta Public Library - Argenta Event Space
Container Gardening for Pesto Lovers

Tue, May 07, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
A monthly, teens discussion club centering on BIPOC authors, poets, and guests to take us past what we see and connect us to who we are.
Register

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Enjoy a selection of cozy tabletop RPGs and a chill atmosphere up in the Loft for a much needed break this study season!

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Calling all fiber artists! Bring your knit, crochet, or loom projects and work on those with our group!

Thu, May 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Thu, May 09, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Normally knots just means a mess, but macramé makes beauty out of knots. Come join us in the studio as we use macramé techniques to make our own unique keychains.

Fri, May 10, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Learn about different important Asian American & Pacific Islanders in American History in this cool activity pack and take home your own bookmark to color.

Fri, May 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Join the fun of Mother's Day at Argenta with a crash course on how to make your own relaxing and rejuvenating bath oils.

Sat, May 11, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Come make a souvenir button for Laman Con 2024!

Sat, May 11, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Come see Laman Con's featured artists and artisans for 2024!

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
ROVER
Join us for a D.C. themed gamed of Jeopardy! Questions will come from the comics, movies, and T.V. shows!

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
VR allows for hands-on experiences in various professions.

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 4:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Collect all 6 Laman Cards. In a library wide scavenger hunt. All Day All Ages No Registration Library Wide Scavenger Hunt

Sat, May 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Come learn about cosplay and the amazing varieties this art form comes in. From high end commissions to simply yanking things from a closet, cosplay is for everyone.

Sat, May 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
ROVER
Join us for a Marvel themed gamed of Jeopardy! Questions will come from the comics, movies, and T.V. shows!

Sat, May 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
VR allows for hands-on experiences in various professions.

Sat, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Room 126
Get your geek on at LamanCon! Show us your geek knowledge on comic, shows, movies, and more! You might even win a prize.

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Outreach
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Mon, May 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Find Drienne! If you can answer a trivia question, then you will win a small prize. This month‘s topic is famous artists and artworks.

Mon, May 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Meet us in the Loft for an afternoon of DIY Self Care and take away your personalized bottle of bath oils!

Tue, May 14, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Learn the basics and start your own projects in this 3 part class with local sewist, Nichelle! Email jenna.jones@lamanlibrary to save your seat.
Register

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Learn about the magic of watercolors. Try out white crayon water resist painting and make your own watercolor art work.

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Argenta Public Library
Artists of any caliber are welcome to come try out new techniques and learn about all kinds of mediums! From scrapbooking to abstract masterpieces, join us as we have fun with collages of all kinds!

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Teen Center
Listen to the album of the week in advance, then we’ll kick back and share our thoughts on the lyrics, the music, and the artist’s influences. After our chat, we’ll create art based on the album.

Thu, May 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Calling all fiber artists! Bring your knit, crochet, or loom projects and work on those with our group!

Thu, May 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Thu, May 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Lecture Hall
Let's play some bingo!

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Argenta Public Library
A part of our series on financial preparedness. Once again our fabulous expert from the UADA Cooperative Extension, Alicia Boatwright, will join us for this educational finance series.

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Exhibit Hall
Teens are invited to the Laman Art Gallery for an evening of reflection, meditation, and breathwork in one of our most beautiful spaces.

Thu, May 16, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library - General Public Space
Find self-care stations in the Adult Department for Self-Care Night!

Fri, May 17, All day
William F. Laman Public Library
Write about yourself and your life. Color a drawing. Display what its like to live life in your shoes here in the library.

Mon, May 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Argenta Public Library
Show yourself some love with this guided meditation

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 11:50am
Argenta Public Library
Join Colby for a demonstration of how to make your own salt scrubs, and then try them out at home for yourself!

Mon, May 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Argenta Public Library - Argenta Event Space
Ground your meditations with a Mala Bead Bracelet

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Argenta Public Library
Colby will provide a hands-on program instructing our patrons how to make their own coffee scrubs along with insight into the benefits of exfoliation.

Mon, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Argenta Public Library
Immerse yourself in the resonance of singing bowls for a full-body meditation experience

Mon, May 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Mon, May 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Relax with popcorn and a drink. Watch the Live Action Aladdin movie!

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Lecture Hall
Come have some popcorn and watch Princess Mononoke on our big screen!

Tue, May 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Argenta Public Library - Argenta Event Space
Gardening with Native Plants

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Learn the basics and start your own projects in this 3 part class with local sewist, Nichelle! Email jenna.jones@lamanlibrary to save your seat.
Register

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Room 126
The final meeting of our monthly, teens discussion club centering on BIPOC authors, poets, and guests to take us past what we see and connect us to who we are.
Register

Tue, May 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Ever wanted to learn the basics of knitting? Then this class is for you!

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - Maker Space
Every wanted to learn crochet but didn't know where to start? This is the class for you! Come learn the basics and created something all your own.

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Argenta Public Library - Argenta Event Space
Creativity and self-care meet in this useful, crochet project.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Start out with a blank puzzle, leave with your own personal puzzle with your art on it.

Wed, May 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - LINC Center
Learn the basics of Decker, a free, beginner-friendly, low-code platform to make games, interactive stories, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
William F. Laman Public Library - 2nd Floor Rotunda
Calling all fiber artists! Bring your knit, crochet, or loom projects and work on those with our group!

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
ROVER
Your favorite neighborhood library now comes to you! Come checkout books and movies, use a computer, craft, and hang out on Rover!

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
William F. Laman Public Library
Every wanted to learn crochet but didn't know where to start? This is the class for you! Come learn the basics and created something all your own.