Summer Programs for All Ages

These virtual programs take place on Zoom. Register to receive an invitation.

Kids

June

READog: Sundays, 2-3 p.m. Ages 5-11. Sign up for a 15 min. session.
Encourage your child to share some stories with one of our REAdogs. These certified dogs and their handlers are highly experienced in helping boost the confidence of struggling, nervous, and/or beginning readers in a non-judgmental and helpful way. Children should have several books on hand to read.

LEGO® Club: Saturday, June 5, 11 a.m.- noon. Ages 6-11. Register
Calling all LEGO® lovers! Join our virtual LEGO® Club. All levels are welcome, and this summer's building theme for June will be Secret Zoo. Plan on a minimum of 300 pieces for this program. Registrants will receive a Zoom link the day before the program starts that will include an optional building prompt.

Stuffed Animal Dance Party: Saturday, June 5, 2-2:45 p.m. Ages: 2-7. Register
Get ready to roar! And hop! And fly! This high-energy virtual dance class will get your little one moving and grooving with a special stuffed animal friend. Children will also learn rhythm, coordination, and dance techniques all to their favorite music.

Drawing Class-Zoo Animals: Saturday, June 12, 2-2:45 p.m. Ages: 6-11. Register
Learn to draw your favorite zoo animals with some fun facts along the way. Instructions will be presented in a step-by-step format with a chance to interact with your fellow artists.

Teddy Bear (or Favorite Stuffy) Virtual Picnic: Saturday, June 19, 2-3 p.m. Ages:2-7. Register
Join us for a virtual picnic with your teddy bear or other favorite stuffed animals. Gather all your stuffed cuddlies and enjoy games, crafts, and beary yummy snacks.

Interactive Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Performance: Saturday, June 26, 2-2:45 p.m. Ages: 2-7. Register
Join the dancers from the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble for a magical story of the day that the brightly colored Cuckoo was changed forever! This is an interactive performance so we invite children to put on their dancing shoes and move along.

July

READog: Sundays, 2-3 p.m. Ages 5-11. Sign up for a 15 min. session.
Encourage your child to share some stories with one of our REAdogs. These certified dogs and their handlers are highly experienced in helping boost the confidence of struggling, nervous, and/or beginning readers in a non-judgmental and helpful way. Children should have several books on hand to read.

LEGO® Club: Saturday, July 10, 11 a.m.- noon. Ages 6-11. Register.
Calling all LEGO® lovers! Join our virtual LEGO® Club. All levels are welcome, and this summer's building theme for July will be Under the Sea. Plan on a minimum of 300 pieces for this program. Registrants will receive a Zoom link the day before the program starts that will include an optional building prompt.

Animals Do The Grossest Things: Saturday, July 10, 2-3 p.m. Ages: 6-11. Register
Lizards that spit blood out of their eye and frogs that live in elephant poop. You name it. Animals do the grossest things. Learn more about these disgusting habits and end the program by making slime vomit.

Fur-ever Friends: Saturday, July 17, 2-3 p.m. Ages: 4-11. Register
Are you looking for a furry and cuddly friend? Adopt your new STUFFED furever friend at our virtual pet adoption party! Learn to take care of your new fur baby while enjoying crafts, activities, and pawtastic snacks.

Drawing Class-Sharks: Saturday, July 24, 2-2:45 p.m. Ages: 6-11. Register
Learn to draw three different types of sharks with some fun facts along the way. Instructions will be presented in a step-by-step format with a chance to interact with your fellow artists.

Teens (Ages 12-17)

June

Dungeons & Dragons: Sundays, 12-4 p.m.
Learn about and play D & D 5th edition and Pathfinder 1st edition. We utilize Roll20.net for map creation and dice-rolling, Discord for communication, and various free online resources for character building and game rulings. Rulesets are rotated on a weekly basis between easier and harder versions as a benefit to both new and veteran players, though players are always welcome to join either campaign regardless of past experience. Want to join us? Email DM Matt Moser for details. No game on June 20.

Paracord Animal Keychains: Tuesday, June 22, 4-5 p.m. Register
Create a fun animal key chain using paracord.

July

Dungeons & Dragons: Sundays, 12-4 p.m.
Learn about and play D & D 5th edition and Pathfinder 1st edition. We utilize Roll20.net for map creation and dice-rolling, Discord for communication, and various free online resources for character building and game rulings. Rulesets are rotated on a weekly basis between easier and harder versions as a benefit to both new and veteran players, though players are always welcome to join either campaign regardless of past experience. Want to join us? Email DM Matt Moser for details. No game July 4.

Origami Animal Fun: Tuesday, July 20, 4-5 p.m. Register
Try your hand at the art form of origami.

Adults (Ages 18 and older)

June

Mindfulness Tuesdays: every Tuesday 12-12:30 p.m.
Mindfulness practitioner Lu leads a short guided meditation. No previous meditation experience required. This is a Zoom call-in program. Use this information to connect:
Call this number: 1-877-853-5257 (US Toll Free)
Enter Conference ID: 203-815-0039
Enter Password: 582313 (listen only)

Noon Book Club: Wednesday, June 2, 12-1 p.m. Register
For June, read Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee and be prepared to join us for a lively discussion.

Spanish Conversation Club: Every Wednesday. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register
Develop your Spanish, acquire confidence, and make new friends in a relaxed, informal setting. Themes and games are used to encourage conversation.

Get Rec'q: Every Friday, 2 p.m., on Facebook.
Weekly themed recommendation list of our favorite books, movies, music, and much more.

Genealogy: Digging into Cemeteries: Disease, Death, and Obituaries: Saturday, June 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Register
Cemeteries have a history that paralleled the development of the community. How the community dealt with death and dying and the burial of the remains is reflected in the records.

Hobby Haven: Sunday, June 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Register
Enjoy the company of other fiber crafters as you create your own knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch and other portable projects. Children are welcome with supervision.

Evening Book Club: Monday, June 14, 6-7 p.m.
To receive an invitation, send a request to join our Westminster Public Library Evening Book Club group on Goodreads. Once your request is approved by the moderator, you will receive the invitation to join the Zoom meeting. For June, read and discuss There There by Tommy Orange.

Kathe's Book Talks-Women Breaking Barriers: Thursday, June 17, 2 p.m. on Facebook.
In sports, medicine, science, math, and more, learn about ways women of history have broken barriers to open doors for the women who came after them.

Pages & Pints Book Club (over 21): Thursday, June 17, 6-7 p.m. Register
Book and beer lovers unite! Grab a cold beverage from your fridge and log in to discuss the title of the month. For June, read Such a Fun Age: a novel by Kiley Reid

July

Mindfulness Tuesdays: every Tuesday 12-12:30 p.m.
Mindfulness practitioner Lu leads a short guided meditation. No previous meditation experience required. This is a Zoom call-in program. Use this information to connect:
Call this number: 1-877-853-5257 (US Toll Free)
Enter Conference ID: 203-815-0039
Enter Password: 582313 (listen only)

Noon Book Club: Wednesday, July 7, 12-1 p.m. Register
For July, read Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon and be prepared to join us for a lively discussion.

Spanish Conversation Club: Every Wednesday. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register
Develop your Spanish, acquire confidence, and make new friends in a relaxed, informal setting. Themes and games are used to encourage conversation.

Get Rec'q: Every Friday, 2 p.m., on Facebook.
Weekly themed recommendation list of our favorite books, movies, music, and much more.

Hobby Haven: Sunday, July 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Register
Enjoy the company of other fiber crafters as you create your own knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch and other portable projects. Children are welcome with supervision.

Evening Book Club: Monday, July 12, 6-7 p.m.
To receive an invitation, send a request to join our Westminster Public Library Evening Book Club group on Goodreads. Once your request is approved by the moderator, you will receive the invitation to join the Zoom meeting. For July, read and discuss Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson.

Kathe's Book Talks-Hotels, Inns and Luxury Liners: Thursday, July 15, 2 p.m. on Facebook.
The setting of books and movies can add such richness to a story. See how the sense of place impacts the joys or fears of the protagonists in these unique surroundings.

Pages & Pints Book Club (over 21): Thursday, July 15, 6-7 p.m. Register
Book and beer lovers unite! Grab a cold beverage from your fridge and log in to discuss the title of the month. For July, read The Lost Man by Jane Harper.