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APRIL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES AT RPL
PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

All ages are encouraged to create a family-friendly work of art that represents important people, places, or moments in Asian or Pacific Islander history and culture. For more details, download the entry form and guidelines below.

All submissions due between April 25-30

 
Entry Form & Guidelines
Spring is right around the corner and we've got the perfect activity for the whole family to welcome the warmer, brighter days ahead. While you are thinking about which plants you'll be growing in your backyard, give roots to even more native plants by making your own seed bombs on Saturday, April 9 at 11am.
Do you have what it takes to be the master of the bricks? Come prove it! See what wonders you can build in under an hour on Saturday, April 23 at 11am.
ADULT PROGRAMS
Whether you file your taxes yourself or hire a professional accountant, the first step in your tax prep is gathering all the information you'll need to complete your tax forms. We will briefly discuss the forms and information you will need on Saturday, April 2 at 10am

*This program will not provide in-person tax form filing with the IRS

The group will discuss The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King (Mystery) in the Library Activity Room on Wednesday, April 6 at 1pm

May’s book will be The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan
(Historical Fiction)

You are one of the passengers in his role-playing dinner party game, aboard the famous RMS Titanic on the night of the sinking. An invitation has been extended to you to join the Captain at his table for dinner. The invitation is not without reason, as you are the suspect in the brutal of the First Officer! Can you solve the crime before the ship meets its inevitable end on Thursday, April 7 at 6:30pm?
Maker Monday is an in-person craft program for adults every 2nd & 4th Monday night at 6:30pm. Adults are invited to learn something new, share with others, seek crafting advice, and meet other makers. Materials are provided free of charge. Ages 14 and up welcome.

April 11: Paper Making 
April 25: Paper Marbling
Is your resume up to date? Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? We're excited to share resume building skills to help you get the job, apply for school, or get that internship on Saturday, April 16 @ 2pm.
Put your knowledge to the test on Thursday, April 21 at 6:30pm. Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month for Trivia Night. Teams or single players are welcome. The trivia topic will change each month, so be ready for some competitive fun. Kahoot will be used to play.
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & NEWS
Want to get more involved in your library? Come to a Friends of the Library meeting every 3rd Tuesday at 6:30pm. Membership is not required in order to attend the meetings.

To join the Friends of the Library, click HERE.
CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS
Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime: A 20-minute lapsit storytime featuring developmentally appropriate board books, rhymes, and movement encouraging early literacy for infants 0-18 months. If children can walk steadily, then we suggest Family Storytime. Caregivers also learn valuable information on how to continue building literacy at home. 
Family Storytime: For children of all ages who can actively engage. This interactive storytime with books, music, and movement is a high engagement storytime that instills the love of literacy and the Library at an early age. Caregivers also learn valuable information on how to continue building literacy at home. Thursday is a repeat of Wednesday’s program.
Bricks & Books: Use toy building bricks to complete different challenges based on books. This program is for school age students 10-18.
Rovers: Participants explore the wide world through reading, STEM, and innovation. This program is for school age students 6-9.
Teen Takeover: Teens can come hang out, eat pizza, and watch a movie related to a book on Saturday, April 16 at 11am. We will discuss the book and the movie (love or hate) in open-minded discussion. Starting April 4, claim an activity kit to accompany the book and movie. April’s book selection is I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912: A Graphic Novel by Lauren Tarshis and we will watch Ghosts of the Abyss. Registration is requested for an accurate food order. You can register at the red reference desk or online on the Library’s website HERE. For school age students 13-18.

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