Events

Musical Storytime

Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Shake off your sleepiness with some fun songs and crazy dancin' with Kyler. Occasional surprises and guests! [Birth-5 years]

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills for children. [3-5 years]

tWiin Xgaming Station

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 4-5 p.m. | Tweens Area Kids

Come hang out and play awesome games on the Wii, Xbox or PlayStation. Impress your friends with your stellar hand-eye coordination. Beat your enemies using your limitless courage. Now's the time to show your stuff! (Games will be rated E for everyone). [8-12 years]

Toddler Time 1

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-7 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy fun for one-year olds to enjoy together with their adults. [12-24 months]

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills for children. [3-5 years]

Baby Bookworms

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 5:30-6 p.m. | Lingo Story Room 121 Kids

Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! [Birth-18 months]

Stories & Crafts

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: Secret Coders

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

This Readapalooza features the graphic novel Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes. Use pennies to learn about binary numbers and use a 3D printed robot to learn about “logo” computer coding – all in 60 minutes!

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]

Summer Lunch for Children

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | David J's Place Kids

Join us for lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in David J's where children of ages from birth-18 can eat for free. This program is sponsored by Harvesters, with meals provided by the Millennium Cafe. Birth-18 years

Zoo Animals Live

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 4-4:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Kids

Meet some of the Topeka Zoo animal residents up close as Rachael Rost, education specialist, helps you separate animal fact from fiction. all ages