By 1812Blockhouse

As spring arrives, RIchland County’s local libraries are hosting a series of exciting events for children and families. Here’s a roundup of upcoming activities that will bring joy and learning to the community this season during the remainder of month.

  1. Spring Planting (Mar. 20-24, Lucas) Celebrate the arrival of spring with a week of planting activities. Drop in anytime to plant seeds and take them home to nurture and watch them grow.
  2. Pipe Cleaner Palooza! (Tue. Mar. 21, 6 PM, Lexington) Unleash your creativity with pipe cleaners at this fun event. All ages are welcome to design and create unique sculptures using shiny, skinny, or fluffy pipe cleaners.
  3. Stuffed Animal Hospital (Tue. Mar. 21, 6 PM, Plymouth; Mon. Mar. 27, 6 PM, Crestview) Bring your favorite stuffed animal to learn about pet care and veterinary services. Craft, play, and read at various stations to discover how pets recover after a trip to the vet.
  4. Puppy Day (Thu. Mar. 23, All day, Ontario; Thu. Mar. 23, 3-7 PM, Bellville) Celebrate National Puppy Day by stopping in to make an adorable puppy craft to take home.
  5. Egg Coloring Contest (Mar. 27-Apr. 8, All locations) Pick up an egg coloring page at your local library and decorate it to your heart’s content. Entries will be judged in three age groups: Pre-K, grades K-3, and grades 4-5.
  6. Bug-O-Rama (Wed. Mar. 29, All day, Main) Explore the fascinating world of bugs at the Children’s Department. Take part in the “Be a Bug” challenge and enjoy other “bug”tastic activities.
  7. Afternoon Painting for Kids (Thu. Mar. 30, 3:30 PM, Bellville, Grades K-5) Join in on a spring-themed story, followed by a painting session. All materials will be provided to create a beautiful spring flower painting.
  8. Teddy Bear Picnic (Thu. Mar. 30, 6 PM, Lexington) Bring your teddy bears to a delightful picnic event. Enjoy story time with songs and crafts, and stay for a tasty teddy bear treat.

Don’t miss out on these exciting spring events at your local library!

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