June Family Activities

Take and make activities for children and families in June – pick up curbside while supplies last.

June Family Activities

You Rock! Rock Art

June 1-12

Paint a rock! Use supplies provided to make a cute polka-dotted ladybug, or a design of your choice. We supply paints, rocks and ideas- you supply the fun! Suitable for all ages. One bag has enough supplies for 1-2 people. Curbside, while supplies last.

At the following library locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, East Forest Park BranchEast Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Mason Square Branch

No Mess Magic Wand Craft

June 1-30

Children love imaginary play, and what could be more fun than having their own magic wand! Pick up a kit containing an eco-friendly wand and plenty of twirly pre-cut ribbon and yarn for decoration. Your child will have a homemade toy to enjoy all summer long – no plastic pieces or messy clean up required!  Ideal for 3-5, with children of all ages welcome. Call for curbside pickup.

At the following library locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, East Forest Park Branch, Forest Park Branch, Mason Square Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch

Pom-Pom Playset

June 1-30

Build your child’s early literacy skills with a Pom-Pom Playset! This take and make kit includes colorful, squishy pom-poms for fun counting, sorting, and pattern activities. For ages 2-5. While supplies last; pick up curbside.

At the following library locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, Mason Square Branch

Rainbow Chalk Art

June 1-30

Celebrate Pride Month by creating chalk art and messages of love for Springfield’s LGBTQIA+ community! Decorate the library’s sidewalk or take the chalk with you to continue showing your support in your neighborhood. Families, children, and teens are all welcome! Curbside, while supplies last.

Available at all library locations.

Father’s Day Cards

June 7-19

Pick up a grab-and-go kit to make a card for dear ol’ Dad or the father figure in your life. Supplies and templates will be provided so that you can craft a card that will put a smile on the face of Dad, Pop, Grandpa or Uncle Jim. Show someone how special they are with a personalized card made by you! All supplies provided – pick up curbside.

Available at all library locations.

Counting Discover scavenger hunt

June 1 – June 30

How many items can you find this June? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Head outside to find what’s on the list. Return the list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.