The Duluth Public Library has announced the following upcoming events.
Main Library, 520 W. Superior St.
Mt. Royal Branch, 105 Mt. Royal Shopping Circle
West Duluth Branch, 5830 Grand Ave.
Visit duluthlibrary.org for more information.
Brodini Comedy Magic Show
Monday, June 17, at Lincoln Park Middle School, 3215 W. 3rd St.
1-2 p.m. Magician Graylyn Morris will raise spirits and test kids' powers of concentration as he manipulates ropes, scarves, balls and other magician props in a perplexing "now you see it, now you don't" performance. This free, family-friendly program is for all ages.
Mt. Royal Readers' Guild
Monday, June 17 at Mt. Royal Branch
2:30-3:30 p.m. Want to join a "secret" readers' guild? Let's read Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library together and unlock the secrets through puzzles and activities. Books will be handed out while supplies last.
Read to a Dog
Wednesday, June 12, West Duluth Branch
Monday, June 17, Mt. Royal Branch
3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids are invited to read a story to a good listener with big ears. These one-on-one read-aloud sessions with a licensed therapy dog are a great way to practice reading in a comfortable, low-stress environment. Drop-in sessions available on a first come, first served basis. Games and activities available while you wait.
Summer Reading Kick-Off
Tuesday, June 18 at Main Library
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kick off the library's summer reading program with the Duluth Huskies. Join us to hear stories read by Duluth Huskies players. Stay to get their autographs, take a picture with Harley D. Huskie and Clifford, and try your hand at dunking a Duluth Police Officer in the dunk tank. Every child registered for the summer reading program will receive one free ticket to a Huskie's baseball game. Kids will also get a free book, while supplies last.
Lake Superior Zoomobile
Tuesday, June 18, Mt. Royal Branch
2:30-3:15 p.m. and 3:30-4:15 p.m. Animals of Minnesota. Connect with local wildlife and their cousins while learning how they adapt to our changing seasons! Registration is required online at duluthlibrary.org.
Squad Car Storytime
Wednesday, June 19, at Main Library
3:45-4:15 p.m. Join us for stories read by one of Duluth's police officers. Preschool age children. Meet in Youth Services.
'Won't You Be My Neighbor'
Wednesday, June 19, at Mt. Royal Branch
6 p.m. Explore your world through documentaries and foreign films. Rated PG-13; 1h 34m
LEGO(r) at the Library
Thursday, June 20, at West Duluth Branch
Friday, June 21 at Main Library
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Bring your imagination, and the library will supply the bricks! For kids entering grades K-5. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Fun for Kids!
Thursday, June 20, at Main Library
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Looking for fun and free activities for children this summer? Stop by the library on Thursdays for our weekly event Fun for Kids. Each week will have a variety of crafts, games and activities for kids entering grades K-5. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Teen Anime & Manga Club
Thursday, June 20, at Main Library
4 p.m.-6 p.m. Cosplay Contest. Come dressed in your best cosplay for a chance for prizes, including gift cards to Barnes & Noble. All teens entering grades 6-12 are welcome.
Crafternoons for Kids
Thursday, June 20 at Mt. Royal Branch
2-3 p.m. Enjoy a make-and-take craft project and the company of other crafters. No experience or sign-up required.
'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
Friday, June 21 at Mt. Royal Branch
10:30 a.m. Family-friendly Friday movie. Rated PG. 1h 56 m.
Food Truck Friday
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Back by popular demand! Duluth food truck favorites will be on the library plaza for lunch. Check our Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest #FoodTruckFriday updates.