Summer Fun for Kids at Desert Foothills Library

Thursday 6.20.2013 @ 5:02pm | ImagesAZ | Community


The Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd. in Cave Creek is the place to be for summertime fun. A wide variety of free classes and programs will be held all summer long, giving children and parents a number of great ways to discover the joy of learning and beat the heat.


Among the many programs offered, the Summer Reading Program runs through July 27 for children and young adults through 18 years. The “Dig Into Reading” kids’ program and “Beneath the Surface” teen program provide fun activities, and prizes. Register online and start reading for great prizes. The Summer Reading Program encourages every member of the family to develop a love of reading for pleasure while enabling children to maintain their reading skills during the long summer. It’s fun and free!


The Great Arizona Puppet Theater: “The Monkey and the Pirate” will be held Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m. for all ages. A monkey, a pirate and a valuable banana treasure all add up to plenty of hilarious fun for the whole family in this rollicking and rambunctious original show.


Kids’ yoga for ages 5 and up will be held on Fridays, June 7 to July 19 at 2 p.m. (No yoga on Friday, July 5) No registration is required; attend one session or all six sessions.


Other programs include “Worm Drive, the Musical” (ages 5+) July 15 at 11 a.m.; a henna workshop (ages 11-18) July 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; E-books for Kids workshops with library Nooks (ages 5+) July 3 and 10 at 10:30 a.m. and the teen program July 9 and 23, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Duct tape crafts (ages 11-18) July 23, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Lego Club (ages 5+) July 25 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and more!


A full listing of programs is available on the library website. This summer, get lost – in a book – and enjoy!