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Riverbank Library Hosts Free, Fun Family Events

Children, teens and adults can take part in free events at the Riverbank Library this April.

Families can enjoy a free performance from Act!vated Story Theatre on Thursday, April 5 at 4 p.m. The Goza family will perform two multicultural folktales full of physical comedy, music, song, dance, American Sign Language, and audience participation.

This month’s Art Lab program will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. Children will make whimsical paper sculptures based on the work of American artist Alexander Calder. Art Lab is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.

The Friends of the Riverbank Library will meet Wednesday, April 11 at 5 p.m. at the Riverbank Library. The public is invited to attend this meeting of library supporters.

Teens and tweens can enjoy a shrinky dink pin craft on Tuesday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters will use the provided materials to make expressive emoji pins. This craft is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.

The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, April 24 at 4 p.m. to discuss House of Dand and Fog by Andre Dubus. Library book clubs provide an opportunity for community members to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussion with others.

On Saturday, April 28 the library will celebrate Día de los niños/Día de los libros, or Day of the Child/Day of the Book, at 1 p.m. Children can enjoy a special bilingual Story Time, crafts, and activities. This year’s theme is “Wild About Books.” Each child will receive a free book while supplies last, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe St. For more information, contact the library supervisor, Victoria Holt, at 209-869-7008.