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Daily Happenings

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Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
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Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

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Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

For Families
Families visiting between February 1-5 will receive a FREE Elephant & Piggie book while supplies last! (Elephant & Piggie costume characters will not be in attendance.)

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11:30 am
For Families

Yoga for Kids!

Children ages 3-6 will explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature found in Bobbie’s Meadow.
3:00 pm
For Families

Happier Family Comedy Show

Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!