Sign Up: April Vacation Week @ the Library

Tweens and teens are invited to register for activities during April’s vacation week at the Reference Desk or online using the form below. Registration has now started and we’re expecting activities to fill up quickly. We’re looking forward to having you!

Events will be canceled or rescheduled if less than 5 participants are confirmed for each activity *not including the movie on Tuesday, April 18. 

Modding Magic: Code with Minecraft  | Fri, April 14 @ 3:00-5:00pm | Grades 3 – 8 | Registration required

Calling all crafters! Thi Sarkis from the RI Computer Museum will offer this fun 2-hour workshop for grades 3-8 who are interested in gaming, minecraft, coding, and learning something new. Come learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the minecraft world with code. Spawn-farm wild animals or monsters instantly and have fun “modding” your world. This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing kids & teens how to build or change the game using code based on the javascript programming language. All levels welcome and no experience is required.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) | Tues, April 18 @ 1:00pm | grades 5-12 | No registration required

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Get Your Paint On | Wed, April 19 @ 2:00-4:00 pm | grades 5-12 | Registration required

Choose a landscape photo that you’ve taken and re-create it on canvas. Local artist, Jennifer Burkin, will teach you how to create beautiful landscapes using acrylic painting techniques during this fun workshop for all skill levels.









Make a Mini-Comic with Marika | April 21 and 22 @ 2:00-3:30 pm | grades 5-12 | Registration required

Perhaps you’ve heard of her: Marika McCoola’s Baba Yaga’s Assistant was a 2016 Massachusetts Book Award Honor Book and on the New York Times bestseller list for 11 straight weeks. She’s a first-time visitor to Falmouth and will be teaching a two-day graphic novel workshop at the library. During this workshop, you’ll do group exercises each day and develop your very own, independent, multiple-page mini-comic.




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