SRP Events for Kids


2017 Summer Reading Program

Events for Children & Families


Story Walk Opens
Friday, June 16

Stroll through Heman Park reading Eric Carle's Head to Toe along the way. All Ages.

Yoga with Ratika
Monday, June 26 -- 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Ms. Dayaldasani, instructor at Bhakti Yoga Club. will share some yoga moves in this intro class. Gr. 2 - Teen.


"Beauty and the Beast"
Tuesday, June 27 -- 6:30 p.m.

A Hampstead Stage Company production. For All Ages.
Sponsored by the Friends of the University City Public Library.

Preschool Dance and Play
Wednesday, June 28 -- 10:30 a.m.
Musical fun with dance, a craft, & stories. Ages 3-6.

* This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and LIbrary Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State.

Family Fun Game & Craft Night
Thursday, July 6 -- 6:30 p.m.

Games, crafts, & refreshments. Ages 2 & up.


Family Swim
Monday, July 10 -- 5:30 p.m.

At Heman Park Pool. By Invitation Only.

Fancy Nancy Soiree

Tuesday, July 11 -- 6:30 p.m.

Stories & fun with a "Fancy Nancy" theme. Ages 4 - 9.


"Rockin' the Library" with Mr. Stinky Feet

Wednesday, July 12 -- 6:30 p.m.

Jim Cosgrove aka "Mr. Stinky Feet" performs in a rollicking, fun concert. For All Ages.

Builders' Day
Tuesday, July 18 -- 6:30 p.m.

We provide the supplies, you supply the imagination and build something fun. For All Ages.


Rhyme Time
Thursday, July 26 -- 10:30 a.m.

Storytime featuring the "Rhyme Card" songs & poems given to infants & toddlers during the summer reading program. Ages 0 - 2.

Finishers' Party
Thursday, July 27 -- 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with entertainment by Nitro Joe. At U.City Community Center. For All Ages.
Sponsored by St. Louis Cardinals Redbird Rookies.

Repeating Events:
Read to a Dog

4:30 - 5:30 p.m
Thursday, June 1
Thursday, July 6

Read to a friendly service dog. Rosie & friend will be on hand to listen to willing readers.  Ages 3 & up.

Lego Fun
Create with our millions of Legos. (Please do not bring any Lego or accessories from home.) For Ages 3+
Lego4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7
Wednesday, July 5



Movie Matinees in Lil's Treehouse
4:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 15 -- "Kubo and the Two Strings"   Rated PG
Thursday, July 20 -- "Sing" Rated PG
Thursday, August 17 -- "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Rated PG-13

Summer Storytime:
"Build and Play"
For Ages 2 & up
10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, July 5
Wednesday, July 12
Wednesday, July 19