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Excited Children in Science Class

Upcoming Events

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Kids

Create craft projects at this

come-and-go event.

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Teens

Bring your Pokémon card collection, meet fellow enthusiasts, and trade cards.

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Kids

Join Beacon for Hope and other local organizations to explore emotions with a storytime, fun activities, and door prizes, including a free book giveaway (one per family, while supplies last).  

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Kids

Dia de los Niños is a celebration of literacy, cultural diversity, and the joy that comes from sharing traditions with children. Join the library for a community celebration of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

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Kids

Join us for an all ages storytime!

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Kids

Play a kid-friendly version of Lotería with us!

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Family

It’s not too late to craft a gift for Mother’s Day.

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Kids

Build a masterpiece with EPL’s LEGO collection!

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Teens

Teens choose their challenge and build with EPL’s LEGO collection. 

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Teens

Grades 6–8, May 24, 4 p.m. 
Grades 9–12, May 24, 5 p.m.
Unleash your skills, connect with fellow gamers, and embark on thrilling quests using EPL’s consoles.

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Family

Your summer adventure starts here: sign up on Beanstack or pick up a weekly paper log to track your summer reading!

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Kids

Summer storytimes begin June 3rd.

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Kids

Summer storytimes begin June 3rd.

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Kids

Summer storytimes begin June 3rd.

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Kids

Summer storytimes begin June 3rd.

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Family

Pick up a scavenger hunt list, complete the photo challenges throughout the week, and submit your images to youthservices@emporialibrary.org by June 7 for a chance to win a prize.

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Family

Families explore movement-based stations and activities to discover ways for staying active this summer.

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Kids

Meet us in the library courtyard for fun, family-friendly shows! In cases of extreme heat or inclement weather, Koncerts will be moved across the street to the Civic Auditorium.

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Family

Join us for a family-friendly movie; we’ll bring the popcorn!

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Family

Dot your way to five in a row with family bingo! Snack on popcorn as you compete for prizes.

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Kids

Meet us in the library courtyard for fun, family-friendly shows! In cases of extreme heat or inclement weather, Koncerts will be moved across the street to the Civic Auditorium.

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Teens

Travel around the globe with your taste buds by sampling unique snacks and treats.

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Family

It’s not too late to craft a gift for Father’s Day.

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Family

Bring your worm to the library courtyard for the races; let’s see who has the fastest worm in Emporia this year!

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Family

Build your own tent with our supplies, visit other library “campgrounds,” and experience the fun of camping at your library. Registration opens June 11, register online.

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Kids

Meet us in the library courtyard for fun, family-friendly shows! In cases of extreme heat or inclement weather, Koncerts will be moved across the street to the Civic Auditorium.

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Kids

Grades 3–5
June 28, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.
Can you escape from the fires of Mount Doom in time? Teams of 6 or fewer will solve puzzles and beat the clock in this Lord of the Rings–themed escape room. Registration opens June 14; sign up here.

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Teens

Grades 6–12
June 28, 3:30 & 4:30 p.m.
Can you escape from the fires of Mount Doom in time? Teams of 6 or fewer will solve puzzles and beat the clock in this Lord of the Rings–themed escape room. Registration opens June 14; sign up here.

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