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Upcoming Children's Events and Programs

Spring Break Movie Afternoon

Thursday, April 12, 2 to 4 PM

Meeting Room

Join us for the screening of COCO in the Meeting Room.  It’s free.  Popcorn and a beverage are courtesy of the Friends of the San Juan Island Library.  Appropriate for elementary school-age children.

Family Creative Workshop

Saturday, April 14, 1:30 – 3 PM

Spring Crafts in the Meeting Room

It’s a painting afternoon.  We have birdhouses and rocks to paint, and a bit more challenging  craft,  egg carton flowers on a fence to create, paint and assemble.  Fun for all, all the materials are supplied, and it’s free thanks to the Friends of the San Juan Island Library.  For families and teens.  Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

        

Screenagers, Growing Up in a Digital Age, A Documentary Film

Friday, April 20 at 7 PM

Main Salon

The San Juan Island Library and The Family Resource Center are partnering to bring Screenagers, Growing Up in the Digital Age, a Documentary by filmmaker Delaney Ruston to the island.  Screenagers dives deep into how technology impacts kid’s development and the challenges of parenting in the digital world where parents must compete with video games, texting addiction, and social media.

This is a free event open to the public.  The film runs 70 minutes and there will be a discussion following the screening.

The film is part of the pre-screen free week activities for the public to learn about the impact unlimited screen time has on our Nation’s Youth.  Watch for more information about San Juan Island’s Screen Free Week, April 30 through May 5.