Get Ready to Power Up Your Afternoons at the Library!

Welcome back to Power Up Afternoons at your local library! We're thrilled to announce the return of this fantastic program designed to enrich and activate after-school experiences for students from kindergarten to 12th grade. Get ready for a whirlwind of creativity, innovation and learning as we kickstart another amazing year of Power Up Afternoons.

What's in Store for You?

At Power Up Afternoons, each day promises an exciting journey filled with surprises and opportunities for personal growth. Our program offerings will span a wide range of activities, with a focus on:

Art and Self-Expression: Unleash your inner artist and let your creativity soar through various exhilarating endeavors. Whether it's painting, crafting or other artistic pursuits, there's something for every creative spirit to savor. These activities ignite self-discovery and offer an expressive outlet that sparks enthusiasm and personal growth.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics): Immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of STEAM through hands-on activities and thrilling experiments. From coding to scientific exploration, you'll have the chance to dive into these dynamic fields, opening doors to boundless curiosity and excitement.

Community Voices: Join us in celebrating the vibrant tapestry of diverse perspectives that make our communities extraordinary. Our programs are all about fostering inclusivity and providing opportunities to explore different cultures, viewpoints and voices.

Homework Support: You can count on your library to be your academic hub, offering the tools, technology and spaces to support your learning journey. We offer computer access with internet connectivity, expert staff to assist you with our online tutoring platform, HelpNow, plus convenient printing, copying and scanning services. Additionally, select locations feature dedicated study rooms that you can reserve for collaborative projects or quiet study sessions. We're here to help you succeed in your studies!

Special Guests

You won’t want to miss the exciting experts who will be joining us at Power Up Afternoons. We will be hosting some extra special guests who will brighten your afternoon with live music and dance performances, exhilarating live animal exhibits, hands-on art workshops and inspiring science experiences.

Extend the Fun Beyond the Library

Don't let the excitement end at the library! You can continue your creative exploration outside our doors by checking out books or exploring our online resources. For our younger students, there are educational games on ABCmouse and interactive eBooks on TumbleBook Library. Crafters can find inspiration and delight on CreativeBug, while those seeking academic support can take advantage of HelpNow, our free online tutoring service available in multiple languages.

Power Up Afternoons is available at all 13 library locations. Find out what's happening at the location nearest to you.

We can’t wait to see you at Power Up Afternoons!