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Remember when you could just serve kids a peanut butter sandwich and call it a day? Today, that’s known as a recipe for disaster because peanut allergies, dairy allergies, soy allergies and heat allergies are a real parental concern. April Peveteaux’s book can help parents prepare delicious school lunches, parties...
Join Cowboy Alex for some Thanksgiving-themed fun. Ages 3-8. Registration required.
Bear decides to throw a feast to thank his friends and while they all show up with food to share, Bear's cupboards are empty. Find out what he does next and do a craft after the story.
Head to the library to hear a Turkey Day-themed story and make a craft, too.
Kids ages 7 to 11 can chill out at the library on Thursday, November 16 at 4:30 pm and play video games on our Xbox 360 with Kinect, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo Game Cube. Snacks provided. Registration is limited to 20. Visit ropl.org or call the Youth Reference Desk at...
Check out the building materials supplied and compete to se who can make the coolest fort. Good for kids 9-12. Registration required.
Kids on the autism spectrum enjoy a sensory-friendly craft, games and more.
Kids with special needs experience a sensory-friendly story full of rhythm and movement. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver. Ages 3-10. Registration required.
Celebrate this international holiday along with everyone else in the world. Bring your family to play a wide selection of board games.
Adults and teens with special needs and their caregivers are invited to enjoy an hour-long documentary in a stress-free environment with the lights up and the sound down. No registration needed.