Children’s Storytime and Adventure Series

Monthly themed story and adventure series for children. The age levels are specified on each program. Free to attend but registration is required to reserve your spot(s).

REGISTER:  Call 913-721-1075 or email


“Bee” a Scientist – Learn About Our Natural World


Wildlife Science Adventure

Thursday, July 14, 10:00-11:00 AM new time

For ages 3-10

Go WILD with Kansas wildlife! We will go on a field study looking for leaves and tracking animals hidden in plan sight because wildlife is everywhere!

Water Science Adventure

Thursday, June 16, 10:00-11:00 AM new time

For ages 3-10

Hop into the Water Cycle for a colorful journey. Water is everywhere and in all living things! Explore the mini mock-stream, uncover hidden friends and other secrets of the stream. Maybe even meet Freddie the Fish and his friends. Make a splash in the lab. Use our mini-lab and tools to share what you discover about water. Every student gets their own “Bee A Scientist” book.

Farm Tales – A Story and Agriculture Adventure


How to Grow a MONSTER

Thursday, April 14, 10:30-11:30 AM 

For ages 3-8

Hear the story How to Grow a MONSTER by Kiki Thorpe and illustrated b Barbara Bongini. Discover the secret of soil and the insects in the garden. Play the games “I Need Space” and “How Did I Get Here?” Build your own plant MONSTER. Meet a MONSTER grower.

how to grow a monster

How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?

Thursday, March 24, 10:30-11:30 AM 

For ages 3-8

Hear the story How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? The Story of Food  by Chris Butterworth. Discover where our favorite treats are grown in the world. Find chocolate, oranges, wheat and more. Create a special lunchbox game. Meet a local farmer who grows and make delicious items for our lunchboxes.

I Am Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, February 17, 10:30-11:30 AM 

For ages 3-8

Hear the story I Am Abraham Lincoln by Brad Metzier. Discover how presidents in the Agricultural Hall of Fame make farming and food better for everyone. Use charcoal pencils like Abe Lincoln used. Learn what Abe has to do with canned vegetables. Create a Presidential farm book and Presidential hat, and build a yummy log cabin. Play the game “Where do we see Presidents?”

Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter

Thursday, January 20, 10:30-11:30 AM 

For ages 3-6

Watch and listen as the family puts their farm to sleep for the winter in the book Sleep Tight Farm, written by Eugenie Doyle and illustrated by Becca Stadtlander. Create your own special farm light for dark winter nights. Build your own farm model. Meet a local farmer.