Kids Block Party

kids block party
10:00 AM
April 27, 2019
Central Library
710 W. César Chávez St.
Kids Block Party

Join us for Austin Public Library’s inaugural Kids Block Party, the city’s first festival celebrating children, literacy, and learning through play. The event is perfect for children 0-12 and their families!

Enjoy six activity blocks of fun throughout the Central Library:

  • Music and Dance
  • Author Events
  • Big Body Play
  • Construction and Creative Play
  • Technology Play
  • Family Resource Fair

Event highlights include appearances or performances by:

10 AM: Bliss Kid Yoga, a nonprofit that uses yoga to teach life skills and promote family bonding

10 AM to 2 PM: United Way Family Resource Fair, including several local organizations that provide resources to Austin families

10 AM to 2 PM: Augmented Reality scavenger hunt will be available to help you explore the Library in a new way

10:15 AM: Rosemary Wells, author of 120 children’s books including the beloved Max and Ruby books

10:45 AM: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, an Emmy and Latin Grammy award-winning children’s music group

10 to 11 AM: Crafts with Calder Kamin, artist whose “What a Mess” exhibit will showcase trash transformed into beautifully crafted creatures

10 AM to NOON: Crafts with Susan Scafati, conceptual artist whose contemporary art is on display at the Central Library

10:30 AM to 2 PM: Nature Scavenger Hunts and Shoal Creek Strolls

NOON: Capoeira Luanda, an organization that practices the traditional Afro-Brazilian martial art

12:30 PM: Crystal Allen, author of The Magnificent Mya Tibbs books

1 PM: Hey Lolly, a local musician will perform an interactive, music-filled puppet show

1:30 PM: Break dancers from Break Austin will give a demonstration, choreography tutorial, and Q&A for ages 5 and up.

Free Event Mobile App For a full schedule, guests may download the EventMeow app on their mobile device and search for “Kids Block Party”, with no registration required.

Free Local Day Passes courtesy of Capital Metro Attendees may park for free at select branch libraries and ride for free with a Local Day Pass. Locations and details at:

For downtown parking information, click here.

10:00 AM
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Central Library
512-974-7400 | 710 W. César Chávez St.
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Free and open to the public | Gratis y abierto al público