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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/park-ride-427-kids-block-party-tickets-6015...
For downtown parking information, click here.
512-974-7400 | 710 W. César Chávez St.
Free and open to the public | Gratis y abierto al público