Fun Things to Do
Need something to do? Find activities, projects, videos, and more with collections of great ideas, created and curated by our expert staff.
Going back to school
Summer vacation is over and the school year marks a fresh start. Anything is possible as students enter new classrooms, make new friends, and explore new subjects. We've curated activities that will prepare you for the new school year and help you stay organized, all while having fun!
Make a Vision Board
Make plans and goals for the future by making a collage or vision board! A vision board is a collage of mixed media, usually images and text, of a person's intentions and wishes. Create a vision board by using materials you can find at home.
Use Science to Make Grilled Cheese
Perfect your lunchtime meal with science! Through cooking techniques and the everyday kitchen equipment, you'll make a flavorful and gooey grilled cheese sandwich.
Read Back-to-School Stories
Our youth librarians know books, and they have books for you and your family to discuss going back to school. From riding the school bus, to reminding everyone it's rude to eat your classmates, these books have something for everyone.
Fun Things to Do for Kids and Families
Arts and crafts, science and nature, music, play, and of course--storytime anytime!
Fun Things to Do for All Ages
Get creative, get outside, learn something new, or find something to celebrate!
Fun Things to Do for Adults
Find recipes and food science, book recommendations, engage with history and culture, and more.