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SUMMER READING 2020 VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Join us for virtual programs from Science Tellers! SCIENCE & STORIES, TOGETHER.
 
 
“Dragons Jr." - Episode 1: Lost & Found  CLICK HERE
 
"Dragons Jr." - Episode 2: Bubble Trouble 
CLICK HERE
 
"Dragons Jr." - Episode 3: Finding Fire  CLICK HERE
 
"Dragons: Ice Sorceress" - Science Tellers  CLICK HERE
   

interactive rooms for children and families to explore.
These interactive rooms have various links hidden throughout. Click around on various books and items to explore.
 

Imagine Your Story by going back to the basics. Today, sit back and relax with activities for children, along with tips and tricks on parenting and homeschooling. CLICK HERE

Imagine your story and go back to the basics! Draw your favorite characters, meet their authors and illustrators,
and dive deep into the world of Harry Potter! CLICK HERE

Imagine your story and be fearlessly brave! This week's theme is FEARLESS BRAVERY! Today's virtual room is especially geared for our younger kids, but can be enjoyed by all ages. Today you can explore together a room devoted to all things Dr. Seuss and a second room devoted to virtual escape rooms especially for kids! Enjoy exploring all the hidden links! CLICK HERE

Today's virtual room is especially geared for our older kids, but can be enjoyed by all ages. Today you can explore together a room devoted to all things ships and pirates! The second room is devoted to spies and being a super sleuth. And the final room has links for books and more! Click around and enjoy!
CLICK HERE
 
This week's theme is THE MAGIC OF FRIENDSHIP. 
Imagine your story and be a good friend! Today's virtual room is geared for our younger kids, but can be enjoyed by all ages. CLICK HERE

 
Imagine your story and be a good friend! 7+ CLICK HERE
 
Imagine your story and Explore History's Mysteries CLICK HERE

Imagine Your Story and experience furry fuzzy fables CLICK HERE

  Imagine your story and explore the Magic of STEM CLICK HERE
   

   STEM Thursdays.....
 

Thursday, June 18
It’s STEM Thursday! Have you ever seen maple seed pods that spin like helicopters as they fall? Make one yourself with paper you have at home! Click the link to find out how! CLICK HERE

Thursday, June 25
This week’s STEM Thursday activity is all about BUBBLES! Follow the recipe to make your own bubbles and create your own bubble blower! CLICK HERE

Thursday, July 2
Solar S’mores?! Take advantage of the summer sun and use some fancy science to cook up a tasty summer favorite for your whole family! Click through to find out how! Don’t forget to show us your culinary creation! CLICK HERE
 
Thursday, July 9
What do you think is the strongest shape? Experiment with this week’s STEM Thursday activity! Try to make a structure strong enough to support a weight using nothing but a piece of paper. Believe it or not, it can be done!  CLICK HERE

Thursday, July 16
Happy STEM Thursday! This week, design a simple rocket and see how far it can fly! Send us a picture or video of your rocket and how far it flew!
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Thursday, July 22
Let’s get catapulting! Build your own catapult for this week’s STEM Thursday to see how far you can launch different objects! Need some building materials? We have ready-to-go catapult kits at the Palmer Branch! You can pick one up when you come to get your books!  cLICK HERE
Thursday, July 29
What patterns do you see in the stars? Learn about real constellations and make up your own with this week’s STEM Thursday activity! Remember to send or share pictures of your cosmic creations! CLICK HERE
Thursday, August 6
It's the last STEM Thursday of the summer! Learn about algorithms and take a coding challenge to understand how computers use algorithms to follow commands! Don't forget to send pictures of your creations to Miss Jennie or post them to Facebook and tag the library! CLICK HERE

  Medieval Castles
Learn about Medieval Castles and stop by the Palmer Branch to get a to-go bag so you can create your own castle with a princess and her knight in shining armor! CLICK HERE