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All Ages Storytime: Pirates!

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Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Pirate Storytime: Ahoy thar mateys!  Be this the Spanish Main???  No?  It's the Library?  Ah well, we'll just have to read some books about pirates then!

All ages storytime welcomes families and groups of all ages!  Three to four books will be read, songs will be sung, and a craft will be constructed.  Sometimes there will even be special activities.  You won't want to miss this! Read more about All Ages Storytime: Pirates!

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Book Babies Storytime

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Repeats every week until Fri Jul 20 2012 .
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Spend some quality time with your baby!  Join Miss Emily for a special storytime designed specifically for pre-walkers and their caregivers.  This storytime features lots of repetition, songs, nursery rhymes, and cuddling to begin building the foundation of literacy.  Read more about Book Babies Storytime

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Drop In Make and Take Crafts ALL DAY

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Repeats every week until Fri Jul 20 2012 .
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Want something fun to do with your kids?  Drop in the to the Library!  Every Thursday during Summer Reading, the Main Library will be hosting "Drop In Craft Day".  From 9:00 am - 5:00 pm families can drop in with their kids for some exciting make and take crafts (with some specifically designed to be easy, medium, and hard). Crafts will feature a different theme each week.   Read more about Drop In Make and Take Crafts ALL DAY

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Super Duper Science Club: Farmer Stacy and Her Chickens

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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What does a farmer do?  What is the science behind farming?  What are chickens like, up close?  Find out the answers to all of these questions as we listen to Farmer Stacy talk about her life on the farm.

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: Farmer Stacy and Her Chickens

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Super Duper Science Club: Give A Hoot About Owls!

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Whooo, Whooo,  Whooo is that??? Why, it's an Owl!  IN THE LIBRARY!  That's right, there will be an owl in the Library.  Join us as we learn more about these nocturnal birds!

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: Give A Hoot About Owls!

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Super Duper Science Club: Lost in Space With NASA

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Rockets and spaceships and astronauts....Oh MY!  Find out exactly what's going on in Space these days with the fun educators from NASA.

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: Lost in Space With NASA

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Super Duper Science Club: Going Batty with the National Speleological Society

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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What makes a bat, a bat?  Batty Pati will be teaching us all about our favorite furry fliers and one of the Librarians will dress up like a bat!  

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: Going Batty with the National Speleological Society

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Super Duper Science Club: DNA Magic with Hudson Alpha

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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What is DNA?  How do you find it?  What kind of materials is it in?  And you can extract it from Strawberries???  Yes!  Find out how with the Educational Outreach team from Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology.

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: DNA Magic with Hudson Alpha

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Super Duper Science Club: Bubble Science

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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What makes a bubble?  How long do they last?  What kinds of experiements can you make with Bubbles?  Find out at this bubbly program.

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club: Bubble Science

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Music and Rhyme Time Storytime

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Repeats every week until Thu Jul 19 2012 .
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Research has shown early music experiences can have a significant impact on literacy, language, social, and math skills later in life.  Miss Marianne and her musical helpers will lead children as they experience sing alongs,  musical instrument activities,  rhythm & movement, and of course a musical story! Read more about Music and Rhyme Time Storytime

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