Summer Reading

Summer Eats, Summer Treats Bake Off

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

What do you eat in the Summer Time?  Do you like recipes full of fresh fruits and veggies, or is ice cream more your thing?    Test your baking and cooking skills against your peers, and bring something to our Bake Off.  Then, at the bake off, test your tasting skills!  Info about the contest available at the front desk.

Library Luau Closing Party

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 All ages are invited to celebrate the Summer at our Library Luau, held in the park adjacent to the Library (or inside in the case of rain). All ages are invited to attend!

Whales, Dolphins, and other Ocean Mammals

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 What’s a whale?  How is it different from a fish?  Learn all about whales, dolphins, and other air breathing mammals.  This program is perfect for kids in grades K-5th.

The Magic of DNA with Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

This popular program is back again!  What is DNA?  Where can you find it?  The scientists of Hudson Alpha answer your questions as you extract DNA from strawberries.  This program for kids in 3rd-5th grade.

What's in a Thunderstorm? with the National Weather Service

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Thunderstorms are loud, and sometimes dangerous.  What can you do to make sure you stay safe during severe weather?  This program is perfect for kids in 3-5th grade.

Lost in the Water with the Search and Rescue Dogs

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Did you know that in our area, you are just as likely to get lost in the water as you are to be lost in the woods?  What should you do if you get lost?  Find out!  The trained Search Dogs of SARtec K-9 unit will be on hand to demonstrate Search and Rescue techniques.  This program is perfect for kids in grades K-5.  NOTE TO PARENTS: SARtec has requested that parents remain with children during this program.

Swimmy Puppet Workshop

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Help the Monrovia Library create puppets for their very own  puppet show version of the classic picture book Swimmy.  Children will be divided into teams and given a prop to design and create from the Swimmy story by Leo Lionni.  This event is perfect for kids in grades K-5.

ARGH! Pirate Party

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 What’s a Pirate’s favorite letter?  Find out the answer and more at our Pirate Party, part of Talk Like A Pirate Day.  This event is perfect for kids in grades K-5th.

Kick Off Party

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Kick off your summer with an afternoon of food, fun and water balloons!

Bubblemania Kick Off Party

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Come join us at the City Park for an afternoon of food, fun and bubbles!

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