Youth Services

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. Youth Services is located on the right, with a desk area labeled "Youth Services." Learn more at hmcpl.org/youthservices

Book Explorers Present: We Like to Move It, Move It! With The Little Gym of Huntsville

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Get your wiggles out with The Little Gym of Huntsville!  They will demonstrate a typical Little Gym program.  Their professionally developed, non-competitive programs have been designed to build motor skills in a fun and nurturing environment, while fostering enhanced emotional, intellectual and social skills.

For more information about The Little Gym, please visit: http://www.thelittlegym.com/

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

A Visit with the Huntsville Irish Dancers

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

You've sat still all summer through the Super Duper Science Club programs.  Now it's time to get up and MOVE!  Join the Huntsville Irish Dancers as they demonstrate some of the moves of Irish Dance, teach a little bit about the Irish Culture, and then teach the audience some steps!

This program is appropriate for all ages.

Super Duper Science Club Presents: Going Buggy with Cook's Pest Control

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Ew, bugs! Learn all kinds of fascinating facts about our local creepy crawlies.  Cook's Pest Control will talk about local bugs, some basic entomology, and the science behind pest control.

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

Super Duper Science Club Presents: Fossils from Around the World with Sci-Quest

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Fossils tell us what kind of organisms once lived! Using the fossil record is a great way to track down Earth’s history. During this Sci-Quest program students will get to see and study real fossils, and make a model of a fossil.

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

Super Duper Science Club Presents: EMERGENCY!!! The Science behind ER Doctors and Ambulances

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm

What's it like to be an ER Doctor?  What's it like to drive an ambulance?  What kind of equipment do you use? Join us as we hear from a local ER Doctor what her experiences in the ER are like.  Then hear from local HEMSI EMTs and even take a peek inside of an ambulance.

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

Flag Day: Patriotic Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

Join the Sunshine Singers for a program of patriotic music representing all our wars.   Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Please note: To fully honor our nation's Flag, all regularly scheduled youth programs will be canceled.  We invite parents and children to participate in our Flag Day activities instead. 

Flag Day: Flag Retirement Ceremony with Boy Scout Troupe #400

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

Flag Day: The Many Faces of Old Glory, a historical documentry

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

This DVD provides historical information about our Nation's flag. 

Flag Day Super Event in the Youth Services Area

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

9:00-5:00pm Activities in the Youth Services Area

Crafts, flag stories, interaction with historical re-enactors (maybe a visit with Betsy Ross!), display of flags throughout our history, and much more.

Book Explorers Present: World Rhythms with Ever Rhythms

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Ever Rhythms offers a unique approach to team building using rhythm-based activities.  It is not just about playing games, but recognizing the “metaphors from the rhythm experiences” have valuable impact  for children.  The focus of this program will be "How Native Americans, Africans, and American African slaves used drumming and rhythm to communicate".  Come drum with us!

To learn more about Ever Rhythms, please visit: http://www.everrhythms.com/

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