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Events: Science

World Oceans Day

Children Visit the library for a morning of stories, crafts and sea creatures during our story time celebrating World Oceans Day!

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Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Adults Learn more from the Alzheimer's Association about healthy aging tips and the research behind it! Part of a series with the Association.

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Weird Science Comedy Show

Children Join Doc Ron (and his faithful traveling companion, Einstein, the world's cutest bunny) as they conduct crazy experiments with fire, smoke and flying cheese curds!

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Jim Lenz's Comedy Science Show

Children Join Jim Lenz as he infuses comedy, drama, audience participation, and his love of science into one unique, zany, and unforgettable performance!

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A Journey Through the Heavens, the Legends of the Stars

Children Join us as we learn more about summer constellations and the stories of their origins!

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Exploring Space With a Rover

Kids & Teens Registration Get an idea what it's like to be "Mission Control" and explore space during this Summer Library Program event!

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Slime Lab

Children Kids in grades K-5 can make their own slime during our scientific slime lab!

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Groovy Space Story Time

Children Feeling groovy? If not, would you like to? Join us for a special groovy story time with fun outer space stories, songs and crafts!

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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Celebration!

All-Ages To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, join us to watch footage of the event as it happened!

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Constellation Banner

Teens Registration Hey teens, if you're a fan of starry nights, the galaxy, or astrological constellations, this craft is for you! We will be using paint markers, glitter, and gems to decorate your very own constellation banner.

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Constellation Sensory Bag

Children Drop-in Children are invited to the library for a fun hands-on craft project that will have them "seeing stars."

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DIY Galaxy Jars & Slime

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make your own slime and mini galaxy in a jar during this tween/teen event!

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Astronaut Training

Children Children of all ages are invited to join us to learn a little bit of what it takes to be an astronaut!

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Shine Like the Sun Story Time

Children Kids can hear stories about the sun and conduct an easy, educational science experiment!

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See the Night Sky Inside the Library!

All-Ages Turn your dreams into reality at the library and enjoy an evening viewing the sky full of stars!

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Soft Circuits: Sewing With Electricity

Adults Registration Crafting and Needle Arts Lovers: Want to up your sewing game? Add some spark with electricity!

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