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"OUT OF THE MYSTERY BOX"  ART/SCIENCE CONTEST" for ages 7+

Pick up a super charged mystery box and defy gravity with this science related art project! There are many themes you can use: nature, technology, the human body, animals, etc. Check out one of our science books to get ideas. Please, only take a box if you are serious about completing a project. Register by July 11.

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LITTLE SCIENTISTS STORYTIMESfor ages 3 months-5 years begin June 30. No registration required.


BINGO FOR KIDS begins Tuesday, June 24 - August 6 from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in the StoryCorner. For kids ages 5-10. No registration required.


JUGGLING FUNNY STORIES

Friday, June 27, 2014  11:00 AM - 11:45AM StoryCorner For 3 yrs and older

You'll be laughing out loud as nationally known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children's storesd to life as he creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy and juggling. Registration required.


SCIENCE ISN'T ALWAYS PRETTY

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Farioly Program Room For ages 5+

Meet a famous scientist, Antoine Lavoisier, dissect an owl pellet to see what it ate for lunch, chemically conjure up a batch of Slime to see how well it files, and break the sound barrier with an everday machine that travels over 900 miles an hour! Registration begins June 16.


GOING BUGGY WITH MAD SCIENCE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014  11:00 AM - 11:45 AM StoryCorner For ages 3-10 and their families

What's it like to be an insect: Go on a scientific bug safari to learn how insects eat, grow and defend themselves. Learn why a stinkbug is stinky, what tht yellow stuff is that ladybugs leave on your hand and how a spider grows as it changes its exoskeleton. (No actual insects are used during the show.)

Registration begins June 30.


ALEXANDER KING OF JESTERS

 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 6:00 - 6:45 PM Fariloy Program Room For ages 10 and older

We jest you not! Alex the Jester will come straight out of the Middle Ages to entertain and amuse with his daring stunts, mind-bending sight gags, dazzling visual spectacles, musical capers, and physical feats! Registration begins July 1.

 


FIZZ, BOOM, READ: IT'S MAGIC

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:00 - 11:45 AM StoryCorner For ages 3-10

Registration begins July 4.


ANIMAL ADVENTURES WITH NATURE NICK

Friday, July 18, 2014 11:00 AM - NOON Farioly Program Room For ages 5 and older

Meet a miniature kangaroo, known as a wallaby, a bird of prey and some other exotic animals from around the world. Registration begins July 7.


LITTLE LEONARDO AND THE FLYING MACHINE PUPPET SHOW

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Farioly Program Room Ages 5-11 and their families

 

Travel back in time to 15th centruy Italy, where young Leonardo Da Vinci is an apprentice in the studio of the "great" master Andrea del Verrocchio. Inspired by all things around him, he is drawn to the world of science and uses his sense of invention to guild a machine that flies.  Registration begins July 11.


RECYCLED ROBOT CRAFT

 Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  StoryCorner Ages 7 and up

 

Get creative! Make a tin can-droid using a clean tin can, spare parts from a toolbox, magnets, and recycled bits and pieces. All material supplied. Registration begins July 11.


 

Register online here by clicking on the program name or call 203-797-4528. If you cannot attend a program, please cancel as soon as possible either online or by calling 203-797-4528. Non-registered customers will be admitted only if there is space at the discretion of the library staff. Thank you for your consideration.