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Meet Galileo! A dramatic portrayal by Michael T. Francis. Galileo is on a book tour promoting his most recent treatise, Siderius Nuncius. This book might just change the world… Galileo Galilei the Starry Messenger is suited for audiences of all ages, bringing the father of modern science back to discuss his most recent discoveries made with his wonderful telescope. Using the gifts of a storyteller and actively involving the audience, Galileo takes his audience through the discoveries that changed the very nature of science. Michael T.…Find out more »
Join us for a special storytime for children entering Kindergarten! celebrate the start of school with stories and more! Friday August 24 from 10:30-11:15 AM Sign up online beginning July 1Find out more »
Press Start- an Introduction to Programming Kids will learn the basic concepts behind programming through creating their own games. They will be using the programming language, Scratch, a simple yet powerful learning tool. Entering 4th grade through 8th July 6, 13 August 10, 17, 24 Session 1 1pm -2:30pm In the Computer Lab on the Main Floor of the Library Register online. Space is limited. Preference will be given to coders who will attend all 5 classes.Find out more »
Kids will learn the basic concepts behind programming through creating their own games. They will be using the programming language, Scratch, a simple yet powerful learning tool. Entering 4th grade through 8th grade July 6, 13 August 10, 17 and 24 Session 2 3pm -4:30pm In the Computer Lab on the Main Floor of the Library Register online. Space is limited. Preference will be given to coders who will attend all 5 classes.Find out more »
Avoid the summer slide with free access to thousands of children’s e-books! Capstone Interactive e-books can be read on a laptop, desktop PC or iPad. Download up to 20 books for offline reading with the iOS app. These e-books provide critical supports like text-highlighting and read-aloud audio recorded by professional voice-over artists. Check out the available titles using the login information below.
The eagle huntress / Sony Pictures Classics (2017 non-fiction DVD, DVD 305.235 Eagle)
Follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today / written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson (2017 children’s non-fiction, J 342.73 Levinson)
Examines the Constitutional origins of modern-day political problems and outlines solutions for these issues.
The mysterious Benedict Society / written by Trent Lee Stewart ; illustrated by Carson Ellis (2008 children’s fiction, JF Stewart)
As the only four children to pass the series of tests provided, Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance are asked to go on a secret mission as undercover agents at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened and quickly realize they will have to use their collective wit to get their important task complete.
In working to protect their ships from German U-Boat attacks, the British Royal Navy created camouflaged Dazzle ships to confuse the enemy of their location and destination.