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August 2018

Galileo visits Avon!

Thursday, August 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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.…

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Kindergarten Kickoff!

Friday, August 24 at 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Children’s Storytime Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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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 1

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Press Start- an Introduction to Programming (Session 1)

Friday, August 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, August 24, 2018

Computer Lab, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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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.

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Press Start- an Introduction to Programming (Session 2)

Friday, August 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, August 24, 2018

Computer Lab, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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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.

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Back to School Storytime!

Friday, August 24 at 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Children’s Storytime Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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We will share stories and celebrate a new school year! Open to children entering grades 1 and 2. Friday August 24 3:00-3:45 PM Sign up Online Beginning July 1

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