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F R I E N D S   O F   T H E   R U T H   C U L V E R   C O M M U N I T Y   L I B R A R Y

                                                                                                        Summer 2017

         Summer School-Age Events at the Ruth Culver Community Library

         Mega Mondays!                                        which helps to build a better world!  Magician Scott
         All programs are free and no registration is re-     will present a few "tricks" to building trust, respect and
         quired unless noted. All ages welcome unless speci-  being more responsible.
         fied. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an
         adult.                                               Nature's Niche Animal
         Reptile Engineering                                  Show
         Monday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.                           Monday, July 24, 1:00 p.m.
         Did you know that a gecko's toe pads are being       Join Dino and all his live
         used in engineering and research to develop im-      animals as he shares an
         proved adhesives? This program examines a few        educational presentation
         examples of how traits and characteristics reptiles   about animals and their
         have developed are inspiring development of new      habitats. Lots of hands-on
         technologies and research that can ultimately bene-  touching of animals!
         fit the society we live in.  Live reptiles will be pre-
         sent!                                                Building Day
                                                              Monday, July 31, 1:00 p.m.
         Stuntology                                           Come and explore many ways to build and objects to
         Monday, June 19, 1:00 p.m.                           build with! Strawbees, dominoes, ice cream sundaes,
         Sam Bartlett brings STUNTOLOGY to the li-            giant jenga and more! This event is appropriate for
         brary!  Stuntology is the art of exploring the myster-  children in grades K-5.
         ies of the physical world by playing with everyday
         objects, and the mastery of pointless techniques to   Summer Clubs
         amuse yourself and amaze your friends. Sam           Chess Club
         demonstrates, then it's your turn!                   3rd Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.
                                                              Meeting dates: June 20, July 18, August 15
         Chemistry: Close Encounters of the Chemical          Join the new library chess club for kids! The club will
         Kind!                                                meet from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday
         Monday, June 26, 1:00                                of the summer months and is appropriate for school-
         p.m.                                                 age children and up. Beginner instruction provided by
         Prepare to be electrified                            Jenna McCann. Boards, chess pieces and a snack pro-
         by the Science Alliance as                           vided.  Contact Beth at 643-8318 with questions.
         they do hands-on experi-
         ments with fire, liquid nitro-                       Lego Building Club
         gen, color changes, a mys-                           4th Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
         terious Genie, gooey Gak,                            Meeting dates: Tuesday, June 27, Tuesday, July 25,
         and springy Super-                                   Tuesday, August 22
         balls!  Recommended for                              Don't miss the library's Lego Building Club! Drop in to
         grades K-5.                                          build with the legos provided. This program is appro-
                                                              priate for school-age kids. Kids under 6 must be ac-
         Duke Otherwise Concert                               companied by an adult.  Duplos will be available for
         Monday, July 10, 1:00 p.m.                           younger children. Contact Beth with questions.
         Duke Otherwise brings his clever lyrics and unique
         sounds to the library in this musical performance for   Coding Club
         children of all ages.                                Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 at 2:00 p.m.
                                                              Kids going into grades 4-8 are invited to learn about
         Great Scott Magic                                    coding this summer at our new coding club! Each week
         Monday, July 17, 1:00 p.m.                           we will explore a different type of coding. Space is
         This show will combine the fun of a magic show with   limited; registration opens July 5.  Contact Meagan at
         a great message about being a better person -        643-8318 for more information.
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