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The time is here and we are ready for our Summer Learning Program 2017!
WE HAVE LOTS OF FUN IN STORE 


FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH - 1PM: MAD SCIENCE PRESENTATION
        We are kicking off our Summer Learning Program with a MAD SCIENCE OF IOWA presentation of CONSTRUCTION and DEMOLITION! (45 minute presentation) 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH - 1PM: BUILD A BETTER BOOK
        The natural world is full of treasures and we intend to explore it! Join us in building keepsake quality, spiral bound NATURE JOURNALS. We will use these journals on our Nature Walk Adventure in Red Haw State Park the next week. (approximately a 1 hour program)

FRIDAY, JUNE 23RD - 11AM to 1PM: NATURE WALK @ RED HAW  (BRING A BAG LUNCH)
        Today will be a mini adventure! We will be meeting at RED HAW STATE PARK for a short nature hike guided by park staff (please wear appropriate shoes). We will learn to identify trees, flowers, some insects and poisonous plants. We will learn about safety in the woods and also about some local wild animals. With our Nature Journals in hand, we will have fun noting the treasures around us. After our hike we will enjoy our picnic lunch (please bring a bag lunch) and play games. (approximately a 2 hour program)

FRIDAY, JUNE 30TH - 1PM: HAPPY FACES PRESENTATION
        Join us for a HAPPY FACES presentation of BLUEPRINT THEATER: become an architect of new and unique stories. (45 minute presentation)

FRIDAY, JULY 7TH - 1PM: GIANT JENGA
        Today we will have a blast playing GIANT JENGA! Join us for a Librarian spin on the ever popular tower building game, Jenga. Using empty 12-pack soda fridge packs we will build larger-than-life, teetering towers. You won't want to miss this fun program! (approximately a 1 hour program)

FRIDAY, JULY 14TH, 1PM: BUILD - A - FORT
        
Let's get our build-on and make MEGA FORT! Using sheets, blankets and other creative supplies we will turn our meeting room into a giant fort. Join us afterwards for a movie and popcorn - we will be projecting Wreck It Ralph (in the Meeting Room) and breaking in our brand new popcorn popper! (approximately 2.5 to 3 hour program with the movie)

FRIDAY, JULY 21ST - NO PROGRAM TODAY!!! (see below for details)

MONDAY, JULY 24TH - 11AM to 1PM: BUILD A BETTER SAND CASTLE @ the Lucas County fairgrounds
        
Our Summer Learning Program finale brings us to the Lucas County Fair Grounds for a fun, family event. We are trucking loads of sand for a SAND CASTLE BUILDING EXTRAVAGANZA! We will supply large buckets, tools and water to build to sand castles and whatever else you can imagine. Fun for all ages! Come dressed for a creative mess.


        


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