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Playing with water during Make-It Monday

The kids played with water during Make-It Monday last week. They tossed water balloons, made sponge bombs, and created their own bubble wands. They also had water-gun races, forcing cups along clotheslines but could only use water to propel them. … Continue reading

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Drive-In at the Library

You can build your own cars when we transform our Main Branch into a drive-in for two days later this month. On Thursday July 27, families can decorate their own car made from a cardboard box. The library will provide all craft supplies. … Continue reading

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Building the box village

Children built a box metropolis—Box-tropolis?—earlier this summer at our Lake Branch. All they needed was some old cardboard and imagination to build a bustling box village. So many items in and around your house can be transformed into craft supplies. You … Continue reading

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Become a Library Champion

Have you noticed the Library Champion signs popping up in your neighborhood this summer? And when you saw them, did you think, “That’s a snazzy sign. How can I become a Library Champion?” The bad news is that these signs aren’t for grownups. … Continue reading

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Scavenger hunts & building forts

Sometimes, you don’t need to give children instructions. You just give them the tools, and they’ll do something memorable. That’s what happened during our most recent Make-It Monday. We provided some supplies and they built an awesome fort with tunnels, a … Continue reading

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