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Make Your Own Candy Science Experiments!
October 18, 2021 | Patrick Green

Likely the most important development in the area of science remains the ability to make everyone’s favorite snack: candy. In this post, you will learn about three different types of candy that you can make from the comfort of your kitchen. Just be careful. These experiments... READ MORE

Overnight Science Experiments to Try at Home!
August 16, 2021 | Patrick Green

Due in no small part to the slow organic processes of our natural world, some scientific experiments demand more than the prescribed 30 to 40 minutes of a library event. Some require much more time to occur. Listed below are instructions on how to perform three awesome... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Art!
April 30, 2021 | Lauren Mathur

Let’s read, sing, and make some art! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.

 

TALKING: Do you like to draw? What do you like to draw?  Do... READ MORE
Preschool Fun: Gardening!
April 16, 2021 | Lauren Mathur

This week, in part of our celebration of the book Lab Girl, we’re going to learn flowers and gardening!  So, get out your shovel, and let’s dig in! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading,... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Airplanes!
March 26, 2021 | Lauren Mathur

In honor of Women’s History Month, each Preschool Fun blog post this month will tie in with a famous woman! Today we’ll learn about Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart. These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We... READ MORE

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Make Your Own Candy Science Experiments!
October 18, 2021 | Patrick Green

Likely the most important development in the area of science remains the ability to make everyone’s favorite snack: candy. In this post, you will learn about three different types of candy that you can make from the comfort of your kitchen. Just be careful. These experiments... READ MORE

Overnight Science Experiments to Try at Home!
August 16, 2021 | Patrick Green

Due in no small part to the slow organic processes of our natural world, some scientific experiments demand more than the prescribed 30 to 40 minutes of a library event. Some require much more time to occur. Listed below are instructions on how to perform three awesome... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Art!
April 30, 2021 | Lauren Mathur

Let’s read, sing, and make some art! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.

 

TALKING: Do you like to draw? What do you like to draw?  Do... READ MORE

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