Fun Things To Do This Summer At The Library Grades 5-12 Registration Required
June 29, 2015, Monday 11:30 am Long Ago Bingo We're going to go back in time to play a Night At The Museum themed candy bar bingo! Bring in a regular sized candy bar to receive a bingo card. Limit: 1-3 chocolate bars per person. You could win big! Grades 5-12. Online Registration Required starting June 8th.
July 1, 2015, Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Rhode Island Computer Museum - Robots Come and learn about electronics and basic circuits using the Arduino microcomputer and software. In this workshop for budding engineers or anyone wanting to learn about electronics, basic circuits will be explained and instructions given on how to build a simple robot. Students will learn about programmable electronics and how to make lights blink, motors run, create sounds and more. We will provide information on the components used to make the robots for adventurous students who want to build their own robots at home. ** Grades 9-12** Online registration required starting June 8th.
July 6, 2015, Monday 2:00 to 4:00... MAIN FLOOR TEEN CENTRAL Crafty Teens - Bristle Bots Make your own Bristle Bot. Something like a Hex bug but more fun... because YOU made it yourself. No registration required. Stop by the teen area from 2-4. While supplies last. Limited quantities. Teens Only Please.
July 8, 2015, Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 Painting On Canvas Come learn how to paint a beautiful work of art. Billerica's very own artist, Sherry Hoffman will guide you through the process. You'll walk away with a one of a kind creation. We will be using acrylic paints so be sure to wear something old. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 8th.
July 9, 2015, Thursday, 3:30 to 4:15 pm The Cosmos Starlab -- Black Holes What ever happened to Rexy, the Night at the Museum dinosaur? Were the dinosaurs destroyed by a giant meteor from space? Enter the StarLab to find out about this event, and all things space. Blue Star Planetarium will bring in their gigantic traveling planetarium to the library. It's so big, it won't even fit in the meeting room, we have to do it upstairs in the reference area! **Grades 8-12** Please Note Grades. Online registration required starting June 8.
July 13, 2015, Monday, 11:00 to 1:00 pm... MAIN FLOOR TEEN CENTRAL Crafty Teens - Coloring Book Day! Yup! I've gone and done it! Nothing is more relaxing than just hanging out with friends and coloring. I've got a bunch of different books and brand new crayons! Yay! Drop in to Teen Central from 2:30-3:30. No registration required. I promise I won't make you color within the lines! Teens Only Please.
July 13, 2015, Monday 2:30-3:30 Grades 9-12 Book Group. Come hang out and talk about some of your favorite books of all time. Then we'll be meeting again next month to discuss Ill Give You the Sun by Nelson.
July 17, 2015, Friday, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, 2:00-4:00 pm Tie Dye Day! Come make your own crazy creation. For all ages! No registration! Takes place outside on the library lawn! We provide the dyes -- YOU provide 100% cotton shirts, socks, pillow cases, etc... No limit on the amount of items you can dye. Can't make this date? There will be another session on July 22 from 6:00-8:00 pm
July 20, 2015, Monday, 2:30 to 3:30 Are You Smarter Than A Caveman? Think you have what it takes to win this game? Join us for a fun day of trivia. Questions will be pulled from all three, Night at the Museum movies as well as true facts about the 'ancients', you know, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, etc.... and about history in general. Top team will win prizes. Light snacks will be provided. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 23.
July 21, 2015, Tuesday, 3:00 to 5:00 pm... MAIN FLOOR TEEN CENTRAL Crafty Teens-- Light Up Notebook. Come learn and create with paper circuitry. Fun new technology to play with. No Registration Required. Drop in Teen Central and create while supplies last. Limited supplies. Teens Only Please.
July 22, 2015, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tie Day Night! Come learn how to make your own crazy creation. For all ages! No registration! Takes place outside on the library lawn! We provide the dyes -- YOU provide 100% cotton shirts, socks, pillow cases, etc... No limit on the amount of items you can dye. Can't make this date? There is another session on July 17 from 11-1 and 2-4. July 27, 2015, Monday, 2:30 to 4:30 Two Day Comic Book Workshop! Join comic book artist and writer Peter Simeti for a 2 day, 4 hour comic book workshop. Peter will teach you the basics of comic book art and get you started on an 8 panel comic. He will critique and guide you in your current art work if you would like. He will also tell you about what it takes to get into the comic book business. This program is recommended for the fairly serious artist and both sessions must be attended. SPACE IS LIMITED! *** Grades 9-12 Only Please *** Online registration starts June 29th. Session 1: Monday July 27th, 2:30-4:30 Session 2: August 4th, 3:30-5:30. You only need to sign up for session 1. You will automatically be signed up for session 2.
July 29, 2015, Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:15 pm Jessa Paia as Amelia Earhart The Amelia Earhart, character, plays a main role in the Night At The Museum II movie. So, why not join historical re-enactor Jessa Piaia as she portrays the real Amelia Earhart, First Lady of the Air. Did you know that she once lived in Massachusetts? What about her mysterious death? Was she a government spy? What you find out about her may be surprising. Grades 5-12. Online Registration Required starting June 23.
August 4, 2015, Tuesday, 3:30-5:30 pm Comic Book Workshop Part II Please see above, (July 27th) for more details. Must be registered for the July 27th event to come to this day.
August 5, 2015, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Jededian's Junk Food Jamboree! Join Jedediah, Octavius, Larry, the Easter Island Head and all the gang at the end of the summer reading, All You Can Eat Junk Food Party! You'll eat and play games for more tickets while I raffle off the tons of prizes donated by area businesses. COSPLAY WELCOMED! Come dressed as any of the Night of the Museum Characters and I'll give you extra tickets to try and win prizes. Did I mention the exclusive door prize raffle for anyone who comes to the party? You must be registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program and have read at least 1 book this summer to come to this party! Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting July 6th.
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