Fun Things To Do This Summer At The Library Grades 5-12 Registration Required
June 22, 2016, Wednesday 6:00pm Believe It Or Not... The Truth Is Out There--- KICKOFF NIGHT! We're going to explore the mysterious of the Unexplained this summer... think crop circles, bigfoot, yetis, Stonehenge, Area 51, the Bermuda Triangle and more. Sign up for the teen summer reading program for a chance to win fabulous prizes.
June 27, 2016, Monday 2:00 pmBelieve It Or Not Bingo We're going to explore the unknown with an Mysteriously 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 May 23rd.
July 1, 2016, Friday 12:00 to 2:00 pm Rhode Island Computer Museum - Kudo Game Design Rhode Island Computer Museu will teach you the basics of 3D game design using Kodu. In this two hour program you will create your own video game and have other teens try it. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 20th.
July 6, 2016, Wednesday 6:00-7:30 Abnormal America 50 spooks, monsters, and paranormal stories from every state in the union. Every state has its own spooky stories and unsolved mysteries. Alien abduction, Bigfoot, the Bunny-man and the Beast of Bray Road. These are only some of the strange things that can be found across the country. In this presentation, Sarah Hodge Wetherbe will highlight one spine tingling story from each state. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 13.
July 11, 2016, Monday 2:30-3:30, The Ooze: Fun With Fluro Fluid Experiment with the magnetic properties of Fluro Fluid. Fluro Fluid is a liquid that becomes extremely magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented by NASA. We will create our own take home ooze bottles. Limited supply available. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 20th. WARNING: THIS CRAFT IS POTENTIALLY MESSY! PLEASE WEAR OLD CLOTHES. THIS PRODUCT WILL STAIN THINGS IN WHICH IT COMES IN CONTACT.
July 15, 2016, 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 Wednesday, July 20 from 6:00-8:00 pm
July 18, 2016, Monday, 2:30-3:45 Fountain of Youth Spa Day Fountain of Youth is a mysterious spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. It is believed to be hidden somewhere in Florida. Learn about the Fountain of Youth while relaxing and pampering yourself during our Spa Day. Create your own scrub, do your own nails and more. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 20th.
July 19, 2016, Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 Alien Autopsy Circuitry What really happened on that warm summer night in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947? There is no question that something crashed to the ground that night, but there seems to be no hard evidence. Was it a weather balloon or an alien UFO? It is believed that alien bodies were recovered from that Roswell crash and brought to a secret military facility called Area 51 for autopsies. Learn basic circuitry to create your own "alien" operation game complete with light up nose! No Registration Required. Drop in to the teen section fro 3-5. While supplies last. Grades 5-12.
July 20, 2016, 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 15 from 11-1 and 2-4.
July 22, 2016Start of the Design Challenge Do you have what it takes to turn a bag of "junk" into a work of "art"? Pick up your materials on July 22nd in the Children's Department . Have fun and be creative! Deadline for submission is August 26th. THERE IS A LIMIT SUPPLY OF "JUNK BAGS".
July 25, 2016, Monday, 2:00 to 3:15 DIY Monster Glovies Let's make our own mythical monsters. Design your own Glovies. I'll provide the materials. You provide the monstrous creativity. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 20th.
July 27, 2016, Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 Jewelry Making Workshop The Hope Diamond is one of the most famous and mysterious jewels in the world. It has been long rumored to carry a curse. All those who have held it are said to have met an untimely demise. Learn about the Hope Diamond while crafting your own unique piece of jewelry. No experience necessary. All of the supplies will be provided by our presenter. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting June 13th. GIRL AND GUY FRIENDLY BRACELETS will be offered.
July 29, 2016, Friday, 3:00 Build A Solar Powered Jitterbug Using solar power and a few creative uses for a CD holder, straws, paper clips and a motor, you can have your very own pet bug. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. There is a VERY limited supply. Grades 5-12. While supplies last. August 1, 2016, Monday, 3:00-4:15 Hogwarts Revisited! It's a day late but why not celebrate Harry Potter's birthday and the release of the new book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. We'll try our hand at trivia and create something delicious in our potions class. If you're lucky, you may even win a copy of the new book. Grades 5-12. Online registration required starting July 5th.
August 2, 2016, Tuesday, 3:00-5:00 Crafty Teens: Coloring Book Day! Yup! I've gone and done it again! I've sharpened up the coloring pencils and bought a few new coloring books. Back by popular demand. Nothing is more relaxing than just hanging out with friends and coloring. I've got the new Harry Potter Book and a new Doctor Who one. YAY! Grades 5-12 NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. In the teen section of the library. August 3, 2016, Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Believe It Or Not Junk Food Bonanza! Mysterious aliens have landed! They didn't come for us! They didn't come for our water! They came for our candy! Join us, outside on the Senior Center lawn for an ALL YOU CAN EAT JUNK FOOD BONANZA! 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 an alien, Bigfoot, Men In Black, a Yeti, a tin foiled had scared dude or any unexplained, mysterious creature and get extra tickets for the raffle. 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 11th.
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