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Scavenger Hunt- at home!

Scavenger hunts are one of the most popular and highly requested activities for kids at the library. For anyone who has been missing our hunts, try out this new scavenger hunt at home!  This hunt has an extra challenge: everything you find must be either black or white.  How many items can you find?!

Comedy Magic Show

Does your family like to laugh? Join our friend Jeff McMullen in some entertaining and interactive comedy magic.  He even teaches us a few magic tricks that we can use to amaze our family and friends! Mr. Jeff learned his very first magic tricks as a child from books that he checked out from his […]

Homeschool Open House

Have you ever considered homeschooling, but didn’t know where to start?  An Open House tomorrow might be the perfect opportunity for you to learn if homeschooling is right for you and your family.  Local community members will be on hand to help answer questions and share information on local homeschooling resources.  More information below!

Preschool STEM: Resources

If you’re looking for some fun and interactive experiments to introduce, expand, or enhance your kids’ knowledge in the areas of STEAM (or if you’re simply looking for a fun afternoon project!), check out this great selection of STEAM activity e-books through Hoopla. Look for the “Learning with STEAM” categories. There are activity books for young […]

Preschool STEM: Flashlight Assembly

Engineering is all about finding out how things are built and why. Explore the inside of a flashlight with your kids! Flashlight Assembly: Activity & Conversation Starters Sometimes trial and error is the best way to see what works and what doesn’t! Take time to explore the flashlight and all of its parts. 1. Take […]

Preschool STEM: Block Center

MATH is this week’s feature for our Preschool STEM virtual series. Children learn best through play and preschool math can be as easy as building a toy train. Try out this “math lesson” with your little ones! Build & Measure Block Center: Activity & Conversation Starters Materials Ruler or tape measure Building materials, such as […]

Preschool STEM: Volcano

SCIENCE is back this week for Preschool STEM. Today’s volcano experiment is an attention grabber with kids and an excellent example of chemical reactions. Volcanos: Activity & Conversation Starters 1. Fill a small plastic cup 2/3 full with water (we’re adding math!). Place the cup in a bowl or on a cookie tray to catch […]

Preschool STEM: Build a Fort

ENGINEERING is this week’s focus for Preschool STEM, with a great family fun activity: fort building! Fort Building: Activity & Conversation Starters Engineering is all about finding out how things are built and why. Sometimes trial and error is the best way to see what works and what doesn’t! 1. Find materials to build a […]

Preschool STEM: Money Muncher

Parents, Preschool STEM is back this week with a fun math activity! Early math skills can be incorporated into many simple activities. This “Money Muncher” activity includes lots of math skills. Colors, shapes, sizes, counting, sorting, and measuring by identifying what is bigger or smaller…this is all early math! Let us know how it went, […]