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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Barkology 101

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Barkology 101

April 30 from 4:00 - 5:00, for children ages 8 to 13

Barkology 101 is an interactive teaching session about dog behavior.  What is a dog thinking and how does it communicate. The instructor, Cathy Acampora will be accompanied by her c...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Nature, Art and Discovery Program: Baby Birds and Their Nests

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Wednesday, April 24 at 1:00 -- Participants will observe many different types of real bird’s nests from the Audubon collection. This will allow them to feel and learn about the natural materials that birds use to make nests.After listening to a ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Wizardly Wednesdays: Birds

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Wednesday, March 6 at 1:00 -- In stories wizards use magic for change and once a month (on school half days) we will use our powers to do the same! We will transform, reinvent, and re-purpose! This May: Birds are symbols of freedom and spirit but they are...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

EYES ON OWLS : Who's Watching You? Owls of the World, Family Program

Barred Owl peeking from cavity, Photo © Mark Wilson / Eyes On Owls

Everyone loves owls! Yet, how many of us have ever seen a live owl up close? Perhaps you’ve glimpsed the shadowy form of a Great Horned Owl in the headlights as you’ve traveled a back road at night. Ever scanned a frozen saltmarsh or farmer’s meadow in wi...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Saturday Family Storytime

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Saturday, May 18 at 9:30 -- Join us for a fun Family Storytime. Children and their caregivers will listen to books, songs, and rhymes, followed by play with the library's toy collection!

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Nature, Art, and Discovery Program: The Monarch Butterfly and Their Amazing Migration

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Wednesday, May 22 at 1:00 -- Children will learn about the exciting ways in which monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year. The program will begin with a story about butterflies and their migration habits, and will feature a digit...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Saturday Science

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Saturday Science is back for it’s third year and this time, It’s Alive! This year’s program features the vibrant and dynamic nature of the sciences, tailored to two elementary school-age groups (K-2 and 3-5).

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Read to a Dog!

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Our Read-to-a-Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem. Our canine friends are all wonderful, patient listeners who are looking f...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Children's Book Groups

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The children's department offers a monthly parent/child book group for children in grades 2 and 3; and a monthly book group for children in grades 4 and 5. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

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