Libby N's blog

Rock polishing / fossil program

   Come to the Library Wednesday July 2 at 3 PM to learn how to polish rocks.  Dr. Neal Immega will bring a selection of rocks for children to select and polish.  Learn about the different types of rocks and minerals.  While waiting to polish their rock, children can create a dinosaur "fossil" to take home.  All supplies provided.

Ice cream making for Tweens and Teens

   If you're a Tween or Teen who likes ice cream, you'll want to join others in making ice cream at a Library program Tuesday June 24 at 3:15 PM.  We will make individual servings of ice cream.  This program is for tweens and teens - ages 10 - 15 years only. The program is free and supplies are provided.  The program will be at the Senior Center next door to the Library. 

Ferrets at the Library !

    The ferrets will be here Wednesday June 25 at 3 PM.  Be prepared to meet some cute animals, cheer for them as they race each other, learn how to care for them.  Our program will be in the Senior Center auditorium next to the Library.

Butterflies and Jellyfish in a bottle - craft program

Children will explore animals of the air and ocean at a craft program Wednesday June 18 at 3 PM.  We will create tissue paper butterflies and an "ocean" specimen by filling a bottle with a pretend jellyfish.  These crafts will appeal to children ages 4 - 12 years.

Bird feeder program a success

    51 children turned out to make and decorate bird feeders from recycled plastic juice bottles.  The results were unique and colorful.  Juice bottles were generously donated by people in the West University community during the spring.

Teens prepared for zombie attack

      Teens enjoyed a scavenger hunt throughout the Library, looking for clues to help them assemble a Zombie Preparedness Kit to ward off eminent zombie attacks. The teens were treated to the items in the kits, zombie face painting and refreshments after the hunt.

Make a bird feeder and a solar photo

   Make a bird feeder and a solar photo at a program Wednesday June 11 at 3 PM at the West University Library.  All supplies are provided. This program will appeal to children ages 5 - 11 years.

Magic School Bus program

    Tuesday June 10 at 3 PM, Christine Wardle will portray Miss Frizzle from the Magic School Bus.  She will tell us about decomposition and recycling to keep the earth healthy.  This program is for ages 4 - 11 years.

Zombies invade the West U Library !

   Children - ages 10 + - are invited to join the Zombie Outbreak Response Team at a program Tuesday June 10 at 3:15 PM. Could you survive a Zombie apocalypse ?  Come test your skills !  Everyone leaves a winner.

Jungle Jim program exciting

Jungle Jim and his huge assortment of animals and insects was a huge success to start of this year's summer reading program.  We saw an albino toad, a 25 year Mississippi Mud turtle who is only 2 inches long, as well as displays of enormous insects from around the world.  One parent exclaimed "Wow - we learned so much !"

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