Fizz! Boom! Read! Summer Reading Inspiration Part #3

Summer Reading Inspiration time again!  Continuing our somewhat science theme is the middle grade fiction series Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.  Artemis is a twelve year old criminal mastermind genius, who is just young enough to believe in the possibility of fairies, but old enough to see how they might be used to his advantage.  In this series, Artemis turns from villain to hero, using his superior knowledge of science and magic to at first outwit and then assist a surprisingly advan...

Infant Explorers Potato Flakes

 a little foot covered with a little potato cake formed from walking around in the potato flakesgroup of children playing with potato flakesToday Infants enjoyed potato flake play. Our inspiration came from Crystal Underwood's blog post featured on A Growing Jeweled Rose. It was unmistakable fun, sensory exploration.  One little pair of little feet did so much exploring and investigating that her feet collected little potato cakes. 

This activity comes highly recommended by the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek community of kids!

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Bear Creek Book Club

                                       Tonight at 7:00 pm

                             This month's book selection is

              The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.  

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Volunteer @ the Library

Do you want to do more to help your community?  Volunteer at the library!  We’ll be having a New Volunteer Orientation next Monday, April 7th at 6:30 PM.  You’ll learn more about the volunteer opportunities available at the library.  All ages are welcome, though anyone under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian who has also attended the orientation.  You can pick up an application at the Information Desk!  

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Fizz! Boom! Read! Inspiration Part 2

Time for another recommendation to get everyone ready for Summer Reading!  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle started writing about forensic science before it was called forensic science.  Through the power of observation and deduction, Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr....