Ages 8 - 12
Each month, pick up the selected book from the Powell Branch, read it, and bring it with you to Graeter's Ice Cream in Powell to talk about it! Participants can also get entered into a giveaway for a free book!
June 21 - Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
July 19 - Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
How do you find joy? Singing and dancing? Reading a book? Playing with your pet? Erica wants to share her pet hedgehog with you during this fun-filled, 30-minute comedy magic show. Prepare yourselves for a magically joyful adventure featuring Sedgewick, a real live hedgehog!
Ages 6 - 11
You will get a charge out of this! With demonstrations and “hands on activities” emphasizing static electricity. Sample activities include: Generating and storing high voltage electricity, ringing bells with electricity, making lightning bolts, viewing electric fields, and detecting electricity at a distance.
Do you want a penguin to waddle around you? Then this is the program for you! WAVE will bring a live African Penguin along with animal artifacts and discuss everything penguin. We will talk about specific adaptations that African Penguins have made and how not every penguin lives in the deep cold. We will also discuss their natural history, predators and the specific threats that humans pose against their species.
Laugh and learn with the Turtle Lady (Nancy Lockard) as she shares her passion for turtles. Participants will get plenty of touching time with more than 20 turtles, some bearded dragons, corn snakes and an amphibian or two. Always one of our most popular programs.
Ages 6 - 11
Get a glimpse of West Africa with Sogbety Diomande, native of the Ivory Coast, through drumming and dance, colorful costumes, musical instruments, rhythms and songs. This interactive performance is sure to engage and delight all audiences.
Rocking and rocketing through the space-ways in their interstellar winnebago, The Shazzbots are bringing cool quirky kids rock music to all the children of the cosmos! Join the crew as they jet from planet to planet and gig to gig laughing, learning, writing songs and getting into all kinds of shenanigans...All the while teaching the kids they encounter about the joys and excitement of music and art of all kinds. A little bit of learning and a whole lot of fun...
Ages 6 - 11
Work together to build amazing Lego creations at the library!