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Joanna Cole, 1944–2020: Creator of the Magic School Bus

Jul 17, 2020

Joanna Cole, the author of the Magic School Bus books, passed away on July 12. She was 75 years old. Have you read any of the books or watched the TV shows? Then you know that boarding that bus means you’re in for a truly out-of-this-world field trip! Learning about science is always fun and exciting with the wacky Ms. Frizzle – a character Joanna based on one of her own fifth gr...

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Abracadabra!

Jul 15, 2020

Alakazam! Hocus pocus! Magic shows are a ton of fun and one of the most popular programs at the library. Although there are no performances in branches this summer, you can still be amazed by tricks and illusions in the comfort of your own home. Our Summer Wonder online programs included a show from the talented magician WonderPhil.

Want to learn astounding tricks using object...

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Creativity Challenge: Create a Time Machine

Jun 29, 2020

Welcome back to Summer Wonder at Home Creativity Challenges! Every Monday until August 31, there will be a new challenge for you to build, create, design or discover with your family using materials you have at home. Today, we’re going to create a time machine! Are you ready to travel through time and space? Let’s go on an adventure!

Have you ever wished you could go ex...

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