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Creativity Challenge: Dream Library

Jul 20, 2020

Welcome to Summer Wonder at Home Creativity Challenges! Build, create, design or discover something new all summer long, using materials you have at home. This week’s challenge is to design your dream library.

Libraries are an important part of every community. Think about your local library. What activities have you participated in there? What have you seen other people doin...

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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 include a show from the talented magician WonderPhil.

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