Monday, May 26, 2014
Children's Summer Reading Programs Scheduled for June and July
For a list of all Summer Reading programs, visit the Library Events Calendar.
Do You Hear What I Hear? - Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they present the sounds animals make and why. We say Fizz, Boom, Read…they say Chirp, Squeak, Ribbit!
Central – July 15 – 10:30 a.m.
The Fizz, Boom, Zap, Wow Super Science Show - Kids will be mesmerized with this exciting and educational exploration of science. They will learn about atoms, molecules, and matter. The show is full of experiments to impress and everyone is guaranteed a hair-raising good time. This program is truly booming with explosions, crazy chemistry, and volts and jolts. It will be a blast!
Springville Road – July 16 – 10 a.m.
Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!
Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.
Powderly – July 14 – 10 a.m.
Five Points West – July 15 – 10 a.m.
East Ensley – July 22 – 1 p.m.
Ensley – July 23 – 1 p.m.
Inglenook – July 25 – 9:30 a.m.
The Magic of Larry Moore – First you see it, now you don’t. Join Larry Moore for a program of senseless magic where the impossible becomes possible and the unbelievable—it will blow your mind!
Inglenook – July 14 – 1 p.m.
North Avondale – July 15 – 1 p.m.
East Lake - July 15 – 10 a.m.
Ensley – July 16 – 1 p.m.
Southside – July 18 – 9:30 a.m.
Fizz, Boom, Read with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute – Heritage Alive! is a series of 45 minute programs designed by the (BCRI) to engage young learners with interactive activities that include reading, creative dramatics, music, along with arts and crafts. This program’s main aim is to help young students build strong character traits.
East Ensley – July 15 – 10 a.m.
By Tressa at May 26, 2014
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