Children's Summer Reading Events

2015 Summer of Wonder - Every Hero Has a Story - Childrens Events

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

3, 2, 1, SUGO!

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Age Group: 
What is SUGO? Sumo wrestling for LEGO® robots! Learn how to customize LEGO® NXT robots and challenge other builders in a SUGO match with members of the RoboRangers 4-H Club.

This STEM program is for children entering kindergarten through grade 3. Registration required.

To Feed an Army: Food and Nutrition in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly said that “an army marches on its stomach,” and this remark proved very true during the Civil War. Feeding hundreds of thousands of men was one of the greatest logistical challenges for both sides during four years of war. Learn what the rank and file of Civil War armies ate while on campaign and how soldiers might keep and prepare their food in the field. The monotony of army food was not only boring, it was seriously detrimental to one’s health, leading many soldiers to creatively supplement modest government-issued rations.

Wildlife Ambassadors: Amazing Animals

Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards. Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.

Wildlife Ambassadors: Amazing Animals

Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Come for a unique and amazing experience that introduces you to animals from around the world as well as those that live in our own backyards.
Find out how animals survive, raise their young and live in their unique habitats.

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