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Game Cafe

Game Cafe is a new program for our Tweens which gives participants the opportunity to hang out after school, relax, and play their choice of fun group games. This past week they decided to play Twister! Our next Game Cafe session will take place on Friday, December 1st from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Stop in and […]

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November 21, 2017

Chocolate Wonder

Did you know that October 28th is National Chocolate Day?! Ms. Brianne helped us celebrate at the Idea Place by reading a chapter of The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling, and making a special chocolate treat! Check out some pictures from the program here:  

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October 31, 2017

Homeschool Outings

The Idea Place has created a special program just for our neighborhood homeschool families called Homeschool Outings. Each monthly session focuses on a different topic, such as construction and problem solving, learning how to use a 3-D printer, and much more! This past week, our session focused on problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and other […]

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October 24, 2017

No-Care-Required Rock Gardens

This past Sunday, our Tweens made no-care-required rock gardens. The larger rocks were collected by our librarians from local beaches and painted various shades of green to resemble cacti. The clay pots were decorated with permanent marker and filled mostly with styrofoam. The cactus rocks were then hot glued in place and surrounded by small […]

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October 10, 2017

Rhythm Room Bucket Boot Camp with Rick Morin

This past Saturday, Mr. Rick Morin taught and entertained children and tweens with rhythm, movement, and drumming. Participants learned proper drumstick technique and basic rhythms while drumming on 5 gallon buckets. Check out the pictures below!  

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September 26, 2017

Tween Happenings

Our Tween Scene has been busy with a variety of exciting programs! Just a few from the past weeks have included Sensory Bags, Tween STEAM, and Garden Gurus. For the Sensory Bags program, participants filled Ziploc bags with squishy hair gel and objects of all different shapes, sizes, and textures. Some were filled with pom-poms, […]

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September 25, 2017

New Library Cards

Lucy and Sheila were so excited to get their first ever library cards! When they came upstairs to the Idea Place and showed the librarians their new cards, they received a special prize! Get your library card and your own prize today! 🙂

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September 18, 2017

Building a Better World

Not only were we building a better world this summer at the Idea Place.  We were also building memories to last a life time.  Thank you! Click the icon to see some memories!  

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August 31, 2017

Summer Reading Club 2017 Wrap Up

As of Friday, August 18th, the Summer Reading Club officially came to an end. Friday was the last day to log in reading hours. We will have a Summer Memories Show and Party on Wednesday, August 30th from 7-8pm. At the party, we will be giving out SRC Certificates for those children who reached the […]

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August 21, 2017

Keva Tower

The other day, one of our young library patrons built this awesome Keva tower! Even after I took the picture, he continued to build and reached up to our ceiling lights! We have a Keva table with Keva planks in our Tween Scene, come in a try them out for yourself! What can you build?!

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August 21, 2017