Connect Your Summer

Genealogy 101

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Have you always wanted to look for your ancestor's but didn't know where to start?  Join us on Wednesday, July 20 from 10:00 am until noon for a beginner’s look at how to use census, birth, marriage, and death records to start your family research. 

Upcoming sessions

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Zinio for Libraries offers access over 250 popular magazines online. You can check out full issues of magazines and enjoy them cover-to-cover on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device. Check out some of these magazines to fulfill your Animal Lover badge.

This post contains suggestions for how to earn your Chow Down: E-lectrified badge.
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Zinio for Libraries offers access over 250 popular magazines online. You can check out full issues of magazines and enjoy them cover-to-cover on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device. Whatever your taste, Zinio will have a magazine that will surely whet your appetite and earn you a tasty Chow Down badge!

This post contains suggestions for how to earn your Be Creative: E-lectrified badge.
Learn more and earn badges on the Connect Your Summer page.

Zinio for Libraries offers access over 250 popular magazines online. You can check out full issues of magazines and enjoy them cover-to-cover on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device. Check out some of these magazines to fulfill your Be Creative badge.

Crafts

Home & Garden

Reading Road Trip

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Preparing for a long trip this summer? Stock up on suggestions for audiobooks to listen to as you drive, fly, or cruise your way to your destination. All ages and reading levels will be covered. Find individual titles for each child or something the whole family can enjoy together! No registration required.

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Create Your Own Family Crest

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Join us in the Community Room for a fun and fascinating exploration of family history. Learn about heraldry designs and symbolism, then get creative and make a coat of arms for yourself or your family! All supplies will be provided. This program is open to all ages and families are encouraged to attend. No registration required.

Family Crest by Dewayne Neeley is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Homemade Pet Toys

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Do you ever feel exasperated when you buy your pet a brand new, expensive, toy and they’d rather play with the box it came in? Join us as we show you how to make awesome homemade toys for your furry friends out of things you can find around the house. This program is open to all ages and families are encouraged to attend. No registration required.

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Adult Coloring & Craft Club

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Please join us to make some cute, creative pet toys for your furry friends from items you can find around the house. Supplies provided. Coloring will also be available.  No registration required. 

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Muggle Quidditch

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Muggle Quidditch

Throw a bludger and catch a snitch when you play Muggle Quidditch, the non-magical version of the game from the Harry Potter novels, at the Heritage Park soccer fields (weather permitting).  Participants should bring their own brooms.  Registration is required for participants (ages 9-17) for each session.  No registration needed for spectators.  Registration for the June 22 session begins May 24.  Registration for the August 9 session begins July 26.  Maps to the playing fields will be available at the Library on game days.  Costumes are encouraged (but not required)!

Upcoming sessions

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Book Cover Make-Overs

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Imagine modern looks for classic book covers.  We'll be learning the basics of Microsoft Publisher to make-over book covers with more contemporary appearances.  This program is for ages 9-12 and registration is required, beginning June 24.

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

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