Connect Your Summer
The era is pre World War II when Berlin was referred to as “the nightclub” capital of the world. Enjoy the “three ring circus atmosphere of the “Cabaret” with its singers and dancers from all over seen by the sarcastic host. Listen to the sounds of jazz and swing, imported from America and Britain, in smoke filled nightclubs as the German youth known as the “Swing Kids” dance. Germany and its youth are enjoying life. Personal freedom is still available to experience, it is a relaxed time, and an accepting time when race does not play a prominent role in day to day life.
Now travel forward to the time that Hitler has gained power the National Socialist Party is in place and the Hitler Youth is the group to join. Jazz is banned by the government, its melodic note instills a feeling of freedom and chaos and the artists are of questionable race based on the “Nuremberg Laws” of 1935.
Here are some of the most frequently requested "Hands On" topics in the Children's Library.
Draw Manga! by Christopher Hart
Ed Emberley's big green drawing book by Emberley, Ed
Program Date: Tuesday, July 31, 10:00-10:45 AM in the Community Room
Program Date: June 25, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
[fingerprints by mollykiely is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
[Photo courtesy of AP Images]
Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of traveling through the heavens. Today's students are tomorrow's astronauts! Explore the wonders of the night skies on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. In the comfort of their large inflatable Starlab Dome, Dynamic West Assemblies bring the star-filled presentation to you. An awe-inspiring program that is fully interactive, this one is not to be missed!
We will repeat the same show several times within the two hour program time beginning at 10:00 AM. Please be aware that space is limited.
From board books, to pictures books, to chapter books, it's is so hard to choose?
Your cupcakes should be from the same recipe so our three judges are all tasting the same thing. Prizes will be awarded for the winners in the following three age categories:
- Tweens (Ages 11-12)
- Teens (Ages 13-18)
- Adults (above age 18)
[cupcakes with a reading list by shimelle is licensed under CC BY 2.0]
Teen dream jobs: how to get the job you really want now! by written by Nora E. Coon
Coming out: telling family and friends by Jaime A. Seba