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January 31: Come dressed up as your favorite character from fantasy, anime, or science fiction! Bring your friends, and discuss your favorite (and least favorite) books and movies.
February 7: What do Optical Illusions tell us about how our brains work? How does what we see shape how we understand the world around us? Come and see some optical illusions, learn some things about your brain, and have some fun!
February 14: Ferro fluids become magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. They were invented by NASA scientists as a way to control liquids in space. They have a lot of practical applications, are used to create art, and can be a lot of fun too! Come learn all about them, and see what they do when you add magnets!
February 21: Come and play with our Colby, new robotic mouse! Have fun while you learn how to direct him through a maze that you create! Kids learn the basics of coding in a fun, simple, hands-on activity.
February 28: Optical illusions work because of the way our brains process information. How can we use that knowledge to make toys and 'tricks'? Come find out - and have fun creating your own!
Wednesday at 4:30 - StoryTime
StoryTime includes stories, music and movement, designed as early literacy instruction aimed at developing and reinforcing the skills that children need to be successful learners.
Read with Lefty on February 28 at 5:30pm
Come read with Lefty, the TDI Therapy Dog, in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Children choose what they would like to read to Lefty, and read in a positive, non-judgmental atmosphere.
Monthly Craft Project – kids stop in and check out the craft table downstairs and discover crafts to work on your own.
Homework Help - Please see Lee Ackerman-Sawyer or email email@example.com
Wednesday, February 21 at 10 am
Description: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Loving Vincent (2017)
Thursday, February 22 at 6:30pm
Description: In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.
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Now You Can Donate Online Using an E-Check
Now you can donate to the Library through our website using an E-check! Also called an electronic bank transfer, this allows you to make a donation from your checking account without having to write or mail in a check. And it saves the Library 2/3 of the fees we would typically be charged with a credit card donation.
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You can now make an automatically recurring monthly donation of as little as $5 per month to help support the Library! These recurring donations, automatically deducted each month from your debit or credit card, make an easy and sustainable impact.
Benefits to you include:
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• A record of each monthly gift that will appear on your credit or debit card statement.
• Automatic renewal, with the ability to cancel at any time.
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