tweens

Think with BINK: Engineering 3D Tissues and Organs from Stem Cells

Date: 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Join Dr. Jon Rowley, Ph.D. of RoosterBio as we learn about the fascinating topic of how engineering and science work together.

Think with BINK: Hearts Among the Stars

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
How does your heart work? What happens to your heart and your circulatory system when you go to space? Learn about the ways that astronauts' hears work while their "hearts are among the stars" in this exciting presentation by Dr. Tiziana Cavinato, Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Professions Advisor at Hood College.

Think with BINK: How on Earth are Sick Catepillars Connected to the Flu Shot?

Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
In the early 1980s, scientists at Texas A&M University developed a virus-bases system to produce recombinant proteins using cells from the Fall Army Worm. The system has grown over the past decades to become one of the most powerful tools used in the development of new drugs and vaccines today. Explore the world of recombinant DNA technology and how it is used to create and produce vaccines that protect us against disease with Chris Kemp, President of Kempbio, Inc.

Intergenerational Book Club: El Deafo

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Children (ages 8-12) and adults come together to share the wonder of awe-inspiring books in this series of three discussions, held on 5/30 at Urbana Regional Library, 6/13 at C. Burr Artz Library and 7/25 at Thurmont Regional Library. Curious Iguana Children's Book Buyer Kari Kelly will lead the discussions.

At C. Burr Artz, we'll be discussing El Deafo by Cece Bell

America's Girls - Girl of the Year - You!

Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Age Group: 
Explore U.S. history through stories and poems; this is our wrap up meeting for the season featuring activities from the past year and looking ahead. This is a book club for grades 2-4 meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.

Camp NaNoWriMo: Young Writers Program

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Ever wonder if you could write an entire novel in month? Maybe this is your month to try! Camp NaNoWriMo invites young writers to take part in a month-long writing journey. Workshops will help you help guide you on your journey. Join us on this creative, month long venture every Tuesday in July @ 11am. Our third workshop, July 21, will feature a guest speaker, author Deb Schepp!

Camp NaNoWriMo: Young Writers Program

Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Ever wonder if you could write an entire novel in month? Maybe this is your month to try! Camp NaNoWriMo invites young writers to take part in a month-long writing journey. Workshops will help you help guide you on your journey. Join us on this creative, month long venture every Tuesday in July @ 11am. Our third workshop, July 21, will feature a guest speaker, author Deb Schepp!

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