Children's Summer Reading Events

FIZZ! BOOM! READ! Children's Summer Reading Events

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

Soolah Hoops (grades K-8)

Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping! Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided! Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated!

Science and the Arts: STEAM Program

Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Age Group: 
Learn about art masters in this three week "mini" art program. We'll discuss how science influenced various painters and their environment and the time period. You'll even get to explore your own unique take on their style of painting too. Please wear old clothing and be prepared to get messy! Ages 6-10. Registration required.

Science Under the Stars

Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Fizz Boom Science Experiments - every week a different experiment - this is a very hands on program, so come prepared to get messy, get dirty, get creative! We'll build, take apart, examine, play and discover. Ages 6-11, please register weekly to assure for adequate supplies.

Wacky Wednesdays at C. Burr Artz!

Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Age Group: 
Join us again this summer as we get a little bit wacky on Wednesdays! Each Wednesday we will be dressing up for some wacky theme and invite everyone to do the same.

The weekly themes are:

June 4: Tie-Dye Day
June 11: Mismatched Clothes Day
June 18: Dress Like a Librarian Day
June 25: Mad Scientist Day

July 2: Red, White and Blue Day
July 9: Prince, Princess and Knight Day
July 16: Favorite T-Shirt Day
July 23: Sports Day
July 30: Favorite Storybook Character Day

August6: Superhero Day

2 o'clock STEM Wednesdays

Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us Wednesdays for this nine-week series to see fun, fast, and amazing STEMonstrations. Get ready: there may be an opportunity for hands-on experimentation!
On June 25 (Egg Drop Challenge), July 23 (Bottle Rocket Challenge), and August 20 (Slingshot Challenge), we will have special STEMsational Challenges. Contact the library for more information and to register for these three events.

STEMsational Challenge!

Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for this STEMsational Experience. On July 23rd, we'll be conducting a Bottle Rocket Experience. You can bring your own 2-liter or smaller bottle with soda-size top, decorated or not. (The top of the rocket will be the bottom of the bottle.)How high can yours go? You get to pump it with our bicycle pump for blast off! (You might get wet.)

Milkshake in Concert

Date: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Shake it up with Baltimore's own Milkshake! Who says you have to be quiet in the library? Milkshake is a Grammy-nominated rock duo for kids and kids at heart, made up of vocalist Lisa Mathews and acoustic guitarist Mikel Gehl. Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to sing along!

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