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Lego building block with Maker Month words on it

Maker Month!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 11:30 am

Bring a friend and dive into summer with Deanwood's Maker Month!  Explore hands on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics concepts through engaging activities such as:  circuit play bridge building robotics sun prints ...and more! Join us this summer to make, create, and Build A Better World! Program will take place in the Children's Area on the following days/times in July: Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Recommended for children ages 9-15
Children working with lemons and conductive wires as part of a Maker activity at DCPL

Maker Mondays this July!

Monday, July 3, 2017, 2:30 pm

Celebrate STEM and Summer Reading with Maker projects this July! Join other budding inventors, tinkerers, and builders for a different activity each Monday afternoon to embrace our inner makers! For ages 8 & up. Registration is not required, but supplies will be limited.    
Robot

Makers Generation: Robotics Basics

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 3:00 pm

Have fun experimenting with basic robotics in this workshop presented by Makers Generation! For children ages 6-12.

Mini Makers

Monday, July 3, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-8 are invited to build, tinker, and create while doing hands-on, interactive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) projects. Drop in for one program, or join us every Monday and Thursday afternoon from July 3 to July 27! Have a group of 6 or more? Please call ahead to make arrangements; supplies are limited. 

Mega Makers

Monday, July 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

Kids & teens ages 9-15 are invited to build, upcycle, tinker, experiment, and collaborate with us! Drop in for just one program, or join us for a new project each Monday and Wednesday from July 3 to July 26. Have a group of 6 or more? Please call ahead to make arrangements; supplies are limited. 
Harry Potter

Harry Potter 20 years later!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 6:00 pm

Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with: Trivia! A Sorting Hat ceremony! Crafts! And more… Come in costume as your favorite character! All Ages welcome!  
'Ladybug Girl' Book Cover

​Reader's Theatre Features ‘Ladybug Girl’

Monday, July 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 24 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Ladybug Girl by David Soman and Jacky Davis is the featured piece.

Ice Cream Extravaganza

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Mmmmm, mmmmm good! Come learn how to make ice cream. Ages 6 and up.This is free and open to all.
'A Promise Is a Promise' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features ‘A Promise Is a Promise’

Monday, July 17, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 17 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.A Promise Is a Promise  by Florence Parry Heide is the featured piece  
'The Boy Who Wouldn't Swim' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features ‘The Boy Who Wouldn’t Swim’

Monday, July 10, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 10 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Boy Who Wouldn't Swim by Deb Lucke is the featured piece  

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