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Adult Sensory Storytime

We had a lot of fun today in our Adult Sensory Storytime at Riverside Library.  First we finished another chapter in our Nancy Drew mystery “The secret of the Old Clock,” and then we had a great discussion about what we think Nancy should do next to solve the mystery. For our activity we listened to Claude Debussy’s “Clair du Lune,” and talked about how the music makes us feel....
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Robot Sumo

TWO ROBOTS ENTER; ONLY ONE LEAVES. This Saturday from 1-4 at Forest Glade Library, our friends from Hackforge will be putting on another great program: Robot Sumo.  Children & Teens ages 10-18 are invited to build a champion Sumo Robot using real world techniques.  They’ll have the opportunity to experiment with mechanics, sensors, and artificial intelligence. To register for this free program please contact Forest Glade Library, or call 519-996-4982....
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Little Paleontologists

We dug up some fun yesterday at Riverside Library with our Little Paleontologist Program.  Children ages 3-8 tried their hands at making fossils, digging for dinosaur bones, seeing how large a Triceratops footprint was, and comparing the size of five different dinosaurs. We’ve got an exciting lineup of Summer Programs planned, and would love for you to join us.  Have a look at our Program Guide to learn more....
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Goodreads Contest: Three More Days to Chime In!

Don’t forget to visit our Goodreads page between now and Saturday for your chance to win a $75 gift card.  As June has been unofficially declared Overdrive Challenge month here at WPL, our conversations have naturally taken a turn towards discussing eBooks and eAudiobooks in general (likes, dislikes, recommendations, etc.).  The conversation has been quite informative.  Our Goodreads page is also a great resource for suggested reads (both from WPL and...
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Overdrive Challenge: Last Chance!

One week. 3000 checkouts to go.  Let’s do this. That’s right folks! We’re down to the last week of the Overdrive Challenge. eBooks and eAudiobooks have been flying off the [digital] shelves throughout the month of June, and with every passing day we’re moving closer to our goal.  We’re in the homestretch!  If you’ve been thinking about trying eBooks, now is the time to do it.  All through the month...
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