Spring Break at Your Library

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Check out spring break book bundles!
Planning a stay-cation this year? Stop by the Main Library to grab a Spring Break Book Bundle! Each bundle has 3-5 items carefully selected by library staff for children, families, teens, or adults. From cooking to armchair travel, outdoor fun to thrillers—we have something to keep everyone busy this April. The bundles are ready to check out on our checkout machines, no need to untie!

Laz

Spring Break Fun: Sing-along with Laz Slomovits of Gemini
Come sing with Laz, one of the twins in the hit music group Gemini! Join in as he plays rousing sing-alongs, hand-motion tunes, folk tales, melodies from around the world, and his award-winning original songs about the everyday experiences of childhood and growing up. Laz combines wonderful singing with a stage full of instruments—guitar, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, pennywhistle, spoons, limberjack, South American pan pipes, Native American rivercane flute, and even the whimsical slide whistle!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
10:30 am    Yankee Clipper Branch – 2025 Leonard NE
2:00 pm    Seymour Branch – 2350 Eastern SE

Thursday, April 4, 2013
10:30 am    Main Library – 111 Library St NE
3:00 pm    West Leonard Branch – 1017 Leonard NW

amethyst geodes

Spring Break Fun: Geodes
What are geodes? How are they formed? Where are they found? Join geologist Steve Tchozeski of Great Lakes GeoScience to learn about the mysteries of geodes and a hands-on chance to explore what is inside. Participants will select a geode, break it open, and take it home with them. For kids 12 and under.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
2:00 pm    West Side Branch – 713 Bridge NW

Thursday, April 4, 2013
6:30 pm    Madison Square Branch – 1201 Madison SE

Friday, April 5, 2013
10:30 am    Ottawa Hills Branch – 1150 Giddings SE
2:00 pm     Van Belkum Branch – 1563 Plainfield NE

 

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