Upcoming Events At This Venue
May 20, 2013
It is Children’s Book Week and the library has partnered with the Cook Art Center to explore the interactive book Press Here by Herve Tullet. Hear the book and then do an art project based on the book with an artist from the Cook Art Center operated by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.
June 19, 2013
Join the Science Alliance for this fast-paced insect safari that makes learning about entomology fun! Investigate the life stories of monarch butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders and more. Learn the body parts of insects by labeling a gigantic eight-foot-long ant and praying mantis. Look through crazy goggles to see the world through a bug’s compound eye. Experience preserved and live insects close up! Scientist Bill Bosworth will help you have a blast learning about wings and stings and crawly things!
July 10, 2013
“There’s magic in the music, inside of you. Use its power to bring the rain.” Suspend your disbelief, harness your imagination and enter the garden with SkaterDude. ROCKgarden Party is an interactive, fun, and educational performance about our changing environments. Charlie Kert and Little Fingers Music bring lots of instruments and teach you (Garden Pixies) how to bring the rain by getting them to sing, dance, and drum (GardenGames). Come and help us throw a ROCKgarden Party.
July 23, 2013
John Ball Zoo will bring live animals that dig, burrow, and/or live “under the surface.”
July 24, 2013
Two artists, a cast of puppets, a variety of vignettes, a suitcase of songs, and a bundle of energy all come together to interact, invigorate, and leave audiences feeling great! Vignettes flow from a dancing garden of fruits and vegetables, puppets becoming puppeteers, a talking shovel, and more!
July 29, 2013
Come test your knowledge or learn more about the subculture of Steampunk as you redesign mouse traps using the Steampunk theme.