Upcoming Activities for Kids and Tweens

July 25, 2014
By BCPL


Tween Event: Mythbusters


As part of the Children’s Summer Reading Program, the Library will offer Mythbusters for Tweens on Monday, July 28th at 2:00 pm. Tweens will use scientific method to confirm or bust some popular myths. Myths will include the 5-second rule and the contagiousness of yawns. This event is for tweens ages 9 – 13. Space is limited, so please call or stop by the Children's Library to register.



Stepping Stone Workshop for Kids



The Library will offer a Stepping Stone Workshop for Kids on Wednesday, July 30th at 11:00 am. The workshop is for children ages 5 - 12, and is limited to 15 participants. Please call or stop by the Children's Library to register.


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Regency-Era Medical Reenactment to be Held at the Library

July 18, 2014
By BCPL

The Library will host two Regency-Era Medical Reenactment programs on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Albert Roberts, a.k.a. “The Doctor,” will give dramatic, first-person presentations that explain and demonstrate common surgical techniques of the Regency Period (1800-1815). Co-sponsored by the Lexington Medical Society Foundation and the McDowell House Museum, these entertaining and educational performances will be held in the Reading Room at 4:00 pm (for children ages 6+) and in the Community Room at 7:00 pm (for adults). Both events are free and open to the public.







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Ruth Ann Fogle to present "Lights, Camera, Action... Kids!"

July 16, 2014
By BCPL

Author and lecturer Ruth Ann Fogle will present "Lights, Camera, Action... Kids!" on Thursday, July 17th at 5:00 pm in the Community Room. This engaging workshop for parents and adults will teach how to see behind the masks that our children, regardless of race or economic status, may be wearing.


This program is free and open to the public.



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Sam Bartlett Brings "Stuntology" to the Library

July 15, 2014
By BCPL

As part of the Children’s Summer Reading Program, Stuntologist Sam Bartlett will perform at the  Library on Tuesday, July 15th at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. Stuntology is the art of exploring the mysteries of the physical world by playing with everyday objects. This educational and entertaining program encourages creative thinking and teaches a wonderful assortment of parlor tricks that leave an audience clamoring for more. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.



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Mythbusters

July 12, 2014
By Youth

Reenact the popular Discovery Channel science show by using the scientific method to prove if widely held beliefs and rumors are true or false. Test out myths such as: “Is yawning contagious?”; “Is it impossible for humans to walk in a straight line?”; “Can paper be folded in half more than seven times?”; “Does toast always fall with the buttered side up or down?”; and “Does the five second rule really work?” Then confirm or bust these myths based on your findings.


 Mythbusters 



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