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Children’s Library Discovery Center

The Children's Library Discovery Center opened in 2011. It includes hands-on interactive exhibits and learning labs with our very own Discovery Team to enable children ages 3-12 to find information and to inspire interest in books, reading, and learning.

Come and meet our Discovery Team!


Check out our Science Fair Handbook, a simple guide that explains the steps to successfully complete a science fair assignment. It includes explanations for each step, dozens of project ideas, and a list of helpful websites. Good luck with your project. Check out your local library for books on your chosen topic!

Another new tool available for children through the library is the PowerKids Life Science database. This great resource is specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. PowerKids Life Science promotes digital literacy and 21st century learning skills while offering research, report, and homework help.

The library has two great new resources for children. Ideal for school or for year around learning. BookFlix and TrueFlix are two of our databases that help children with literacy. Check them out now!

Click on the pictures below to find out what books we have on the subjects!

Bug Viewer Instruction Game
    Discover Bugs: Bug Viewer             Discover Perception: Instruction Game
Magnetic Spinner Mirror Movement
      Discover Magnets: Magnetic Spinner  Discover Mirrors: Mirror Movement
Sound Puzzle  
Discover Sound: Sound Puzzle  

Exhibits are funded by the National Science Foundation. To learn more about this state-of-the-art project, click here.

Sep
4
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Introduction to Power Point

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Basic uses and functions of the Microsoft PowerPoint program will be introduced to children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Sep
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Drop in for board games, puzzles, a craft or another fun activity.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Sep
6
11:00AM

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5:00PM

Discovery Day Street Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We invite our community to check out the Children’s Library Discovery Center at our fourth annual Discovery Day street fair. Celebrate with us as we explore the wonders of science! Dazzle your senses, amaze your mind, and play with possibilities! There will be activities for all ages. Come play with us!


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Sep
9
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Tween Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tween Time, for grades 7 and 8, includes games, crafts, surprises and light snacks, every Tuesday after school.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Sep
11
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Typing Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover home keys and learn how to type faster and more accurately using the Mavis Beacon typing method at this program for children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Sep
13
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Gaming on the Wii

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 can have fun and get fit while standing in one place with Wii tennis, bowling and boxing.


Sep
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We provide materials and a weekly challenge. You do the creating! For ages 5-12

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
25
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn cool tips and tricks to make your PowerPoint presentations stand out in this workshop for children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Sep
27
4:30PM

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6:30PM

An Hour of Coding

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will use drag-and-drop programming to learn basic concepts of computer science, including repeat-loops, conditionals, algorithms, functions and variables.