What kind of bugs can be found in our parks? Discover the different types of insects that can be found in our local environment, why they are important and what roles they play in our ecosystem. Children will have the chance to examine our collection of insect specimens. For grades 1-4.
Learn to play chess or improve your game in this half-day camp. Introductory to intermediate chess players are welcome. Each day will feature a mix of fun and instructional activities. Daily activities will include: interactive lessons, tournament play, group and individual problem-solving, and fun team activities. Activities will be tailored to each student's playing strength. On the final day of the camp, prizes will be awarded for top performers in both team and individual activities. Camp size is limited to 12 students. Price for full week: $150 (Please pay at the library.) Must attend all 5 days.
Learn the beautiful style of script calligraphy called Copperplate in this 8-week session with Karen Roberts. Students will discover the flexibility of using a pen with a pointed nib dipped in ink to create classical letter forms. This style lends itself to creating hand-lettered pieces suitable for framing, making greeting cards, and addressing envelopes for special events. New students will incur a $30 supply fee payable to the teacher at the first class. Returning students will work on developing their personal style and small projects. Class dates are: June 12, 19, July 10, 17, 24, August 7, 14 and 21