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Cards for a Cause

Monday, July 31, 2017
Wilmington-Stroop

Build your community connections by creating cards for various service organizations. Cards made in June will be given to Heartland of Kettering residents. Cards created in July will be given to the Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. You will receive 30 minutes of reading time for each card you make (up to one hour). 

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Reading Buddies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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It's Electric!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Electrify your afternoon by learning about electricity and having fun. Using our Circuits Makerkit, we will turn bananas into a piano, make circuits our of homemade dough and create endless circuit combinations using Snap Circuits.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets and musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 

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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and children to enjoy together. For the whole family. 

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Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage early literacy skills in your children. For children 18 to 36 months with a caregiver. 

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Preschool Storytime

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.  

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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets and musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver

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Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.  

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Edible Building

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room

Build something that you can also eat. This program is an hour long, free build session. We will use various foods, such as pretzels and marshmallows, to create tasty towers and edible edifices.  Appropriate for children age 5-12 

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Teen Video Game Night

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Once a month teens gather for an hour and a half of mayhem and thumb-jockeying, button-mashing battle.  Enough lives are lost to fill the obituaries--but it's only video game lives.  There are snacks and cold drinks.  There are usually smiles and laughter as well.  Please join us at Wilmington Stroop for some camaraderie and competition! 
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Summer Crafts for Teens

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
More Summer Crafts based on our Summer Reading theme of 'Building a Better World!' There will also be drinks, snacks, and music...
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 
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Puppet Show

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
With a mix of songs & puppet plays, it's fun for the whole family!
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Puppet Show

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
With a mix of songs & puppet plays, it's fun for the whole family!
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Puppet Show

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
With a mix of songs & puppet plays, it's fun for the whole family!
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Pizza, Pop & Plots

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Read the Book of the Month!  It's selected by other voracious Teen readers like you!  Then come eat pizza!  It's paid for by the Teen Librarian!  Meets for an hour--which means there's enough time for some book discussion and some kinda game or activity and a few leftover minutes to choose the book for next month!
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Lego Mindstorms: Building and Programming

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
On Friday afternoons this summer, stop by the Wilmington Stroop Branch and work with Lego Mindstorms--robots built of Legos.  Once built, we'll have laptops with which you can program the robots.  We'll meet for 2 hours from 3 to 5 pm.  You must register in advance for this program.
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Reading Buddies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Reading Buddies are trained volunteers who spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Reading Buddies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Come for books, snacks, and conversation.
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Gaga Ball

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Join us as we play some fun rounds of Gaga Ball.  This game is a gentle version of dodge ball that is sweeping the nation.  Appropriate for children in grades K-5th.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
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Gaga for Google

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Google is much more than a search engine! Learn about Google Gmail, Docs, Drive, Maps, Photos, Sheets, Slides, and many other tips to use Googles many FREE features and products. A Gmail account is recommended but not required.
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Reading Buddies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Reading Buddies are trained volunteers who spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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