Children's Program

Busy Brains Exhibition

Keep those brains busy this summer! Through a variety of exhibit stations, learn about the principles of rotation, flight, gravity, construction, air/water pressure, and excavation. Best for ages 5+.

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T.O.: "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp" Book Discussion & Terrarium Make

Raccoon brothers Bingo and J'miah are the eyes and the ears of the Sugar Man Swamp. Unfortunately, catastrophic news is afoot! World-class alligator wrestler Jaeger Stitch wants to drain the swamp and turn it into the Alligator World Wrestling Arena and Theme Park. When the raccoon brothers team up with twelve-year-old Chap Brayburn, the struggle begins to save the swamp, and all of the other animals that call it home. Join us for a discussion of this imaginative book, with a terrarium craft to follow. For kids going into 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.

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T.O.: Flora and Ulysses Book Discussion & Journal-Making Craft

Comic book-obsessed, self-defined cynic Flora Belle Buckman's life is forever changed after rescuing a squirrel from a vacuum cleaner. However, this rodent turns out to be far from typical--he begins to exhibit astonishing feats of flying and strength, and has a gift for writing poetry as well! Join us for a discussion of this 2014 Newbery Medal winner, with a journal-making craft to follow. For kids going into 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.

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T.O.: "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" Book Discussion & Scavenger Hunt

Twelve-year-old Kyle and a group of students are chosen for an overnight lock-in at the town's new library. Designed by famous game designer Luigi Lemoncello, the library is packed with interactive learning consoles and state of the art materials. A night of fun is almost guaranteed. Come morning though, the adventure gets real--just like a board game, they must figure out clues and solve puzzles in order to escape! Join us for a discussion of this exciting book, with a library scavenger hunt to follow. For kids going into 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.

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Kids Craft: Ladybugs

How many spots does a ladybug have? As many as you want! Join us as we use paint to transform rocks into these pretty insects. Best for ages 3+.

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Lego Club

We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes! All ages welcome.

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Baking Soda Rockets

Sky rockets in flight! Join us as we repurpose plastic bottles to create our own rockets. Then we'll launch them outside using baking soda and vinegar. How far will yours go? For ages 8+. Register beginning June 10.

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Barbie Club

Have a fab time celebrating everything Barbie. We provide lots of fashions, accessories, horses, cars, and a choice of dolls and you simply bring your imagination. All ages welcome.

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Flag Day Craft

Replicate the layout of the American flag or design your very own stars and stripes. We'll provide all the materials you need to create red, white and blue paper extravaganzas! Best for ages 3+.

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Kids Craft: Ladybugs

How many spots does a ladybug have? As many as you want! Join us as we use paint to transform rocks into these pretty insects. Best for ages 3+.

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