A Universe of Stories


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Keep up the reading and learning with “A Universe of Stories” at Castleton Free Library this summer.  The universe is GINORMOUS, so we’re offering a big journey of FREE activities for all ages – earn incentive stars and prizes while trying new things. All programs include book recommendations.

The following programs REQUIRE REGISTRATION ASAP  – Limited enrollment!

Register by calling (468-5574), emailing castletonfreelibrary@gmail.com, or sending a FB message with program(s) of interest, child’s name & grade, and your contact info. Jan will confirm your registration.


TECH INTEGRATION MAKER PROGRAMS WITH LISA CACCIATORE:

ROBOTS! 

Mon. June 24th 6:00-7:30

Learn to code BeeBots + Ozobots to behave like mini Mars rovers. For kids entering grades 1-3

GREEN SCREEN UNIVERSE ADVENTURE

Mon. July 1st 6:00-7:30

Come dressed as a space traveler or choose props at the library to put yourself in a CGI scene. Stories and other space stuff with Jan.  For kids entering grades 1-3

3-D PRINTING

Mon. Aug. 5th 6:00-7:30

Use Tinkercad to create and print an LED-lit space module or character. Bring personal laptop if possible.  For kids entering grades 4-6.

VIRTUAL REALITY!

Mon. Aug. 12th 6:00-7:30

Use Oculus Go VR headsets. For kids entering grades 4-6.


STORYTELLING & BOOKTALKS WITH LIBRARIAN JAN JONES:

INTRO TO THE NEW DCF (DOROTHY’S LIST) BOOKS

Tue. June 25th 5:30-6:45

We should have a good number of the 2019-2020 books on hand to preview while we eat tacos and plan future activities. We’ll also brainstorm ideas for the award’s new name coming next year. No enrollment limit, but I need to know #’s for getting food.  For kids entering grades 4-8.

A UNIVERSE OF STORIES

Thu. June 27th 6:00-7:30

Official kickoff  to this year’s  “Universe of Stories”Summer Reading Program. Universe storytelling & booktalks, especially for kids in K-4th grade.


DANCE WORKSHOP WITH ZOE MARR-HILLIARD:

EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE THROUGH MOVEMENT

Wed. July 10th 6:00-7:30

Movement improvisation with space themes for all levels. For kids entering grades 1-5.


SPACEY ART WITH LIBRARIAN/ART EDUCATOR  JAN JONES

LARGE-SCALE CARDBOARD CONSTRUCTION
Mon. July 15th 6:00-8:00/Wed. July 17th 2:00-6:00/Sat. July 20th 10:00-noon

(Because you love duct tape + little saws) Design a model Moon Lander, Star Wars craft, etc. in cardboard. Come for one or all work sessions. Display finished work!  Any age with adult help.

MOON T-SHIRTS, SPLATTER PAINT UNIVERSE + MORE  

Mon. July 22nd 6:00-8:00

Wear old clothes. Any age with adult help.


AND THAT’S NOT ALL! 

See the next post for events that don’t require pre-registration,  and fun additions to our collection.

To download printable calendar pages of all events, click links below.

June 2019 Universe of Stories 2

July 2019 A Universe of Stories 2

August 2019 A Universe of Stories at Castleton Free Library

 

 

 

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