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Homeschool Happenings: Ancient Egypt

Travel back in time to visit ancient Egypt!  We'll embalm a "pharaoh" using the same steps the ancient Egyptians did (without chemicals) and make a pyramid to house the "pharaoh" in its afterlife. Please bring an inexpensive Barbie doll, male or female, in its ...

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ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to ...

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Beaded Fish Craft

Choose colored beads to string on pipe cleaners to make your own little school of fish. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Balloon-Powered Cars

Using basic materials—cardboard, nails, straws, water bottles, and bamboo skewers — we’ll design and build cars propelled by air! An adult caregiver should supervise each child. Space is limited, first come, first serve. This program is for ages 8 and up. For ...

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Rainbow Fish Craft

This fish becomes a collage of color and unique design. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Book Buddies

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft. This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. For additional information, please ...

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Build a Foam Board House

Foam board is a fantastic building material: inexpensive, sturdy and commonly available—it’s the perfect thing for making your school project, prototyping a design  or improving your hobby.  In this class we’ll learn the best way for cutting, pinning, beveling and ...

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Rainbow Fish Craft

This fish becomes a collage of color and unique design. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to ...

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Mighty Makers: Catapults

Back by popular demand, Mighty Makers will be building catapults again! We'll learn the science behind catapults and then build our own catapults to launch Ping Pong balls.  How far will yours go? Recommended for children in grades K-5, this program ...

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