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Tue August 2019

Little Learners

Tue August 27 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Tue August 27 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue August 27, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Wed August 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed August 28, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed August 28 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed August 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed August 28 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, happening 4 times

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

Wed August 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed August 28, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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Movie Showing: The LEGO Movie 2

Sat August 31 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for another LEGO adventure from the world of Bricksburg in the new LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything in their path.  The battle to defeat the enemy and restore harmony to the LEGO universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman, and the rest of their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds that test their courage and creativity. This PG movie runs…

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LEGO Club: Marble Maze

Sat August 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you like games?  Do you like mazes?  Come to LEGO Club and build your own handheld maze!  After you are done building yours, swap mazes with another participant and try out their puzzle. This program is geared towards K-5th grade students, but younger siblings are welcome (just be aware that there are many small pieces).  Parents and/or caregivers are encouraged to attend. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For more information, please contact Julie at juliez@dkpl.org…

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Tue September 2019

Little Learners

Tue September 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Tue September 3 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Le Baratin

Tue September 3 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Tue September 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community, enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the library, and partake of some light refreshments. Anyone who speaks French is welcomed! A Bientôt! This club is free and open to all; no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Book Babies

Wed September 4 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed September 4 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

Wed September 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thu September 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at (815)…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

Thu September 5 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Music for Babies

Fri September 6 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 18 months and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Homeschool Happenings: Library Tour & Scavenger Hunt

Mon September 9 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get acquainted with everything the library has to offer!  We’ll start with a scavenger hunt through the library, followed by a guided tour. This event is open to kids of all ages.  Everyone is invited to attend and discover what homeschooling is all about. No registration is required to attend this FREE program! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Tue September 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Tue September 10 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Wed September 11 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed September 11 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

Wed September 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thu September 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at (815)…

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Movie Showing: The Secret Life of Pets 2

Sat September 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In this movie, Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby.  When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes, and a scary turkey.  Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.  Meanwhile, Gidget tries to rescue Max's favorite toy from…

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Little Learners

Tue September 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Tue September 17 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Wed September 18 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed September 18 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

Wed September 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thu September 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at (815)…

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Mighty Makers: Seismic Shakeup

Sat September 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

It’s time for a seismic shakeup!  Can your building survive, or will it crash to the ground?  Join us as we learn about earthquake architecture and then design and test our own earthquake-proof buildings. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students.  We meet monthly to do a STEM challenge.  Children in K-2nd grade are strongly encouraged to attend with an adult. Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration for this FREE program will…

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Homeschool Happenings: Game Day

Mon September 23 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bring a board or card game and get to know the other homeschoolers in the area in this low-key Homeschool Happenings event.  Some group games will also be available. This event is open to kids of all ages.  Everyone is invited to attend and discover what homeschooling is all about. No registration is required to attend this FREE program! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Tue September 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

Tue September 24 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue September 24, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Le Baratin

Tue September 24 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Tue September 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community, enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the library, and partake of some light refreshments. Anyone who speaks French is welcomed! A Bientôt! This club is free and open to all; no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Book Babies

Wed September 25 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

Wed September 25 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until Wed September 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

Wed September 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thu September 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at (815)…

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Autumn Mural Painting

Fri September 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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One event on Sat September 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Do you love the fall season?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create an autumn-themed temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint…

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Autumn Mural Painting

Sat September 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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One event on Sat September 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Do you love the fall season?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create an autumn-themed temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint…

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