Events calendar

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Cardboard Challenge
For All Ages

Join the Cardboard Challenge! Sign up your family or group to participate and pick up building materials from the Star Branch Library throughout the week of October 18-23. Recycled materials will be available as well as MakeDo tools. Make your creations at home and enter them in the challenge by October 25 by sending us photos or bringing the finished projects to display at the library! Participants earn a free book for being part of the challenge.

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Meet the Masters Homeschool Art
For All Ages

October 15 and 22 at 1:30 pm behind the Annex

Meet the Masters is a homeschool art program for families with at least one school-aged child. Join us for a short presentation on the work of French painter Henri Rousseau, followed by creating 2-3 art projects based on his work, techniques, or materials.

Reservations are needed, as space is limited to 20 participants. (If the 1:30 time slot fills up, we will repeat the program at 3 pm.)

Masks will be required for all attendees over age 2 on the 22nd. Families not wanting to wear masks should sign up for the 15th.

Virtual Events
Virtual Events
For All Ages

Catch up on what's been going on at Ada Community Library through our YouTube channel at New virtual events for all ages are added daily and saved in playlists like Storytimes, Music and Movement, Preschool Art, and Tweens and Teens.

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Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
For All Ages

Behind the library Annex

Join us for fun maker activities that tie into Science, Technology, Engineering and Math every Monday at 4:00 pm.

Sep 13: Plant pounding - Discover natural pigments from flowers and leaves.
Sep 20: Owl pellets - Take apart an owl pellet and discover what an owl eats.
Sep 27: Legos - Build with Legos.
Oct 4: Balancing Act - Try several projects that explain the center of mass.
Oct 11: LIBRARY CLOSED - No session
Oct 18: Shake it critters - Using a vibrating motor make a critter that will move.
Oct 25: Legos - Build with Legos.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Behind the Annex

For Ages 9 - 12

Take-home kit: CD weaving project

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Music and Movement
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:30am
For All Ages

At Blake Haven Park, 11225 W Blake Dr, Star

Jump, wiggle, rhyme, and sing with us at Blake Haven Park!