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Exploring math with your preschooler. Introduction to hands-on activities that families can use in everyday life. Learn how these activities can foster a love of learning and understanding of mathematics. Open to any parent or caregiver and their preschool child. Pre-registration required. Co-Sponsored with the WIlliston School District.Wednesday, March 28, 6-7 pm. Register online here or call the library at 878-4918. Space limited to 12.
Story Time: Rainy Days
Join us for story time and a simple craft activity! This Tuesday join us to talk about rainy days with special guest Victoria Francis. No registration required. Kids of all ages welcome. Tuesday, April 3, 10:30 am.
Make your own LEGO creations using the library's LEGO collection. All ages of kids are welcome. Snacks provided. Children must be in 3rd grade or at least 8 years old to be at the library without an adult. Tuesday, April 3, 2-3 pm.
Movie: The Shape of Water
New Release. A mute cleaning lady, Sally Hawkins, working in a secret U.S. government lab in 1962 befriends an otherwordly creature who is being held there against its will. Rated R. Oscars 2018 Best Picture Winner. Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Snacks provided. (128 minutes). Wednesday, April 4, 5:30 pm.
Offsite Program: Meet Arduino Co-Founder Tom Igoe
"Everything I Learned About Interactivity I Learned in Theatre School"
Tom Igoe is an arts professor at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program in the Tisch School of the Arts and co-founder of the Arduino open source micro-controller environment. With a background in theatre lighting design, his research interests include physical interaction design, networks, sustainability in technology development, and monkeys. At ITP, he is the area head for physical computing courses. He has written four books for makers and he is an occasional contributor to Make magazine. Location: Burlington Generator Makerspace, 40 Sears Lane, Burlington, VT. Funded by UVM VASE HOST Grant. Saturday, April 7, 3-5 pm.