The library blasted off into space at this year's annual Fourth of July Parade, where we celebrated with a custom-built spaceship float inspired by Summer Reading: It's Out There. Our parade entry also included the library's bookmobile and library sunglasses as giveaways. The parade float and the giveaways were made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Library. Special thanks to all of the library staff and volunteers, library board members, Kids' World interns, and our Summer Volunteer Squad who helped represent the library during the parade and passed out library sunglasses to parade goers. A
Summer started with a blast for more than 300 people on Saturday afternoon with plenty of space-themed activities and a first look at the library’s new Earth from Space exhibit.
All of the fun was part of the library’s Space Launch Party, which took place throughout the library and gave attendees of all ages the opportunity to explore space in many different ways.
Customers visited the Earth from Space exhibit on the first floor, worked as a team on a space-themed scavenger hunt, created buttons, enjoyed activities in Kids’ World, discovered space-related mobile apps, and learned about telescopes and tested
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