AfterSchool Halloween Spirit!

On Thursdays, Valley Public Library offers activities for all area elementary children (under age 8 with supervision), in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA. Beginning right after school, the afternoon includes a snack, homework time, programs/activities and unstructured time for reading and play. Formal programming ends before 6 p.m. Last week,…

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Bubble Geometry

This Tuesday, May 22nd, Garren will be showing you how to use straws and pipe cleaners to shape bubbles in new ways! We will also be having a bookmark design contest. We’ll make copies of the winning design for the bookmark basket at the circulation desk. Tuesday AfterSchool is offered…

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A Trip to Mars

Ms. Sydney is on vacation for the next two weeks of Tuesday After-school. For May 15, Garren will be leading a Mars and space themed program! Kids will watch the recent rocket launch of the InSight Mars lander and try landing on Mars in a Scratch computer game simulation. We’ll…

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Ice cube painting

Weather permitting, AfterSchool on Tuesday, May 1st will go outside for ice cube painting! Made with water, food coloring, and a little bit of flour, these ice cubes will start to melt outside, allowing students to paint with them! If the weather doesn’t allow us to be outside, we will…

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Color with a Cop

Tuesday, April 24th, AfterSchool will have a visitor; a Valley police officer will be visiting! Coloring pages and blank paper will abound for creations. Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open to all area elementary school children (under age 8 with supervision). Beginning right…

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Cleaning Pennies

AfterSchool, on Tuesday, April 17th, will be exploring how to clean pennies. Will soap work? What happens with vinegar? Does it matter if we rinse them afterwards? Find out, this week, on another exciting episode of AfterSchool! Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open…

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