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Children's Activities

Check the event calendar here for the most up to date program listings.

I READ 1000 BOOKS challenge for children

The objectives of this organization are: to promote reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers and to encourage parent and child bonding through reading

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Presented by Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Delaware Nature Society

I Am Moon

Explore the wonder and science of our closest space neighbor, the Moon. Learn how to revolve and orbit and look for craters. Investigate the important role the Moon plays in nature and the life cycle of many plants and animals as it shines, tugs and pulls on our Earth. Meet a variety of live creatures such as Horseshoe Crabs from Delaware Bay and marsh habitats that depend on the Moon!

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019     Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am     Location: Meeting Room A and B, Georgetown Public Library

Audience: Children

 

Footsteps on the Moon: Looking Back and Dreaming Ahead

Celebrate the monumental success of the mission of Apollo 11 that placed humans on the surface of the Moon! Children will revisit that journey and begin dreaming about their own part in the future of space exploration! “A Universe of Stories”, past, present, and future awaits!

 This program includes the following activities and others that address the Next Generation Science Standards:

  • Make a straw rocket to learn about action/ reaction
  • Make and test a model of the lunar module to ensure a soft landing
  • Design a rover capable of surveying the surface of Mars
  • Create a modular artificial habitat for the Moon and Mars

Presented by the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation.

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019 Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Audience:Children and Families


Children's Summer Learning Challeng

Cascading Carlos performs at various locations promoting “how to building your self-esteem, and how to live a Balancing life with healthy choices and to turn physical exercises into fun through the Art of Juggling. Carlos achieved a milestone in 2017 when he received his official Guinness World Record certificate for throwing a diabolo 78.5 feet high and catching it (Diabolo is a popular juggling prop also known as a Chinese yoyo).

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019       Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Meeting Room A and B     Audience: Children   Families     Teens     Tweens


Summer Library Challenge: Performing Arts Series

 Presents “The Wizard of Oz”

Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 pm

Location: Meeting Room A and B Audience: Children   Families


Summer Library Challenge: Performing Arts Series

David Darwin

  David Darwin will wow you with his juggling and sideshow comedy. Come ready to be entertained!

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Upstairs Meeting Room

Library: Georgetown Public Library

Audience: Children and Families

Categories: Arts and Crafts and Community and Culture

David Darwin is the natural selection for your entertainment. Dave presents a laugh-a-minute show of juggling, sideshow, and comedy. He will keep you riveted with amazing feats to keep you and your guests talking for years.

Whether you need an exciting hour of sideshow or a half-hour, family-friendly juggling show, Dave can customize to your needs. Imagine being entertained with the silliness of juggling three balls while playing the harmonica, the danger of eating and manipulating real fire, or the bizarre sounds of bare feet walking across broken glass!

Dave's act will thrill you with whip cracking, plate spinning, lasso, ball spinning, unicycling and more! And be prepared to laugh yourself out of your seat as Dave juggles, dances and sings with both legs behind his head in an act that earned him an appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent".


Movie Wednesday, June 27 3:30 - 4:45 pm


Chrysalis Story Time: (Beginning September 17) Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.  Night time story time for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-6 with stories, songs, and other activities such as crafts.;


Caterpillars Story Time: Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.   Story time is appropriate for birth to age 3.


Butterflies Story Time: Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.   Story time is appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers thru age 6.

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