Mini Mad Scientists: Plants

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Each month, we will be exploring the simple science behind a topic. Be sure to dress for messy! Please be aware that the same class is offered twice each month. Registered children must be at least 3 and attend with their parent/caregiver. Only one child per adult. Group Limit: 12 pairs.

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kidsdesk@dglibrary.org
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Prezi Overview

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Prezi is a free, online presentation application where you can add frames, themes, images, shapes, videos, and PowerPoint slides. Participants must have an email address. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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llisauskas@dglibrary.org
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Google Docs Overview

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
An overview of Google documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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mmogavero@dglibrary.org
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STEM Career Panel

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

If you have a passion for science, technology, engineering, or math, and may want to pursue a career in one of these areas, this is for you!  Attendees will hear panelists who currently work in various STEM fields talk about their experiences with both school and work.  After the panel presentations, attendees are invited to stay for a meet and greet with the presenters.  

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lpitrak@dglibrary.org
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Homeschool Hangout

Thursday, May 19, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am

Hangout with other homeschool kids. We'll learn a library skill, have fun with technology, and share our favorite books. This is our last meeting until September.  Program Room. 

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tskocik@dglibrary.org
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Recording Your Memories

Thursday, May 19, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Everybody has a story to tell.  Come into the library and learn how to use the SoundCloud website to record and share your memories. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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dgaliniak@dglibrary.org
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Genealogy Club: Dating Photographs Through Clothing

Thursday, May 19, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to determine an approximate date of your photographs and facial recognition tricks for unidentified family members. Bring photographs with you to try using the techniques you learn. Presented by Ellie Carlson. Hosted by DGPL's Genealogy Club.

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kriddle@dglibrary.org
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Lego Build: Your Favorite Book

Thursday, May 19, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Let's see what you can create with our Legos. This program is geared to school-age children, although children of all ages are welcomed to attend. Group Limit is 20 Families. May's theme is Your Favorite Book. Registration starts Thursday, May 5 online, by phone, or in person.

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kidsdesk@dglibrary.org
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Adventures in Travel

Friday, May 20, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mary Lou Rauh presents her travel adventures from Russia.

The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. with refreshments at 7:00 p.m. Registration is not required. 

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kvabalaitis@dglibrary.org
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Saturday Morning Storytime

Saturday, May 21, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Join us each Saturday morning for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.

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