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June 9, 2014

Mad Science comes to life at Q.B. Boydstun this week

The next two weeks at the “Q” are going to be packed with activity, beginning at 10 a.m. today when Mad Science comes to life at the library.

Mad Science from northwest Arkansas is “Highly interactive — with fascinating science demonstrations such as chemical reactions, bubbling potions and levitating objects that fly through the air!”

Mad Science will be followed by magician Doug Anderson at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Story time is normally scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, but there will be no story time this week only. Story time will resume at 10 a.m. June 19.  

Friday, the library will show a “G” rated movie at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. It’s the same movie, but those who take naps can see it in the morning while those who sleep-in can see it in the afternoon.

Next week begins with a visit with from the Science Matters Mobile Museum. The museum will be parked in the west parking lot of the library and will be at the library from 9 a.m. to noon June 16.

The Science Matters Mobile Museum is a highly immersive exhibition contained within a 40-foot truck with activities for kid participation.

On Tuesday, Michael Corley, the storytelling magician, will be at the library at 10 a.m.

On Friday, the library will show another movie at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

If you haven’t signed up for the reading part of Fizz, Boom, Read and Spark a Reaction, sign-up continues through most of July, so it’s not too late.

Reading at least 15 minutes a day will help keep up reading skills during the summer, and summer is the time to read for fun!

The summer reading program is sponsored by: Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS), Sonic — America's Drive-In Corp., Oklahoman Newspapers in Education, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, The Oklahoma Department of Libraries, and Eastern Oklahoma District Library System.

If you go

WHAT: Q.B. Boydstun Library.

WHERE: 201 E. South Ave.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

INFO: (918) 478-3587 or at www.eodls.lib.ok.us/

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