Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Kimball Library News 7/20/15 (Part 1)

UNMASK CHOCOLATE for T/WEENS: Learn which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect drug. During the presentation, you will also learn how to taste chocolate for quality and some of the history of chocolate. Since most everyone loves chocolate, teens will be interested to know why it’s good for them, how much is healthy, and what kinds they should eat.  Mike’s presentations include magic tricks!  BONUS: There will be chocolate fountains to dip from!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and this event is for ages 10-19 only.  It takes place on Wednesday, July 29th, at 6:30pm.  We expect each t/ween to bring one type of 'dipper' for the fountain in quantities of 15 or more. Example of dippers----marshmallows, hulled strawberries, bite-sized fruits like cantaloupe or honey dew melon, teddy grahams, oreos, nilla wafers, sponge cake, granola bars,  biscotti, rice krispie treats, grapes, lady fingers, orange segments.  USE YOUR IMAGINATION. Please remember that the item you bring should be in dipping size before you arrive.  Thank you!

PRESENTER - Mike Cross Instructor of Chemistry at Northern Essex Community College (and Atkinson resident).

Before coming to Northern Essex, Mike was an instructor of chemistry and department chair at the College of Eastern Utah. Mike holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Utah where he specialized in oxidative lesions in DNA and RNA.

MANY THANKS to Northern Essex Community College Speakers’ Bureau for allowing us to have this event!

EVERY VILLAIN HAS A STORY: Muahahahahaha!  Prepare your evil laughs and twirl your mustaches.  It's the time of the VILLAINS! 

Come join us to create your own villain, mustache and all. Decide exactly what your villain's story is and why he or she is eviiiiiiiil.  Why did they become the bad guy?  Did they just really want a castle of their own or are they as maniacal as they seem? You decide.  Now remember, most villains don't set out to be the bad guy.  We'll talk about infamous villains and read about their side of the story.  After all, every villain is the hero in their own story!

Register grades K-5 for Thursday, July 30, from 6:30-7:30pm to be part of this villainous evening.

SUPER DOGS AND WHAT THEY DO: What the dog nose!  Think of all the Superdogs: Balto, Super Dog, RinTinTin, Bolt, Deputy Dawg, Underdog, Lassie, Krypto.  Certainly they’re dogs to remember as heroes! Hear about the dogs and make a mini-superhero dog puppet with his own cape.
Register grades K-5 for Monday, August 3rd, from 6:30-7:30pm to be part of this super dog event.

MORE INFO: Our event calendar found on our website has detailed information on these events and many others you may have missed reading about.  Go to www.kimballlibrary.com and not only read the posts on the page, but also click the calendar icon and see each event for the month and months to come.  Please also ‘like’ us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  You may call us Monday-Friday from 10-8 and on Saturday from 10-3 at 603.362.5234.

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