WLPL and Bach Chorale Present:

 

Fantasia2000Fantasia 2000

Saturday 18 April 2015 at 1:00pm

West Lafayette Public Library

Rated G, 90 minutes

This sequel to Disney’s 1940’s masterpiece introduces a new generation to classical music. See the lives of humpback whales animate Respighi’s classic “Pines of Rome”, wander the streets of 1930’s New York City in Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”, learn why flamingos should not play with yo-yos in Saint Saens’s “Carnival of the Animals”, and watch Donald Duck help Noah prepare for the great flood in Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance.”

Science Exploration Day

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Science Exploration Day

 

Saturday, March 28: Noon to 4 p.m.

1st floor, near the Northwestern Ave. Entrance of the Library

Target age: Students in Kindergarten - Grade 6

 

            Golden Key International Honour Society and Tau Beta Pi engineering fraternity of Purdue University will be hosting a science exploration day to spark an interest in science and engineering in elementary school age children. There will be 7 science demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids and information centers for families. This is a “drop-in” program, with continuous activities, so bring your families and plan on spending about an hour getting excited about science!

Free. No registration.

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Children's eBooks

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More ebooks for kids at http://www.storylineonline.net/

Ongoing Children's Programs

 

Learn more about "Reading to the Dogs" & "Reading to the Cat and Dogs" - Read the article below the monthly children's department news to learn more about these programs.  Check the monthly news to learn the date and location of the reading sessions. There are no programs in May or August.  Registration is always required by the day before the reading session.  You may register by phone or in person.

Lapsit for babies & toddlers who are too young to sit quietly for the regular story time and their parents or other caregivers.  Mondays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am in the Children's Program Room. Lead by Volunteer Amanda Barche Lindberg from Ivy Tech. This is a good opportunity for families to make new friends and have fun at the library.

Story time is held each Tuesday at 10:30 am, Thursday at 4:00 pm, and Friday at 10:30 am in the Children's Program Room. Come and listen to Miss Linda read stories and help children create a craft. Parents and caregivers are expected to attend with their children. Programs are designed for 2 to 5 year olds, but older children are welcome to attend. 

Many other special programs are held throughout the year.

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