Frozen Tundra! Tuesday, February 25 • 6:30 PM

Take a look at cryogenics: What are the effects of freezing on different materials? Race to build a snowman with that mysterious substance, oobleck; make ice rainbows; excavate objects trapped within ice; use chemistry to create an ice sculpture and MORE frozen fun! A family-oriented event; parents are encouraged to explore and discover alongside their children! No registration required.

Sponsored by NextEra Energy!

Monday, March 2-Saturday, May 2

Beginning March 2, pick up a Challenge bookmark at the Help Desk and complete the activities listed by April 3 to earn a free book! For ages 14 and younger, limit one bookmark per child.

Mondays, 6-7:30 PM

Warm up the coming cold months with fun and cozy game nights at the library! We’ll have all your favorites on hand; Battleship, Chutes & Ladders, Old Maid and Go Fish, and more. Bring along your own games if you’d like. Bring drinks and we’ll serve the popcorn. Pick a spot near the fireplace and enjoy this time with family and friends. Make Mondays something to look forward to!

Lucky Engineers Tuesday, March 10 • 6:30 PM

Combine creativity and engineering skills to build traps for those mischievous leprechauns! What bait will you use, and how will your trap work?! For families who love to learn together! No registration required.

Sponsored by NextEra Energy!

Thursday, March 19 10:15 AM

Keep your baby reading, playing, singing and learning while you wait for the regular spring session of Babygarten to begin in April. Create a seasonal hand- or footprint keepsake! For babies up to age two and their caregivers. No registration required.

Thursday, March 19 1:30-3:30 PM

A big pile of LEGOs and the space to build. Spend a few minutes, or stay the entire two hours! All ages are welcome. No registration required.

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Babies Bloom at the Lester Public Library

Plant the seed to your baby’s success! Believe it or not, learning to read begins at birth. Sharing books together strengthens your baby’s foundation for learning and creates a long-lasting relationship with their favorite teacher – you! Babies Bloom at the Lester Public Library encourages parents and caregivers to read 100 books to their child before the age of 1. Babies who participate in the program will receive a special bib and a record sheet to keep track of the books they read. After each milestone of 25 books, participants will receive a free book to add to their home library. Stop by the library’s Help Desk to register for the program.

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Plant the seed to your child’s success!  Believe it or not, learning to read begins before kindergarten.  Sharing books together strengthens your child’s foundation for learning and creates a long lasting relationship with their favorite teacher-YOU! Register for the program at the Help Desk any time before your child enters 5-year-old kindergarten and receive a record sheet to keep track of the books you read. For every 100 books read you will receive a free book for your home library.