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Jun 10 / Neal

Summer Learning Challenge! at Galewood-Montclare Library

The Chicago Public Library and it’s partners launch the Summer Learning Challenge 2015 this week.   The program open to children up to 13 years old challenges participants to read, discover, create and report. Children will be eligible for free books and prizes.  There is will be a number of programs at the Galewood-Montclare branch library related to the Challenge. Registration is typically required.  Call the branch at  (312) 746-0165 for more information.

June 10, 24, July 8, 22. 6 p.m. – Explore and Soar Planet Discovery. Use your Planetary knowledge to solve the puzzle of the runaway planets. Ages 5-12.

June 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. 11 a.m. – Explore and Soar Toddler Story Time.  Join Ms. Dalia for a story time designed for Toddlers. Read, sing, dance & play!

June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 31. 2:00 pm.  Stories n’ Stuff. Join us for alien magic & rocket races at this interactive program of stories, art & science fun.  Ages 5-12.

June 17, July 15. 6:00 p.m.  Defy Gravity Teen Club. Activities and puzzles that explore our universe. Find out if you can live on other planets.  Ages 13-17.

June 30. 11:00 a.m. Science Alliance presents: “Blast off with Physics”. Investigate Newton’s Laws of Motion while spinning on a rotating disk, riding a real hovercraft, flying balloon rockets & watching a drone take flight.  Ages 6-11.

July 8. 11:00 a.m. Marilyn Price presents: “What if the Sky Did Fall Chicken Little!”  The classic Chicken Little tale told with plenty of puppets and props. A star filled collection of puppet characters will take you from the Big Dipper to the Milky Way and beyond! Ages 4-12.

July 24. 11:00 a.m. High Touch High Tech presents: “Up, Up and Away”. Blimps, balloons, rockets and helicopters – launch, watch and learn about aerodynamics.  Ages 6-12.

July 29. 11:00 a.m. Abra-Kid-Abra presents: “The Magic of Space”. Discover the magic of space & time with tricks that use math and science. See plenty of tricks that defy gravity and common sense and leave you asking, “How was that possible?”. Ages 5-11.

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