Kaleidoscope Play & Learn – English Wednesday, September 6, 20 & 27, 10:30 AM

 

Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art and playing. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn is in English. Ages 5 years and younger with caregiver. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn – English, Wednesdays, August, 10:30 AM

Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art and playing. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn is in English. Ages 5 years and younger with caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Books, Brownies, and Beyond (IMS book club) Tuesday, August 22, 4:00 PM

 

Join Mrs. Behnke, Ms. Bowman, and other book club members for our summer meetings at the Mercer Island Library! Come get some ideas for reading, and if you want, bring a book to share. Drop by the small meeting room any time from 4-6pm. We’ll share the famous cookie bar treats, too. Incoming 6th graders welcome.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Fusing Plastic Science Workshop Wednesday, August 9, 1:30 PM

 

Plastic bottles in fishing netPresented KidsQuest Children’s Museum. Ages 10 to 18.How can you use recycled plastic to create new, unique flexible objects? Using heat, the materials can be transformed into wallets, beads and more. All supplies provided. Please register online or call the library.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Born in the Deep Woods Show Monday, August 7, 7:00 PM

 

Presented by Red Yarn. Family program, all ages welcome. The critters need your help to fix up an old log cabin in the woods. From burrows to bird nests, the animals work together while you sing, stomp, play and dance along. Registration not required, but space is limited.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

The Strength of Shapes Math Workshop Wednesday, July 26, 7:00 PM

Presented by Witty Scientists. Ages 8 to 11. Why do engineers use the triangle as the shape of choice? Learn how they design and build suspension, beam and arch bridges as you explore the strength of trusses and use geometry to solve a building problem. Registration not required, but space is limited.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Breaking Down Comics Art Workshop Monday, July 24, 3:30 PM

Presented by Elizabeth Guizzetti. Ages 10-18. Learn how to create your own comics from writing a script to character creation to drawing pages. The workshop includes information about splash art, cover art, and panel pacing for comics. No registration.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Movies! Zootopia Friday, July 21, 1:00 PM

All ages welcome, rated PG. In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. No Registration, but space is limited.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Create a Motorized Fan or Car Engineering Workshop Wednesday, July 19, 1:30 PM

 

  Presented by Debbie Hansen, “The Science Lady” Ages 10-14. Calling all car aficionados! Using a small motor, battery, switch, and wires, you can design and build a fan or car. Learn about current, switches, positive and negative terminals, and resistance. No registration.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Introduction to Kerbal Space Program Wednesday, July 12, 1:30 PM

Presented by The Museum of Flight. Ages 12 and older. Interested in space and rockets? Work in pairs to build a virtual rocket, launch it, and get it into orbit as you learn how to play the award-winning game Kerbal Space Program! Please register online or call the library.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library