Summer Reading Program 2018
Kids, Teens, and adults
Beat the summer slide!
The benefits of summer reading programming for children:
June 2018 events
Discovery Geodes June 14 @ 11:00 a.m.
Join Geologist Steve Tchozeski for a geode presentation. You can select a geode, break it open to see what's inside and it's yours to keep.
Animal Chorus June 28 @ 11:00 a.m.
Whether they are looking for a mate, establishing territory, communicating with the group, giving warning calls, or coordinating flights; animals make a lot of noise. In this program we will learn about some of Michigan’s more vociferous animals and the reasons they sing.
Brought to us by the Outdoor Discovery Center of Holland.
PaleoJoe's Fossils June 21 @ 11:00 a.m.
A look into the world of fossil collecting and study. Describing how fossils are formed through the use of modern collecting techniques. Students will learn about geological forces that shaped our world and how they affected the development of life on Earth.
July 2018 events
Science of Music July 12 @ 11:00 a.m.
A live musical presentation that will infuse the audience with a greater appreciation of the sound and composition of music. This program lightly touches on the technical aspects of music making, sound waves, acoustic, how vibrations make sound and sound reproduction. This program also includes a glance into the history of rock n’ roll.
Life Cycle of a Honeybee July 26 @ 11:00 a.m.
Learn all about the life cycle of a honey bee, the types of bees that live in the hive, pollination, and how honey is produced and harvested. A hands-on demonstration follows which includes making your own candle, tasting honey, and observing a LIVE BEE HIVE.
Brought to us by Thornapple Woodlands.
"Read, Rock N Roll" July 19 @ 11:00 a.m.
Party in the Park
August 2, 2018
End of summer party with cake, prizes and games for all ages.