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Baxter Library events in April

From BML

GORHAM – Baxter Memorial Library has a series of events in April.

Thursday Apr. 1

9:30 a.m.

Toddler Discovery Time

Join Ms. Dani for a Virtual Discovery Time on Facebook as she reads a picture book to our youngest listeners.   (18months-3 yrs)

Tuesday Apr. 6

9:30 a.m.

Preschool Discovery Time

If you love picture books watch Ms Heidi on Facebook as she reads a new book each week. (ages 3-5) 

Wednesday Apr. 7

10 a.m.

STEAM – Egg Muffins

Join Ms. Deb on Facebook for a virtual STEAM activity. Activities are geared toward K-5 learners and require minimal supplies that you’ll likely have right on-hand at home. In this program, join us to make egg muffins. They’re easy to make, tasty, and good to have on-hand in the freezer. The possibilities are endless — mix in cheese, broccoli, peppers, ham, tofu, whatever you have!

Thursday Apr. 8

9:30 a.m.

Toddler Discovery Time

Join Ms. Dani for a Virtual Discovery Time on Facebook as she reads a picture book to our youngest listeners.   (18months-3 yrs)

Tuesday Apr. 13

9:30 a.m.

Unicorn Yoga

Attention Unicorn Lovers!  Pearl the Unicorn (pssst it’s actually Ms. Sam the Children’s Librarian at Windham Public Library) will be visiting Youth Services Librarian Ms. Heidi at Baxter Memorial Library.  Ms. Heidi will read the book Unicorn Yoga while she and Pearl demonstrate the moves for you!  You can find the program on Facebook on or after Apr. 13th at 9:30a.m.

*Visit the library to pick up a make your own unicorn headband kit so that you too can do Unicorn Yoga with Ms. Sam (aka Pearl) and Ms. Heidi! 

Wednesday Apr. 14

10 a.m.

STEAM – Suspension Bridge

Join Ms. Deb on Facebook for a virtual STEAM activity. Activities are geared toward K-5 learners and require minimal supplies that you’ll likely have right on-hand at home. In today’s activity, we’ll learn a bit about basic engineering and use some of our own creativity to build a suspension bridge.

Thursday Apr. 15

9:30 a.m.

Toddler Discovery Time

Join Ms. Dani for a Virtual Discovery Time on Facebook as she reads a picture book to our youngest listeners.   (18months-3 yrs)

Tuesday Apr. 20

10 a.m.

Chewonki Virtual Tour

Description coming soon…..

Wednesday Apr. 21

10 a.m.

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Join Mr. Jeff on Facebook for a Spring Scavenger Hunt. Enjoy watching Mr. Jeff traversing the trails of Shaw Park looking for spring themed items, including blooming flowers, new leaves on trees, singing birds, and more! Want to try to find all the items on his list for yourself? Click here (on or after Apr. 21st) to download a digital file to print off at home or save to your device.  This is a great school vacation week activity for your family! 

Thursday Apr. 22

10 a.m.

Solar Oven

Ms. Deb is excited to celebrate Earth Day with you, and she’s even more excited to make solar ovens! You’ll learn a bit about the science behind solar energy and then put your knowledge to the test as you use some basic household items (including a recycled pizza box) to cook actual food. Will you bake a potato, warm up a leftover slice of pizza, or try solar s’mores? The possibilities are endless! Join us on Facebook for some fun! 

Friday Apr. 23

10 a.m.

Garden Creature with Ms. Dani

Visit Baxter Memorial Library to pick up supplies to create your own garden creature.

Packet includes a container, soil, grass seeds and googly eyes.  After the “hair” grows you can style it with scissors into the wildest new creature at your house!

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