Chess coach Ed Thomas will facilitate these sessions, held at the Villa Park Public Library and the Elmhurst Public Library (125 S. Prospect Avenue) two Fridays each month. Chess enthusiasts will have fun playing chess while improving their skills and strategy. Be sure to bring your Villa Park Public Library card to the Elmhurst sessions, too.
Monday, July 1, 2013 11:00-11:45am
Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.
Once there was a man named Tim. He loved to make up songs and play music. Playing and singing made him happy, but sometimes he wished he had a friend to play with. So, Tim made a robot to help him play and sing! Come and see Tim and his robot friend perform with an assortment of old musical instruments (ukuleles, banjos, and more) and a little bit of technological help. This program is for families.
Naturalist, Dave Andrusyk, from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, will present the basics of geocaching and GPS technology and take you on a real-world treasure hunt. GPS units will be provided. Dress for the weather – part of this program is outdoors. This program is for families with school-age children. Registration is required. Space is limited.
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