Mad Science: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8. Our mad scientists have been stranded on a deserted island. Learn about shapes, structures and engineering as you build a new world on the deserted island. Ages 6-11.
Building Better Readers for a Better World! 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Ventriloquist Mark Wade will entertain and astound. Laugh as Marvin the Gorilla tries to build a library and Eggmont the red bird tries to complete the perfect birdhouse with the help of his local library.Ages 6-11.
Daytona Beach Firefighters: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22. Sit and snack with firefighters while learning about their duties and dedication. Bring your questions.Ages 6-11.
“Monkey Bread Soup”: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Build a better community with author Dorothy Mayhue and illustrator Jeanette Harrell. Join in the fun and help Monkey and the other characters from “Monkey Bread Soup” create a better community. Ages 6-11.
Didgeridoo Down Under: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6. This high-energy, Australia-themed show combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeri-doo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years; it’s known for its otherworldly sound. Ages 6-11.
MAGIC SHOW! 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13. Join the fun as Magician Jeff Alan builds a better world of magic. Ages 6-11.
Art Activity: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20. Scratch out
a brand new world of magic and color as you let your imagination run wild with color sheets. Ages 6-11.
Volusia County Fire Rescue: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 7. Our firefighters will teach kids about fire safety and explain why Volusia County Fire Rescue is important to the community. Ages 5-12.
Wonder of Rainforests:
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 14. Through interactive activities, amazing biofacts and real rainforest animals, staff from the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transport kids to the rainforests of the world. Children will learn why this important ecosystem is threatened and ways each of us can help save it. Ages 5-12.
Live-action Video Games: 3 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Teens can get transported into the video game world by building and playing in their own live-action video games. Ages 11-18.
Junk Drawer Exploration: 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 19. 4-H Coordinator Laura Cash will teach kids how to create science experiments using junk and trash found around the house. Ages 5-12.
What do You Know about H2O? 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21. Mad Science will present this inter-active event about the wonders of water and our need to protect it. Children will get excited about water conservation! Ages 5-12.
Big Idea Balloons: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 28. Construction is underway now on the Better Builder Magic Show starring Keith T Magician and Bandit the Bunny. The show includes fun and laughter, amazing magic, total audience involvement, architectural wonders, a silly puppet, the magic of Legos, and a free magic dollar for every child. Ages 5-12.
Blue Spring State Park
at the Library: 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 10. A guest from Blue Spring State Park will talk about the park’s Junior Ranger Program and the wonders of manatees. Ages 5-12.
MAGIC SHOW! 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 12. Cesar Domico will present a dynamic and educational magic show that will leave the older kids guessing and the younger ones amazed. They will learn new tricks and a few new vocabulary words in Spanish. Ages 5-12.
Who were the Timucua?
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 19.
A member of the Florida Public Archaeology Network will discuss the Timucua, a group of Native Americans who lived in Northeast Florida at the time of Spanish colonization. While none of these people are still here today, archaeologists can uncover clues to their lives and culture. Learn how the Timucua used Florida’s resources for tools, shelter, food and more. Children can see and touch replica artifacts. Ages 5-12.
Teen Spa Day: 3 p.m. Thursday, July 20. Teens and ‘tweens will become more relaxed as they create their own spa products to use and take home. Ages 11-18.
Transformers: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26. Children will explore the different aspects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)
by creating life-size Transformer robots. Ages 5-12.
MAGIC SHOW! 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7. Mr. Bob the Magician will amaze and entertain. Seating is limited to 75. Grades K-5.
Build Your Own Paper Village: 2 p.m. Thursday,
June 8. Build your own town with paper cutouts. Seating
is limited to 12. Grades K-5.
Mad Science: 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14. Our mad scientists have been stranded on a deserted island and need you to help them build a new world! Learn about shapes, structures and engineering as you help to create this new desert paradise. Seating is limited to 25. Grades K-5.
2 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Children can make flowerpots. Seating is limited to 12. Grades K-5.
Water Fun: 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 21. Wear a bathing suit and take part in outdoor water games.
Bring a towel. Grades K-5.
Birdhouse Craft: 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22. Build a wooden birdhouse. Seating is limited to 12. Grades K-5.
Cup Stacking: 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. Children will learn how to stack different formations with cups and then compete as teams in some fun relays. Seating is limited to 20. Ages 5-12.
Popsicle Stick Craft: 2 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Kids can create a wooden bowl with Popsicle sticks. Seating is limited to 12. Grades K-5.
My Angels with Paws Service Dogs: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 6. Learn about service dogs with the group My Angels with Paws. They will bring their service dogs to teach kids what a service dog is, what is required to become a service dog, and how to train them. Ages 5-12.
Craftastics and a Story: 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. Children ages 3-12 will get their creativity on as they make a craft to take home. We will read a story dealing with the theme of the craft as well.
Orange City Fire Department: 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9. Firefighters will teach kids about fire safety, explain why the fire department is important in a community, and show them the different aspects of a fire truck. Ages 5-12.
Cup Stacking: 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16. Children will learn how to stack different formations with cups and then compete as teams in some fun relays. Ages 5-12.
Junk Drawer Exploration: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday,
June 20. Laura Cash will teach kids how to create science experiments using junk and trash found around the house. Ages 5-12.
Blue Springs State Park at the Library: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11. A guest from Blue Spring State Park will talk about the park’s Junior Ranger Program and the wonders of manatees. Ages 5-12.
Orange City Police Department: 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 28. Police officers will teach kids about bike safety and explain why the police department is important in a community. Ages 5-12.
On your mark, get set… craft! Children
ages 5-12 can design and create at the library.
Flight: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. Learn about paper airplanes and create one of your own. We will even test them to see how far they soar! Light refreshments will be provided. Ages 5-12.
Bubble Party: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 18. Bubbles aren’t just for little kids! Create bubbles with a hula hoop and make bubble snakes and even a bubble craft. Light refreshments will be served. Subject to change in case of inclement weather. Ages 5-12.