Hard to believe that another school year has come to an end and summer activities are about to start in full swing. Hopefully the weatherman is correct in the prediction that the summer of 2011 will offer some warm and sunny weather. It is also hard to believe that it was ten years ago this August that The Norma and Miller Alloway Muskoka Lakes Library in Port Carling opened its doors for a grand opening celebration. In honour of the momentous day, the library is offering some special activities and events including two ‘build-it-at-home’, all ages competitions using a literary theme.
ROOM IN A BOX COMPETITION: Create a 12”-14”x7”-10” ROOM IN A BOX of your favourite character from a book! LEGO® BUILDING COMPETITION: Use your own LEGO®, Duplo, Megablocks or other LEGO® compatible bricks to build an original LEGO® creation of your favourite scene or character from a book. Entrants can work alone or as a family or a group of friends. Pick up information and guidelines at the Library after July 11.Entries will be displayed at the Library as part of the Library’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Winners will be announced Thursday August 18.
Teens are invited to the library after hours on Thursday July 7 at 7pm to try Zumba with personal trainer Chelsea Peatling. Come and rock the library! Free but space is limited so please call the library to reserve your spot 705-765-5650.
July 6, 2011 2:00pm Muskoka Lakes Public Library in Port Carling
Conservation Through Education: Reptiles at Risk ...on the Road!
The program is presented in two parts, beginning with a 40-45 minute presentation about various native species. This is followed by a hands-on experience where the audience is given the opportunity to touch or hold many of the animals and ask questions. Many of the species at risk in Ontario, and we feel that education plays an important role in increasing the odds that these animals will be present for future generations.
All ages. Free.
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The local Brown Baggers artists have a collection of their work on display in the library in Port Carling. Come and check out the local artistic talent.