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Palmetto Library to Host Free Summer Events for Kids and Teens
BRADENTON – The Palmetto Branch Library will host 9 special events for school age children this summer, beginning June 11 and continuing through July 23. Seating for all of the events is free and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Everyone is welcome to attend, and no registration is necessary.
- Wednesday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m. What’s in Your Bin? Presented by Manatee County Solid Waste Division
- Wednesday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. Fizz! Boom! Read! Presented by Parks and Natural Resources
- Thursday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m. Fizz! Boom! Read! Presented by Mad Science
- Wednesday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m. Bits ‘n Pieces Puppets presented by Jerry Bickel
- Wednesday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m. Scientific Detectives presented by the Archaeology Network
- Wednesday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. Out of My Hands Juggling presented by Gerard Tricarico
- Wednesday, July 16 at 2:00 p.m. Paradise Parrot Show presented by Vicki Howle
- Thursday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. Tampa Taiko Drums
- Wednesday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. Sounds Like Science presented by Mad Science
The Palmetto Branch will also host summer Teen Book Discussion Group meetings for teens ages 13-18. Held on the third Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., the books discussed will be as follows:
- Thursday, June 19, 2014: George Orwell's "1984"
- Thursday, July 17, 2014: Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
- Thursday, August 21, 2014: Gabriel García Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
Seating for all of these events is free and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Everyone is welcome to attend, and no registration is necessary.
The Palmetto Branch Library is located at 923 6th Street West in Palmetto, Florida. For more information, please call the library at 941-722-3333.
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