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Category: Events



Silence in the Library

FRIDAY AUGUST 22 5:00PM

Join us for a Doctor Who fan night featuring a special episode screening, pizza, costumes and more! Dress as your favorite character and compete for a fan-worthy prize with Time Lord Trivia. How well do you know the Doctor? Read more →

Trees, Soil, and Worms

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 10:00AM

Park to discover the importance and benefits of worms, explore worm anatomy, and understand the food web. Children will also learn how to identify trees, see different types of soil, identify what plants need to survive, and understand photosynthesis! Read more →

Environmental Toxins & You

TUESDAY AUGUST 19 6:30PM

Come to an engaging presentation from Dr. Laurel Standley, author of #Toxins Tweet: 140 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Family’s Exposure to Environmental Toxins. Read more →

End of Summer Party

FRIDAY AUGUST 15 6:00 PM

It’s time to party! Come to the library for an evening of scientific fun to celebrate the end of summer! Read more →

Learn About Villages Without Walls

TUESDAY AUGUST 12TH 6:30 PM

Enjoy coffee, tea, refreshments and information about the Villages Without Walls  community in Washington County in a “Village 101” session presented by volunteer Glenda Sims. Read more →

Science of Special Effects

FRIDAY JULY 25 5:00-7:00 PM

Learn about the science behind special effects, from the art of crafting the perfect realistic blood and gore to the amazing transformations created by effects artists with a zombie makeup demonstration from Ravenous Studios. Read more →

It’s Written in the Stars

TUESDAY JULY 22 6:30 PM

Join Jim Higgs of the Rose City Astronomers to learn about the solar system, from eclipses to the history of the cosmos, and even a few space jokes! Read more →

Spin, Pop, Boom!

WEDNESDAY JULY 16 2:00 PM

How can you tell if a chemical reaction has occurred?

Start with a change of color in our chemically challenging “magic” trick and move on to more exciting experiments. Watch in awe as the Mad Scientist creates numerous versions of erupting science!