Category: Youth Summer Reading

Brown Bag Book Club: Thursday, June 20, 2019 @6:30pm-7:30pm (Grades 3 & 4)

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursdays. Hope you’ll join in the fun reading at home, then coming to discuss the book with your friends! Registration is required and you’re welcome to bring a lunch in a bag. We always provide sweets and drinks. Why not give us a try? Register here now! Our book for this month is Zita the Space Girl by Ben Hatke. This is a… Read more

STEM Engineering Lab: Wed, July 3rd 3:30 PM-5:30 PM (Register All Ages)

IMG_3354             Join us for some time exploring, building and creating with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, KEVA planks and marble runs. Anyone under 3 must be supervised by an adult in the room at all times due to… Read more

OUTTA THIS WORLD 3D Printing: Tuesday, June 25th (AGES 8-10 6:00pm-7:00pm) (T/WEENS 11 & UP 7:00PM-8:00PM)

Toys In Box associates will give a short presentation about 3D printing. The participants will learn how a 3D printer works and then use Makerbot 3D printers to make a cute, small 3D object in multiple colors to take home for themselves. They will bring in at least 7 Makerbot Replicator2 3D printers to ensure everyone will get a chance to 3D print. Preregistration for this event is limited to… Read more

Look Up: 6/26/19 @ 6:30 PM (Register Grades 1-6)

look up‘LOOK UP’ Treasure Hunt Workshop.  Atkinson Ambassador Girl Scout Audrey Latino will lead this fun, informative session to highlight the importance of reducing screen time while sharing fun, screen-free alternatives.  This workshop will kick-off a town-wide Treasure Hunt that will explore the treasures of Atkinson and will award Canobie Lake Park passes to one lucky Treasure Hunt participant!  Unable to attend?  Get your copy of the Treasure Hunt in the… Read more

SECRET WORLD OF BUBBLES with Keith Michael Johnson: Wednesday, June 19th 6:30-7:30pm @ATKINSON ACADEMY (Register All Ages)

As featured on the Discovery Channel, USA Today, Real Simple Family, American Profile, National Geographic TV…  You can learn a lot from a bubble. Keith Johnson’s BUBBLEOLOGY—The Secret World of Bubbles is packed with state-of-the-art bubble sculptures that snare the attention of your audience.  The science behind the magic unfolds like a mystery, making this show both educational and unforgettable. How lucky are we that liquids, solids & gasses, geometry,… Read more

STEM ROCKS! – Summer STEM Events!

Tinker with our brain building Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Toys! Join us for some time exploring with our STEM building toys and build your brain power while you’re at it!   Check out these fun STEM events happening this Summer: THU, July 5- Marble Runs ROCK! (Ages 3+) 10:30am-4:30pm Expand your brain power with our fun marble runs! TUE, July 10- Real World STEM ROCKS! (All Ages) 6:30-7:30pm*Special Event* Representatives… Read more

Australia ROCKS (Grades K-5) – Monday, July 23, 6:30-7:30pm

Dot paintingToday we ‘ROCK’ down under in Australia! There’s plenty to do with stories, craft and food! Try your hand at dot painting and see what you create! Try  our samples of fairy bread while you’re here. It’s delicious and you’ll want to go home and make it yourself! Register youth entering grades K-5 in the Fall of 2018. This is a LIBRARIES ROCK summer reading program.… Read more

Sweet Summer Sounds Rock (All Ages): Monday July 30th 6:30-7:45pm

Join us for a celebratory ice cream social for the summer reading participants as well as  bonus sweet summer sounds from the NH Recorder Consort.  Ice cream outside, concert inside! Summer reading participants will have first dibs on the sundae line, and then other guests are welcome to join them.  After you make your sundae you’ll have the opportunity to hear the NH Recorder Consort play.  If the concert is… Read more