We’re launching a new Dungeons and Dragons gaming group for teens this Saturday, July 20, at 10:30 a.m. Use your imagination and problem-solving skills while meeting and socializing with others who enjoy role-playing games. .
All experience levels welcome. Playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice or D&D 5th Edition Character Sheet. For grades six through 12. Additional gaming groups take place Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday, Aug. 10, at 2:30 p.m.
Humans on Mars
As the world gets ever closer to sending humans to Mars, questions remain about what life would actually be like on the red planet.
Join us Tuesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. as Dudley Observatory chief astronomer Dr. Valerie Rapson discusses the physical, social and technological challenges of living on Mars and what scientists have already learned from astronauts living on the International Space Station.
The Caldecott Award is like the Oscars, but for picture books.
Every year since 1937, the prestigious award is given to the very best in American picture books for children.
We figure those award-winners have gotten plenty of attention already, so on Monday, July 22, at 10 a.m. we’re celebrating the also-rans at our “CaldeNotts: Picture Books with Pizzazz” program. We’ll be exploring the picture books didn’t win a Caldecott Medal this year but are still wonderful in every way. Enjoy reading selected books and doing related activities. For kids and families.
The library is closed Sundays in July and August. You can access the library catalog and other library services online anytime at www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org.
— Kristen Roberts