Gemstone Lore and Identification
at Von Bargen's Jewelry Store in Springfield
Thursday, August 14th @ 6:30 pm
The Weathersfield Proctor Library and Von Bargen's Jewelry in Springfield present a science program for adults as part of the Adult Summer Reading program. Come and enjoy a presentation on Gemstone lore and identification and take part in a show and tell experience. Questions welcome at the end of the presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public, though space is limited and registration is required. Call 802-674-2863 or email email@example.com to register.
Take It Apart Day
Saturday August 16th
Drop in anytime
9:00 am - Noon
Come to Martin Hall and take apart old telephones, adding machines, answering machines and more! Bring a flat-head screwdriver and a phillips screwdriver if you have them. All children must be accompanied by an adult . Ages 8 & up.
Thank you to Sara and Vince from the American Precision Museum for this great maker discovery program! On Wednesday July 23rd we learned about making circuits by taking apart electric toothbrushes and reassembling them into vibrobots!
Making a bot.
Designing a switch using aluminum foil and a clothespin!
Notice this Vibrobot's switch, fabulous eyes and fancy mustache!
Thank you to everyone who came to this exciting program. The kids started working at 6:30 and at 8:00 pm Sara said "Five more minutes!" A chorus of groans and "Oh no, not yet" was heard.
If you could not get to the library this week for the Library Info Night, you can still tour the library anytime during our regular hours or watch the tour from your own living room on SAPAtv Channel 10! Here is the schedule:
Thu, Jul 17, 2014
8:35:00 AM - Weathersfield Proctor Library Tour
Fri, Jul 18, 2014
10:50:00 AM - Weathersfield Proctor Library Tour
Sun, Jul 20, 2014
3:29:00 PM - Weathersfield Proctor Library Tour
Fizz Boom Slurp and Bang has been moved to Martin Memorial Hall at 11:00 am this morning , Wednesday July 16. There is an exercise class at Martin Hall until 11:00 am and they have been generous enough to let us use the hall right at the end of their class, so we would ask you to please wait until 11:00 am to enter the building. Thank you!
Come view the site of the proposed library expansion and tour the library. Library Board members and Nancy Tusinski, the Library Director will be available to answer questions about the proposed project and about the existing library building. The projected cost of the expansion has been reduced by $200,000 to $1.1 million. The bond vote will appear on the ballot at the Vermont Primary Election Day on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. A public hearing will take place at Martin Memorial Hall on Tuesday, August 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Absentee ballots are available starting the week of July 14, 2014. Please visit the expansion website at www.wplexpansion.blogspot.com for FAQs, news and updates, floor plans and more.