Although Scituate Town Library will be closed after 5 pm on July 3 and all day July 4, as well as Sundays through September, there is no shortage of activity happening at the library this month.
In addition to normally scheduled classes and events, these programs will also be added to the menu for this month:
Tuesday, July 10, 17, 24, 31; 6 to 7 p.m.
This new program will offer the opportunity for locals to stop by for a pick-up game of chess every Tuesday night. The library will provide chess sets. All skill sets are welcome to join in, and there is no instruction or sign-up. Although this is classified as an adult program, high school students are welcome.
Kids Tie Dye:
Friday, July 13; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Residents who supply their own white articles of clothing are encouraged to come tie dye. There is a limit for only two items per person. A guest scientist will be on hand to explain how tie dye works and best practices to achieve the results you desire. For ages 5 and up. An adult must supervise children under 8 at all times.
Teen Tie Dye:
Friday, July 13; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
See Kids Tie Dye.
Wednesday, July 18; 3 to 4 p.m.
Crazy attire is encouraged while Scituate Town Library brings back this '80s classic game. Weather permitting, teens in grades seven through 12 are encouraged to come out and play. Contact Peter at the Teen Desk for details.
Science Sizzlers! Electrifying Electricity:
Thursday, July 19; 4 p.m.
Through hands on activities, children will learn about current and static electricity. This program is for Grades 3 and up. Sign up in Children’s Room is required.
Family Found Art!:
Tuesday, July 24; 4 to 5 p.m.
Children are encouraged to bring in cool items found on the beach. Library staff ask that nothing gross is brought in. Adults must supervise any child under 8.
Science Sizzlers! Sound Bites:
Thursday, July 26; 4 p.m.
For grades kindergarten and up, this event is an experiment with pipes, boomwhackers, sound tubes, and more. Children can also construct an instrument that displays the concept of sound.
To see other programs or for more information, visit www.scituatetownlibrary.org.