Category: Kids/Teens

Buffalo County Royalty at the Library

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By , August 16, 2017

This week, the Alma Pre-school Storytime featured Buffalo County Dairy Princess Olivia Schlesser, and her attendants Katie Wachowiak, and Raeanne Bossert! Children enjoyed stories, a coloring page and an ice cream treat. 

 

 

Sidewalk Science With UW-Extension

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By , August 7, 2017

The library has been focused on incorporating STEAM demonstrations and activities in the summer programming this year.  What’s STEAM? It’s education with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, math and the use of art to design.  Annie Lisowski from the UW-Extension offered 3 Sidewalk Science sessions for pre-schoolers: sharing an experiment with vinegar, baking soda and food coloring, drawing houses and creating pet rocks!

Kids in the C-FC 4-H program created munsen ring fidget spinners using assorted hardware, while learning about friction and centripetal/centrifugal forces. They also studied prosthetic devices and learned about how they are used.

 

Team Michael & Riley

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By , August 7, 2017

 

Every dog should have a job like Riley’s.  He’s a detection dog, and he works with Deputy Sheriff Mike Osmond of the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department.  A labrador retriever with a big heart and a great nose, Riley helps Mike locate illegal drugs by sniffing for them. When the dog sniffs something suspicious, he scratches at it enthusiastically. Mike investigates and provides Riley with a food reward which makes this dog very happy!  Thanks to Mike and Riley for visiting during our Preschool Storytime at the library.

Leah Bowman at C-FC 4-H Library Program

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By , July 31, 2017

Leah Bowman from Prosthetic Laboratories answered questions about her job during her recent presentation at the Library. A Prosthetist and Orthotist, Leah passed around prosthetic devices for children to study, and answered dozens of questions from the curious audience.

July Eclipse Program for Astronomy Buffs

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By , June 28, 2017

John Heasley, Solar Ambassador, Teacher and Amateur Astronomer, wowed his audience presenting information about the upcoming total eclipse, the first in the continental U.S. since 1979! John offered a presentation for the C-FC Alma Library Program and one for adults – Sharing the Starry Skies!

Read more about John in this NASA description:   Brief Bio

John Heasley Presents

C-FC Helpers Read a Story

July Programming

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By , June 28, 2017

Special summer programs are scheduled for the kids this July!

For the preschoolers:
Mac Cherry Music, Wed July 12, 11-Noon
Firetruck Dave, Wed July 19, 11-Noon
UW-Extension Sidewalk Science, Mon Jul 24, 10:30-11:15

For older kids:
Leah Bowman, Modern Prosthetics, Mon Jul 10, 11-Noon
John Heasley, Sharing the Starry Skies, Jul 17, 11-Noon

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