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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Potterfest: Divination Art
    Program Description: Use your inner eye to seek visions you will then put to paper with alcohol inks.
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    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Potterfest: Jewelry Making
    Program Description: Before leaving Diagon Alley, be sure to stop by the jewelry shop.  Make a golden snitch bracelet or a piece to express your house pride.  Younger elementary children will need the help of their grown up.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Magic in Motion with Fort Wayne Dance Collective
    Program Description: Dance and move through magical stories and spells, this is a whole new way to engage with your favorite fantasy books.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: The Roz Puppets present Billy Goats Gruff: Story from under the Bridge
    Program Description: We all think we know the story of the Billy Goats Gruff, but have you ever wondered about the Troll's version of the story? Find out what really happened in this hilarious retelling of a classic story that only the Roz Puppets can tell. Plenty of fun and music to get your goat.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Dumpster Drummers
    Program Description: Rock and roll meets conservation and recycling in this exciting music show where your trash makes the music.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Power Through! with Basche Martial Arts
    Program Description: Practice focus, self-control, learn simple self-defense techniques and build confidence in this active program that will leave you feeling empowered.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!


    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge


    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Pet Rock Adopt-a-thon
    Program Description: Make your own pet...rock! You will fashion your own pet rock, give it a name and personality, and enjoy some classic fun!
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Toddlerpalooza
    Program Description: Learn together with your toddler as they engage their mind and build new skills through play.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Elephant and Piggie Character Visit
    Program Description: Meet every one’s favorite best friends, Elephant and Piggie. We'll have stories, games, crafts and more!
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge


    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: BINGO for Books
    Program Description: Challenge your friends to see who can get five in a row first for great books and other prizes.
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!
    Click HERE for a list of Children's Bingo for Books Programs
    Click HERE for a list of Teen Bingo for Books Programs
    Click HERE for a list of All Ages Bingo for Books Programs

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Wand Making
    Program Description: Wizards and Witches, ages 5 and up are cordially invited to design and create their own upcycled Wizarding Wands at the library this summer!
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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge


    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Bruce the Bear Character Visit
    Program Description: Expect a bear-y good time when Mother Bruce comes to the library.
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    Check out the calendar for locations, times, and dates!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge

    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Big Block Construction
    Program Description: Use your imagination to cooperatively construct with our Big Blue Blocks.
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    Check out the calendar for locations, times, and dates!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Fairy Houses
    Program Description: Design a tiny home for fairies and gnomes from bark, moss, stones and other natural decorations.
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    Check out the calendar for locations, times, and dates!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge

    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Marauder's Map
    Program Description: Design you own Marauder's Map in invisible ink. 
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    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    Summer Learning 2018
    Program Name: TinkerLAB: Lego Car Time Trials
    Program Description: Use our collection of LEGOS to build, test, and improve your LEGO car design.
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    Check out the calendar for locations, times, and dates!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge

    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Musical Conexion with KelsiCote
    Program Description: Cultivating empathy, creativity, and an appreciation for cultural diversity, this bilingual music program will engage children and their caregivers. 
     

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    Check out the calendar for locations, times, and dates!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program, generously supported by the Foellinger Foundation, the Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge

    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Potterfest: A Taste of Hogsmeade
    Program Description: Create and eat some sweet magical goodies, and maybe some that are not so sweet!

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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
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    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Potterfest: Make a Mandrake
    Program Description: Fulfill your dreams of attending Hogwarts by taking an Herbology class! We will be learning all about one of the most well known plants from the Harry Potter series as we create and pot our own mandrakes.  Our mandrakes will be quite young so earmuffs are not needed.

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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge


    by Dawn S | May 22, 2018
    2018 Summer Learning Program
    Program Name: Potterfest: Triwizard Tournament
    Program Description: Play Quidditch, try Hogwarts Guess Who, practice Wingardium Leviosa incantation and more!  Who will be crowned the Triwizard Champion?

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    Check out our calendar for locations, days, and times!

    This program is a part of our SPARK! Summer Learning Program.
    Science / Play / Arts / Reading / Knowledge