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Kids in kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to play, explore and learn in our exciting STEAM room.

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  • February 12

    This Week in the Wonder Ground: Good Vibrations

    This week’s Big Idea: Sound is vibration. This week we observed sound using our eyes and ears. We explored the connection between sound and vibration. We learned that vibration is a back and forth movement. An object’s rapid back and forth movement vibrates the air around it, and we process that moving air with our ears as sound. Activity: We took out our tuning forks. First, we struck each one to hear the sound each one made. We struck them again, and touched them lightly to feel the vibrations with our fingers. Finally, we filled a bowl with water, struck the tuni...

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Bookmark Contest

bookmark contest

Looking for a creative activity? Design a bookmark for the Niles Public Library District! All students may participate. To win you must be in grades K-12, have a Niles Public Library Card or go to a school served by the Niles Public Library District, including all of East Maine School District 63.

Download the Bookmark Contest form here!

4th Saturday at the Movies

Drop in at 2pm every 4th Saturday for a BIG new-release movie and a little snack! Click here to see upcoming movies. (Caregivers need to stay in the room with children through grade 2).