Several science-themed events are scheduled for Thursday at Cobb County Public Library System locations as part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

The free July 10 events lineup includes:

RobotandboyKemp’s Thursday Special Programs: The Bear Went Over the Mountain at Kemp Memorial Library, 11 a.m. to noon. The children’s story time program is presented by Cobb County PARKS’ Natural Resource Management Unit. Information: (770) 528-2527.

Water loving Wonderkins: A Stratton Summer Science Event at Stratton Library, noon to 1 p.m. The program for school age children will feature water experiments. Information: (770) 528-2522.

Fizz, Boom, Experiment! at Switzer Library, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program of scientific experiments is for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade.

Paper Airplane Origami at Gritters Library, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Create amazing things out of paper! Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Information: (770) 528-2524.

Paper Bag Dramatics at East Cobb Library, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Participants put on short plays using props in paper bags. For rising 3rd graders and up. Led by retired librarian and educator Julienne Marks, the program continues Thursdays through July. Registration required. Information: (770) 509-2730.

Tween Book Explorers: Sci-Fi! at West Cobb Regional Library, 3:30 p.m. Science fun, great suggestions for books to read and refreshment. Rising 4th-7th graders. Registration required. Information: (770) 528-4699.

The Science of Water at South Cobb Regional Library, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs and a simple science experiment. Ages 5 and up. Information: (678) 398-5828.

More than 800 programs are part of the library’s 2014 Summer Reading Program. For information on the upcoming programs, visit the library calendar.


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