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Wheelock Branch: Blogs

EggBot

EggBot is an art robot that draws on spherical or egg-shaped objects. Ping pong balls provided. People may bring and experiment with eggs, light bulbs, and holiday ornaments. Ages 6 – 18 (manufacturer recommended age 10 and up) Required: Helping adult and registered child (Register child only) EggBot kits borrowed from Washington State Library…
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Wheelock Book Club

Join us at the Wheelock branch September 4 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, to discuss National Book Award Finalist, Okay for Now (2011) by Gary D. Schmidt. As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats…
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Tacoma Reads Film Series

Continue the conversations sparked by this year's Tacoma Reads selection with three films by Native American filmmakers. Stick around after each screening for a discussion of the film. Princess Angeline Wednesday, Sept. 4th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Main Branch   Warrior Women Wednesday, Sept. 18th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Wheelock Branch   Rumble…
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NASA ROADS to Mars Challenge: Drone and Lego Mindstorms

Follow the path of the Mars 2020 rover with focus on understanding Rover Observation And Drone Survey. Team challenges include: Building your own rover Testing Mars for erosion Flying a drone Testing for biosignatures Designed for middle school but younger pioneers can participate with parental support and supervision. Ages: 9 - 14 Required: Helping adult and registered…
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