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Berthoud Library has you covered for Spring break

April, 02 2015 | Community News

By Surveyor staff

Are you planning a stay-cation for spring break this year? Berthoud Community Library has a full week of special programs planned for families and kids of all ages.

STEM Saturday — I can do it!

Bring your budding engineer and see Play-Doh in a whole new light, literally. With our squishy circuits, kids can create light, sound and motion (almost) by themselves. Saturday, April 4, 1-2 p.m., Grades K and up.

Instant Book Club — Just Add You

Each day we will read from “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” by Kate DiCamillo. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday April 6, 7, 8, 2-3 p.m., grades 1-4

Hour of Code

Learn some coding basics and get your geek on. Monday, April 6, 4-5 p.m., middle school

Fairy Garden Workshop

Create a fairy garden with guidance from Berthoud resident and fairy garden enthusiast Laura Schultz. Most materials will be provided, including your very own fairy. Fee for materials is $10, registration is required. Tuesday, April 7, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., all ages/families

Movement, Music, and Play

Can play improve your brain? You bet! Studies show play has an evolutionary purpose that helps brain growth, especially for cognitive reasoning. So get into the library and play with Miss Christy. Wednesday, April 8, 4-6 p.m., grades K-2

Tiny Treasures with Polymer Clay

Love Play-Doh? Try out polymer clay and make a tiny treasure to decorate your room or a fairy garden. Thursday, April 9, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., grades 3-5, younger with parent

Visit Little Thompson Observatory with the Library

Meet us at the Little Thompson Observatory and use their powerful telescopes to explore the daytime sky. Thursday, April 9, 2-3 p.m., all ages/families.

Digital Studio Free For All

With your creativity and our equipment the sky is the limit. Use Makey Makey to control PacMan using fruit or a pencil drawing, compose a personal ring tone with Garage Band and take your photo in outer space with the green screen. Friday, April 10, 12-5 p.m., middle school

YAwesome Book Club

The awesome YA book we will be discussing is “Poison,” by Bridget Zinn. Pizza will be served and our next book, “The Graveyard Book,” by Neil Gaiman will be available for checkout. Friday, April 10, 4-5 p.m., teens

Summer Job Search Tips for Teens Display

Pick up lots of valuable job-search information and create a resume using our online resume maker. We will be happy to help you with Cypress Resume. Or visit our website,, for online access to job search resources.

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