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Pintlala Branch Library

   Tuesday, June 18, 2019
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Alabama Department of Archives and History
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  “Stars Fell on Alabama” Sara Kunau, Alabama Archives and History
This is a year of Celebration! Not only is it the space industries 50th anniversary, I’s also Alabama’s 200th Birthday. Over these past 200 years Alabama has a rich history. From our Native Americans, to our Civil War, to new developments, stores of space and rights for all. Alabama has been in the forefront of change. During this program children will learn about how the space industry brought Alabama great fame. They will learn about scientist from  Alabama, make a craft, read a story, and will get to try some science experiments for FUN!

   Thursday, June 20, 2019
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian at Pintlala Branch Library, will facilitate this program
The Best Book of Spaceships by: Ian Graham
Synopsis:  This engaging series is tailored to young children's interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed and informative artwork.  From the rockets that took humans to the moon to the satellites that circle Earth today, The Best Book of Spaceships by Ian Graham is a supersonic journey into space. Aspiring young astronauts will love this book full of essential facts about the solar system, rockets, spacecraft, satellites, moon landings, and life in space.
Craft:  On a journey through ROCKETS. We will make rockets out of toilet tissue rolls, construction paper, tape, tissue paper, gems, and markers
1. Space Adventure Mad Libs
2. We will do a rocket experiment
Game:  Children will play a fun game of musical chairs with rockets instead of chairs