Science Saturday: 11:00am-12noon on these dates in 2012/13 through April: 11/10, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/16, and 4/13.
In November kids will have the opportunity to do up to 6 experiments, learning more about themselves and the world around them.
In Decmeber, Saguarro National Park will demonstrate their Desert Tortoise tracking device and kids will have the chance to use it to locate a hidden tortoise shell
Family Storytime; Is always the 1st Saturday of the month from 11:00 to 11:30am followed by an optional craft. Family Storytime is for kids of all ages & their parents/grandparents/friends.
Our Family Storytime in December (12/1), will feature Angelina Ballerina & Friends presented by The Music & Dance Academy.
Read-To-A-Dog: Every Friday from 3:30-4:30 pm EXCEPT holiday weekends. Sharpen your reading skills and get your canine fix at the same time! We have 8 dog teams at work, so sometimes you might find one, two, or three dogs in our meeting room on any given Friday. The dogs enjoy the stories and don’t care if you don’t know how to say the words. You can even simply describe for them what’s happening in the pictures. (Every Friday afternoon EXCEPT 11/9, 11/23, 1/18/13, 2/15, 3/29
Chess Club: Every Monday 4-5pm. (excepting holidays) Beginners to Pro. Learn to play or learn some new tricks to finesse your technique and game strategy. 30-minute lesson followed by open play. Everyone welcome.
Saturday, 12/15 from 11am to 12noon. Come and make any of five different crafts, or make them all. We’ll supply the stuff, just bring your creativity.
Decorate a Gingerbread House
Saturday, 12/21 from 11am to 12noon. Pre-fab graham cracker houses will be ready for your unique decoration. We’ll supply the stuff, just bring your creativity. Please RSVP on or after 12/17 to ensure you have a home reserved!
Digital & online homework resources available from home:
Online Homework Help
Pima County Public Library (PCPL) has an agreement with Tutor.com to offer students one-to-one homework help with a certified tutor in real time. This service would otherwise cost you $35 per hour, but is free through the PCPL website from 3:00pm to 10:00pm everyday-(including weekends and holidays). To access Tutor.com, simply go to the library’s home page at http://www.library.pima.gov and click on “Learning Tools” (center of the page), and then “Online Homework Help”. Your initial session may require installation of Microsoft Silverlight to enable interaction with the Tutor.
Many library resources have been replaced by digital versions-(databases). These are not online, but are paid subscriptions that offer a plethora of information on a variety of topics of interest to students and to adult patrons who aren’t students. To see an alphabetical listing of topics, go to the library home page at http://www.library.pima.gov. Click on “Research & Resources”, then on “Online Databases”. To access the databases you will need a library card and pin number.
Have Questions? Need more information?
Contact Meg Beer, Children’s Librarian at the Dusenberry-River Library
at 594-5345 or firstname.lastname@example.org, OR call InfoLine at 791-4010.