Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Make an Easy Lava Lamp

August 15 Science Experiments

Learn how to make an easy lava lamp with this fun science experiment.  The children will have a chance to use simple household items to make their own lava lamp. They will learn how citric acid and baking soda react when mixed with water. How oil and water don't mix. This is an action and reaction experiment that kids will enjoy. Come and join us for this fun experiment on August 15 at 3:30 p.m.

Civil War Medicine: It's Not What You Think!

On Thursday, August 14, 7 p.m., Kyle Wichtendahl, Education Coordinator at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD, will present a lecture about medical practices during the Civil War and their legacy.

"The Devil's Gentleman" by Harold Schechter

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club August Selection

Join us on Thursday, August 7, 6:30 p.m., to discuss The Devil's Gentleman.  Bringing to life Manhattan's Gilded Age, true-cri

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club at Screen on the Green

Monday, August 4

The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club will venture forth for its annual Screen on the Green picnic to see Key Largo, a John Huston film starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Claire Trevor, Lionel Barrymore and Edward G. Robinson.

Make a Big Dry Ice Bubble & Make Fizzy Lemonade

August 8 Science Experiments

Come and join us Friday, August 8 at 3:30 p.m. Summer is here and it’s hot. What better way to spend summer than to learn how to make your own fizzy lemonade? Do you like it fizzy?  Do you like it sweet?  Do you like it sour? Or, do you like it just right?

Glow in the Dark Picture Frames

Science Experiments

Come design a cool summer picture frame and learn about the properties of glow in the dark paint at the same time. Children candecorate a picture frame with seashells painted with glow in the dark paint. They will learn about the effect of light on the paint and why the paint does not glow in daylight. They will then watch the reaction when the painted seashells are exposed to black fluorescent light.

Crazy Putty

July 26 Family Story Time & Science Experiments

Crazy Putty

Outrageous Glow in the Dark Ooze

August 9 Family Story Time & Science Experiments

This science experiment is a fun way for children to learn about solid and liquid. The Ooze they are going to make acts like both and the children will experiment with both textures and weight and decide which one they prefer and what they need to do to make it stay solid or liquid and for how long it can last as a solid or liquid. This program is combined with our bi-weekly Family Story Time.

Giant Bubbles

August 9 Family Story Time & Science Experiments

Clouds in a Bubble

July 25 Science Experiments

Have fun making dry ice bubbles that will grow and grow as they fill with fog that looks like clouds. This experiment is a great one for kids who love science and those who want to discover science. The children will find out how big the bubble will get before it bursts. Give it a try and find out! Come and join us on July 25 at 3:30 p.m.

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