Friday, July 18, 2014

Mad Science at the South Sioux City Public Library

The Mad Science of Iowa program will be at the South Sioux City Public Library on Monday July 21st at 1:00 p.m.
The Mad Science Group, based out of Montreal, Quebec, has franchises located around the world that bring science education to millions of children each year.  Your MAD SCIENCE OF IOWA is one of those operations, dedicated to serving both Rural and Urban children across the Heartland.  Our innovative programs help kids learn about science through our enriching after-school programs, preschool programs, in-class workshops, camps, fun birthday parties, shows/assemblies and other special events. 
Mad Science encourages scientific literacy in children in an age when science is as vital as reading, writing and arithmetic and we don’t stop there.  For over 25 years, The Mad Science Group in Montreal has invested in research and development and continues to do so. We believe in the importance of being at the forefront of our industry and continue to create hands-on science programming for kids.
Our approach to teaching science invites children to pursue STEM careers ... Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.   
745.5 Club Does Origami:  The 745.5 Club will meet on Thursday July 24th at 6:30 p.m. and on Friday July 25th at 10:30 a.m.  The group will origami.  Join us for the fun.
E-Book Reader Class: (Monday 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.; and Thursday at 6:00 p.m.):  Covers what an e-Book reader is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library.
Pinterest: (Monday July 21st at 6:30 p.m.):  Learn how to get involved in this fun and fascinating social media platform.
Windows 1:  (Tuesday July 22nd at 4:00 p.m.):  We will start at the very beginning of Windows 7 with an introduction to the Desktop, Start Menu and the all new Taskbar.
Clean up Your Computer:  (Tuesday July 22nd at 5:30 p.m.):   Is your computer running slower? Do pop-ups keep appearing? Does your computer randomly crash or freezes up? Then this may be the class for you. Clean up Your Computer shows you how to maintain your computer on both the outside and the inside. Learn what basic procedures and what free software you can use to improve the performance of your computer.
Tangled Yarns:  (Tuesday July 22nd at 6:30 p.m.):  Join us for a fun time of needlework.
Windows 2:  (Wednesday July 23rd at 5:30 p.m.):  With this class we will build on the knowledge of Windows Basic and learn more about the Start Menu, where you can launch any programs installed on your computer and also search for files (pictures, videos and music) We’ll also demonstrate how to “pin” your favorite programs to the Start Menu or Taskbar.
Windows 3:  (Thursday July 24th at 10:00 a.m.):  Did you know that you can Aero Peek, Snap and Shake on your computer? If you don’t know what we am talking about, stop in and let us show you some new ways of working with Windows to make it more productive.  
Everything Google:  (Thursday July 24that 11:00 a.m.):  Welcome to the wonderful world of Google.  Learners will discover some about Gmail, iGoogle, Google Documents, Google calendar, Google Books and more.
Publisher 3:  (Thursday July 24th at 2:00 p.m.):  Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Internet Privacy:  (Thursday July 24th at 3:30 p.m.):  Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Tech Thursday:  (Thursday July 24th at 5:00 p.m.):  Bring your technology questions to this class.
Book Sale:  (Saturday July 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.):  Pick up overstocked books, music and movies at a reasonable price.
Reading Science:  If you have discovered a love for science this summer, checkout one of these titles.
Voodoo Science:  The Road from Foolishness to Frauds by Robert L. Park.  This book looks at the social aspects of science, as well as conspiracies, pseudoscience, and frauds.
Wild Animals of North America is high quality presentation from National Geographic.
Long for This World:  the Strange Science of Immortality by Jonathan Weiner. This rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could--would we want to?--From publisher description.
Have a great week and read great books.

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