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April 2019

Earthquake at Martha Cooper Library

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Join the Society of Earth Science Students Club from the University of Arizona to learn about Earth Science through fun experiments!

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Build A Butterfly Feeder at Martha Cooper Library

April 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Tips and fun activities to entice butterflies (and butterfly watchers) into your yard. This program is great for ages 4 to 104!   Presented by Dr. Jacqueline Soule Registration begins Friday April 12th. 

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Dancing in the Desert Puppet Show at Martha Cooper Library

April 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Tarantulas, bobcats and skunks, OH MY! Rattlesnakes, coyotes and pack rats, NO LIE! Southwest desert animals come alive in this musical puppet production. More than 60 puppets come dancing through the desert in this musical, variety puppet show that is also educational. Presented by No Strings Attached Puppet Theater.

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Celebrate Dia at Martha Cooper Library

April 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Book giveaway (while supplies last), crafts, and a Children's Day Around the World program presented by Bob Effertz, which begins at 10am.

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May 2019

Explore Magnetics at Martha Cooper Library

May 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Learn about the magic of magnetic fields and polarization with a variety of magnets and magnetic putty.

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Astronomy is Everywhere at Martha Cooper Library

May 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Crawl into an inflatable planetarium and experience the wonders of the night sky inside the library! "Astronomy is Everywhere!" combines star stories with your favorite characters from TV shows, movies, and comic books. Find out what star system Superman is from, which My Little Pony was named after a constellation, and much more! Ages 5 and up. Children 5 - 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Presented by Portable Planetarium. Space is limited for this free event. Tickets will…

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June 2019

“A Wrinkle in Time” at Martha Cooper Library

June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Come enjoy a movie at Martha Cooper Library! A Wrinkle in Time (2018) All ages welcome! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn will be provided while supplies last.

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Breakout Box at Martha Cooper Library

June 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Can you open the box? Work together to solve a series of locks, timers, and other challenging contraptions to open the box and win a prize!

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Big Hunk Candy Bar Geology at Martha Cooper Library

June 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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This fun (and edible) program uses Big Hunk candy bars to teach about geology and the physical forces affecting it. Totally edible, and really messy, but lots of fun. Presented by Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Space is limited for this free event. Tickets will be available at the desk a half hour before the start of the program. Must be present to receive a ticket.

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Air Power at Martha Cooper Library

June 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Air surrounds us. We hardly even think of it. At this presentation, use Bernoulli's Principle to levitate balls, ride a hovercraft, and watch the SNEEZE CANNON! Presented by Brain S.T.E.M. Space is limited for this free event. Tickets will be available at the desk a half hour before the start of the program. Must be present to receive a ticket.

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Math Magic at Martha Cooper Library

June 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Play educational and interactive games that introduce fundamental mathematics concepts. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Geography Quest at Martha Cooper Library

June 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Travel the world from the Library! Complete the Geography Quest by using websites to answer questions about different continents, countries, and cities. Practice finding your way using Google Maps and play the geography-based game Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Have fun working together while learning about people and places all over the world! Recommended for ages 8 and up. No registration required, but space may be limited due to computer availability.

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Weird Science at Martha Cooper Library

June 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Learn about volcanoes and the layers of the earth with hands on experiments and demonstrations. 

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July 2019

Stamp & Printmaking at Martha Cooper Library

July 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Free

Design your own stamps and make cool designs with an ink pad or paint. Play with negative and positive design concepts, mirroring, design techniques, and the printing process.

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Peter and the Wolf at Martha Cooper Library

July 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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The LuftBassoons Quartet tells the story of Peter and the Wolf with music and actions for children to participate with the music. Presented by The LuftBassons Quartet. Space is limited for this free event. Tickets will be available at the desk 1/2 hour before performance. Must be present to receive ticket.

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“Trolls” Movie at Martha Cooper Library

July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Come enjoy a movie at Martha Cooper Library!  Two shock-headed trolls must rescue their friends from being eaten by a gluttonous king. (Running time: 92 minutes, rated NR) All ages welcome! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn will be provided while supplies last.

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Math Magic at Martha Cooper Library

July 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Free

Play educational and interactive games that also introduce fundamental mathematics concepts.

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