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Have you heard the latest scoop about The Delray Beach Public Library and Wise Tribe Winning $25,000?
Well, it hasn’t happened yet. But you can help make that happen.
They were just selected as one of the Top 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program. Since this is the voting season. I’m asking you to rally all of your local friends and cast your votes to help them win one of the $25k grants!
If they both win, Delray Beach will have $50k impacting technology, education, health, and sustainability with in the community.
WHAT IS WISE TRIBE?
Wise Tribe’s program is #GetDirtyInDelray which proposed innovative educational programs for urban farming and healthy, sustainable food production for community well -being.
The Delray Beach Library is a #GoTech@TheLibrary which would bring increased technology focused on children, allowing them to explore and soar through increased STEAM programming to help them succeed in the high tech digital universe.
CAN I COUNT ON YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT?
We need everyone’s support to make this happen.
You can vote up to 10 times a day until August 24th at 11:59 PM.
To vote for both programs UNCHECK the ALL VOTES option.
For #GetDirtyInDelray project page: https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2011617
For #GoTech@TheLibrary project page: https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2011404
You can vote up to 10 times a day until Friday, August 24th at 11:59 PM.
GET THE LOCAL SCOOP ON CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY
There is also always something going on in the Children’s Department at the Delray Beach Library.
MOMMY AND ME CLASSES
Oh Baby! Mondays @ 10:00 A.M. Ages 3 months– not yet walking. Books, music and rhyming bounces.
Tales for Tadpoles Mondays @ 10:45 A.M. Ages walkers-24 mos. Puppets, stories, music, and movement.
Turtle Tales Tuesdays @ 10:00Ages 2-3 with their Adult. Stories felt board, movement, and music.
Little Explorers Thursdays @ 10:00 A.M. Ages 2-5. Touch, Play and Learn with hands-on fun! Children explore a train table, workbench, cooking corner, musical instruments, puppets, the alphabet, blocks and more! Board books set out and parents connect. This is a sensory and socialization open time.
Creative Kids Club! Thursdays @ 3:30 P.M. Ages 5-8 Each week children will have fun creating crafts, making non-baking desserts, conducting science experiments and much more! The class is offered free. Register early, space is limited.
Bedtime Story Yoga First Monday of the month @ 6:00 P.M. Ages 4-9. Class dates are 10/1, 11/5, 12/3.
Children listen to a bedtime story and play with gentle yoga stretches and mindful activities that enrich the story. This is a fun and relaxing class that will help calm and focus your child and set the stage for bedtime. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed buddy to do poses together! Parents can join in too!
Brain BITS: Build-Innovate-Tinker Mondays @ 6:00 P.M. Families Ages 5 and up.
A hands-on family time filled with creativity, collaboration, and play. The class is held in our 3 D printing lab. Explore technology stations filled with Little Bits, Cubelets, and Snap Circuits, along with Lego, K’Nex and other stations that challenge and foster sharing and accomplishment. Drop-In!
3D Printer Club Tuesday, September 19th @ 3:30 PM. Ages 7 and up.
Learn about 3D printing and create a colorful trinket! Drop in.
“STEAM Train” technology program. Thursdays @ 3:30 P.M. Class dates are 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25.
This six-week class is designed to introduce students, ages 9-12, to resources available at the library involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Students will learn a variety of skills including 3D printing and computer-aided design; audio production and recording; and computer programming and game design.
Registration is required and space is limited. Sign-up In the Children’s Department at the Library.
Pete the Cat is Rockin’ in his School Shoes at the Library! Saturday, September 29 @ 10:00 AM. For ages 3-6.
Breakfast and Back to School fun with Pete!
Music and film clips of Pete will have the children singing along all while visiting different Kindergarten readiness stations to cut, paste, count, and sort! Books will be distributed and breakfast, snack, and drinks will be available. Everybody loves Pete the Cat! Wear “Pete the Cat blue” if you can! Please Register in the Children’s Department.
The Delray Beach Public Library/ 100 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444 / (561) 266-0194.
The Delray Beach Public Library is an independent, not-for-profit 5013 library located in Delray Beach, FL in Palm Beach County, FL. The library is funded through public and private partnerships and is not a part of the government.