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Claremont Library to host events aimed at summer fun for kids

The Claremont Library has an array of fun activities, many of them co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library, set for Wednesday afternoons throughout June and July.

On Wednesday, June 19, the library will kick off its Summer Reading Program with a program showcasing John Abram’s Animal Magic Show. Kids in kindergarten through 8th grade will enjoy a lively mix of magic, music and live exotic pets. Performances will be held at 2 and 3 p.m. Signups are required.

On Wednesday, June 26, kids can learn about Treasures in the Tidepool. They will be able to examine ocean specimens and touch live tidepool animals. This program, held at 2 and 3 p.m., is recommended for kids in 2nd through 8th grades.

On Wednesday, July 3, kids will be taken on a Historical Journey through America’s Music, just in time for the upcoming Fourth of July. This celebration of America’s music, from its roots to the present day, will be held at 2 p.m. and is recommended for children preschool aged through 8th grade. 

On Wednesday, July 10, the Lizard Wizard will stop by to take kids on a fascinating journey into the world of reptiles. Signups are required for this event, which takes place at 2 and 3 p.m. and is recommended for kids in grades K-8.

On Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m., youngsters are invited to savor Incredible Edible Science. How does popcorn pop and ice cream freeze? Children will learn these answers and more at this event, which is set for 2 p.m. and is aimed at kids in grades K-8.

On Wednesday, July 24, kids can gather for a Musical Barnyard Extravaganza at 2 p.m. Kids can gather for a rootin’ tootin’ time with their favorite barnyard animals. The program is recommended for preschoolers through eight graders.

And on Wednesday, July 31 at 2 p.m., kids can marvel at The Found Object Juggling Show. This fun and fast-paced show is recommended for grades K-8.

The Claremont Library is located at 208 N. Harvard Ave. in Claremont. For information, call 621-4902.

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