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 Cora J. Belden Library\u000A      Welcome to Camp Cora!\u000AWe will be offering programs and events for\u000Aall ages designed to be fun, energizing and informative. Here is a sampling of what we plan to offer. Check our calendar for a complete listing. We hope you can play, create, learn and get outdoors with us this summer!\u000Awelcome to camp cora \u2013 kick-off Party\u000ASaturday, June 18 1:00\u20133:00pm\u000ACelebrate the summer season with a special visit from the Forest Park Zoo on the go. We\u2019ll be studying live animals in our very own nature journals. Decorate a camp visor, take a picture with Big Foot, enjoy a yummy snack and get a camp t-shirt!\u000Ateddy Bear Picnics\u000ABring a teddy bear or stuffed animal and a blanket or chair to sit on. Enjoy the fresh air outside as you listen to stories, sing songs, learn some rhymes, and dance to music.\u000ABig Foot scavenger hunts\u000ALook for Big Foot around the library and town this summer! He may be popping up in\u000Athe stacks or at your favorite restaurant!\u000AMorning tai chi with sifu Michael Fuchs\u000AJoin us this summer for a session of morning tai chi with master Sifu Mike Fuchs. This gentle, flowing exercise is a great to start the day energized and refreshed!\u000ABirding 101 with ct Audubon society\u000AJoin the CT Audubon Society to learn the field marks that help you identify birds most likely to in your yard as well as fun facts about each one. Discover what they like to eat and their unique behaviors. Get tips on how to create a bird- friendly backyard.\u000AAuthor talk: stewart o\u2019nan \u2013\u000Aocean state\u000AJoin the Cora J. Belden Library and 9 other participating libraries for a Zoom chat with local author Steward O\u2019Nan. Named one of America\u2019s Best Young Novelists, O\u2019Nan\u2019s latest book Ocean State is a crushing, beautifully written, and profoundly compelling novel about sisters, mothers, and daughters, and the terrible things love makes us do.\u000AChildren and Teen Programs\u000Aglamping\u000ALearn to put the bling in camping by making your own lip gloss, decorate a water bottle and more!\u000APaint like Jackson Pollock\u000APut on your smock and splatter paint just like the artist! Make colorful canvas to take home.\u000Acraft series:\u000A\u25CF\u25A0 Fairy Houses\u000A\u25CF\u25A0 Felt Succulents\u000A\u25CF\u25A0 Make a Cora Teddy Bear Piggy Bank \u25CF\u25A0 Button Art Painting\u000AAcrobat li lui\u000AWednesday, July 20, 6:30pm\u000AExperience an extraordinary acrobatic performance by Li Lui. She performs hand balancing, artist cycling, plate spinning, ribbon dancing, diablos and foot juggling. A limited number of volunteers get to try a ribbon dance, and plate spinning. Learn about the Chinese language and culture.\u000Atoddler stuffed Animal clinic\u000ABring your favorite stuffed animal friend to this fun event and learn how to take care of them when they are sick. Learn from the Rocky Hill EMS Department and get an inside view of the ambulance.\u000AAdult Programs\u000Asummer cookbook club\u000AWe\u2019re launching a new book club \u2013 all about food! Join us this summer to test out and share recipes from popular and diverse cookbooks. We\u2019ll test out bestselling cookbooks like Barefoot Contessa, and explore new cuisines from Yotam Ottolenghi and Samin Nosrat. Pick a recipe, prepare a dish, and bring some to share!\u000AAll ct reads Book Discussion group\u000AJoin the Cora J. Belden Library and Bloomfield Public Library on Friday mornings this summer to chat about the All CT Reads books! We are kicking off with This Town Sleeps by Dennis Staples on June 17. Tune in on Zoom at 9:45 am for a brief coffee chat, followed by the main book discussion at 10 am.\u000AMusic Bingo \u2013 Disco Fever\u000AIt is Name that Tune meets Bingo! Listen to a short clip of your favorite music, match it to your card and if you get five in a row, you could be the winner! Small prizes will be awarded and costumes are encouraged!\u000ADiy compass and steM survival\u000AIf you are going to go beyond the beaten path you\u2019ll need to learn how to make your own compass! Join us in this fun, useful STEM program and make your own compass!\u000ABuild a Better Book \u2013 tactile Books\u000ALearn how to transform a children\u2019s book into one that can be enjoyed by blind readers. We\u2019ll use 3D pens to make braille books and other materials to turn the illustrations into a tactile experience.\u000Atrailblazers: Discover Julia Butterfly hill\u000AWe\u2019ll do some fun activities and learn about this fascinating young woman and environmental activist who spent 738 days in a 180-foot-tall tree.\u000Ateen Volunteering opportunities\u000ACheck our website for opportunities to earn community service hours and participate in volunteer projects.\u000Asummer Programs @ the library\u000A    Author event: lisa steele \u2013\u000Athe Fresh eggs Daily cookbook\u000AJoin us for a night with author and award-winning blogger, Lisa Steele, better known as \u201CQueen of the Coop\u201D. With over 1 million followers on her blog Fresh Eggs Daily, Steele is now the go-to eggspert on how to raise chickens and what to do with all your fresh eggs! In her newest book, The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook, Lisa offers ways to expand your egg repertoire\u2019.\u000A                         22\u000A         

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