Author: Michelle McNiel

Prehistoric fun at local libraries

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture will bring a traveling program on prehistoric life and geology to several North Central Regional Library branches this month. Take a journey through geologic time as you examine real fossils, rocks and minerals, as well as cast replicas of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and plants. Then […]

Library now offering passes to Wenatchee Museum

North Central Regional Library (NCRL) is now offering family passes to the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Passes are available for a two-week check-out period from the Wenatchee and East Wenatchee public libraries. Each pass provides entry for two adults and any children under age 18 in the household. Ten passes are available at […]

Local libraries planning a summer full of activities

Libraries across North Central Washington are gearing up for a summer filled with reading challenges, theatrical programs, science and technology, crafts and more. This year, North Central Regional Library is offering a full lineup of programs at all 30 of its public libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties, as well as its […]

Learn about the stars and universe at the library!

Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will give an awe-inspiring, educational and entertaining program about the universe — from the very small to the very large in this exciting family program. Following the formal presentation and weather permitting, everyone is invited to go outside to view celestial objects in the night sky through […]

Spring break at the library

Libraries around North Central Washington are offering several great activities for kids over spring break this year. First — Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle will perform the book “Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions” at several North Central Regional Library branches during spring break week. The free performance brings to life the children’s book by Chris […]

Popular library program returns this month

Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle will perform Ada’s Violin — the true story about the Recycled Orchestra from Paraguay — at several libraries in North Central Washington this month. The free performance is based on the children’s book by Susan Hood, which tells the story of Ada Ríos growing up in a slum outside of […]