Category: Education

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 […]

Exploring the moon

Quick! Do you know what phase the moon is in, without looking? Now that the days are so short, we have less time to spend outside in the sunshine. But, that also means we have more time to spend with the night sky! When we’re children, we’re naturally fascinated by space — by the vastness of it, […]

Parenting in a digital world

It’s the topic of so many conversations between parent friends these days: What are we going to do about our kids and their phones/social media/computer games/fill-in-the-blank terrifying technology of the moment?!?! Whether you’re the parent of a young child and wondering what they’ll face online as they get older, or your teenagers are already experiencing […]