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Aquatic Adventure Time

Illustrated map of a fantasy sea-side kingdom
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 6 at 1:00 pm
Ages 9 & Up: Explore an uncharted aquatic world and create your own guide to help explorers find hidden riches, discover spine-chilling sea monsters, and travel the largest ocean current in the world: the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Your child will combine creative writing skills and artistic talent to create a map to a mysterious island and a hidden treasure guarded by dangerous creatures.

Teen Movie: Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Poster: Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Main Library
Teen Space
Wednesday, July 6 at 3:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Milo Thatch, a naïve but determined museum cartographer, dreams of completing the quest begun by his late grandfather, the famous explorer Thaddeus Thatch. When Milo inherits a mysterious journal from his grandfather, the inexperienced adventurer joins an eccentric billionaire and a group of daredevil explorers in their search for the lost empire of Atlantis.

Watch This! Wednesday: Finding Dory

Poster: Finding Dory
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 6 at 5:00 pm
All Ages: When an unexpected flashback causes Dory, a regal blue tang with memory loss, to recall her parents, she and her friends Marlin and Nemo set off on a journey to the Marine Institute in Morro Bay, California to find them—and to remember more of her own past. Refreshments will be served. Rated PG.

Girls of Excellence Mentoring Program

Young girl dressed up as superhero
Main Library
Conference Room
Thursday, July 7 at 11:30 am
Ages 5–19: Your child can develop strong life and leadership skills, prevent bullying, and become a positive role model with Girls of Excellence Mentoring. Each session, Executive Director Tante Vaughn will encourage girls to examine the complex issues they face through group discussion, bolster their self-esteem, and teach them how to set goals for themselves.

Sea Creatures with Corinne Roberts

Sea monster underwater
Digital Programs
Thursday, July 7 at 1:00 pm
Ages 3-15: Artist and illustrator Corinne Roberts returns to teach young artists how to draw their own fascinating sea creatures! No experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Register to receive a kit while supplies last and Zoom link.
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