Lake Helen library offering enlightening programs this month for people of all ages

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LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- The Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave., is offering enlightening and entertaining programs for people of all ages this month.

Children ages 5 to 12 can broaden their horizons with special programs like Transformers: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26. Children will explore the aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts,
mathematics) by creating life-size Transformer robots.

Families can color and play games during Tech-Free Tuesday, planned for 3 to 4:30 p.m. July 25.

Preschoolers and their parents can take part in free storytimes at 10 a.m. Fridays, July 21 and 28. The interactive programs incorporate storybooks, flannel board stories and music.

Adults can make a beach chair cellphone holder during craft time at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. Materials will be provided. Registration is required; call the library at 386-228-1152.

There is no charge for the programs. Registration is required only for the adult craft.


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