The summer experience kicks off at ImagineIF Libraries


ImagineIF Libraries is launching its Summer Experience 2022 for children and teens next week.

Summer Experience is a free program that encourages young people to love books, explore science and discover new adventures throughout the summer. This year’s events are all about learning through exploration, with an emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities.

Kids and teens can now pick up a game board at any ImagineIF location featuring reading and learning challenges, as well as a list of summer programs at the library. Participants can return their completed game board before August 20 to receive a prize. Youth and families can register at any ImagineIF location: Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Kalispell, or Marion.

Play Expo – Head to any location for a preview of summer activities, register for Summer Experience and grab a game board to go. For infants up to children entering fifth grade.

• ImagineIF Kalispell: June 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• ImagineIF Bigfork: June 22, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (at the Ark Building behind Bethany Lutheran Church)

• ImagineIF Columbia Falls: June 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teen Workshops — Teens entering grades 6-12 are welcome to participate in all locations. Explore the creative side of science in bioactive enclosures and create your own mini-biosphere. Merch Meetup is a local fandom event. Sign up at imagineiflibraries.eventbrite.com. Space is limited.

ImagineIF locations will offer a variety of events for kids and teens all summer long. For more details, call 758-5822 or visit imagineiflibraries.org/events/summer-experience.

For more information, visit www.imagineiflibraries.org.

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