Getting Dirty at Wood Place

Geology Rocks presented at Wood Place
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The Osage Rock and Mineral Club presented a program on Missouri Rocks and Minerals.  Fifty-three children attended the presentation at Wood Place Library, Thursday, May 30.  The club provided sample rock packets to all children present. The children enjoyed viewing all the varities of rocks found in Missouri.

Geology Rocks presented at Wood Place Photo submitted The Osage Rock and Mineral Club presented a program on Missouri Rocks and Minerals. Fifty-three children attended the presentation at Wood Place Library, Thursday, May 30. The club provided sample rock packets to all children present. The children enjoyed viewing all the varities of rocks found in Missouri.

The summer programs at the Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place are off to a wonderful start.

Wednesday, May 29, youngsters gathered at 10:30 a.m. to hear "Bubba and Beau Meet the Relatives." Librarian Connie Walker shared the book with approximately 15 youngsters and explained the fun they had "getting dirty."

An activity of playing in dirt colored playdough with plastic dinosaurs, rocks and trees followed. To conclude the program on getting dirty, following the theme "Dig Into Reading," the children heard from Health Care USA Representative Letty Rodriguez. She shared the importance of cleaning your hands and not spreading germs. She awarded each child a certificate for participating along with a coloring book and crayons to reinforce what had been taught.

If you have a child who would enjoy the reading program, you may attend the reading club each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

If you are not currently a member of the library everyone is welcome to join. If you live within the city limits of California or pay Moniteau County library taxes, you are eligible for a free card with proof of residence or a Moniteau County tax receipt.  Those outside the city limits of California in the eastern part of the county may buy a membership at the library for $30 per household per year.  Those who live in surrounding counties may join at the same rate.  For more information or assistance with questions, call the library at 573-796-2642 or stop by the library at 501 South Oak Street, across from California City Hall.

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