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Posted on: May 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] La Marque Library Science Club Presents Free Kids’ Chemistry Event

Chemistry Road Show (1)

Texas A&M Chemistry Roadshow is coming to LM Fire Department Wednesday, May 31. Fizz, pop, color and fire are sure to mesmerize attendees.

Fizz, pop, color and fire are sure to mesmerize attendees at La Marque Public Library’s Science Club event at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2017, as Texas A&M University Chemistry Roadshow puts on a fascinating show. The TAMU Chemistry Roadshow is designed entertain and excite school-aged children with sensory impact, all while teaching that chemistry is not only vital to our lives, but also can be fun. Find out more at http://www.chem.tamu.edu/roadshow/.

 The Science Club event on May 31 is extra special because it will be held at La Marque Fire Department, 1109A Bayou Road, La Marque TX 77568. 

 The La Marque Public Library Science Club meets at 4:00 p.m., every other Wednesday at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. Occasionally, a Saturday Science Club event will be held in addition to the regular program. June 17, for example, features a Straw Roller Coaster event.

“Science Club explores STEM topics every week,” said Youth Librarian Terri Walker. “As part of our summer reading program, special emphasis will be placed on building a better world. We’ll have programs centered around engineering and building like egg drop challenge, build a popsicle stick sky scraper and spaghetti challenge. We encourage the youth or La Marque to get involved and come spend time with us at the library this summer.” 

Along with Science Club, La Marque Public Library offers year-round programing for children and adults. Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates on reading programs, Art Club, partnerships with Galveston County Food Bank and Your Paracletus, movie nights and family events. 

 For specific information about Science Club, contact Youth Librarian Terri Walker at t.walker@cityoflamarque.org or call (409) 938-9270. 

 

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About the La Marque Public Library: The La Marque Public Library provides materials and services to help community residents obtain information to meet their needs: personally, educationally, and professionally. Special emphasis is placed on supporting students at all academic levels to stimulate the minds of young children in reading and learning.

About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is strategically situated in Galveston County approximately 15 miles from the southern city limit of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque has an estimated population of 16,000 and an area of 14.25 square miles. Citizens enjoy coastal living with the security of a hurricane protection levee system. The city provides a wide range of programs including Bayou Fest, an annual concert series and BBQ Cookoff; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cookoff that earned Guinness Book of World Records ranking in 2017. City of La Marque boasts easy access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. For business, La Marque offers developmental incentives, an abundance of commercial property and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf. Discover the possibilities at www.cityoflamarque.org.

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