Larry Kinney from the Powhatan Water Dept showed us a valve needed for water to get to our homes.
Larry showed us how a water meter works.
Larry brought and showed how he uses some of his equipment to test our water.
This is a brace that is used to fix many of the water breaks that we have had.
Here is some more of the things that he uses on the job everyday.
Miss Anna read us Wacky Wednesday.
We had to find what was wrong on the pages of the book and tell Miss Anna.
While we wait for the program to start, we browse through some of the books here @ the library.
Susan West from th OSU Extension Office had a program Make a Splash with Color!
She showed how to mix primary colors to make secondary colors.
She also showed us what colors are used to make brown and black.
Some of us dressed up for Wacky Wednesday.
We made suncatchers to show that learned that light makes color.
Na-Yung from Oglebay's Good Zoo came to show us some animals.
She gave us some rules to follow while handling the animals.
The first animal that she showed us was an African millipede.
We had to wet our fingers before we could pet Winky the Tiger Salamander.
Todd the Toad felt bumpy when we touched him.
Pete the alligator was a bit nervous while he was visiting us.
Brittany Stalder read the book Steamboat in a Cornfield.
We learned about how people traveled on the river many years ago.
Our speaker for this weeks program was Lisa Schlanz. She taught us all about water colors.
She also taught us how to use our paint brushes the right way.
We used the watercolors to make our own artwork.
We framed out art when we wer finished painting it.
We finished up by using black paint over top of the watercolors to make designs.
We sent for painted lady larvae and watched them as they grew in the library.
We released them behind the library.
As they flew out of their habitat, one landed on a grandmother's fingers.
We waited patiently as the butterflies flew out.
Anna read us a book about fish.
She also read us "There Was an Old Lady that Swallowed a Shell"
We made a craft that went along with the stories that we heard.
We made angel fish.
They turned out so well!
We used many different bright colors to make our fish look pretty.
We love to make crafts at the library.
Dave Corwin from Marble King talked to us about the history of marbles.
We learned that even Native Americans made marbles.
We discussed the Water Water Everywhere Contest that we had @ the library.
Dave showed us how to shoot marbles.
We all got a chance to play.
We also made a craft.
We used our finger prints to make fish in a fish bowl.
It was harder than it looked to get the marble where we wanted it to go!
Our fish bowls turned out great!
It was nice learning where marbles came from and how to play with them too!
We had a lot of fun at our Pool Party!
We had some goooooood food
We always make Harry Potter wands
Anna lost the wager because we filled the library's windows with paper water drops showing the books we read.
We got to throw water balloons at her
This one was a little too close!
Noah's name was drawn to smash the pie in Anna's face.
And after !
We are enjoying the new computers