Summer Programs Sponsored by Friends of the Library

Youth Programs continue to be a great part of a young person’s day. Over the summer, the Friends of the
Fruitville Library sponsored:

  • LEGO Club – 1st-5th Graders built Lego projects to exhibit in the library.
  • Drumming Circle – Steve Turner taught how to play traditional drum music.
  • Pre-school Music Program – Singer-guitarist, Dave Moran, entertained with favorite children’s songs for
    ages 5 and under.
  • World of Reptiles – John Storms educated school-aged children with live reptiles.
  • Teen Program on Egypt – Teens experienced Egyptian culture and sampled exotic appetizers. Presented by Pasco Co. Young Adult Librarian, Paul Stonebridge.
  • Anime Club – Teens watched and discussed an anime movie and made sushi out of candy.
  • Art Through the Ages – Preteens explored art history with craft projects; ceramic tiles, modern art, Native
    American Talking Sticks and Caesar’s secret code wheel.
  • Fun to be Fit – Toddlers exercised to music with Adrianne Pezzela.
  • Laser Juggling and Magic Show – Juggling show and workshop with special laser effects with instructor
    Gerard Tricarico.
  • Wearable Light Teen Program – Teens learned how to wire-up a t-shirt with LEDs, conductive thread and power sources. Really electrifying!!!
  • Sand Art – Preteens designed pens, key chains, and bracelets filled with different colored sand.
  • GWIZ Ooey Gooey Gloop Teen Program – Teens mixed-up their own slimy polymers with help from
  • Duct Tape Program – Teens made amazing accessories like wallets, purses and bags with colored duct tape.