Age-By-Age: 9 – 12 Years

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Events: 9 – 12 Years

FREE FULL STEAM AHEAD

@ Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Newport

BUGS

@ Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

FREE TWEEN ART

@ Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Cold Spring

FREE ADVENTURE CLUB: STAR-SPANGLED SHIRTS

@ Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Cold Spring

STARS & STRIPES CRAFTS

@ Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

FREE RANDOM ACTS CHALLENGE

@ Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Fort Thomas

FREE SLIME PARTY

@ Deer Park Branch Library, Cincinnati

GET CREATIVE

@ blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

CREEK ROMP

@ Long Branch Farm and Trails, Goshen

FREE CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER: THINKING GREEN?

@ Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Newport

FREE DUCT TAPE CRAFTS

@ Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Fort Thomas

FREE 11TH ANNUAL HARRISON 500

@ Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

Camp Unplugged: Loosening the Digital Umbilical

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by Christopher A. Thurber, Ph.D.   Young people between eight and eighteen spend an average of 6.5 hours a day absorbed in media — much of the time is solitary. Pro-Children Solutions Electronic technology has done a lot to make life more convenient. Sadly, the 1950s dream of having robots and computers do most jobs… Read more »

After School Solutions

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 When school lets out, nearly 14 million middle and high school students are on their own, according to the Young Adult Library Services Association. With several unsupervised hours at a tween’s or teen’s disposal, it’s easy to see why juvenile crime and experimentation with drugs or alcohol is at its highest between 3 and 6… Read more »

Camp Questions to Ask

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Get to know camp directors as people through phone conversations, e-mails and a personal visit. Have the director describe the camp’s philosophy and how the staff implements it.

Early Puberty in Girls: Is it for Real?

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Back when many of today’s parents were in elementary school, if a girl started wearing a training bra in fourth grade, it was considered “on the early side.” These days, however, many girls are dealing with puberty at an even earlier age – causing concern for both girls and parents.

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