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Oscar Nom’d Film Showing: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Update! Tuesday, February 19th @ 6pm in Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium the Learning Curve shows the 2013 Oscar nominated animated movie: The Pirates! Band of Misfits. No cost and no registration required! Come join us for a great time!

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Job Search

We know everyone is pretty excited to start back to school or have their children heading back to the grind. With school starting up, we decided to compile some resources offered by the Library and the Internet to help with … Continue reading

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City Critter Chats – Parrot & Snake

Today in the Learning Curve at Central Library, Animalia came to talk about animals, and brought along Rocky the Umbrella Cockatoo and Puma the Corn Snake.  Puma slithered around for a bit then decided to take a nap, so Rocky … Continue reading

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“Like” us on Facebook!

If you are one of the millions of people using Facebook, you should take a second to check our page out!  http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Learning-Curve-at-Central-Library/410361268985621

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Saratoga Learning Center and Google Earth!

Saratoga Learning Center returned to the Learning Curve today and worked with Google Earth in conjunction with a research project focusing on the Civil War.  They looked up locations of important Civil War battles and then pinned them to a … Continue reading

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Saratoga Learning Center

Kids from Saratoga Learning Center visited the Curve today and had the opportunity to study some insects under a digital microscope and then Record their findings on a Podcast!  Afterwards they got to practice their insect animation techniques with Pivot … Continue reading

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Indiana Partnership for Young Writers

On Tuesday, April 24th 2012, the Indiana Partnership for Young Writers visited the Learning Curve and used the Green Screen Theater to host a Young Writers Reading.  22 children spanning from Kindergarten to 7th Grade and from a plethora of … Continue reading

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Indiana Partnership for Young Writers pt. 2

Part 2 of the recordings made of the readers

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Indiana Partnership for Young Writers pt. 3

Part 3 of the recordings of the readers.

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Some fun money games!

 Here are some fun money-related games in honor of Kidbiz! http://www.primarygames.com/Spending%20Spree/4ar.htm http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/games/peterpigs/ http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/BPEnoughCoins.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/BPGreaterCoins.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/matching/memoryMath_coins_level1.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/Fruit_Shoot_coins.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/money/fruit_shoot_coins2.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/Add%20Like%20Mad%20Math/addlikemad_coin.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/money/fruit_shoot_dollars_and_cents.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/money/MoneyDimes.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/money/MoneyDollars.htm http://www.apples4theteacher.com/java/counting/money.html

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