Summer Library and Community Hub Tour

July 29, 2024 - August 22, 2024


Library Tour

Ages 7-11 accompanied

Join Science Oxford’s Summer Tour around Oxfordshire, bringing the Science of Magic Show and Family Drop-in Days to libraries and community hubs in Banbury, Barton, Berinsfield and Cowley. Explore the science behind magic tricks! What makes water vanish? When does a tin roll uphill? How can an egg swim? Join in with head-scratching experiments and interactive demonstrations with the Science Oxford team. Book via the libraries; see below for dates and info. In August, children can also try cool activities at the Family Drop-in Days from testing UV beads and sunscreen, creative coding and experimenting with ink chromatography with extra activities for under 7s.page1image29300624 page1image29299168 page1image29298544

This project is in partnership with the Oxfordshire Library service, The Reading Agency, Barton Community Service, Barton Community AssociationOxfordshire County Council, the Hill Community Centre and Oxford Community Action.

Science of Magic Summer Library Tour Show

Fun, interactive family show recommended for ages 7-11
Free for families in the local community – book via libraries in person.
Children must be accompanied by an adult

29 July: Cowley Library 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm | OX4 2EZ
30 July: Woodgreen Library, Banbury 11am-12pm | OX16 0AT
30 July: Banbury Library 2pm-3pm | OX16 5DB
31 July: Barton Library 2pm-3pm (Sold Out via Eventbrite) | OX3 9LS
2 August: Berinsfield Library 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm | OX10 7NR

August Family Drop In Days
(11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm)

Free drop in activities for families in the local community, recommended for ages 7-11
Activities also available for under 7s
Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cowley Library 5, 12, 19 August | OX4 2EZ
Barton Neighbourhood Centre 7, 14, 21 August | OX3 9LS
The Hill Community Centre, Banbury 8, 15, 22 August | OX16 0JJ

Week 1: GLOW UP LAB: Test UV beads and sunscreen
+ Make a mini-sunshade
Week 2: CREATIVE CODING: Code BBC micro:bits
+ Bee Bot games
Week 3: COLOUR LAB: Experiment with ink chromatography
+ Sensory play

kids outdoors in summer running

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