Once the tablet dissipates, the oil and colored water will settle back down. But all you need is another tablet to get the party started again.
This year we’ve dedicated our Summer Reading Program to science, so we've been making fun experiments all summer.
In June, we made tiny hovercrafts out of CDs and balloons over at the Headlands Branch. On August 13, we'll be blowing stuff up. (Don't worry. The explosions will be small, though they may be a little messy.)
Our Summer Reading Program runs until Aug. 2. That means there is still time for your child to become a Library Champion.
Everyone who participates in our summer reading programs—either by reading and/or attending library programs—has a chance to win prizes. Grand prizes include a $100 gift card from Toys ‘R’ Us for kids and Nook eReaders for teens and adults. The more someone reads, the better chance they have of winning something.
And everyone is invited to our Summer Reading Finale, Aug. 7 over at our Read House, which is next door to our Main Branch on Mentor Avenue.
Visit Mentor Library’s Facebook page for more photos of kids making their own lava lamps.