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The Mid-Continent Public Library wants you to take a hands-on look at the chemistry that goes on in your kitchen. Hunt for starch, sugar and fats in foods and investigate a living organism that helps bread rise. In this Mad Science event, directions will be...

October is the time to get ready for Halloween candy! For this month's Museum at Prairiefire JAM session, staff will be conducting experiments with different types of candies and observing some of their unique properties. Sugar is a main ingredient of candy and reacts with different...

Learn to soar with Mad Science! Be amazed as the Mid-Continent Public Library Mad Scientist demonstrates the principles of air pressure through the creation and flight of a hot air balloon, giant smoke rings, levitating balls, and movie special effects! Program registration will close 30 minutes...

Join the Mid-Continent Public Library as they put on the hats of paleontologists, fighter pilots, detectives and more to investigate TAILS! From comets, to dinosaurs, to rockets, TALES are everywhere in our world...

Did you know decomposers are small creatures in our environment that eat all of nature’s trash!? Join Museum at Prairiefire staff on this Little Explorers Club adventure as they explore decomposers and how they help our ecosystem. Participants will see some of the Museum’s own...

The Mid-Continent Public Library welcomes you to the wild world of weather! Investigate why it rains, what causes lightning and even how weather can be predicted via a science called meteorology. Step into the shoes of a meteorologist and create some of your own regional...

Water is essential to life on Earth, and it makes up nearly two thirds of the planet’s surface. However, many children have to walk for hours from a village to a river to collect water. Instead of walking to a river, one solution is to...