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As part of the "Blast off into science" summer series at Friday Memorial Library, kids in grades four through six worked on a pinwheel project on Thursday, Aug. 8.

Library incorporates science into summer program

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This summer, Friday Memorial Library in New Richmond is injecting a little science into its programming for young people.

Over three days last week, the local public library offered "Blast Off Into Science" for students in fourth through sixth grade.


Tuesday's was called "Colorful Chemistry. " Wednesday's two-hour session was titled "Renewable Energy," and Thursday's session was "Bubble Extravaganza."

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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