What kid doesn't want to fly? This summer you can get the next best thing at the Chandler Library! Join us for Take Flight: Aviation through the Ages. Explore the history of Chandler’s Williams Air Force Base and the planes that were there during World War II, make your own plane from household materials, chart a flight route on a map, and more.
- Sunset Library, Monday, July 13, 2-4 pm
- Hamilton Library, Tuesday, July 14, 10-12 pm
- Downtown Library, Wednesday, July 15, 1-3 pm
Take Flight is free and no registration or tickets are required. For all ages, but especially for kids 6-11. A program from the Chandler Museum.
Want to learn more? Kids can find plenty of books on the shelves about planes and aviation, from biographies of the Wright Brothers to up-close books about Navy combat aircraft. Search the catalog or check out the nonfiction shelves at 629.1 (2nd floor at the Downtown Library). Grown-ups may want to take a look at the new Wright Brothers biography by David McCullough, or browse free online issues of the magazines Flying or Plane & Pilot in our Zinio database. (For Zinio, use your library card and PIN to get a free account, or use your IndieFlix account if you have one.)