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BCPL gets cooking with science-themed summer reading club
BCPL gets cooking with science-themed summer reading club

Librarians are enticing children to read with elephants' toothpaste, fizzy fountains, potato alarm clocks  —and a volcano or two, now that school is out and the 2014 Summer Reading Club is underway at the 19 branches of the Baltimore County Public Library. This year's club, running from June 16 through Aug. 10 is not only awarding more prizes to children for reading more often. It is celebrating "the wonders of all types of science."  That translates into scientific demonstrations at the branches as well as opportunities to participate in fun scientific experiments. "We'll get the kids involved in experiments that may be too messy...

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