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By Gini Davis
Senior Staff Writer 

Slime, sand, boxes spark imaginative 'Space Party'


July 18, 2019

Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle

Courtney May seems delighted with the "alien" slime she's making during Creswell's Library's Space Party, a Summer Reading Program event.

A long line of 80-some kids eager to make some "alien" slime formed July 10 in Creswell Community Center as Creswell Library hosted a "Space Party" – the latest entry in their "Universe of Stories"-themed Summer Reading Program.

Half a dozen kids could work simultaneously on their slime, aided by teen volunteers and Youth Librarian Nick Caum.

Kids also played with colorful, buildable "moon sand" – a mixture of colored sand, water and cornstarch and took on the "asteroid toss" challenge, tossing round, white "asteroid" beanbags through holes in a standing board decorated with rocket shi...

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