Starting Wednesday, the library is going to get a little wacky. Sticky, messy and even yucky experiments will be conducted in the library laboratory every week.

Kick off the fun during the library’s laboratory opening party from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Mother Goose On The Loose Music Time has returned.

Mother Goose’s rhymes, music and creative movement are for children 5 and younger. Drop by from 9 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

The Family Scrapbooking Club will meet at 11 a.m. June 14. Children and parents can create a scrapbooking project or learn a new scrapbooking technique.

Teens have three special activities this week at the Harker Heights library: a movie matinee from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, gaming from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday and a Teen Dive In at the Carl Levin Outdoor Pool from 7:30 to 10 p.m. June 13. The Teen Dive In is co-sponsored by Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department. This activity is for youths ages 12 to 17, and gate admission rates will apply. Call the library at 254-953-5491.

The library recently acquired “The Wolves of the Beyond” series by Kathryn Lasky in e-book format. The series returns to the world introduced in the Guardians of Ga’hoole series and follows Faolan, a wolf with a twisted leg, as he faces challenges, alone and with the pack, to become a leader. The audio version is read by Erik Davies.

Other recent fiction arrivals: “Transhuman” by Ben Bova; “Affliction” by Laurel K. Hamilton; “Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932” by Francine Prose.

Shelly Frank is a Herald correspondent.

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