Chester County students entering second through sixth grade are invited to register and attend GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer program, a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students in two age groups: children entering second and third grades (Level I) and children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II). GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in partnership with local libraries.

GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer program will teach Chester County students about simple machines in a class designed to intrigue and excite through hands-on experiments. The Simple Machines course is being offered in 17 public libraries throughout the county. Children will learn how machines do amazing things such as: lift huge boulders, build bridges and pump water. Students will also learn the six basic kinds of machines: lever, inclined plane, screw, wheel, pulley and gear. GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer program is comprised of four 60-minute classes given over the course of a week. Course start times vary. See below for specific course dates and library phone numbers.

Science is fundamental to technological advancement, which is why GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer was created to foster a life-long appreciation of learning through hands-on experiments that open young minds to the wonderful world of science. Since its inception more than 20 years ago, 86,000 Philadelphia-area children have participated in the program. 2007 GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer CHESTER COUNTY COURSE DATES - REGISTRATION VIA LOTTERY MAY 1-31

    Atglen Reading Center

    413 Valley Avenue, Atglen

    Course Dates: June 25-28 (p.m. only)

    Library Phone Number: 610-593-6848

    Avon Grove Free Library

    117 Rose Hill Avenue, West Grove

    Course Dates: July 30-August 2

    Library Phone Number: 610-869-2004

    Bayard Taylor Memorial Library

    216 East State Street, Kennett Square

    Course Dates: July 30-August 2

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-444-

2702

    Chester County Library

    450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton

    Course Dates: July 9-12 (a.m. and p.m.),

July 16-19 (a.m. only)

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-280-

2630

    Chester Springs Library

    1685-A Art School Rd., Chester Springs

    Course Dates: July 9-12 (a.m. only)

    Library Phone Number: 610-827-9212

    Coatesville Area Public Library

    501 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville

    Course Dates: June 25-28 (p.m. only)

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-384-

4115

    Downingtown Library

    330 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown

    Course Dates: June 25-28 (a.m. only)

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-269-

2741

    Henrietta Hankin Branch of the Chester

County Library

    215 Wingate Drive, Chester Springs

    Course Dates: July 9-12

    Library Phone Number: 610-321-1724

    Honey Brook Community Library

    687 Compass Road, Honey Brook

    Course Dates: July 30-August 2

    Library Phone Number: 610-273-3303

    Parkesburg Free Library

    105 West Street, Parkesburg

    Course Dates: June 25-28

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-857-

5165

    Paoli Library

    18 Darby Road, Paoli

    Course Dates: July 9-12 (p.m. only)

    Library Phone Number: 610-296-7996

    Spring City Free Library

    245 Broad Street, Spring City

    Course Dates: July 23-26

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-948-

4130

    Phoenixville Public Library

    183 Second St., Phoenixville

    Course Dates: July 16-19

    Library Phone Number: 610-933-3013

    West Chester Public Library

    415 North Church St., West Chester

    Course Dates: June 25-28 (a.m. only)

    Library Phone Number: 610-696-7985

    2007 GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the

Summer

    CHESTER COUNTY SPECIAL REGISTRATION

    AND COURSE DATES

    Easttown Library & Information Center

    720 First Avenue, Berwyn

    Registration begins June 21. Call library

for registration.

    Course Dates: July 23-26 (a.m. only), July

30-August 2 (a.m. and p.m.)

    Library Phone Number: 610-644-3764

    Oxford Public Library

    48 South Second Street, Oxford

    Registration occurs on July 9 from 11 a.m.

to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Students selected on a first come basis.

    Course Dates: July 23-26

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-932-

9625

    Malvern Public Library

    1 East First Avenue, Suite 2, Malvern

    Registration begins July 9

    Students selected on a first come basis.

    Course Dates: July 23-26

    Library   Phone   Number:   610-644-

7259

For more information, visit www.scienceinthesummer. com, call your local library at the listed phone number or GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer Chester County Library Coordinator at 610-280-2631.

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