Tundras are level or rolling treeless plains found in cold regions, mostly north of the Arctic Circle or above the timberline on high mountains or the alpine tundra. Tundras take up roughly 10% of the Earth's surface. The Alpine tundra, which only occurs at high elevations where temperatures are too low, and winds are too strong for the growth of trees, is roughly 3% of the Earth's surface.
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Interactive Movie Night at Home
Are you celebrating Christmas in July with us as part of Tundra Week? We created an Interactive Elf Movie Night Activity just for you! In the Teen/Adult Summer Reading Kit you will find: (1) Instructions on how to make kits for everybody participating, (2) Elf Quote Mad-Libs and the “Code of Elves,” and (3) Instructions for your guests on how to use the kits to interact with one of the best Christmas movies ever!
Don’t forget to take pictures of the fun and tag the library on social media #AFLibrarySummer for extra tickets for the Summer Reading grand prize drawings!
If you need help getting a pinecone for your ornament, try one of these parks: Hunter Park, Robinson Park, Miller Park, Quail Cove, and Evergreen Park. We also have a limited number of pinecones at the reference desk as well as hot glue and paint.
Have you ever wanted to taste true gourmet, artisan chocolates and learn about how they’re made? We are having an exclusive Jungle Week Artisan Chocolate Tasting at the library on Thursday, July 29th at 7pm. For Adults and Teens with a sophisticated, adventurous palate ONLY. More Info and registration at: https://tinyurl.com/AFChocolateTaste