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Duluth Public Library presents programs for kids Feb. 21 to 27

The Duluth Public Library has planned activities for kids during the February break week. The library is closed on Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents' Day. Programs will begin on Tuesday, and all events are free and require no registration. They will...

The Duluth Public Library has planned activities for kids during the February break week. The library is closed on Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents' Day. Programs will begin on Tuesday, and all events are free and require no registration. They will be held at the Main Library, located at 520 W. Superior St. For more information, call (218)730-4200/option 4.

Tuesday, Feb. 21: Suitcase Science Demonstrations will take place at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Green Room. Z, the Amazing Object Whisperer, will explore the science story behind people's stuff. The program is presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Movies will begin at 3 p.m. For younger children, "Phineas & Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension" (rated G, 78 minutes) will be shown in the Green Room. For older kids, "Captain America" (rated PG-13, 124 minutes) will be shown in the Gold Room.

Thursday, Feb. 23: The 321 Art Studio will present art activities for children. The activities are recommended children in grade one to three, and parents are welcome. "Harold and the Purple Crayon" will be read at 10:30 a.m. in the Green Room, followed by children making their own books. "The Magic School Bus Under Construction" will be read at 1:30 p.m. in the Green Room, followed by building bridges out of gumdrops and toothpicks, with Ms. Frizzle on hand. This program is sponsored by the Duluth Public Library, Arrowhead Library System and the MN Heritage & Arts Fund.

Friday, Feb. 24: Movies will be shown at 3 p.m. For younger kids, "Tangled" (rated PG, 100 minutes) will be playing in the Green Room. For older kids, "Secondhand Lions" (rated PG-13, 110 minutes) will be in the Gold Room.

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