Cyber Security – Pick a session

Same program offered on two dates, click a link below to register:
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October is Cyber Awareness Month. Learn how to protect you and yours in this age of ransomware. We’ll talk passwords, mobile security, VPNs, and best practices.  Questions are encouraged, so come prepared to play “stump the chump” with your friendly neighborhood cyberman!
Shane Harsch, the presenter, is an information security professional with over 25 years of experience ranging from military to manufacturing to security consulting and professional services.  Shane is currently with SentinalOne as a Senior Solutions Engineer and is an instructor in the SANS Community.

Manhattan short – Pick a showing

This program will be offered three times.
Registration is required, click a link below to register:
Sunday, September 26 at 1:30 pm  
Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 3 at 1:30 pm

The Dexter District Library is one of hundreds of sites worldwide taking part in the 24th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival this fall. Upon entry, attendees are handed a voting card and an official program. Attendees view ten short films and vote for the one film and actor they feel should win.

The program will last approximately 2 hours with a 10-minute intermission. Attendees will view 10 short films in total. This program is for adults, as these films have not been rated.  This program will be held in-person.

Mad Science Spy Academy description

Look out 007—the Mad Science Spy Academy is in session! Become a Mad Science secret spy and take a fascinating journey through the world of detection, forensics and classified information. Learn code language to send secret messages as part of your mission. Children will make their own Secret Code Breaker™ to communicate stealthily at home, like real spies.  This program is for children in grades K through 5.

Registration is required.  Space is limited. This program will be held in-person.  Click a link listed below to register for that time slot.


Session 1 – Saturday, September 25 at 10:00 am
Session 2 – Saturday, September 25 at 11:30 am

Bob-a-loo details

Children ages five and younger can gallop like a giraffe, balance on one foot like a flamingo or sprint across the African savanna like a cheetah. Join Bob-a-loo, a preschool movement program, where children build heart & body strength, & learn how good it feels to eat healthy as we explore the Farmers Market. Each registered child will receive a $10 gift card to use at the Farmers Market on the day of the event.  This is an outside event, held in-person, at the Library. There will be two sessions for this program.

Registration is required. Please only register for one session.  Registration is Required beginning Friday, August 27

Click here to register for the 9:15 am session

Click here to register for the 10:15 am session

Michigan Tales & Trivia

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Michigan Tales & Trivia

Test your Michigan knowledge!  Score 100% correct on the quiz and you'll be given a secret code to use within Beanstack to indicate completion of this challenge.

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He's a friend to Babe the Blue Ox:

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Michigan's State Reptile is the painted:

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This fossilized coral can be found in Lake Michigan:

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Despite its nickname, none of these creatures live in Michigan:

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Music label founded by Berry Gordy:

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Former amusement park in the Detroit River: <blank> Island

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Michigan's state bird:

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Connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas:

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The biggest Great Lake:

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35-mile stretch of Lake Michigan coastline: "<blank><blank> Dunes"

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The only Great Lake that doesn't border Michigan

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Last name of the US President who called Michigan "home":

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Ginger Ale created in Detroit:

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A resident of the Upper Peninsula, informally:

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A person who lives "below" the Mackinac Bridge, informally:

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What Michiganders commonly call a carbonated beverage:

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Michigan's State Flower is the Apple <blank>

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State motto:  "If you seek a pleasant <blank>, look about you."

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The average score is 84%

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Tall Tales Review

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Tall Tales

This is a review of the folk tales many of us grew up with.  See what you can do by memory, but feel free to consult the "tales" section of the library - 398.2 by Dewey decimal number.  Score 100% correct on the quiz and you'll be given a secret code to use within Beanstack to indicate completion of this challenge.

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Paul Bunyan's ox was named:

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Davy Crockett's epithet was:

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Johnny Appleseed's real name was:

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How many thieves did Ali Baba meet?

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John Henry is famous for:

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Folklore says:  George Washington claimed he chopped down what kind of tree?

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff fought:

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Tommyknockers are said to be found in:

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The townspeople of Hamelin hired the Pied Piper to:

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The moral of Stone Soup is to show:

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The average score is 90%

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Match the Weapon

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Match the Weapon to the Culprit

Can you match the weapon to the book/film?  Score 100% correct on the quiz and you'll be given a secret code to use within Beanstack to indicate completion of this challenge.

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Narnia

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King Arthur

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Star Wars: a New Hope

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Dracula

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Hansel & Gretel

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Wizard of Oz

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Sleeping Beauty

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Snow White

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Your score is

The average score is 92%

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Unscramble the Names of the Following Famous Tellers of Stories

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Unscramble the Names of the Following Famous Tellers of Tall Tales

Can you unscramble these famous tellers of tales?  Score 100% correct on the quiz and you'll be given a secret code to use within Beanstack to indicate completion of this challenge.

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rmka watin

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lilw rgsore

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rame ombckbe

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arogsinr eiokrll

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enibmanj raiflknn

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harbama inllnco

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eongd sahn

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advdi edissar

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lilb nbsryo

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udrrdya ipnkgli

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The average score is 70%

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Match the dog breeds with their profiles

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Match the dog breed with their profile

Match the dog breed with their profile.  Score 100% correct on the quiz and you'll be given a secret code to use within Beanstack to indicate completion of this challenge.

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MASTIFF

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FRENCH BULLDOG

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BASSET HOUND

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GERMAN SHEPHERD

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GIANT SCHNAUZER

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DASHSHUND

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BOXER

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IRISH SETTER

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The average score is 88%

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