Hi Explorers! I just found a list of books that I want to read this summer. These books are about explorers of America, just like us! I thought you might be interested in reading them, too. Check out some of these books from the Muncie Public Library
and let me know if you read them! The entire list ishere
, and you can check the library's web site to see if they have the book.
Team Minnetrista challenges your company, organization or group to a volleyball game! We're celebrating Dig Set Spike
by taking on organizations like yours. Gather your team! Call George Buss (287-3556) to schedule your game. All games take place at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 13-August 31.
Minnetrista has a lot to offer to families in Muncie and East Central Indiana this summer! Here's a list of things to do in Muncie to get your summer started right!
I bet you donít know how museums keep track of all the terrific things
people donate. I know I didnít when I first came to Minnetrista in 1988.
Since then Iíve learned a lot. In fact, Iíve learned so much that the
collections staff asked me to introduce you to something they do every
day Ė cataloging.
Kylee and Nick take you behind the scenes of our newest exhibit opening May 21, ROBOTS: The Interactive Exhibition!
Minnetrista is being overrun with robots. Rodney develops a crush on
Nick. Robot finger puppets attack Kylee. Things get a little silly.
Check it out!
There are so many ways to use a Ball jar
Ė as a vase, a place to put your loose change at the end of the day, a
candle holder and many more. Sometimes, however, an alternative use was
determined by the company and was very specific.
the pictured thermos is a Ball Perfect Mason amber half gallon jar. The
jar was made in 1957 at Ball's Hillsboro plant for one purpose Ė to be
put inside a thermos bottle, specifically the Standard Jug. These amber
jars were never sold as canning jars to the home canner.
The big question has always been "Why were they made in amber?" Amber
protects the contents from ...
Robots are taking over Minnetrista! ROBOTS: The Interactive Exhibition
will open May 21, and we're all really excited about this huge exhibit. I
made a list of robots in pop culture to get us all in the robotic mood.
Also coming up is a special members-only movie night on Friday, May 20
to preview ROBOTS: The Movie.
Enjoy and be on the lookout for ROBOTS, coming soon! What robo-related
favorites would you add to my list? Let us know in the comments.
1. The trailer for ROBOTS: The Movie!
2. My favorite robot-themed song, from Daft Punk, "Robot Rock":
3. Art of Compassion: Cute Robot Becomes ...