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Special Programs and Prices for Public Libraries

Here at Science Plus we really appreciate the work done by public libraries and try to support them in any way we can. To help stimulate a love of science in your community and stretch your programming budget, we offer a number of special programs at discount prices for community libraries in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. All of these programs can be coupled with a book signing by Steve Tomecek with the net proceeds going to your library!

Each year we here at Science Plus, Inc. create a fun-filled interactive program for public libraries that ties directly into the summer reading theme. In recognition of this year's theme of "Rock The Library," we are pleased to present The Science of Music! This high-energy show is especially designed for family audiences and encourages participants to explore the connections between the science behind some common musical instruments and how understanding acoustics leads to better musical composition. As in the past, this program will be presented exclusively by award-winning author and science celebrity Steve "The Dirtmeister" Tomecek.

During the program "The Dirtmeister" will take a wild and wacky look at the physics of sound, how they are made and how vibrations travel through the air, water and even solids. He then will explore how percussive, string and wind instruments produce and control both the loudness and pitch of a sound and with the help of a laser, people will actually be able to see the "Sound of Music." Along the way, "The Dirtmeister" will present many simple science experiments using "dirt cheap" materials that people can try at home and after the presentation Steve will be available to meet and greet audience members and autograph copies of some of his bestselling books.

As in the past we are pleased to offer this program at a special low price of $350.00 which includes all travel expenses within 100 miles of either New York City or Oneonta, New York. (An additional travel fee may apply for libraries located outside these areas.) As an additional incentive, if you have hosted one of our programs at your library in the last two years and want us back, we will be happy to knock an additional $50.00 off the price. At the conclusion of the program Steve would be happy to do a book signing at no extra cost.

Please note that we only have a limited number of program slots available this summer so you should try to book as early as possible! For more information or to book this program please contact us via e-mail at info@dirtmeister.com or call (917) 797-0965.


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