Samantha Bacheller, 3, of Dixfield, blows through a straw trying to duplicate the sounds the “science guy,” Bitsy Ionta, was able to do with straws, while 6-year-old Ashley Gurney of Peru prepares to blow through her straw. Ionta, not pictured, is a retired SAD 43 science teacher. He was demonstrating the sounds resulting from vibrations during a series of science experiments Tuesday afternoon at Ludden Memorial Library. The program was part of Be Creative @ the Library, a summer reading program.

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