It starts TODAY! You can get creative while banishing the winter doldrums…. We are offering our first ever “Project LIBRARY Runway” with “Njordy Jelson”! (We are sure he misses the cold weather of Wisconsin and his loyal fans.)
You may have read or heard about some of our Summer Reading Club programs, but be sure to look at all the wonderful events included in our June-July “Build a Better World” themed Program Guide 8×14
Please note that one event is NOT listed in the guide: Tuesday, June 25th at 1:00 p.m. Mary Tooley will present her “Animals are Builders Too!” program for school age children. They will learn about animals and construct their own take home paper spider web and spider.
August events are also in the guide.
REGISTRATION and PRIZES:
The Summer Reading Club kick-off is on June 1, from 5-7 p.m. You can register,participate in activities, and enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
To go with the theme, participants will be able to vote via sticker for a charity via their reading and completion of various activities. (Donation lists will also be available.) Completing reading and activities will also earn participants a weekly STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) kit, such as a catapult, to take home.
Local elementary schools will be competing for a reading trophy and a special “Pete the Cat” Story time at their school.
Weekly activities for ages 0-18 include Maker Mondays, Summer Story Time,Itsy Bitsy Story Time, Teen Scene, Volunteens, Tinker Thursday, Walking Book Club, and puzzles/games, guessing jar
Activities for adults and teens include Books Outside the Box, Genealogy for Beginners, Local History Resources, Walking Book Club, puzzles/games, guessing jar, and Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
Special Events: Boldt Blocks, Pokémon Trainer Club, Animals are Builders Too!, Moms’ Clean Air Force (air quality), Pete the Cat Story Time, Lego Story Club, and Computer Coding Camp
**No programs the week of July 3-8**
All library programs are free and open to the public.
Bring your little one in to have some fun at the library! Designed for ages 0-3 years with a parent or caregiver, this program offers stories, songs, rhymes, and movement followed by social time at the end. Siblings are welcome. We meet Wednesdays at 11:00.
Phew! Such a busy summer and more fun to be had. Join us in August…. You can view or print the Coming Soon Brochure August 2016 by clicking. Be sure to join us for our Harry Potter celebration on August 11th too! Please call if you need to preregister or have questions. 715.732.7570