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Summer Reading

BUILD A BETTER WORLD

START HERE: BUILD A BETTER SUMMER

WITH SUMMER READING!

 

Click HERE for the printable registration form for children’s programs.

START IT ALL OUT RIGHT WITH A GRAND KICK-OFF EVENT

Moreland the Magician returns on Wednesday, 21 June at 10:00 AM for a riotous performance that will amaze and delight you. It’s all free and open to all ages. After the show, register for one of our FOUR programs designed to entertain and keep you reading (for fun! Imagine!) all summer.

PRE-READERS DIG IN FOR FUN

Read-to-Me Club for those not yet reading all by themselves begins Wednesday, 28 June at 10:00 AM. A whole bunch of great readers present a whole bunch of great stories for a delightful half hour, always followed by a cool craft project.

Participants may start signing up on 30 May. (Note: sign-up isn’t required, but everyone who does will have a certificate waiting to show off all their attendance stickers. Pick up a logsheet 19 June, or at our Grand Kick-Off Event, pick up your first logsheet and begin collecting even more stickers. Each filled logsheet may be turned in for an amusing little prize.

Click HERE for the printable registration form for children’s programs.

READERS LAY THE FOUNDATION OF A FASCINATING SUMMER

This could be the beginning of a memorable summer. Summer Reading Club gets off to a good start with its first program filled full of stories, science-experiment demos, crafts and BUILDING on Monday, 26 June at 10:00 AM.

Today’s craft challenge: what can you build with a handful of straws and a bunch of pipe-cleaners?

Readers who attend a program will get that day’s Science Sack Take-home, with all the ingredients for a small demo of their own.

Readers may start signing up on 30 May, then after 19 June, pick up your first logsheet and begin collecting stickers. Each filled logsheet may be turned in for an entertaining little prize.

Click HERE for the printable registration form for children’s programs.

CRAFTERNOONS: CONSTRUCT A FRAMEWORK FOR FUN

Craft anything from your own Fidget Spinner to a Pom Pom Popper to a mysterious Triskele Globe–and more–on Thursday afternoons beginning 22 June at 3:00 PM. Join friends and fellow builders for an hour of creating and light refreshments. We’ll meet in the Community Room.

Project #1? The Weapon of Mass Amusement–the Pom-pom Popper, AKA the Fuzzball Bazooka.

You must be age 10 to age 16 to participate. Seriously, the projects are more complicated and some projects may involve hot glue and craft knives. Our other children’s programs also feature plenty of crafting. Choose the one most appropriate for you.
Sign-up starts 30 May
Click HERE for the printable registration form for children’s programs.

READO! The Summer Reading challenge for teens and adults.

Stop in for the  “Groundbreaking” Event on Saturday, 17 June at 10:00 to pick up your READO booklet and start challenging yourself to try new and wonderful books.  Every time you complete a stack of challenges in your booklet, you get a chance to win one of the Finale Prizes.  (More info soon!) READO is brought to you by the Friends of the Library.

AND–For those who love LEGO®:

Tuesday mornings, from 10:00 AM to Noon, builders age 12+ are invited to take the LEGO® Architecture Challenge, and work with the new KARDTECT construction medium. We’ll meet in the Community Room.

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