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Jul 172014
 

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Register for summer reading and begin tracking your minutes here.

Our One page Summer Calendar

Our full length summer brochure with descriptions

 

Our great summer readers have already logged more than 10,000 minutes – If you haven’t had a chance to sign up, click here -  Summer Reading Registration – to get started. Many prize baskets await your raffle tickets (1 for every 20 minutes of reading). Once you have registered, check your email for a link to your own logging page.

Coming up at the library…………………  

chess“Chess Night”  Thursday, July 17th  6:30-7:30pm.  All ages and levels of experience are invited to come and find a well-matched opponent for some games of chess.  No registration is required.

“Book Time with Ronald McDonald!” -  Friday, July 18th at 10:30am.  This 45-minute fun and educational performance will engage children with a creative mix of music, magic, and games which reinforce the idea that reading is fun.  Ronald McDonald® delivers a powerful message: “Book Time” is an important part of every day! This program is suitable for ages 3-12 years old.  No registration is required.

seahorseWeek #5:  “Aquatic Animals!”

Drop In Story Time “Creatures of the Sea” -  Tuesday, July 22nd  at 10:30am. Miss Mary will read books about the animals that live in the ocean.  This program is for 6-8 year olds with younger siblings welcome to come along..  No registration is required.

 Family Science Night #5: “Fun with Physics”-  Tuesday, July 22nd   6-7:30pm. More information here

Nature Center Program #4 :  “Aquatic Critters”. Wednesday, July 23rd  at 10:30am.  The Nature Center will be bringing some hands-on materials to teach participants all about animals that live in and around water.  This program is best suited for children ages 5-10 years old.  Please register.

cupcake“Cupcake Wars” Wednesday, July 23rd at 6:30pm.   It’s time to get baking!  Participants are challenged to create their best homemade cupcakes in this unique cupcake competition. Complete rules and details will be available with registration forms. *Registration is required by the 18th please.

Drop In Story Time “Feel the Beach!”.  Thursday, July 24th   at 10:30am.  Mrs. G will read stories about the beach and let you feel the sand, shells, and use playdoh.! No registration is required. (3-5 year olds)

star“Star Gazing Time”.  Friday, July 25th  9:00pm.  Families are invited to attend a special star gazing event!  We will meet up at the library at 8:45pm and walk over to the middle school field for a wonderful viewing experience.  Participants will view M57 (The Ring), a planetary nebula in the constellation Lyra. We will also view M13 (The Great Cluster), a globular cluster in the constellation Hercules, which is essentially a tight ball of gravitationally bound stars.  **Registration is required.

 

Week #6:  “Summer Reading Wrap Up!”

We are wrapping up our month of great programs this week.

Family Science Night #6: “Visitor Favorites”, Tuesday, July 29th   6-7:30pm.We will have all your favorite projects out to try.

“Let’s make a Sharpie Shirt!”.  Wednesday, July 30th at 10:30am.  Bring a plain white t-shirt and we will use sharpie markers to decorate it in a tie-dye style pattern.  Registration is required with a $5 deposit.

“Welcome Back, Mr. Magic!”, Wednesday, July 30th at 6:30pm.  Mr. Magic returns to the library to entertain children of all ages.  No registration is required.  Free and open to the public.

Drop In Story Time: “Celebrate Summer!!”  Thursday, July 31st   at 10:30am.  Mrs. G will read some of her favorite stories and then provide some open playtime to do bubbles and make some music!  No registration is required.  This program is for 3-5 year olds.

SUMMER READING GRAND FINALE AND BASKET RAFFLE. Thursday, July 31st 6-8pm.  It’s time to celebrate the successful month full of books and determine the lucky readers who have won a prize basket.  The raffle will start promptly at 6pm.  Afterwards, there will be bouncing and mini golf for the entire family!

campA Library Lawn Sleepover – the night of August 8th – for all the details on Reading Under the Stars, click here

 

 

 

 

Here are some photos from our recent Country Store Sale (all photos copyright 2014 by Bruce Fellman):