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Here’s our complete June calendar!
SUMMER READING! Our popular program for ALL ages begins Tuesday, May 28th. This year’s theme is “Dig Into Reading”. Here’s complete information.
- -Ann Simpson Artmobile will be here May 29-31. For kids entering grades K-5, call or come by to sign up for a fabulous printmaking class on Wednesday, May 29.
- -PUPPETEER BOB AIKEN performs Wednesday morning, June 5th from 10:00-11:00 in Grizzly Hall. Fun for all ages!
- -Worm program for grades 3-6 on Wednesday afternoon, June 19th from 1:00-2:00.
- -Toddler Time on Monday morning, June 24th from 10:00-10:20 for ages 12-36 months.
- -“Dig with Teens” for kids entering grades K-3 on Tuesday morning, June 25th from 11:00-12:00; please stop by or call to sign up.
- -SAFARI SALLY will be bringing fascinating live animals for a fun show on Thursday afternoon, June 27th from 2:00-3:00 in Grizzly Hall. Fun for the whole family.
- -“Read to a dog” Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:00. Sign up for a 15 minute session.
- -Story Time Wednesday mornings from 10:00-10:30 with the exuberant Mr. Dave.
- -“Read to a Teacher” Thursday mornings from 10:00-11:00; sign up please.
- -“Indian Paintbrush Book Club” Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:30. This is limited to kids entering grades 4-6 – call or stop by for more information about the 4 different titles we’ll be reading: Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, Pie by Sarah Weeks, and Wolf Storm by Dee Garetson.
- -Lego Club Friday mornings from 10:00-11:00 for kids entering grades K-5. Space is limited; please stop by or call to sign up.
“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”
-Award-winning author Emilie Buchwald
Feel free to e-mail the children’s librarian with questions or comments.
Summer Toddler Time for children 12-36 months is Mondays at 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. This fun time includes stories, fingerplays, and movement. A dynamic way to introduce your little one to the library! This summer feel free to bring siblings.
Summer Story Time for pre-school and elementary age children is every Tuesday & Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. This fun time includes stories and an activity to promote a love of reading and the library.
Register for Summer Reading beginning May 22.
The first day to enter tickets is Tuesday, May 28.
SUMMER READING PROGRAMS Wednesdays 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
June 5 Special Performer: Puppet Variations with Bob Aiken
June 12 Fossil Fun (please sign up)
June 19 Soap Carving (please sign up)
June 26 The Art of Being Small (please sign up)
July 10 Art with a Printmaking Press (please sign up)
In addition, join us for Special Performer, Safari Sally, on Thursday evening, June 27, at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Safari Sally is bringing her live animal menagerie which includes her wallaby, Bindi, for the show.
Mondays in June from 2:00 – 3:oo p.m. in the Fireside Room. Come to improve your skill, speed, and technique in preparation for the Summer Sport Stacking Competition to be held Monday June 24 at 2:00. p.m. Open to Kindergarten-5th grade. Sign up if you would like a reminder call. Otherwise, just come for the fun!
The Saturday Movie Matinee will be May 18 at 11:00 a.m. Join us for this family-friendly program. This month’s feature: Beauty and the Beast. Rated G.
In the Fireside Room, July 8 – 10, stop by to enjoy the Ann Simpson Artmobile Exhibit entitled Abstract Landscape: Mapping the Mind Mapping the Land.
Preschool story time is held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
We also have internet access, books, movies, and CDs for children and young adults.
Contact the library at (307) 868-2248 or email the children’s librarian for more details or to volunteer as a story time reader!
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