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The Children’s Department is thoroughly enjoying its wonderful facilities in our beautiful 4-year-old library. Come visit us! You may reach us by phone at our direct number: (307) 527-1884 or via email. You can also follow us on Twitter! Please like us on Facebook, too! We are “codykidsread”.
Here’s our complete May calendar!
- *Mondays: Toddler Time 10:00-10:20 for ages 12-36 months with parent or caregiver. Short stories, music, movement, and fingerplays, all to develop a comfort in the library and love for books. Also a great networking time for adults!
- *Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Story Time 10:00-10:45 for ages 3-6. Stories are based on a theme each week, accompanied by songs, games and crafts, all to promote early literacy skills plus a love for the library.
“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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