Happenings 5-24-2016

 

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Programs and Events:

Author Dinner:

Our May 19th Author Dinner was a wonderful success. Thank you to Peter Stark who did a marvelous presentation and to The Elks Club for the amazing dinners. Also thank you to those who not only purchased tickets to the event but also made our Silent Auction so successful.

Story time:

No Friday “Story Time” will be held on May 27th or June 3rd in preparation for the Summer Reading Program.

Summer Reading Program:

Family Summer Reading Program 2016

The Library is busy planning this year’s Family Summer Reading Program, and the librarians are putting together projects, reading lists, programs, and activities for the theme of Health, Wellness and Fitness. In the youth area, the theme is titled Get in the Game! and the adult theme is Exercise Your Mind. The Library will be bringing healthy activities, nutrition, active games, mind games, music and writing programs, and wellness to its patrons this summer. Both groups will maintain a reading and activity log with a calendar of events. Youth can win weekly prizes and participate in drawings for the end of the program. Adults will participate in earning tickets towards end of the program drawings, grand prizes and ultimate prizes. Story times, scavenger hunts, a History of Music presentation, book discussions, board game night, writing clubs, hiking, park visits, trail walks and many other activities are planned. Sign up the week of June 7th for all the information. The program runs for 9 weeks and ends the 6th of August. We look forward to seeing you.

As part of our Summer Reading Programming we will be featuring “Music from the Backyard and Front Porch by Laura Pelon on July 14th.

This concert of American music shows the importance of learning our local stories and music. It features music of America’s indigenous peoples, as well as the songs and instruments of America’s many immigrants.

Library Board and Friends Meet:

Friends of the Library will be meeting today at noon. We are open to the public and always looking for new members.

Board of Trustees meet next on June 9th, 2016.

The Book Station:

The Book Station will be open again on June 4th from 9-2 PM and then again Wednesday, June 8th from 2-4 PM.