What’s Out There?

SRP WEEK 3 – Tuesday, June 18 – Saturday, June 22

Week 3 of the Summer Reading Program is coming up and we are having a great time with “A Universe of Stories” this summer.  “What’s Out There?” is the theme for week 3 at the LPL and we continue to provide fun and unique programming for youth and adults.   

Summer Reading is for everyone!  Drop by the Library at 701 West Main and sign up anytime during the six-week program.    

Walking Book Club

Tuesday, June 18 at 12 p.m.:  Adult participants meet in the upstairs meeting room ready to talk a walk and discuss chapters 6-10 of “Bring Jade Home” by Michelle Caffrey.

NASA @ My Library 

Tuesday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m.:  NASA @ My Library “UV Kid” for Middles (ages 6 – 12) will discuss the electromagnetic spectrum, UV radiation, and why we need to protect ourselves in the sun.  The group will build “UV Kids” with UV-detecting beads and test what kinds of sun protection are best able to block out UV rays.

“Out of this World Salad” Contest/Potluck

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:00 p.m.: Join us for friendly family fun.  Bring your crowd and a salad to share.  You may choose to enter the “Out of this World Salad” contest or just share a dish, eat and vote. 

Win an apron when your salad gets the most votes in these six categories: 1 – Healthiest Salad, 2 – Most Colorful Salad, 3 – Strangest Looking Salad, 4 – Most Unusual Ingredient in a Salad, 5 -Most Unique Title for a Salad and 6 -Crowd Favorite overall. 

To enter:  Bring your salad along with an index card with the title (name) of your salad and a list of ingredients.  Please list all ingredients (due to food allergies).  Beverages will be provided.

Wednesday Writers

Wednesday, June 19 at 4 p.m. Wednesday Writers for Teens (ages 13 – 18) will focus on plot and structure and discuss what is going to drive the plot of our stories and how to structure the events of a story to build a cohesive narrative.

Nature Walk

Thursday, June 20 at 1: p.m.  Nature walk for the Littles (ages 0 – 5).  The group will walk down to the Frog Ponds and make observations about “what’s out there”.  Kids will collect nature items that catch their eye (leaves, sticks, rocks, etc.) and use them to make nature bracelets.  Children must be accompanied by an adult or caretaker. 

Dr. Michael Masters Presentation

Join the Library in welcoming Dr. Michael Masters, a professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences from Montana Tech, on Thursday, June 20 at 6:00 pm in the Library meeting room. Dr. Masters’ recent publication “Identified Flying Objects: A Multidisciplinary Scientific Approach to the UFO Phenomenon“challenges readers to consider new possibilities while cultivating conversations about our ever-evolving understanding of time and time travel” (https://www.mtech.edu/clsps/arts-sciences/faculty/michael-masters.html). The presentation will be offered within the context of modern research in Anthropology, Astronomy, Astrobiology, and Physics.  


Friday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. Littles (ages 0 – 5).  The 3-5 year olds will enjoy “Out There” by Tom Sullivan and craft handprint aliens in the Youth Area and the 0 -3 year olds listen to a short story, sing songs and play in the upstairs meeting room.

Drop-In Craft

Saturday, June 22 Littles (ages 0 – 5) craft is handprint aliens in the Youth Area from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.  Children must be accompanied by an adult or caretaker.

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