August weekly programs at the Library by Kari Denison

The Library is fully open regular hours and serving the community in August.  Library staff is on the floor ready to assist patrons and public locating for library materials, research materials and answering reference questions. 

This month’s programming for youth and adults is detailed below.  More information about programming can be found on the library website at or by calling 538-5212.

Youth programming is available all month long: 

  • Books & Babies is a weekly storytime for kids ages 0-2 years old.  The Friday morning Books & Babies engages with song, story, and playtime for the kids. 
  • Pre-K/Kinders Storytime is a weekly storytime for kids ages 3-6 years old.  The Saturday morning Pre-K/Kinders Storytime engages story, song, and a craft. 

Programming for everyone:

  • Magical Middles Story Hour is for everyone and is the library’s story hour on the airwaves.  Tune in to 106.9 FM and sit back to enjoy a reading of “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown. This airs every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 pm. 
  • In the Stacks is the Library’s podcast.  Episode #11 of In the Stacks “Campfire Tales”, we finally dive into some spooky campfire stories of wilderness legends, a haunted hotel, a sinister cat, and more, just in time for camping season. The stories we share in this episode are scary, so if you are sensitive to that or have children listening, please take care of yourself accordingly. Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms.
  • Reading Like Cats and Dogs is a summer reading and friendly competition to determine the library pet of the year. To participate, read a book about (or mentions) a dog or a cat and vote accordingly.  Submit a vote by completing a book title slip – one vote per book per patron.  The animal with the overall votes will determine the library pet of the year.  A drawing will take place and a winner will be drawn for the prize tote.  (Prize totes are more geared to adult interests).  Entries accepted through Saturday, August 14. 

The mission of the Lewistown Public Library is to provide free and equal access to quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of the entire community.  Thank you for your patronage. 

Photo credit: Tom Ferris
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