SRP Week #5

July 2, 2019 all-day

Summer Reading Program WEEK 5 – Tuesday, July 2 – Saturday, July 6


Week 5 of Summer Reading begins this upcoming Tuesday and programs will involve “Deep Space”.  It’s not too late to sign up and enjoy the reading challenges and programs the Library has to offer for this summer’s “A Universe of Stories” Reading Program.

The STARlab is visiting the LPL this week. What is a STARlab you ask? Well this fabulous mini planetarium is on loan from the Museum of the Rockies. Miss Brittney is offering programming in the STARlab for our Summer Reading Program participants and it will be available for walk-in experiences on Tuesday, July 2 and Wednesday, July 3. Come in and enjoy a glimpse of the night sky in the Library. Youth and adults are welcome.

An extra special Summer Reading Program Finale will wrap up the program this year – a free showing of “Muppets from Space” at the Judith Theatre on Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. This event is a free, family friendly event for all Summer Reading Participants.

Drop in and sign up for Summer Reading.  The Lewistown Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is unique as we offer youth and adult programs.  Contact 538-5212 for more information or visit

Regular summer reading programs and times for week 5 are detailed below.  This week we will be closed on July 4th.  Have a safe and happy holiday.



The STARlab is visiting the LPL!  Miss Brittney is offering programming in the STARlab for our Summer Reading Program youth participants.  STARlab will also be available to the public for walk-in experiences on Tuesday, July 2 and Wednesday, July 3:  Tuesday 9am-12:45, 2:15 – 6pm and Wednesday 9am – 3:45, 5 – 6pm.


Walking Book Club

Walking Book Club:  Tuesdays @ 12pm.  Adults participate by reading a set number of chapters each week and discuss while strolling with the group on the walking trail.  The walk will be moderate in activity.  Meet in the upstairs meeting room with book and walking shoes on.

Tuesday, July 2 at 12 p.m.:  Adult participants meet in the upstairs meeting room ready to talk a walk and discuss chapters 16-19 of “Bring Jade Home” by Michelle Caffrey.


NASA @ My Library 

NASA @ My Library:  Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Middles (ages 6-12) will participate in various STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities centered around space concepts. The program is approximately one hour. Middles will meet in the youth area.

Tuesday, July 2 at 1 p.m.:  NASA @ My Library “STARlab Planetarium” for Middles (ages 6 – 12). The group will read myths/stories about constellations as we view them in the planetarium.


Wednesday Writers

Wednesday Writers Story Elements Series: Wednesdays @ 4pm. Teens (ages 13 – 18) will participate in a series on the elements of stories and the process of writing longer stories. Participants will work on the same story for the duration of the series, focusing each week on a different element of building their stories.

Wednesday, July 3 at 4 p.m. Wednesday Writers “STARlab Planetarium” for Teens (ages 13 – 18) will discuss myths/stories about constellations as we view them in the planetarium and create our own constellation myths.



Friday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Littles (ages 0 – 5).  The 3-5 year olds will enjoy “Oh No, Astro!” by Matt Roeser 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

Drop-In Craft: Saturdays from 10am-2pm.  Littles (ages 0-5) are provided craft supplies and directions on the back tables in the Youth Area for families of the Littles to stop by as they wish.  Drop-In Craft is a great opportunity for those unable to attend Friday Storytime.

Saturday, July 6 Littles’ (ages 0 – 5) craft is sticker space scene in the Youth Area from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.  Children must be accompanied by an adult or caretaker.


Holiday Closure

The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4.  Regular hours will resume on Friday, July 5 from 9a.m. – 6p.m.    

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