Friday, June 29, 2012

Summer Reading - Night Adventures

Independence Day is just around the corner, but that's not the only thing. Week four of the 2012 Summer Reading Program is about to begin as well! Read on to find out what events, activities, and programs we will be hosting for next week's "Night Adventures"!

The library will be closing at 5 pm on Tuesday, July 3rd.

Opening the Door to Dreams
Monday, July 2nd, 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Teens & Adults

Presenter Robin O'Neal Kissel (aka "Robin Ok") will guide
this interactive session where you will learn how to capture, work with,
play with, and honor those nighttime excursions---dreams!

Poppin' Rockets!
Tuesday, July 3rd, 11:00 - 11:30 am
Grades K-5

Little ones will make a poppin' rocket using simple household materials
such as plastic cups and rubber bands. This program promises to be a "blast"!

Lego Build Your Dream!
Friday, July 6th, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Family Program

One hour of free-building fun with your friends and family!
Dream up some great creations!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Summer Reading - Night Life

Well, folks, we have two weeks down! Have you signed up for the Summer Reading Program yet? If not, hurry in today! You could win one of dozens of our prizes and giveaways, including Nook Tablets and Kindle Fire's! The activities and programs we have for the week of June 25th-29th are as follows:

Glow-In-The-Dark Spider Ball
Monday, June 25th, 6:30-7:30 pm
Family Program

If you're thinking "Eeek---spiders!", fear not! These spiders will not bite and
 are quite friendly. For this program, you will be making creepy,
 but super-easy spider balls. Their glow will haunt you!

Who-o-o-o's There?
Tuesday, June 26th, 11:00-11:30 am
Grades K-5

Who-o-o doesn't love owls?
Your little one's will be making their
own owl crafts to take home!

Bricks 4 Kidz
Tuesday, June 26th, 6:30-7:30 pm
Ages 5-12
*Registration Required- Limit 15*

Think you've got what it takes to be a Bricks 4 Kidz builder?
Explore the creative process of model design and discover how
LEGO components can work together to create all kinds of structures.
Games and activities are led by a Bricks 4 Kidz party host! LEGO bricks galore!

Flashy Fireflies!
Wednesday, June 27th, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades K-5
*Registration Required - Limit 15*

Who doesn't like catching fireflies? For this craft, your little one's
 will be making fireflies that really light up!

Going Batty Headbands
Thursday, June 28th, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades K-5
*Registration Required - Limit 15*

Ever feel like going a little batty? Then these headbands will be exactly what you need!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Summer Reading - Night Night

The 2012 Summer Reading Program has officially begun and what a start it has been! Dozens and dozens of you have registered to participate and many more of you have already begun to take full advantage of all of the programs, activities, and crafts that we have to offer. Interested in what is going on this week? Read on!

The Reading Genie

Paul Adams
Monday, June 18th 6:30-7:15pm
Family Program

This family program has comedy, music, storytelling, puppets and more!
The Reading Genie encourages young readers and their families to check out
bedtime stories, books about stargazing, the moon, dreamcatchers,
and even creepy crawlers and things that go bump in the night!

Jumbo Crickets!
Tuesday, June 19th, 11:00-11:30am
Grades K-5

Listen to a nighttime story and make a jumbo-sized cricket to take home!
Fortunately, this cricket won't keep your little one awake at night!

Clifford's Stuffed
Animal Sleepover
Wednesday, June 20th, 4:00-6:00pm
*Recommended ages 3-7 years*

Have you ever wondered what happens in the library after we're closed for the night?
We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal friend during this "stuffed animal sleepover". When you drop off one of your stuffed animal friends at the library, you will:

1.) Create a name tag for your stuffed animal
2.) Listen to a story with your stuffed animal
3.) Tuck your animal in for the night

Thursday, June 21st, 12:00-6:00pm
You will then pick up your stuffed animal and receive a picture of your friend's sleepover adventure! You will find out what fun mischief your stuffed friend got into during their overnight stay at the library!

Lego Build Your Dream
Friday, June 22nd, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Program

Sixty seconds on the clock! Get ready for fast-paced,
crazy building challenges using LEGO bricks!
There will be free-building fun, too! Stop in and
dream up some great creations!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Summer Reading - Dreams & Wishes

The 2012 Summer Reading Program is just around the corner--literally! Beginning next Monday, June 11th, you can begin signing up for the program and enjoy all of the fun that the program offers. The first week's theme, "Dreams & Wishes", will have lots to offer you. Read on to find out what fun activities, programs, and crafts you can enjoy next week!

Catch a Fairy, Catch a Gnome
Monday, June 11th, 6:30-7:30 pm
Family Program
*Registration Required*


Ever been fascinated about capturing a fairy or gnome?
Where would you keep it? What story would your "little treasure" tell?
Capture your own little treasure tonight!

Tuesday, June 12th, 11:00-11:30 am
Grades K-5

Keep the bad dreams and nightmares away!
Create your own dreamcatcher!

Dreamcatcher Bracelets
Wednesday, June 13th, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades 4-8
*Registration Required - Limit of 12*

Make a dreamcatcher to wear around your wrist!

Wish Upon a Shining Star!
Thursday, June 14th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Family Program

Make a beautiful shining star out of foil, cardboard,
yarn, tissue paper, and Mod Podge!