SUMMER READING CLUB 2013!
Kids and Teens entering Grade 12 and younger are invited to join the Summer Reading Club!
Babies in Bloom
It’s never too early to come to the library!
Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their babies (up to two years, unless noted otherwise) for a fun-filled half-hour of stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays all specifically designed to stimulate early infant development.
Thursdays, June 6 and August 1 at 9:30 a.m.
For birth through 18 months
Storytimes are presented for children aged two to five. Parents and caregivers must accompany two and three year-olds, while children four years and older may attend alone, providing an adult remains in the branch.
Tuesdays through May 28 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, May 25 from 10 - noon
Join the quest to become a Spinjitzu Master. Bring your LEGO Ninjago spinner and ninja for a morning of ninja-based crafts and activities, and a chance to spar with other ninjas.
For ages five to 11
Tuesday, August 6 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, August 7 at 7 p.m.
Special stories, activities and FUN designed to help ease the transition for children entering kindergarten this fall.
For students entering kindergarten
Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drop by and get creative!
Make Some Noise, Dance Around!
Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Decorate your noisemaker and get ready to move around as we explore the world of rhythm and music.
For school-aged children
Saturday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Challenge your creativity! We’ll provide the Legos, you provide the giggles! Please do not bring your own Lego bricks. Legos will be provided and the bricks stay at the library. You are welcome to bring your own designs for display only.
For school-aged children
Wednesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Yar, wee mateys, set sail for adventure with an evening of pirate stories, songs and activities! Costumes encouraged!
Happy Birthday, Superman!
Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Soar into fun as we celebrate the Man of Steel’s 75th birthday! Dress as your favorite superhero and come ready to battle the forces of evil. Don’t forget your camera.
DIY Summer Style
Thursday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Bring your old t-shirts and jeans and we’ll show you how to revamp them to create a new look just in time for vacation.
Wednesday, May 22 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24 at 4 p.m.
For ‘tweens and teens
Young at Heart Book Club
(for adults who love teen fiction)
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m.
An intense and fascinating story of survival and friendship during Word War II.
Guys Book Clubs
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Are we inclined to admire extroverts? Do we give more rewards to those who work better in groups rather than by themselves? Do we undervalue introverts? Susan Cain seeks to understand introverts and how they impact our society.
Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman
Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m.
It may look like a comic book, but Spiegelman’s story of his father, a Holocaust survivor, is a gripping, intense, and unforgettable tale.
Enemies: A History of the FBI by Tim Weiner
Tuesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.
Weiner’s fast-paced history of the FBI is also the story of America’s past 100 years of national security, civil liberties and its fights against terrorist and spies.