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  • Summer Reading Program

    Discover the final frontier at your library this summer! Our summer reading program is open to all ages. Visit the library to sign up for the reading program and learn about the cool prizes you could win when you have completed the reading requirements.

    Explore all our space related programming this summer for all ages. Click on the links below to check out what programs are available for each age range.

    Adult Summer Reading Program

    Children's Summer Reading Program

    Teen Summer Reading Program

  • Wowbrary

    Would you like to know about new releases before they hit the shelves? All you need is an email to join our Wowbrary list.

    You will receive weekly emails on new releases for books, movies, and music.

    Join the Wowbrary List here

  • Friends Book Sale

    Join us for an out of this world book sale! The Friends of the Library will host their summer book sale on Friday, June 28 from 12 - 5 pm and Saturday, June 29 from 9 am - 4 pm with the bag sale from 1 - 4 pm.

    Explore a variety of genres, subjects, and children's books. Support the library by purchasing used books at this summer's Friends Book Sale.

    Read more about the Friends Book Sale Here

  • StarLab Inflatable Planetarium

    Join us at the Monticello-Union Township Public Library for a day of otherworldly fun! Cindy Isom and Joy Bailey will be bringing a StarLab inflatable planetarium to the library for one day only in celebration of this StarLabyear’s Summer Reading theme, A Universe of Stories.

    On Friday, June 14, the library will offer five 45-minute sessions about the wonders of our universe in the StarLab dome, located in the program room. Sessions are 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30. Because of limited space, we cannot register more than 20 people per session. All sessions will cover the same material so please only sign up for one. All sessions are filled.

    Read more about StarLab here

  • The Poz Puppets Show

    On Thursday, June 20 at 11am, the Monticello-Union Township Public Library will welcome a return visit from Dave Rozmarynowski of Roz Puppets! To go along with the Summer Reading theme of “A Universe of Stories” the show he will be performing this year is called “The Boy Who Saw Martians”.

    Tickets must be reserved and picked up in advance. We ask that you get to the library 10-15 minutes before showtime to guarantee your spot. Tickets will be scanned at the door.

    Read more about The Roz Puppets Show here

    • Explore the Final Frontier - Your Library!


      The Monticello-Union Township Public Library invites readers of all ages to come explore all things space at this year’s summer reading program universe spot orbiting items
      “A Universe of Stories.” Summer reading program runs from June 3 – July 12. Registration begins on Thursday, May 23 from 2—4 p.m. at the City Park.  Join us for fun activities, games, registering and more! 
      Explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Patrons are invited to try something new: learn new facts about space, read a new book, try a new craft, meet new people, and much more!

      Featuring special programming with Twin Lakes High School Science Teacher Jill Gilford on June 19 at 2 p.m. for a children’s program on rocket launching and at 6 p.m. for a presentation on space camp.
      The Library will also feature special space related programming for all ages with the following scheduled events:

      Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire – June 6 at 6 p.m.
      Library Concert: Featuring The Time Travelers – June 11 at 5:30 p.m. Downtown at PopClub
      Toddler/Pre-School Time – Outer Space Theme - June 12 and 26 at 10 a.m. 
      StarLab Inflatable Dome – June 14- Open to all ages. Registration required for the session times
      Skateboard Competition – June 15 at 12 p.m. Jordan Park
      Purdue’s History in Flight and Space – June 17 at 6 p.m.
      Roz Puppet Show – June 20 at 11 a.m.
      Wabash Valley Astronomical Society Space Talk – June 25 at 2 p.m.
      Summer Reading Finale Party – July 12 from 1 – 4 p.m.
      Stranger Things Party – July 17 at 4 p.m. Stranger Things Trivia – July 17 at 6  p.m.
      Space Fandom Day – July 19 All Day

      Please visit each of the adult, children's and teen pages for summer reading, to view a full list of programming for the summer. 


       

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    Explore the Final Frontier - Your Library!


    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library invites readers of all ages to come explore all things space at this year’s summer reading program universe spot orbiting items
    “A Universe of Stories.” Summer reading program runs from June 3 – July 12. Registration begins on Thursday, May 23 from 2—4 p.m. at the City Park.  Join us for fun activities, games, registering and more! 
    Explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Patrons are invited to try something new: learn new facts about space, read a new book, try a new craft, meet new people, and much more!

    Featuring special programming with Twin Lakes High School Science Teacher Jill Gilford on June 19 at 2 p.m. for a children’s program on rocket launching and at 6 p.m. for a presentation on space camp.
    The Library will also feature special space related programming for all ages with the following scheduled events:

    Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire – June 6 at 6 p.m.
    Library Concert: Featuring The Time Travelers – June 11 at 5:30 p.m. Downtown at PopClub
    Toddler/Pre-School Time – Outer Space Theme - June 12 and 26 at 10 a.m. 
    StarLab Inflatable Dome – June 14- Open to all ages. Registration required for the session times
    Skateboard Competition – June 15 at 12 p.m. Jordan Park
    Purdue’s History in Flight and Space – June 17 at 6 p.m.
    Roz Puppet Show – June 20 at 11 a.m.
    Wabash Valley Astronomical Society Space Talk – June 25 at 2 p.m.
    Summer Reading Finale Party – July 12 from 1 – 4 p.m.
    Stranger Things Party – July 17 at 4 p.m. Stranger Things Trivia – July 17 at 6  p.m.
    Space Fandom Day – July 19 All Day

    Please visit each of the adult, children's and teen pages for summer reading, to view a full list of programming for the summer. 


     

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