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All Ages Summer Reading Program

July 6 - August 14 AD Logo
Adults, Teens, and Children's need to read 6 books to complete the program. Books, ebooks and audiobooks are acceptable. Get a prize for completing the summer reading program 
and enter a drawing to win gift cards, fairytale boxset, storytelling board game, storytelling stuffed frog, and folktale Russian nesting dolls.

Virtual Book Club
July 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a virtual meeting to discuss your favorite cookbook? Check Libby and Hoopla for available cookbooks to borrow. Come share with us a book you are reading and learn about upcoming releases! This book club discussion will be hosted through Zoom and will require registration to receive the invitation for it. Register in advance for this event at the following link: 

Nordic Gnome Craft for Kids
July 9 at 2 p.m.
Come and make a fun gnome to decorate your room. Did you know that a gnome was believed to bring good luck and protection in days of old? We think they are just adorable and hole you think that too. Registration is required so we can have enough materials on hand! Ages: K-5th

Library Concert Series: Featuring Traveler's Dream
July 14 at 6 p.m.
In collaboration, with Farmer's Market, Riverwalk, and Hometown Hero Awards. It is hosted at the Constitution Plaza downtown.

Outdoor Storytime
July 16 at 10 a.m.
Socially distance with us for our first storytime since March! We will sing songs, play games, and of course read stories on the back porch and on the lawn. Ages: birth - 5 years old

Art and Crafts - Create an Enchanted Garden
July 17 from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Do you enjoy crafting and being artistic? Join us for a crafternoon at the library offering a wide range of arts and crafts projects for adults. As part of the Summer Reading theme, "Imagine Your Story," we will create you our own unique magical and enchanted gardens. All materials will be provided. No cost to attend. Registration is limited and required due to social distancing guidelines.

Virtual Trivia Night - Harry Potter
July 21 at 6:30 p.m.
As part of the summer reading program, join us for a fun and entertaining evening of trivia! Adults and teeens are invited to join us and test their knowledge on the Harry Potter series. Register in advance for this event at the following link:

Virtual SRP: Putting King Arthur on the Map
July 22 at 6 p.m.
This presentation will be hosted live via Facebook. The legend of King Arthur is rooted in very real places across Britain, from the rough coasts of Tintagel, to Stonehenge, the Tower of London, Dover Castle, and more. Professor Molly Martin's talk will focus on how the King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and the Knights of the Round come to life in the cities, castles, and churches of Britain, both in medieval literature and today. Together, we will explore and map the legendary king. 
Virtual Genealogy Class
July 30 at 10 a.m.
Join in on the virtual Genealogy 101 class. We will discuss available genealogy resources and how to begin searching using Ancestry or the Family Search database. This class will be hosted in Zoom a video conferencing application. Register in advance for this event at the following link:

Rotten Smelly Dragon Jars
July 31 at 2 p.m.
Let's make some really cool jars to hold our dragons! What kind of dragon do you want? Registration required. Ages 2-5 grade

Children's Saturday Arts and Crafts
August 1 at 11 a.m.
We'll be making Duck Tapa Pencil Pouches. Registration is required. Ages: K-5th

Monday Morning Book Discussion
August 3 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Join us for first Monday of each month to discuss books from a variety of authors and genres. For August, we will discuss the novel Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts.

Lego League
August 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 3:30 p.m.
Lego League is a weekly event which children can build from Lego pieces. Their project will be on display for one week and then the fun begins again.

August 4 from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We are challenging you to make a wolf proof house for the three little pigs. Are you up to the challenge? Ages: K-5th

Afternoon Family Movie
August 5 from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
In Victorian London, England, a little mouse girl's toymaker father is abducted by a peglegged bat. She enlists the aid of Basil of Baker Street, the rodent world's answer to Sherlock Holmes. The case expands as Basil unvocers the crime's link to a plot against the Crown itself.

Virtual Presentation: Fairy Tale Lessons in Craft
August 6 at 6 p.m.

August 8 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Baby Bear was crushed to see his chair reduced to rubble! Help him make a Goldilocks-proof chair for the next visit of the Golden Hair Girl!

Gamer Tuesday Kick-Off Competition
August 11 from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
We will have our brand new play station VR & our Switch as well as all new games.

Fairy and Dragon Soap
August 13 at 10 a.m.
We are going to put some fun fairies and dragons of some lovely lavender soap. Registration is required. Ages: Preschool-5 years old

Back to school bach for Teens
August 13 from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the new school year! We'll have snacks, music, and a place to catch-up with friends.

Art and Crafts - DIY Magical Shoe
August 14 at 2 p.m.
Do you enjoy crafting and being artistic? Join us for a crafternoon at the library offering a wide range of arts and crafts projects for adults of all ages. For August, create you own magical shoes. All materials provided at no cost. Registration required. Craft: DIY Magical Shoe

Virtual Trivia Night - Disney
August 18 at 6 p.m.
As part of the summer reading theme, Imagine Your Story, the adult department will offer a Disney virtual trivia night. Join us for a magical and entertaining evening exploring your knowledge on the history of Disney, music, friends, and villains. Win some cool Disney swag. Register in advance for this meeting:

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