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									Volume 6, Issue 2 Summer 2008

NEWSLETTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

Our schedule for our summer reading programs and activities. Please register early, seating is limited. Registration for events begins one week prior to the event unless otherwise noted. You can register for any program in person or via the phone or e-mail.

Summer Reading Programs
On Thursday, June 26, @ 1:00 PM, the Library will launch its Annual Summer Age Reading Program. Participants can sign up all summer long. This year’s theme is Catch the Reading Bug. Children between the ages of 2-5 can participate in the “Read-to-Me Program” in which parents and caregivers read aloud to their children throughout the summer. Children between the ages of 6-12 can join the “Independent Readers”. Throughout the summer, children in each group will have to read a required number of pages. If a child meets his/her goal, he/she will receive a prize at the closing ceremony which will be held on Tuesday, August 26. McDonald’s Summer Reading Program—Children in Kindergarten through the 4th grade who read 5 books during the summer are eligible to receive a free McDonald’s Happy Meal. Metamorphosis—On June 26 @ 3:00 PM, teenagers between the ages of 13-17 can sign up for the Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program. Participants can sign up all summer long. Participants can sign up all summer long. Over the course of the summer, teens will have to read a required number of pages. All who reach their goal will receive a prize. The closing ceremony will be held on Tuesday, August 26.
Ages: 4-12

Ages: 4-12 Age

Ages: 13-17 Age

Catch the Reading Bug Photography Contest—Catch the Reading Bug! Capture the good, the bad and the (B)ugly on film. Shutterbugs, dig out your cameras and go on a photo safari! Beetles, spiders, ladybugs, and caterpillars are just waiting for you to find them and shoot their pictures. If you can’t find a live bug, well, take a picture of a fake one! Or dress up your baby brother or sister as one and catch them on film! Let your imagination soar! Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the Photography Contest rules. If you don’t have a camera don’t worry, a separate contest will be held for the best drawing of a bug.

Ages: 5-17 Age

Events and Programs

Mark your calendars for fun and adventure
Ages: 2-4

Stories with Mr. Tree
Visit the Library to listen to some great stories with Mr. Tree and his reading buddies. Stop by on the following Mondays from 9:30-10:00 AM July 14 July 28 August 11

Ages: 2-4

Movies for Toddlers
Title Magic School Bus: Bugs Bugs Bugs Curious George Takes a Vacation Dora the Explorer Animal Adventures Miss Spider’s All Pupa’ed Out Date Monday, July 7 Monday, July 21 Monday, August 4 Monday, August 18 Time 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00

Electrifying Events

Ages: 2 & up

Title Joe D’s Exploring Bugs Mother Goose “Is Summer Bugging You” Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and much more Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and much more Webkinzs Celebration Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and much more Sciencetelling: The Bugs of Blackwood Matter Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and much more

Date Thursday, July 10 Thursday, July 17 Thursday, July 24 Thursday, July 31 Thursday, August 7 Thursday, August14 Tuesday, August 19

Time 2:00-2:45 2:00-2:45 1:30-3:30 1:30-3:30 2:00-3:30 1:30-3:30 2:00-2:45

Age 7-13 2-6 5-13 5-13 5-12 5-13 5-12 5-13

Registration Required

Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No

Thursday, August 21 1:30-3:30

Bugtastic Tuesdays

Ages: 5-8 Age

Stop by the Library to hear some bug filled stories and to complete an awesome bug craft! Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30 PM Butterflies and the Big Change : July 8 Design your own Bug Visor: August 5 Easy Click Beetle: July 22

Monday Movie Madness
Are you itching to watch some bug movies? This summer the Library will be showing some great movies, including some on bugs. Stop by the Library to watch movies and eat popcorn. No registration. First-come, first-served. Title The Bee Movie Nancy Drew Alvin and the Chipmunks National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets The Waterhorse The Spiderwick Chronicles A Bug’s Life The Seeker: The Dark is Rising Enchanted Date June 30 July 7 July 14 July 21 July 28 August 4 August 11 August 18 August 25 Time 3:00-4:30 PM 3:00-4:40 PM 3:00-4:30 PM 3:00-5:05 PM 3:00-4:55 PM 3:00-4:40 PM 3:00-4:35 PM 3:00-4:35 PM 3:00-4:50 PM Age 5 & up 8 & up 5 & up 8 & up 8 & up 8 & up 5 & up 8 & up 8 & up Rating PG PG PG PG PG PG G PG PG
Ages: 5-12 Age

Bug Games
Do you like bugs? If so stop by the Library with your friends to play so bugalicious games. We will be playing Bug Bingo, Bumblebee and Lady Bug Ring Toss, Flea Fly, Mosquito Relay and much more. Registration is required and seating is limited to 25. Friday, August 8 from 2:00-3:30 PM

Ages: 7-12 Age

Creepy Crawley Tuesdays

Ages: 9-12 Age

The worms crawl in ,the worms crawl out at the Library this summer. If you are not afraid of a few creepy crawlies stop by the Library to learn some interesting bug facts and to complete a craft project. Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30 PM Stained Glass Butterfly Mobile: July 15 Clothespin Fly Mobile: August 12 No registration. First-come, first-served. Seating is limited to 20.
Ages: 13-17 Age

Prehistoric Bugs: July 29

Spine-Tingling Movies
You never know what will happen in the movies! Stop by the Library on the following Wednesdays with your friends and watch these awesome movies. No registration. First-come, first-served. Title Jumper Poltergeist Spider-man 3 The Eye Eight Legged Freaks Date July 2 July 16 July 30 August 13 August 27 Time 7:00 –8:30 PM 6:30-8:30 PM 6:00-8:20 PM 7:00-8:40 PM 7:00-8:40 PM

Ages: 13-17

Metamorphosis Wednesdays

Age

Metamorphosis is all about change. Stop by the Library and participate in these cool programs. You will learn something new and exciting. Title Design your own hardware jewelry Library Knights Games: Spend time among knights and queens. Or, if chess is just not your game, come to play checkers. We will also play “Are You Smarter” Than a 5th Grader and much more. Dining Etiquette Jeopardy: Good manners are more fun than you Date July 9 July 23 Time 7:00-8:00 PM 7:00-8:30 PM

August 6

7:00-8:00 PM

think. Study up and come win this fun game!
Sudoku Mania Contest August 20 7:00-8:00 PM


								
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