Main Library 2013 Summer Reading Activities
Mark Wade Presents Digging for Library Gold (ages preschool & up)
Monday, June 10th, 2:00 PM—Gaier Room
Be ready for laughter and amazement when ventriloquist Mark Wade and his puppet pals go looking for library treasure. Mark’s fun show features comedy and lots of audience participation. **Please see note.
Toddler Storytime (ages 15 months-3 years)
Tuesdays: Beginning June 11th through July 23rd, 9:30-10:00 AM—Gaier Room
Engages toddlers with books and learning through stories, music and movement. Younger lapsit children are welcome.
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)
Tuesdays: Beginning June 11th through July 23rd, 10:30-11:15 AM—Gaier Room
Prepares preschoolers for later reading success through interactive stories, songs and crafts.
Daycare Storytime (ages 3-6)
Wednesdays: Beginning June 12th through July 24th, 10:30-11:00 AM—Gaier Room
Just for daycare and youth groups bringing five or more children. Features interactive stories, songs and rhymes.
Different themes help get children excited about books and reading.
Discover Gnomes and Fairies (ages 5 & up)
Thursday, June 13th, 2:00 PM—Gaier Room
Explore the magical hidden world of gnomes and fairies. Hear a story, create your own fairy or gnome house to take home, play games and enjoy a sweet treat. Please show up on time so no one gets left out. **Please see note.
Bow Wow Book Brigade with Best Friends Pet Assisted Therapy (ages 5 & up)
Wednesdays: June 26th, July 17th & August 21st, 2:00-3:00 PM—Lenski Program Room
Dig into reading with therapy dogs. Make a new friend and build your reading skills and confidence as you read aloud to your new pals.
LEGO Club (grades K-6)
Thursdays: June 20th & July 18th, 2:00 PM—Gaier Room
Build with us and meet other LEGO fans! Just bring your imagination and we’ll supply the LEGOs. LEGO creations will be selected each month for display at the library. **Please see note.
Dinosaur Dig (ages preschool & up)
Thursday, July 11th, anytime between 2:00 & 3:00 PM—Gaier Room
Dig into dinosaurs with a variety of fun games and crafts. Make a hatching dinosaur, play triceratops ring toss, go bowling with a dinosaur egg and more. Don’t forget to sign in for your chance to win a dinosaur book! **Please see note.
Wildlife Encounter with Brukner Nature Center (ages preschool & up)
Monday, July 22nd, 2:00 PM—Gaier Room
Wildlife ambassadors from Brukner Nature Center will visit the library for a great program featuring live animals. Learn about these amazing animals and conservation efforts to protect them. **Please see note.
Pirates Ahoy! (ages 5 & up)
Thursday, July 25th, 2:00 PM—Gaier Room
Sail the high seas without ever leaving the library. Hear a pirate story, enjoy a snack, create your own pirate gear and learn to talk like a pirate. Play pirate bingo for a chance to win a prize! Please show up on time so no one gets left out. **Please see note.
**Note: Space in the Gaier Room is limited. We cannot guarantee that everyone who comes to this program will be able to participate. We cannot accommodate groups greater than 10 people from the same organization.