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Ongoing Program Information

Summer Reading Program CalendarSummer Reading Program Calendar

Click on the image to view the summer calendar full of events for all ages.

 

Gardening Gigs

We need help tending the Library Garden. If you’ve got horticultural energy to spare, sign up to weed, water and prepare the harvest.  Information and garden tools available at the library.  Sign up for a slot here.

Free Audiobooks for Teens

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 27 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

New and Upcoming Titles

Click on image to get full list of titles with descriptions and catalog links.

  • Fic & Non-Fic

  • Juvenile & YA

  • Children

Upcoming Events

Register for a Summer Program  

Tuesday, July 25
  • Reading Fun at Adam's Berry Farm

    Tuesday, July 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*

    Tuesday, July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft.

Wednesday, July 26
  • Tech Time @ the Library

    Wednesday, July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Want to download a book or learn a language online? Need a little help with your smartphone? Drop-in and get some personalized help with our Tech Librarian.

  • Let's Build a Better World Story Time

    Wednesday, July 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Create and investigate all kinds of construction creations including marble runs, slime and lego blocks. Ages 5 to 8. Registration required.

Thursday, July 27
  • Drop-In Coding Club

    Thursday, July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Build your own code to animate and create. For ages 9 & up. All levels of coding welcome. Materials provided.

Friday, July 28
  • Preschool Story Time

    Friday, July 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Drop in for story time, songs and crafts. For ages 3 to 5.

Monday, July 31
  • Let's Build a Better World Story Time

    Monday, July 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Create and investigate all kinds of construction, including robots, marble runs, slime and Lego block creations. For ages 9 and up. Please register.

Tuesday, August 1
  • BabyTime

    Tuesday, August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Join us at the library for songs and play time for the littlest ones in our community. This is group sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

  • Reading Fun at Adam's Berry Farm

    Tuesday, August 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*

    Tuesday, August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft.

  • STEAM Challenge Camp*

    Tuesday, August 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Do you love Science, Math, Art? Discover the possibilities in this fun exploration camp! Sign up for one day or all four. For ages 8 - 11. Funded by the TinkerBelles Grant from John & Alice Outwater. Registration required.

Wednesday, August 2
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*

    Wednesday, August 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Do you love Science, Math, Art? Discover the possibilities in this fun exploration camp! Sign up for one day or all four. For ages 8 - 11. Funded by the TinkerBelles Grant from John & Alice Outwater. Registration required.

Thursday, August 3
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*

    Thursday, August 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Do you love Science, Math, Art? Discover the possibilities in this fun exploration camp! Sign up for one day or all four. For ages 8 - 11. Funded by the TinkerBelles Grant from John & Alice Outwater. Registration required.

Friday, August 4
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*

    Friday, August 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Do you love Science, Math, Art? Discover the possibilities in this fun exploration camp! Sign up for one day or all four. For ages 8 - 11. Funded by the TinkerBelles Grant from John & Alice Outwater. Registration required.

Monday, August 7
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Monday, August 7

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

  • Very Merry Theater Presents: Oklahoma!

    Monday, August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Bring sun screen, water and a low lawn chair or blanket. All are welcome.

Tuesday, August 8
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Tuesday, August 8

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

  • Reading Fun at Adam's Berry Farm

    Tuesday, August 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*

    Tuesday, August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft.

Wednesday, August 9
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Wednesday, August 9

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

Thursday, August 10
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Thursday, August 10

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

Friday, August 11
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Friday, August 11

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

Saturday, August 12
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up

    Saturday, August 12

    Pick up the selection the first full week of each month and take to your favorite summer reading spot. You can join in our online discussion...or just enjoy that glass of lemonade as you read. June: "Three Junes" by Julia Glass. July: "Spice: The History of a Temptation" by Jack Turner. August: "Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn.

Tuesday, August 15
  • Reading Fun at Adam's Berry Farm

    Tuesday, August 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*

    Tuesday, August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Bring your Minecraft mania to the library and help build new worlds each week. Please bring your own device loaded with Minecraft Pocket Edition. For ages 7 & up with basic knowledge of Minecraft.

Monday, August 21
  • Mystery Book Group

    Monday, August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

  • Solar Eclipse Celebration

    Monday, August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Lunar activities and viewing of the eclipse for all ages. Special viewing glasses will be available.

  • Berry Farm Book Club

    Monday, August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Share a sample of food-related reading and discussion while enjoying a potluck of local food & drink at Adam’s Berry Farm. We begin with "Changing Season: A Father, a Daughter and a Family Farm" by David Mas Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto.

Wednesday, August 23
  • Kindergarten Library Card Party

    Wednesday, August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    It's that time of year for all incoming Kindergartner's to get their very own library card and meet other kindergarten families. Please register.

Monday, September 4
  • LIBRARY CLOSED

    Monday, September 4

Tuesday, September 5
  • BabyTime

    Tuesday, September 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Join us at the library for songs and play time for the littlest ones in our community. This is group sponsored by Building Bright Futures.

Wednesday, September 13
  • Roald Dahl Day

    Wednesday, September 13

Monday, September 18
  • Mystery Book Group

    Monday, September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

 

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