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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  

Friday, 28 July 2017
  • Preschool Story Time
    10:30 am-11:30 am

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

Monday, 31 July 2017
  • Let's Build a Better World Story Time
    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, 01 August 2017
  • BabyTime
    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
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*
    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*
    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, 02 August 2017
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*
    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, 03 August 2017
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*
    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, 04 August 2017
  • STEAM Challenge Camp*
    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, 07 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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!
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Tuesday, 08 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*
    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, 09 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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, 10 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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, 11 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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, 12 August 2017
  • Hammock Nappers Book Group Book Pick Up
    All day

    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, 15 August 2017
  • Reading Fun at Adam's Berry Farm
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    Reading, Gardening and Craft fun for all ages.

  • Minecraft League*
    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, 21 August 2017
  • Mystery Book Group
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

  • Solar Eclipse Celebration
    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
    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, 23 August 2017
  • Kindergarten Library Card Party
    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, 04 September 2017
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    All day

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
  • BabyTime
    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, 13 September 2017
  • Roald Dahl Day
    All day

Monday, 18 September 2017
  • Mystery Book Group
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Copies are available at the circulation desk.

 

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