There’s Plenty of Summer Reading Left

We may be heading into the home stretch of the summer reading program, but don’t worry. There are still plenty of activities ahead.

It’s true. We only have a week left on the Children’s and the Teen/Young Adult Summer Reading Program, but don’t worry. We’re going to end with a bang.

Rainbow Looming – Tuesday, July 1 @ 4 p.m.
Come make pretty stuff with your Rainbow Looms. You can give it your friends, your new teacher next year or keep it for yourself! We’ll figure out how to make new stuff and learn how, if you don’t already know. Bring your loom if you have one! We’ll have the bands and clips.

Movie – Thursday, July 3 @ 2 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken). Will Arnett co-stars as the voice of Batman, who along with Superman, make appearances in the Warner Bros. picture. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, and Alison Brie head up the rest of the voice cast.

Lava Lamps – Tuesday, July 1 @ 4 p.m.
Ever wonder how those groovy lava lamps work? We’ll show you how. And nope, we don’t have to find a volcano. You’ll be surprised how it simple and easy it is to make your very own lava lamp.

Firefighters: More than fighting fires – Tuesday, July 3 @ 4 p.m.
We all know that firefighters fights fire, but there are plenty of dangers besides battling blazing infernos. You’ll hear from firefighters on what other dangerous situations that they have to deal with.

And don’t forget to hand in your reading logs by Saturday, July 5!

While those summer reading programs are coming to an end, the adults still have an entire month left and that means a program-packed July.

Sherlock Holmes: It’s Elementary – Thursday, July 10 @ 6:30 p.m.
Learn everything you need to know about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective – Sherlock Homes. We’ll discuss the books, movies, television and his place in popular culture. Also did he really say, “Elementary, my Dear Watson?” We’ll find out!

E-reader/Tablet workshop – Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Jump into the electronic age and find out how to use your tablet/e-reader as your own personal library. Learn how to find and download, audiobooks, e-books and e-magazines.

Sustainable Agriculture – Tuesday, July 22 @ 6:30 p.m.
Interested in finding out what is “sustainable agriculture?” This program will give you some insight on the integration of farming, animals, ecology and the environment as well as their relationships with one another.

Writing Workshop – Thursday, July 24 @ 6:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to write the great American novel, but didn’t know where to start? This will be the program that will get you going. We’ll have local authors come down and share their tales of how they got started on their novels and publications. They’ll show what techniques they used and how they got their inspirations for their ideas.

Also, don’t forget to join us for Recipe Swap on Monday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. Hope you can make it!

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