Summer means --- summer reading!!! That wonderful time of the year when you can read whatever you want (no assignments!), wherever you want (by the pool or at the beach?), and whenever you want (Almost. Some of us still have to go to work).
Not only do you have all this freedom, but by joining the library’s summer reading clubs, you can win prizes! The theme this year “Fizz, Boom – READ” highlights science and the other terrific things you can discover at the library.
Kids and young adults can sign up starting Monday, June 23. For youngsters, there are little prizes every week and bigger prizes when they reach milestone numbers of books read. Young adults will be entered into a drawing every week.
Adult signup begins on June 26. The more you read, the more raffle tickets you get. And the more tickets you have, the better your chances to win some great prizes—a bonus to go with all the great thing you can discover with the written word.
If adults would like a suggestion for a book to add to their lists, why don’t they read The Shoemaker’s Wife, by Adriana Trigiani? This intricately woven tapestry of love and family, war and loss, risk and destiny is the selection the Tuesday afternoon book club is reading for its July meeting (Tuesday, July 8 at 4:00). You’ll discover stimulating discussion; new members are always welcome.
The Thursday night book club will be meeting on June 26 at 7:00 pm. In addition to being able to sign up for the summer reading program, the group will be discussing books to read in the fall and next year. Come with good suggestions and discover what’s in store for the group.
Explore the library schedule and you’ll discover a lot of exciting children’s programs. The first will be a Sing Along with Mr. Scott on Tuesday, July 8, at 6:30. This popular entertainer will be combining acrobatics and musical creativity with a zany sense of humor that kids (up to the age of 8) love. The program is free and no registration is required.
Later in the month there will be a ScienceTeller. Curious what that is? You’ll have to come July 17 to find out. There are two KidCraft evenings planned for July, and a visit from the Lizard Guys.
The library is hoping to discover something special this summer: a new logo. Patrons of all ages are invited to create a new logo that will promote the theme “Lives Change @ Your Library” and help raise awareness of the abundance of free resources at the library. Designs can be submitted until August 23. For full details, check out our website or come into the library.
If you look at our calendar, you’ll discover there’s always something going on at the library. Monday night movies will continue all summer. Come to the library to get a schedule, and you’ll also discover all the new books and movies and magazines and lots more that are available to you.
What will you discover this summer?