Library Hours
Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2014

FIZZ BOOM READ!

• Tots ages 0 to 4 may sign up for the listening portion of the Summer Reading Program.  Kids ages 5 to 11 and teens 12 and up may sign up for the reading portion of the Library’s Summer Reading Program anytime from June 2 through the end of the program on July 26. 

• Tots 4 and under can enter their name in for a weekly prize drawing after listening 5 minutes or more for 5 days.  After a child 5 to 11 reads 10 or more minutes a day for 5 days he/she can enter his/her name in for a weekly prize drawing. Teens 12 and up may enter their names in for a weekly prize drawing after reading 20 minutes or more for 5 days. All entries for the last drawing must be in by August 2.  


The Library will have a kickoff party at the park on Tuesday, June 17 from 11:00 - 1:00 to celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program. Hot Dogs, chips and drinks as well as water balloons, animal balloons, and face painting will be provided. This program is for all ages. Immediately afterwards will be the Summer Reading Performer NHECM "Dinosaurs... Among Us". They will be presenting a variety of animals related to dinosaurs.

                                                                                       

Tots every Wednesday June 18th - July 23rd at 10:30 am.

June 18 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under we’re going to be reading Wiggle & How Do You Wokka Wokka? After  we will have a dancing  activity!

  June 25 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under wer're going to be reading Summer & Are You Ready to Play Outside?!  For our craft, tots will make a sunny day picture.

July 2 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under we will be reading Punk Farm & Froggy Plays in the Band!  Tots will get to make either a balloon shaker or a paper plate tambourine. 

July 9 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under we will read The Deep Blue Sea & Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.  For our craft tots can create colorful sprinkle watercolors!

July 16 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under  we will read Raindrop, Plop! & Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain. For our craft, tots can make their own rain sticks. 

July 23 at 10:30am for tots 4 and under we will read It Looked like Spilt Milk & Little Cloud.  After tots will get to create their own spilt milk picture.

Kids' ProgramsTuesdays June 17th - July 22nd at 10:30 am.

On Tuesday, June 17 at 1:30pm we will have an animal program showcasing dinosaur related animals for kids ages 5 to 11. 

On Tuesday, June 24 at 10:30am we will have a puppet show featuring hands puppets and shadowing movie puppets for kids ages 5 to 11.

On Tuesday, July 1 at 10:30am House Representative Courtney Rogers will be conducting a Paul Revere reenactment for kids ages 5 to 11. 

  On Tuesday, July 8 at 10:30am Mr. Bond the Science guy will be here performing science experiments for kids ages 5 to 11.

On Tuesday, July 1 5 at 10:30am the L&M  Bakery will be showing how food and science mix for kids ages 5 to 11.

On Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30am the Cumberland Astronomy Society will be present star charts and telescope setup for kids ages 5 to 11.

 

Kids' Crafts Wednesdays June 18th - July 23rd at 1:30 pm.

On Wednesday, June 18 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be making their own nature journal. 

On Wednesday, June 25 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be making animated pictures.

On Wednesday, July 2 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be making soda bottle rockets. 

 On Wednesday, July 9 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be experimenting with bubbles wands.

On Wednesday, July 16 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be making sushi candy. 

On Wednesday, July 23 at 1:30pm kids ages 5 to 11 will be making a planetarium.