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May 28, Saturday, 10:30am: Summer Reading Kick-Off. We will have treats, reveal grand prizes, learn about programming and more. Sign up for the program begins on this day, but you may do so later. All ages.
June 1, Wednesday, 3pm: Lego Day: Things That Go. We will have a great contest and several prizes. All Ages.
June 2, Thursday, 3pm: Let’s Color! For Teens. We will have plenty of supplies and pages to color, plus treats to eat. Teens.
June 3, Friday, 3pm: Bingo in the Books. Great prizes, great fun. All Ages.
June 7, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime – Things That Go. This event combines song, movement, stories and a treat. Younger Children.
June 8, Wednesday, 3pm: Drinking Straw Weaving. Who knew you could weave with straws? Learn this easy craft and how to turn it into a belt, bookmark or art. All Ages.
June 9, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies – Knotted Bracelet and Necklace. Learn to make a heart necklace from thin paracord and a bracelet from old t-shirts. Teens.
June 9, Thursday, 3pm: Duct Tape for Teens. We supply loads of duct tape and you supply the creativity. Teens.
June 10, Friday, 3pm: Tiddlywinks and Shrinkydinks. We’ll learn about the game of Tiddlywinks and make our own squidgers, then play the game. All Ages.
June 14, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime – Going to the Beach. Join us for stories, songs, art and treats. Younger Children.
June 15, Wednesday, 3pm: Talking Puppet Craft. Make your own puppet with a moving mouth. Make yours unique. All Ages.
June 16, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Pop Cap Bracelets. Woven bracelets with pop top charms, as unique as you. Teens.
June 16, Thursday, 3pm: 3D Printing for Teens. Learn about our new 3D printer and how it can work for you. We’ll talk about software to use, files to print and copyright issues to consider. Everyone who attends will receive a free 3D print coupon. Teens.
June 17, Friday, 3pm: Ladderball and Ice Cream. Learn how to make your own ladderball goal and balls. Play a few games and eat ice cream. All ages.
June 21, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime: Breakfast with the Moose. We will snack on muffins and learn about the letter M with songs and activities. Younger children.
June 22, Wednesday, 3pm: Ribbon Bookmarks. These bookmarks make great gifts for everyone. Choose a sports theme with a charm to match, a patriotic theme, or an elegant one of a kind original. All ages.
June 22, Wednesday, 6:30pm: Adult Coloring. We will introduce the library’s large collection of coloring books and provide coloring supplies and refreshments. Join us for 1-1/2 hours of relaxation.
June 23, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Metal Washer Necklace/Bracelet. We will turn this simple piece of hardware into an original work of jewelry art using one of several different techniques. Teens.
June 23, Thursday, 3pm: Dia de Los Muertos Skulls for Teens. Learn the history of these adorned skulls honoring the dead. We have limited supplies to make your own, so it is first-come, first-serve. Teens.
June 24, Friday, 3pm: Architectural Challenge: Tallest Structure. This STEM challenge encourages young builders to exercise their creativity in making a structure from spaghetti and marshmallows. We will have divisions according to ages, so everyone can participate. Prizes will be awarded. All ages.
June 28, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime: Horse Play. Barrel and horse racing are on the agenda for this fun storytime. We’ll share horsey treats (apples and carrots) as we sing songs and hear stories about horses. Younger children.
June 29, Wednesday, 3pm: Perler Paradise. We have so many Perler beads we don’t know what to do. Oh wait, we’ll share with you. There will be plenty of patterns, beads and an adult on hand to melt your creations. Plus, we will search online for that special pattern for you. Make zipper pulls, coasters and more. All ages.
June 29, Wednesday, 6:30pm: Library Board Meeting. Everyone.
June 30, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Clothespin Jewelry. Who knew you could create jewelry from the wire findings on clothespins? We will show you how to make unique pieces you’ll be proud to wear. Teens.
June 30, Thursday, 3pm: Paint Slip & Slide for Teens. We are getting messy! Bring your t-shirts, socks and other white clothes. Eye/clothing protection provided. We will load the slip-n-slide up with paint and let you make an original design as you slide down. Paint colors will be blue and red, which will probably end up with some purple highlights. Teens.
July 1, Friday, 3pm: Drawbots. This robot creation draws on paper. We will give basic instructions and you use your imagination to make a robot. Older Children and Teens.
July 5, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime: Silly Monsters. Includes stories, songs and silly monster treats. Younger Children.
July 6, Wednesday, 3pm: Making Silly Monsters. These clay creations can be as silly as you like. We provide air-dry clay and you supply the imagination. All Ages.
July 7, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Drink Me Necklace. This Alice in Wonderland inspired jewelry has a vintage touch, with a tiny bottle and a skeleton key. Teens.
July 7, Thursday, 3pm: Making Masks: Venetian Masquerade for Teens. We will explore the history of masks and make one of our own. Each piece will be an original. Teens.
July 8, Friday, 3pm: Stem Challenge: Floating Babies and Bungie Barbies. Another STEM challenge to stretch your imagination. Can you keep a baby from drowning? Can you make a Barbie bungee that allows her hair to touch the floor, but not her body? We supply materials and sweet rewards. You supply creativity and teamwork. All Ages.
July 12, Tuesday, 10 am: Storytime: Owl Be Seeing You Soon. Join us for owl stories, songs, handprint craft and owl cookies. Younger children.
July 13, Wednesday, 3pm: Chia Pet Creations. Cha-Cha-Cha-Chia. Our pets will have a green head of hair and a funny face.
July 14, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies – Clay Scents. Air dry clay medallions for scented air fresheners, necklaces, keychains and more. We will even send you home with a mini bottle of essential oils to refresh your creation. Teens.
July 14, Thursday, 3pm: Sweet Treats For Teens. We are searching our recipe files for unique culinary creations filled with sugar for you to make. You’ll have some to taste and more to take home. Teens.
July 15, Friday, 3pm: Outdoor Games (P.S. May Involve Water). We will have plenty of ice pops and ice water to cool you down. Depending on the day, we may spend a lot of time using water to keep us cool, so dress appropriately. All Ages.
July 19, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime: Hedgehogs. We’ll hear a story, learn about hedgehogs, see a live hedgehog and then make our very own hedgehogs to take home. Younger children.
July 20, Wednesday, 3pm: Lip Smacking Lip Balm. This easy activity teaches you how to make lip balm in your favorite flavors to keep or give as a gift. Pick your favorite to make and take home. All ages.
July 20, Wednesday, 6:30pm: Adult Coloring. All supplies and treats are provided. Join us for this relaxing activity.
July 21, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Baseball Bracelets. Who knew you make jewelry from old baseballs? We will show you how. Teens.
July 21, Thursday, 3pm: Sugar Skull Decorating. This time we are making sugar skulls from real sugar and royal icing. We learn about molding the skulls, mixing the icing, and the history of these methods to create one-of-a-kind art. Teens.
July 22, Friday, 3pm: Minute to Win It. One minute challenges that are sure to surprise. Who will be the Minute to Win It champs?
July 26, Tuesday, 10am: Storytime: Elegant Elephants. Listen to an elephant story, make an elephant puppet and eat elephant’s favorite treat – fruit. Younger children.
July 27, Wednesday, 3pm: Free Craft Day. We have so many left over supplies and we are exhausted, so we supply materials and let you create. This has been a lot of fun in the past. Come early for best selection. All Ages.
July 27, Wednesday, 6:30pm: Library Board Meeting. Everyone.
July 28, Thursday, 10:30am: Jewelry Junkies: Baked Marble Jewelry. We are creating jewelry pieces from dollar store items. This beautiful jewelry looks like a million bucks. Teens.
July 28, Thursday, 3pm: Chain Reaction for Teens. This STEM challenge tests our limits as we attempt to make a chain reaction from popsicle sticks and plastic cups. Will we suceed? The finale could be amazing. Teens.
July 29, Friday, 3pm: Grand Prize Extravaganza. This is it! It’s everything you have been working toward this summer. We have door prizes, refreshments and fun until we draw for our grand prizes at 4pm. Don’t miss this. All Ages.
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