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Summer reading fun

Posted June 19, 2013 in Community Featured

The summer reading programs at the library are in full force with reading fun and rewards along with interesting programs for kids, teens and adults. The grand prize for each age group is a Kindle Fire. (You must enter for the prize drawing by July 31.) Stop in today to get started.

Upcoming programs
Movies: Oz the Great and Powerful (PG) Tuesday, July 16. 6 p.m. Popcorn and drinks provided.

Stitch ‘n Chat: Wednesday, July 17, 2 p.m.

Book Discussion: “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, Tuesday, June 25, noon. In July, we will ready “Change Me into Zeus’s Daughter: A Memoir by Barbara Robinette Moss” on Tuesday, July 23 at noon. Books are available at the checkout desk.

Incredible Bats: Thursday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. See an Egyptian fruit bat up close and learn about the living habits and many benefits of these often misunderstood creatures. All ages.

Gardening Program: Weeds: Monday, July 15, 6:30 p.m.  Presented by Yvonne McCormick, Extension Horticulturist.

Teen programming
Teen Tuesdays (entering grades 6-12) Every Tuesday in June and July, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. All teens welcome.

June 25: Hunger Games Challenge; July 2: Book Discussions; July 9: Zentangles pen and paper art;  July 16: Movie night “Oz the Great and Powerful;” July 23: Google Maker Camp; July 30: Wii, Xbox, and Board Game Night.

Children’s programming
Dan Wardell’s Reading Road Trip: Friday, June 21, 10 and 11 a.m. (repeat).

Preschool Storytime: Tuesdays, 11 – 11:30 a.m., June 18 – July 23.  Ages 3 – 6 years and have not attended kindergarten.

Archaeologists Club: Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m, June 17 – July 15. Ages (finished) Kindergarten – (finished) fourth grade.

Recycling Squad: Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m, June 20 – July 25.    Ages (finished) kindergarten – (finished) fourth grade.

Science Center presents What’s Neat Beneath Our Feet: Monday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. Children and families.

Family Magic Show: Monday, July 22, 6 p.m.

Blank Park Zoo Presents Dino Clues: Monday, July 29, 6:30 p.m. Live animals from the zoo.  Children and families.

Family Lego Fun:  Saturday, July 6 and Aug. 10,  1 – 4 p.m. to have fun building with Legos in the children’s library.

Saturday Morning Children’s Movies,10:30 a.m. to noon for ages kindergarten to 5th grade. June 22: “The Smurfs” (PG); June 29: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” (PG); July 6: “Hotel Transylvania” (PG); July 13: “Where the Red Fern Grows” (PG); July 20: “Parent Trap” (PG); July 27: “Oz, the Great and Powerful” (PG).

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave. • 832-9100
Mon. – Thur.: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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