Grades 2-4: Friday, 7/20, 6:00-7:00 pm, Main Library -Ms. Carla and Ms. Neena Oh no! A mad researcher has locked us in the library! Put on your detective hat and work with friends to find clues and “escape” the library.
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Grades 2-4: Alternating Thursdays 7/19, 8/2, 8/16, 2:00-3:00 pm, Library Annex – Ms. Carla Duct tape fixes everything, and it can make anything, too! Come and learn to make dazzling duct tape creations, including duct tape flowers, superhero masks, and more! Differing skill levels can be accommodated. Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.
Grades 2-4: Wed 7/11 7/25, 8/8, 1:30-2:30 pm, Library Annex – Ms. Carla Come get messy and make mistakes (and fix them!), as we explore the world of STEAM. Through weekly challenges, we’ll build, create, and problem solve in this interactive club. Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.
Wednesdays, 10:00 am -12:00 pm, Main Library, Courtyard, and Annex – Ms. Carla Celebrity Readers and those notorious 3-5 graders who love to shine! Our Core Literacy Programs are designed to promote reading and a love for learning. Each week, students will have the chance to take part in stories, games,art, and projects based on our summer theme “Libraries Rock!” Each session includes time for a quick snack break, so families who are able should send a small snack and water bottle each week. Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.
Tuesdays, Main Library – Ms. Carla Session I: 2:00 – 2:30 pm Session II: 2:45 – 3:15 pm Rookie Readers is a one-to-one literacy builder designed for students who are proficient, independent readers entering grades 3 – 5. It pairs each reader with a child listener, ages 4-6. Readers are responsible for reading to their partner and talking about great stories! The program is meant to increase student fluency, reading with expression, and reading confidence. They also provide great role models for our young listeners, whose literacy skills are boosted too! These partnerships increase prereaders’ interest in reading and encourage positive communication and comprehension. Slots may be limited by the number of partners interested in participating in the program. Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.
Saturday, 6/2, 10:30 am-12:00 pm -Ms. Neena, Annex Do you love to build? All are all invited to participate in our LEGO competition! Each participant will be given one hour to build with library LEGOs to the theme “Here’s the story,” either alone or as a team. Creations should be inspired by specific books, movies, or TV shows. Attendees will vote for their favorite creations across several age-related categories, including Preschool, Grades K-1, Grades 2-4, and Grades 5-Adult. Winners will be awarded LEGO Shop Gift Cards. No outside LEGOs allowed; all designs should be original. Interested in joining us? Contact us at 845-8555-3444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, 12/7, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Crafternoons combine holiday storytelling, gingerbread, and the spirit of the season! All attendees will have the opportunity to make personalized home ornaments.
Friday 10/27 6:30-7:30 pm Many American families, as well as families in Mexico and South America celebrate a holiday called Día de los Muertos or Día de los Difuntos. These celebrations honor people who have died and mean a great deal to the families that celebrate. This program explores the rich history and traditions of the holiday for those who celebrate and those who wish to learn more about another culture.
Friday, October 13, 6:30-8 pm Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles! Professor McGonagall needs your help. Strange magic is in the air! This scavenger hunt/clue based mystery will be easier for those who have some Harry Potter knowledge (book, movie, or both!) but can be attended by anyone who likes puzzles and teamwork.
Every Other Friday (10/6, 10/20, 11/3, and 11/17) 4:00-5:30 pm Falling into reading is kind of like falling in a big pile of leaves—it’s fearless and fun! This series of programs encourages the budding creative writer in all of us to come out with inspiring stories and activities meant to generate creative and critical thought. Selected topics vary by age but includes “Fantastic Flashlight Forts,” “All about Dinosaurs” and “Mysterious Tales” among others.