Monday, May 22, 2017

Summer Reading Program

Sign-ups for SRP 2017 begin today for the Young Adult and Children’s Departments! Are you as excited as I am? What’s that…you’re more excited? Inconceivable! Although, with a full slate of fun-filled programs on the agenda there’s enough thrills to go around. So let me take a minute, just sit right there, and I’ll tell you about some of what’s in store.

Thursday, June 1 – 1:00 to 2:00 – Stack it Up!

Participants in Sport Stacking (AKA Cup Stacking) have long enjoyed building structures and towers. But this summer we will travel around the globe and recreate some of the world's greatest landmarks. Egyptian pyramids, castles of Europe, the Great Wall of China, India's Taj Majal, the Eiffel Tower of Paris, and more! A magician, school speaker, entertainer and author, Mr. Jim has been hosting library programs for over 20 years! All ages welcome.

Tuesday, June 6 – 1:00 to 2:00 – Hands on Science

Become a WATER WARRIOR! Debbie Palmer of the Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District will present a hands-on interactive exploration regarding the different causes of water pollution. Learn about how your decisions and actions, as part of the larger community, can impact water quality. The Young Adult Summer Reading Club is for students entering grades 5-12.

Tuesday, June 13 – 1:00 to 2:00 – Photography Walk

Grab your favorite picture-taking device and venture out on this field trip to explore and photograph the architecture surrounding Bremen Public Library. Prize will be awarded for the most unique capturing! The Young Adult Summer Reading Club is for students entering grades 5-12.

Tuesday, June 20 – 1:00 to 2:30 – Adventures in Monopoly

If you enjoy Monopoly, you’ll love it with a twist. Editions such as National Parks, Disney, Jurassic World, M & M, and Dino-Opoly will all be on hand! Join us for this time of competitive fun. All ages invited.

Tuesday, June 27 – 1:00 to 2:30 – Brick Club: DC and Marvel

Join us for an extra-special superhero themed Brick Club. Kits featuring Batman, Spider-Man and The Avengers will be available for building and exploration! Young adults, children and families are encouraged to join us for this time of imagination. We will use LEGO bricks to study concepts via themes, develop math and science skills, work in teams and have fun! All ages invited.

Tuesday, July 11 – 1:00 to 2:30 – Wii Gaming

Show off your skills and get ready for some friendly competition as we gather to do some Wii gaming. As a bonus: New featured games will be on hand! All ages invited to participate.

Program highlights brought to you by YA Librarian, Chris.

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