By Angie Georgeff
Our Summer Reading Programs are underway! The next six weeks constitute our busiest time of the year, with special programs available for readers of all ages. Registration is still open for our children’s and teen programs, and schedules are available at our circulation desk. Be sure to keep them posted on your refrigerator door so you don’t miss any of the special activities your child wants to attend.
Preregistration is not required for the adult program. Simply fill out an entry blank for each library item you read, listen to or watch during the contest period and drop it in the tote near the front door to be entered in the drawing. Books, audiobooks and DVDs are all qualifying items. An additional entry may be earned by completing the weekly brainteaser activity. Activity sheets are available at the circulation desk.
This year the prizes are themed gift baskets. My favorites are the “Beach Reads” basket and the “Night at the Movies” basket. Be sure to take a look at all of them the next time you come to the library. The drawing will be held after the close of business on Saturday, July 14. We wish you all the best of luck.
The theme for Summer Reading 2018 may be music, but the “Libraries Rock!” slogan allows latitude for interpretation. Young persons between the ages of thirteen and eighteen are invited to come to the library on Thursday, June 7, to exercise their skills and imagination as they paint rocks. The program will begin at 2 p.m. and last for about two hours. A parent or guardian must register each participant before the class begins. Registration forms are now available at our circulation desk, or call 743-6533 for more information.
Family Fun Friday
Our summer series of Family Fun Friday events will kick off with Mr. Bond’s Science Guys on Friday, June 8. Their child-friendly Spectacular Science Show will commence at 3 p.m. at Erwin’s Town Hall. Don’t miss this popular annual event!
If you have visited the library recently, you will have noticed how pretty our landscape looks. A team of volunteers from Nuclear Fuel Services are the fairy godmothers and godfathers responsible for the transformation. They arrived bright and early one Saturday morning in May, worked their magic and left our salvia, coreopsis and roses nestled in a luxuriant bed of fresh mulch. Thank you! Our Cinderella is now dressed in her best and ready for her waltz with Prince Charming.