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What’s Happening at the Library

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“A Universe of Stories” is the theme of our summer reading program this year!  Everyone from pre-readers through adults is welcome to participate, with sign-up beginning June 1st.  To kick off the summer, we welcome the Minnetrista Theatre on Wednesday, June 5th at 6:00 p.m.  for their production of Little Red Riding Hood.  Wacky Wednesday programs will include visits from the Cope Environmental Center, the Joseph Moore Museum, the Lincoln High School Band, and painting moon rocks.  Weekly prizes will be given to readers, and participants may enter drawings for larger prizes after the program concludes on July 31st.  We hope to welcome you on board the library space ship, on a course through the Andromeda Galaxy to faraway, exotic Planet READ!


Our Morning Book Club will be reading The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan this month.  Morning Book Club meets Monday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m.


Mother Goose on the Loose at 10:30 a.m. most Tuesdays is a fun way to begin learning pre-literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers.  Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, music, movement, flannel boards, friends, and more with Ms. Kim.


Tuesday, May 28th at 4:00 p.m. is the date for our next Board of Trustees’ meeting.  Board meetings are open to the public.


We added nine new bestsellers, two new movies, three new audiobooks, ten new children's books, and 11 other new books to the collection this week.  The new bestsellers this week include "The Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook: The 75 Best Healthy Recipes for Your Air Fryer," "The Road Home," and "The Mark." The new movies this week are "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" and "Fighting with My Family."


The library will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.




Our next Paws for Reading session will be Thursday, May 23rd at 3:30 p.m.  Children in pre-K through 5th grade can sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a retired guide or therapy dog with the expert guidance of trainer Jill Moore.  Paws for Reading will help children practice their reading skills, and pre-readers are also welcome to participate with a parent or caregiver reading to the child.  To sign up for your spot, call the library at 765-478-3335.