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Jul
29

Myth Crackers

Time: Tuesday, July 29 @ 10:30 am
Duration: 1 hour
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 75)

Presented by the Howell Nature Center
Program Sponsored by Vibe Credit Union!

Are owls really wise? Can a porcupine shoot its quills? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this animal presentation. This program addresses common animal myths to find out if they are “correct” or “cracked.”

NOTE: The Friends Club is a group of kids who volunteer each summer to raise money for the Library! They will have a special fundraiser before or after this program. 

Jul
29

Glass Blowing Demonstration (ages K-adult)

Time: Tuesday, July 29 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 60) (ages K-adult)

Professional glass artist, Annmarie Stanesa, will discuss her passion for working with glass and demonstrate how to create beautiful works of art using this remarkably versatile medium.

Jul
30

Blast from the Past (grades 2-5)

Time: Wednesday, July 30 @ 10:00 am
Duration: 1 hour
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 20) (grades 2-5)

What causes volcanoes to erupt? Where does the hot lava come from? Examine volcanic rocks and find out how they form then build your own volcano and erupt with a BLAST!

Jul
30

Robot Building Contest

Time: Wednesday, July 30 @ 6:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 30)

We’ll provide the supplies, you bring the creativity. Come build the most creative robot possible. All robots will be on display during the final Teen Party where voting for best robot will take place. The creator of the robot with the most votes wins a $10 gift card to Mickey’s Dairy Twist!

Jul
31

Outdoor Nature Scavenger Hunt

Time: Thursday, July 31 @ 10:30 am
Duration: 45 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 60)

Rain or shine. Join Miss Caryn and Miss Kathy for an outdoor nature scavenger hunt! Each child will receive a small prize for completion. A "Tall Person” must attend.

Jul
31

The Ring of Steel Action Theatre (Ages K-Adult)

Time: Thursday, July 31 @ 6:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 60) (ages K-adult)

Program Sponsored by Vibe Credit Union!

Are you looking for a little adventure this summer? The award winning Ring of Steel, under the direction of master swordsman, Maestro Christopher Barbeau, will bring a show to the Library unlike any other! Mystery and mystique of the sword combine as they bring popular characters including Captain Sparrow, Indiana Jones, Lara Croft, Pan & Captain Hook, and others to the Library.

NOTE: The Friends Club is a group of kids who volunteer each summer to raise money for the Library! They will have a special fundraiser before or after this program.  

Aug
01

Plants vs Bunnies Storytime

Time: Friday, August 1 @ 11:00 am
Duration: 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 60)

Join us for stories and a craft.

Aug
02

Author Meet & Greet: Define Decaf - Lessons from a Highly Caffeinated Young Adult

Time: Saturday, August 2 @ 2:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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NO TICKET REQUIRED!

*Program will be in the fireplace area

“I've learned sometimes you have to give up everything to chase the one thing in life that could be the meaning of your existence. Lets talk about how to define decaf and refocus what it means to slow down and see the important things before they pass us by.” Meet local author Kim Eichstead! She will be available to discuss her memoir Define Decaf. Signed copies of her book will be available for purchase for $10.

Aug
04

Dog Days of Summer

Time: Monday, August 4 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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NO TICKET REQUIRED!

Tuesdays: June 17 – August 4th
from 7:00-8:00 PM

Cagney, a registered therapy dog, will be dropping by the Library every Tuesday to let kids visit or read with him.

Aug
06

Teen Movie Night: Divergent

Time: Wednesday, August 6 @ 6:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 50)

Head over to the Library for an evening at the movies! Divergent, rated PG-13, will be playing in HD on our big screen complete with surround sound. We will be serving Dauntless Chocolate Cake!

Aug
07

The 3rd Annual Adult Battle of the Books for Charity

Time: Thursday, August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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SEE A LIBRARIAN TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR THIS EVENT!

Team registrations due: Monday, July 28th by 9:00 PM

Battle: Thursday, August 7, 7:00-8:30 PM

Do you love to read? Do you like trivia? Think you have what it takes to beat the competition and earn money for your favorite charity? If you answered YES, then gather your friends, family and neighbors and form a team for SSLDL’s 3rd Annual Adult Battle of the Books for Charity! Each team will choose a non-library charity of choice. If your team wins, a donation will be made to the charity you selected. Teams can have a maximum of 5 participants each. Once your team registers, we will provide you with the list of books.

Books:

  • The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
  • Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

For more information, click here.

Aug
08

Teen Summer Challenge Party

Time: Friday, August 8 @ 12:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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NO TICKET REQUIRED!

Did you turn in your log by Monday, August 4th? Then come celebrate! We will have pizza, pop, prizes and a two-lane bungee run at the party. We will announce the grand prize winner and you can pick-up your free book as well. You need not be present to win.

 

Aug
09

Youth Summer Challenge Party

Time: Saturday, August 9 @ 1:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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Did you turn in your reading log by Monday, August 4, 2014? Then come celebrate your achievement with us! Receive your free book and other fun prizes! We’ll announce the grand prize winners as well. You need not be present to win.

NOTE: The Friends Club is a group of kids who volunteer each summer to raise money for the Library! They will have a special fundraiser before or after this program. 

Aug
13

Craftapalooza

Time: Wednesday, August 13 @ 1:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 50)

Join us for an afternoon of crafting fun! We have cleaned out our storage room and have various craft supplies for kids to create their own unique work of art. The only limit is your imagination!

Aug
26

Mermaid Felt Fairy (grades 3 & up)

Time: Tuesday, August 26 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 25) (grades 3 & up)

Join us each month in 2014 to make a felt fairy appropriate to the month! If you attend each month, you’ll have 12 fairies for your collection and in January 2015, we’ll make a Birthday fairy to wrap up the series. This month we will make a mermaid to add to your collection.

Aug
27

Walter Chrysler: His Company & His Life (grades 3 & up)

Time: Wednesday, August 27 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
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TICKET REQUIRED! (Limit 80) (grades 3 & up)

Walter Chrysler was a self-made man who built one of the Big Three auto companies. Join automotive historian, Russell Dore, as he discusses Chrysler’s early life in the locomotive
business, his success at GM and creation of the Chrysler Corporation. Learn how he developed skills by being a part of GM. Find out the roles the Maxwell and Willys companies playing in his development. Hear the story of the Chrysler Building in New York City.

Aug
28

Page Turners' Book Club: Life After Life

Time: Thursday, August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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No Ticket Required!

Stop by the Adult Services Desk to pick up the book. Books are available at least one month prior to the discussion.

Join us for our June book discussion! We will be talking about Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

New members are always welcome to join us for refreshments and a lively discussion!