School is almost out and it's time to start thinking about summer reading. Stop in at tmusic.JPGhe library for your first bookmark and a plastic book bag beginning June 1. Summer reading is fun and easy!

 Check out books and read! Read (or be read to) books, audiobooks, or ebooks.

Keep track of how long you read. Pick up a special weekly Read to the Rhythm bookmark to keep track of your reading time and activities during the week.  Bring it to the library when that week ends and get another bookmark for the next week.

Each week, beginning June 8, a different "Activity of the Week" will be at the library and on the website.  It may be a word search, guessing game, coloring page, or simple art activity.

Come to programs that interest you. No registration required.

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June 10, 10:30am — 11:15am.  Suggested ages: preschool—K
Reading to the Music. Stories and a craft with a musical theme.
              2:00pm—3:00pm.    Suggested ages: 1st—6th graders
Making Music with Art.  Make & Take craft time

June 17, 10:30 — 11:15. Suggested ages: preschool—K
Shake, Rattle & Roll.  Enjoy music and learn songs with Judy Carroll.
               2:00pm — 3:00pm. Suggested ages: 1st—6th graders
A Healthy Note. Learn to make a healthy snack with nutrition specialist Kim Trine.

Saturday, June 20, 10:30am—11:30am.  All ages
Mishka Sings? Probably not! Share some time with Chris Clawson and our favorite library dog.

June 24, 10:30am — 11:30am.  Suggested ages: preschool—K
Crickets & Croakers: Join the chorus as Douglas Hart Nature Center explores how animals communicate.
               2:00pm-3:00pm. Suggested ages: 1st-6th graders
Musical Animals.  Explore howls, chirps, and crash-bangs of nature with Douglas Hart Nature Center.

July 1, 10:30am—11:30am at the Farm Bureau basement.  All ages.
Sounds like Science. Mad Science returns to demonstrate the scientific sounds in some crazy noise makers like a singing pipe, potato popper, and a dinosaur in a can?!

Watch the local newspapers or our website and Facebook page for other summer activities that may pop up!