Hollis Social Library
July Newsletter
SUMMER READING is in full swing!
We’ve got your road map to a great summer right here! Join us throughout the summer for awesome events and our amazing Summer Reading Program. Summer Reading runs June 23 - August 12. This year’s theme is Build A Better World. Adults and kids of all ages can earn prizes and have a chance at great raffles just by logging your reading. And this year you can do more than just read!

 More Ways to Win!
  •  Read Great Books
  •  Use a Library Museum Pass
  •  Instagram Your Book
  •  Attend a Library Event
  •  Donate a Nonperishable Item @ Your Library

Hobbit Camp for Middle Schoolers!
Monday July 10 through Friday July 21st. 
Meets Mon, Wed, & Fridays @ 1 pm

Dr. Corey Olsen (Hollis resident and author), president of Signum University, is hosting a Hobbit Immersion camp which will run for two weeks from July 10th to July 21st. Come examine the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth as presented in the novel “The Hobbit”. Participants will read assigned chapters, participate in online classes and meet at the Library for discussion and work on individual or group projects. 


Family Jammie Storytime & Stuffed Animal Slumber Party (Ages 3+)
Monday, July 10th @ 6:30PM
We’ll have sleepy time stories with our favorite stuffed animals. Then, your stuffed animal friends will stay behind for a slumber party. What will they get up to? Stuffed animals can be picked up the following day, Tuesday July 11th. 

Touch-A-Truck (All Ages)
Lawrence Barn
Wednesday, July 12th @ 3:30PM
Flashing lights galore! Come meet some Hollis firefighters and police officers. Climb on up into their vehicles. See the ladder truck’s ladder climb to the sky! Ice-cold lemonade will be served.

This program will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or thunderstorms.
DIY Moroccan Lantern
(Ages 16 +) TWO SESSIONS
Wednesday, July 12th @ 6:30 PM Thursday, July 13th @ 11:30 AM

Add a little light to your life.
Join us to make a beautiful Moroccan lantern.

Bridge Design (Ages 8-10)
Tuesday, July 18th @ 10:30 AM
Come hang out with Roger Ward and learn the basics of bridges and how they're constructed. Build your own bridges out of various materials and see if they can take the weight! 

Lindsey & Her Puppet Pals (All Ages)
Thursday, July 27th @ 3:30 PM
Lawrence Barn
Back by popular demand!  Come enjoy Lindsey’s life-size storytelling puppets. She and her puppets will help 'Build a Better World” with the Three Pigs under construction and Stone Soup’s building community.

Build a Fairy Village (Ages 6+)
Friday, July 28th @ 12:00 PM
Do you like making miniatures? Do you like fairy houses? Join us as we design and create fairy houses to populate a fairy village which will live on the library grounds. Even fairies and nature’s friends need roofs over their heads!

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Did you know? We purchase e-book titles for our library! If there is a title that you can't find in the NHDB you can fill out a request and we will consider making a purchase! Contact us to learn more!