Upcoming library events for July
Happy Independence Day!
The library will be closed Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.
We will resume normal operating hours beginning July 6.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: noon - 8pm
Friday, Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Outdoor Story Time
Story Time is back! Meetings will be held on the lawn behind the library building. Bring your own blanket and enjoy Story Time with Ms. Jeanne.

Mondays | 10:00am (with Tuesday rain day)
Our first Story Time will be Monday, July 12th.
Baby girl with glasses and books.
Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program.
Summer Reading 2021
Readers of all ages are invited to join our Summer Reading Program. Complete 2 activities each week to earn brag tags or virtual raffle entries.

Kits for Kids
July curiosity bag for ages 3-5. Theme is ocean animals.

Each bag contains 3-4 activities based on a monthly theme. July's theme is ocean animals.

Kit pick up begins July 6
Kid's Bird beak game kit pickup starts July 12.
Test out different types of "beaks" to find more about how a bird's beak influences what they eat.

Kit pick up begins July 12
YouTube video will air July 12 at 9:00am
Kid's Animal Bean Art Mosaic kit pickup begins July 19.
Make a cute animal mosaic using dried beans and paint. Choose from 3 different designs.

Kit pick up begins July 19
Kits for Teens and Adults
Teen Telling Tales with Strings kit available Monday July 12th.
Everyone has heard of using a string to make a witch's broom or cat whiskers, but did you know you can use it to tell a story? Pick up a string and instructions at the library.

Kit pick up begins July 12
Teen DIY Bubble Tea kit available Monday July 19th.
Are you looking for a cool new drink? Get your kit to try out this classic Taiwanese treat. Bubble Tea uses tea sachets and tapioca pearls to create a refreshing drink.

Kit pick up begins July 19
Adult DIY Mason Bee House
Invite Mason bees into your garden by building them a house. Unlike honey bees, the other great pollinators, mason bees don't live in colonies and rarely sting. These simple tin can bee houses are fun to make and perfect for pollinating your plants.

Kit pick up begins July 15
Pet Hall of Fame
Teens, send us a picture and a short description so we can highlight your pets in the Pet Hall of Fame!
Interactive Movie Week July 26-30. Grab a kit and be a part of your favorite movie!
Don't just watch a movie. Take an active role in it! Use script prompts and props to respond to movie scenes. Each kit contains prompt sheets, props to use throughout the movie, and a craft to do before watching. Kits are available for the following movies: Finding Nemo, How to Train Your Dragon, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Zootopia, Rio, and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

Pick up your kit July 26 - 30
Summer Reading Programs
(at the library or online)
Teen Tye-Dye
Join us outside as we tye-dye bandanas. Feel free to bring one item of your own to tye-dye if time allows.
Thursday, July 8th | 1:00pm on the lawn

Attendance is limited so registration is required by calling the library at 657-3800.
Reptile Roundup on Thursday July 15th at 1pm. Register here or call 657-3800.
Reptiles play an important role in our environment. Come see the live animal ambassadors, and hear naturalist talk about these different species.
Thursday, July 15 | 1:00pm
on the lawn

Attendance is limited so registration is required and begins July 6th by calling the library at 657-3800.
Captain Wallace on Facebook Live
Join Captain Wallace and Andrina the Mermaid as they explore the ocean and come across some unusual sea animals.

July 20 | 1:00pm on Facebook Live.
Heartbreak Book Club new day and time
Heartbreak Book Club has a new day and time!
We will be meeting the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. The meeting will still be on Zoom until we can resume indoor programming. Visit our website for log in details.

Thursday, July 8 | 6:30pm on Zoom
Topic: "Wrong Number, Right Guy" by Elle Casey
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