June 2021

What's New at Your Library?
Full library service is almost back!
Outdoor patios should open at the end of June.
The print newsletter is coming soon to your US mailbox.
(see below for more info)
Summer Reading events begin June 9th!
Join us for "Tails and Tales", our 2021 Summer Reading Challenges for Children, Teens, and Adults! Sign up online beginning June 9th and start tracking your summer reading progress. Earn a chance to win prizes just by reading!

June 9 - August 6
Check out our upcoming Special Programs!

Register today for these virtual events!
(All Ages)
June 7 - July 31st

Does your pet have what it takes to be a star? Put your best paw forward and enter our Pet Photo Contest! Whether your pet enjoys getting all dolled up or prefers a more natural look, we want to see them! Many chances to win in the following categories; Action Shot, Water Fun, Sleeping Beauties, and Comedy. 
(All Ages)
Saturday June 12, 10:30 - 11:15 am

Begin with the motion of the sky and learn why the stars move during the night. Take a closer look at constellations, learn a few legends, and discover that some bright objects are planets! 
(All Ages)
Friday, June 18, 2021  11:00 AM - Noon

Join us for a Live from the Dock experience with the Dolphin Research Center! Meet a trainer and a dolphin and learn about dolphins and their marine environment. If you have any questions you want to ask about dolphins or to the trainers please submit them to programs@whitelakelibrary.org by Wednesday June 16th.
(All Ages)
Monday, June 21, 2021  10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

We are partnering with our sister library in Waterford Township to present a special virtual visit with a Canine Officer from the Waterford Township Police Department, K-9 Division. Learn about the training, duties, and a day in the life of a K-9 police officer.
Teens' Six Word Story Contest
(Grades 6-12)

Channel your inner Hemingway by telling a whole story in six words! Follow the themes listed below and submit your six-word stories to programs@whitelakelibrary.org and earn prizes for your literary masterpieces.

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Thursday, June 29, 2021, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

So what happens when you're not quite John Green but not quite Nora Roberts? Not YA but not quite Adult? Welcome to the land of New Adult. Join us as we delve into some sweet, spicy, and fun young-ish adult books! This program is intended for ages 18-30.

What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha
Monday, June 14, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Read this month’s librarian pick and join us for a virtual book club via Zoom. Instructions to join virtual programs will be emailed to registered patrons before the program.

Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth
Thursday, June 17, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Readers 50 and up are invited to join the Dublin Community Senior Center group for an online book club via Zoom. Instructions to join virtual programs will be emailed to registered patrons before the program.
Friday, June 25, 2:00 PM

Looking for a way to boost your health and decrease stress? Join us online as we explore various styles of yoga practice. We will practice simple breathwork and yoga poses suitable for any level of yoga experience. We will email a link to the recorded video to registered participants.
Current Library Service in June 2021
We’re almost at pre-Covid-19 service levels but are keeping a few safeguards in place for June. We’re currently offering:

  • Inside browsing and hold pickup
  • Virtual, take-home, and some outdoor in-person programs
  • Computers are available, with no appointment necessary
  • In-person, phone, and online advisory service
  • Masks are required unless you have been fully vaccinated or have a health exemption. This is a CDC recommendation at the time of printing.
  • Curbside delivery continues, for all customers, including those who cannot or prefer not to wear a mask
  • There is limited seating, and the meeting and study rooms are closed.
  • The quarantine period for material returns is presently one day.
  • E-Books, movies, magazines, and reference materials are available 24/7 @whitelakelibrary.org
  • Regular hours; Monday - Thursday 10am - 8pm, Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • 24/7 Wi-Fi access in our parking lot
Find our digital magazines in their new home!
Our RB Digital magazines have moved to Libby and Overdrive! The same great titles you enjoyed in RB Digital will be available for checkout in the Libby app or through Download Destination! For more information, see this video from OverDrive.