June 2020 Newsletter
Library staff are busy preparing the library to be able provide more services including "No Contact Book Pickup" as well as getting ready for virtual Summer Reading. Exciting details will follow soon! In the meanwhile, we are still offering resources for your family including e-books, databases, and activities you can do at home!

If you have any questions, or just want to say hello, please feel free to reply to this email or contact us at childrens@luzernelibraries.org .
No Contact Book Pick Up Begins
We are excited to announce that starting Monday, June 22 you will be able to place holds on books and dvds. You may check our catalog here for items that are available at our location only, then call 570-823-0156 (Monday-Thursday, 10am-6:30pm, Friday 10am-4pm) to give your order to the circulation staff and choose a pick up time.  Youth Services staff will call you with any questions. Please check our Facebook page for full details as well as any future updates.
Osterhout Free Library Activities @ Home
Osterhout Free Library
@your home
We are still working hard to bring you activities you can enjoy with your family at home.

Science Saturdays brings you fun STEM activities that you can do at home with easy to find items. Learn how to code with a fun app called Scratch , Celebrate World Oceans Day with beluga whales and explore World Sea Turtle Day.

Book Bites brings you part of a chapter book available in the Cloud Library app. New episodes are posted every Wednesday and Friday. Currently, we are sharing Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson.

Have a book you would like us to read? Please send suggestions to childrens@luzernelibraries.org

All videos will be posted on Facebook and our Youtube page.Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel and click the bell to get notifications.
Take a look at the outstanding artistic talent by these young artists in our Virtual Art Show.

Thank you for sharing your talent with us and brightening our world through art.

Does your young artist have a creation that you would like to share with us? Please email a picture to childrens@luzernelibraries.org and we will include it in our Slideshow.
Celebrate Father's Day
Looking for ways to celebrate Father's Day? Check out our Pinterest Board Father's Day Fun here to find activities,crafts and more. You can even get ideas to make the perfect handmade gift or card for your cool "Pop" or rockin' Dad .

Perhaps you may want to share a book together this Father's Day? Check out these books that celebrate fathers (and grandpas, too). All are available for free on the Cloud Library app.
"Imagine Your Story"
Summer Reading Club
Coming Soon!
Dragons, and princesses, and bears, oh, my!

We are busy getting ready for this year's "Imagine Your Story" virtual Summer Reading Club! More details to follow soon!
Osterhout Free Library Digital Resources
Though the physical library is closed, we have several resources that are always available at osterhout.info.
Find ebooks for the whole
family at Cloud Library.
including chapter books.

Download the app to set up your account, browse titles, and download books.

Click here to find a list of children's books.
Kids Power Library offers some educational resources including Bookflix which offers ebooks of popular children's books as well as Trueflix which offers some interesting non-fiction books.

To gain access, just choose the resource and enter your library card number.
Visit Tumble Book Library for even more children's titles here.
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