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2017 Mount Horeb Public Library Summer Reading Program

Read to a Dog at the Library

reading dog murphy

 

*Registration required
To register: Call 608-437-5021 or
email linda.colby@mounthorebwi.info

Events

June

book groupBook Discussion Group Grades 1 & 2
Tuesday, June 20, 2pm
Mercy Watson to the Rescue
by Kate DiCamillo

We're recruiting readers ages 6-10 who love books! We'll read and talk about great titles and end with an activity.
*Registration required
monogram

Teen @ Board and Brush
Tuesday, June 20, 6:30pm
Join us for a night of fun at Mount Horeb's Board and Brush for a wood sign workshop! Everything you need to make a mini monogram sign to adorn your room.
*Registration required.
Space is limited.
Ages 11+
All instructions and materials will be provided.

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, June 21, 2-3:30pm
Read to the dog is a reading assistance dog program. The program provides an opportunity for your child to read to a registered therapy dog in a relaxed atmosphere. The dog sits calmly and quietly for a story. Children can practice reading out loud without fear of judgment. It's a great way for children to gain confidence in their reading.

toddler music

Toddler Music
Thursday, June 22, 10:15am
At Toddler Music, children engage in fun, playful songs, and activities that encourage learning and group participation. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers learn how to play musically with the child, creating lasting memories!
Ages Birth-3

maze

Maker Monday: DIY Mazes
Monday, June 26, 12:30pm
Part of a series of hands-on self-directed learning workshops. This time, build your own maze. Make it as simple or as hard as you'd like!
Materials provided.
*Registration required

Ages 6+

book group

Book Discussion Group Grades 3 & 4
Tuesday, June 27, 1pm
The 39-story Treehouse
by Andy Griffiths

We're recruiting readers ages 6-10 who love books! We'll read and talk about great titles and end with an activity.
*Registration required

toddler art

Toddler Art
Thursday, June 29, 10:15am
Toddlers discover art hands-on with a variety of materials including paints, dough, crayons, chalk, and collage. They are free to squish, squeeze, splatter and explore! We'll have a messy good time!
Ages Birth-3

tabletop coding

Tabletop Coding
Thursday, June 29, 1pm
Discover how coding works with a hands-on game - no tech or experience required!

*Registration required
Ages 6-12

July

CLOSED for 4th of July

Summer Library Program Store
"The Machine Shop" Opens

toddler music

Toddler Music
Thursday, July 6, 10:15am
At Toddler Music, children engage in fun, playful songs, and activities that encourage learning and group participation. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers learn how to play musically with the child, creating lasting memories!
Ages Birth-3

poodle

Michelle's Magical Poodles Dog Show
Thursday, July 6, 1pm
Adorable Poodles perform delightful dog tricks with an educational twist! Plus, she will turn a few volunteers from the audience into animal trainers for a day! A hands-on meet and greet with the dogs will follow the show.
All Ages

duct tape flowers

Maker Monday: DIY Duct Tape Crafts
Monday, July 10, 12:30pm
Part of a series of hands-on self-directed learning workshops. This time, make your own Duct Tape crafts. The possibilities are endless!
Materials provided.
*Registration required

Ages 6+

popcorn

Brown Bag Lunch & Movie
Wednesday, July 12, 1pm
Movie: "Big Hero 6"
Rated PG

"Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada learns to harness his genius, thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon, and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion - a robot named Baymax - and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery."
*Registration required

All Ages

toddler art

Toddler Art
Thursday, July 13, 10:15am
Toddlers discover art hands-on with a variety of materials including paints, dough, crayons, chalk, and collage. They are free to squish, squeeze, splatter and explore! We'll have a messy good time!
Ages Birth-3

chalk art

Chalk Art Contest
Saturday, July 15, 11am
Look for the Library Tent at the Mount Horeb Art Fair! We will be holding a sidewalk chalk art contest for kids of all ages! Prizes awarded in three categories.
All Ages

ribbles

Traveling Lantern Theatre
Monday, July 17, 1pm
Traveling Lantern Theatre returns to Mount Horeb with another comical stage production. The audience will help draw a groundplan while Thia Tweet, the bird architect and Gerry the Ant, Contractor from Brooklyn assist the Ribbles in building a new home for a better world.
All Ages

toddler music

Toddler Music
Thursday, July 20, 10:15am
At Toddler Music, children engage in fun, playful songs, and activities that encourage learning and group participation. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers learn how to play musically with the child, creating lasting memories!
Ages Birth-3

Scratch cat

Coding with Scratch
Thursday, July 20, 1pm
Jump into computer science with Scratch! Scratch is a free programming language created by the MIT Media Lab, designed especially for kids.  No previous experience with computer science or programming required! Participants may bring their own tablet to use if they prefer, but this is not required.

*Registration required
Ages 6-12

maker monday

Maker Monday: DIY Pizza & Slushies
Monday, July 24, 12:30pm
It's do-it-yourself pizza & slushies! Make your ideal pizza and experiment with making your own original slushie creation. Materials provided.
*Registration required

Ages 6+

cupcake

Teen Cupcake Wars
Tuesday, July 25, 6:30pm
Calling all Teens! Use your creativity to decorate cupcakes inspired by your favorite books. All cupcakes and decoration supplies will be provided.
*Registration required

Ages 11+

toddler art

Toddler Art
Thursday, July 27, 10:15am
Toddlers discover art hands-on with a variety of materials including paints, dough, crayons, chalk, and collage. They are free to squish, squeeze, splatter and explore! We'll have a messy good time!
Ages Birth-3

August

Great Scott magic show

Finale! Great Scott Magic Show: Character Construction
Thursday, August 3, 1pm
Magic, comedy, and ventriloquism combine to make a highly "constructive" show. Experience wonderful magic that delights both young and the young at heart. See things vanish before your eyes, appear from nowhere, or float eerily above your head.
All Ages

Summer Library Program Store "The Machine Shop" closes

Registration

Register today for our fun Summer Library Program!

Download the form below, fill it out and bring it to the library on or after June 12 to register for the 2017 Summer Library Program

 

Questions? Call 608-437-5021 ext. 105 or
email linda.colby@mounthorebwi.info

Storytimes

All Ages Storytime

Runs June 14 - August 2
Ages Birth-6

Tiny Tots Storytime

Runs June 16 - July 28
Ages Birth-2

Toddler Storytime

Runs June 16 - July 28
Ages 2-3

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