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2017 Mount Horeb Public Library Summer Reading Program

Read to a Dog at the Library

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

Events

June

2017 summer library program kick-off event

Summer Library Program Kick-off: Corcoran Puppets Presents: "The Three Little Pigs"
Monday, June 12, 1pm
Since 1983, Corcoran Puppets have been bringing stories to life with original puppets and puppet shows featuring literacy, character, and nature topics. After the performance kids can build their own Clown Sundaes!
All Ages

toddler art

Toddler Art
Thursday, June 15, 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

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, June 14, 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.

lego contest

13th Annual Lego® Contest
Thursday, June 15, 1pm
Bring your own Lego® blocks (or other construction blocks) and be crafty! Be crazy! But most of all be creative! 3 age groups: 6 & under, 7-9, 10 & up, and team competition.
*Registration required
Ages 6+

book group

Book Discussion Group Grades 1 & 2
Tuesday, June 20, 2pm
Title: T.B.A.
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
Title: T.B.A
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

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, June 28, 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 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
Learn how the basics of coding work with interactive examples and fun table top games.
*Registration required

Ages 6+

July

CLOSED for 4th of July

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, July 5, 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.

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 Magic 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

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, July 12, 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 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

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, July 19, 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, 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
Learn to build your own game, make an animated short, or create an interactive story! The possibilities are endless! Learn how to do this and more using Scratch, a free and versatile coding program. *Registration required
Ages 6+

maker monday

Maker Monday: DIY Pizza & Slushies
Monday, July 24, 12:30pm
Part of a series of hands-on self-directed learning workshops. This time, it's do-it-yourself pizza & slushies. Make them how you want them!
*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+

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, July 26, 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 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

read to a dog

Read to a Dog
Wednesday, August 2, 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.

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

Registration begins on Monday, June 12 with our fun Kick-off Program at the Library!

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

We do not have pre-registration available

 

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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