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Upcoming Events for June…Under The Sea in the Library!

Written By: Cheryl Russell - Jun• 08•16

20160608_161904_resizedUpcoming Events! JUNE is a BUSY BUSY month here at DPL!20160608_161932_resized
Starting this weekend, on Saturday at 2:00 p.m., meet local writer Jason Crager and hear him talk about his book of short stories titled “Unbridled Humanity”. Light refreshments will be served.
20160608_162126_resized“Sink You Teeth Into A Good Book” is starting up on TUESDAY, JUNE 14th. At 10:00 a.m., all ages are welcomed to join us for a water party in the parking lot! Beware: the water will be colored, so don’t wear anything you’re not willing to get wet & colored! Also, color a bookbag to tote your summer reads around, and pick up a reading log to track your minutes! Prizes for readers at the end of the program, including special MEDALS for the TOP 3 readers of the summer!!
20160608_162105_resizedEVERY TUESDAY after that at 10:00 a.m. we’ll have some fun times with ocean-themed programs! All ages are welcomed at the programs, but they are planned with the 4-10 year olds in mind. But hey, all of us have a little kid inside, so join us!!
WEDNESDAYS from 3 to 5 is KID HANG OUT here at DPL. We’ll have Snack & games or movies. Starts June 15th! Meant for 5th grade & up, but younger kids can come if supervised.20160608_161818_resized
20160608_162004_resizedBE A SEA-WEEDER! We have our wall of algae up & running now & it’s KIDS VS. ADULTS here all summer long! All reading that’s tracked and reported by both groups will earn 1″ of SEAWEED growth per 1 hour of reading! Let’s SEA who can get their seaweed to grow the most!!!!!!
20160608_162036_resizedSATURDAY JUNE 18th is, of course, the first (of many, we hope) Winneshiek Landing Days here in De Soto! Cottonwood Park will be busting with all sorts of vendors, fun & history. In addition, at the LIBRARY we will have a bike safety skills presentation at 11:00 AND we will be honoring ‘International Knit In Public’ day from 12:00 to 2:00. Bring along your knitting or crocheting and a lawn chair (if you don’t want to use a folding chair). We’ll sit out and enjoy the nice weather and refreshments. Indoors if rainy.
And our Vernon County Read-Along is coming along well; our 7 copies of “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Kruger are going out as fast as they come back in! August 18th will be our local book discussion on the book and August 25th will be the author presentation in Viroqua! Stop by any Vernon County Library for information about this event & read the book!20160608_162021_resized
Just to give you a peek, here are a couple pics of our very-highly-decorated “Under The Sea” Library for the summer!!! Stop by to see all the neat displays and come to our programs weekly if you’re able!20160608_161921_resized

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