Summer Library Program

 

 Slogan 2Summer Library Program 2017
Growing minds need to keep reading during the summer.
Our free and fun events are a great way to stay motivated to read!
These events are intended for ages 4 to 11, and their families or caregivers.
Register for door prizes at each event!

Click here for 10 great reasons to join in.
For every hour of reading recorded on the reading logs,
25¢ was donated to Habitat for Humanity!

The total number of hours was 672!
The Friends of the Galesville Public Library donated
$168 because of all that reading!


Kickoff: BUILD A BETTER SUNDAE!

Tuesday, June 20
at 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.

Build your own sundaeA LOT of kids came to one of the programs!
Everyone got book bags, reading logs,
and found out all about the Summer Library Program.
Better sundaes were built and eaten!

  Week 1: A LITTLE BIT OF BUILDING
Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Adam Trunzo, UW-Extension Educator
Adam led littleBitsTM building activities!
Everyone loved the program, and built cool little stuff.
Thanks for bringing them, Adam.

Week 2: A BETTER WORLD THROUGH STORIES
Thursday, July 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Susan Pagnucci, Puppeteer & Storyteller
Susan told stories from other countries,
shared a book from which she got the idea for
this amazing
shadow puppet story,
and explained how to make shadow puppets
and use her other great ideas

so we could do them as soon as we got home!

Week 3: THE ABC’S AND THE
ABRACADABRAS OF ARCHITECTURE

Wednesday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m.
Bob Kann, Magician & Storyteller

“Bob the Builder” Kann used magic, juggling, and storytelling
to introduce us to the basic principles of architecture.
Bob made architecture come alive in this interactive program,
filled with hilarious antics
!

Week 4: “THE RIBBLES BUILD A RESIDENCE”
Thursday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m.
presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre
What a fun time we all had with the Ribbles!
The play was funny and so well done, as well as educational.
The 2 actors played 4 parts, with different accents!
Lots of kids got to participate, too.
Four children got to help build a house frame out of plastic tubes,
and one girl was able to give a hand of comfort
to Mrs. Ribble during a time of distress!
Lots of fun was had by all.
The librarians were still quoting lines from the play the next day.

Summer Finale:  MINECRAFT PARTY!
Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.
A celebration for all the reading you did this summer!
Reading is its own reward, but we got to party!
We ate Minecraft snacks,
and played with Minecraft Papercraft!
Here’s what we made.

KwameKwame Alexander loves Summer Library Programs!

 


 

 


 

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