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News and Events
National Library Week and Book Sale here April 15-20 during library hours! Also, April 11th starts our first of the Thursday evening craft activities!
Thursday evening craft activity is on May 16th: Learn the Sign Language Alphabet!
Thursday evening craft on June 20 is Make a T-Shirt Necklace!
This month's Thursday evening craft activity is Homemade Lip Gloss!
After all the excitement and activity with the Summer Reading Program in July, August got a little "quieter" in terms of library use. Many local kids spent many hours in August in the Library playing computer games, reading, visiting, playing Pente and other board games. There was no library board meeting in August. Instead, we focused on our booth and float for the Lacona Celebration. Our library float won the second prize in the parade! Our booth hosted a book sale, a children's coin toss game, and the raffle for a quilted wallhanging. It's always fun to be part of all the activity.
With school starting, the Library takes a more background role in the community after all the summer's fun. We have access to the conference room for kids who want a quiet place to do homework. The Library is collaborating with the 5th grade science classes at Lacona School to provide theme-appropriate non-fiction books that supplement the books from the school in each science module. There will be no Thursday Evening Activity in Sept due to lack of people signing up.
October begins on a sad note, as we have decided to suspend the monthly StoryTime program due to lack of attendance for over a year now. We will re-visit the program when we do planning for the next school year. What we WILL focus on is a better-than-ever 3rd Annual St. Paddy's Party, our popular Summer Reading Program, and the Games Day events during Winter Break. If this breaks your or your child's heart that there won't be any StoryTime for awhile, consider letting us know about that and make a commitment to attend the event whenever we start it up again. Library volunteers are extremely valuable and it's just not right for them to show up prepared to do an event and no one comes. Let your Library know what you need from it in terms of programming and opportunities! We're free, we're open for you, we welcome suggestions and feedback.
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