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Children's Summer Reading Program
June 3 - July 19
Read for prizes...
Puppet show, pony rides/petting zoo, bowling, picnic/archelology dig, crafts, computer class, book club, furry reading buddy program, preschool programs & much more.
Read Beneath The Surface
Teen Summer Reading Program
May 13 - July 5
Area teens are invited to come to the library and read for prizes as well as take part in special activities offered throughout the summer program. For every book read you will enter the weekly drawing. If participating in any of the activities that will be offered in the library you will receive an entry form. Books, Playaways, Graphic Novels will count as reading material.
Grand prize drawings will be held on Friday, July 5. Activities available in the library will include: Hobbit Trivia; Historical Jeopardy; Under the Earth Trivia.
Adult Summer Reading Program
June 3 - July 26
Weekly drawings for prizes. Grand prize for most pages read!
Programs throughout the summer.
Sat. June, 15 @ 12:45
You’ll enjoy painting and displaying your cute little birdhouse. You may even want to put it in a miniature fairy garden that you’ll learn to make following your birdhouse painting project. In addition, you will be making a tiny little gazing ball for your tiny little garden. The library will provide all supplies, but be sure to register in advance at 628-3534.
FAIRY GARDEN PROGRAM
Sat., June 15 @ 2:00
Martin Carpenter of Garden Gate Greenhouse is presenting a program on how to make a miniature fairy garden worthy of the most discriminating gnome. Learn which plants will make him the happiest and how to combine whimsical elements for an enchanting little garden. Be sure to come and be eligible for a lovely door prize.
HOWARD COUNTY MEMORY PROJECT
Tues., July 23 @ 6:30
Lynne Kurtz will present this valuable website that was established in 2002 and focused on local high school yearbooks. Within this site, you will find multiple databases and digitized items especially for local history and genealogy researchers. Includes an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition.
PLANNING YOUR FUNERAL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU LEAVE THIS WORLD
Thurs., July 18 @6:30
Attend this informative presentation on planning your own memorable funeral. Experienced funeral director, Jeff Stout, will guide you in what to do in advance and how to make decisions to alleviate stress for your loved ones.
STONE SOUP CELEBRATION
Thurs., July 25 @ 6:00
You’ve worked hard to complete your summer reading program and now it’s time to celebrate at this SRC community pitch-in. dinner. Registration IS required by July 18. Call 628.3534 for location and more information.
How fast can worms crawl? Find out this summer at the Children's Library. Sign up at the library to join the worm races at our end of the program picnic. Prizes will be awarded to the winners!|
Powerful tool for creating spreadsheets. Learn how to format cells. Will create individual documents based around the concept of budget that automatically updates as you enter data.
When: Tues., June 25
What: Power Point
When: Tues., July 16
Power Point 2010 - Learn how to layout and transition slides and get into object animations. Each student should bring digital photos that will focus on the theme of Family.
What: Computing on the Cheap
When: Thurs., Aug. 22
The best alternatives to expensive software packages. All open source. All free!
When: Tues., Aug. 27
Have a lot to say and want to get it out there? This class on “web logging” (blogging) will teach you how to publish your most profound thoughts and get responses.
Register for Summer Preschool Programs
What: Babes in Story Land
Age: Birth to 2 years
What: Mother Goose
Age: 3 years
What: Story Hour
Age: 4-5 years
Registration is required for