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    Past, Present & Future...Reading is Timeless - Summer Reading 2016

    Bicentennial Tree Planting Ceremony & Time Capsule

    When: Monday, June 6
    Where: Greentown Public Library (High School Library)
    Age: All ages

    To commemorate the state tree, Cossell’s Nursery will be donating and planting a tulip tree.

    Vallonia State Nursery donated 100 tulip tree seedlings and they will be available for our patrons to take home and plant.

    We also ask that you bring an item to put in our
    time capsule.

  • What: Bicentennial Flower Pots
    Saturday, May 14
    Time: 10—12
    Cost: $15

    Plant blue and gold flower pots commemorating our state’s 200th birthday.
    Bring your own pot, no larger than 10-12 inches. We will supply the potting soil, flowers, and a small Indiana flag.
    Space is very limited, so be sure to call right away to reserve your place at 765.628.3534.

    What: Hoosier Food Sampling
    When: Wednesday, June 1
    Time: 10 - 3

    Enjoy a sampling of distinctly Hoosier Foods.

    What: Civil War Foods in Indiana & “Howard County: My Home”
    Thursday, June 16
    Time: 6:30

    Linda Echelbarger of the Purdue Extension Agency will present a program discussing that history. Also, Amy Russell,
    Head of Genealogy and Local History Department at the Kokomo Public Library will present a Howard County History initiative.

    What: High in Indiana: See It From a Different Perspective
    When: Tuesday, June 14
    Time: 10—2

    Take a tour of the Kokomo Municipal Airport. Weather permitting,it may also include a short plane ride!
    This is a program for Adults and Teen/Young Adults, but with very limited space. Only Greentown Summer Reading
    participants ages 6th grade (2016-2017 school year) to adult are permitted. Space is limited to 20 participants

    Bring a sack lunch and we will all enjoy a picnic either inside or outside the hangar.
    Students who need transportation should call 628.3534 and arrangements will be made.

    Call 765.628.3534 to register

    What: Card Classes
    When: Tuesdays
    Times: 9:30 / 10:30
    Dates: May10, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, Aug. 9, 2016.
    Cost: $1

    Create beautiful and useful cards to give away! Register at 628-3534

  • What: It’s Showtime!
    When: Saturday, June 18
    Time: 9 - 12

    This is an opportunity for SRC teens 2016-2017 year grades 6—8 to get all “glammed up” under the tutelage of Starlet and Encore representatives. Learn about theatrical makeup and sophisticated hairstyles. Bring your own fancy dress and shoes to complete the effect. THEN...the young women will teach the younger women a song to be performed at the end of the program. Invite your family to come watch.
    Register @ 628-3534

  • What: Picnic & Old Fashion Game Day
    When: Wednesday, June 8
    Where: Highland Park, Kokomo
    Time: 12-1 pm—Food will be served
              1-2 pm—Old fashion games

    Join us for a day of fun and food @
    this historic park. The library will supply the food and games, then explore
    the park on your own.
    *Registration is required.

    What: Fort Wayne Zoo presents…
               Wild about Animals

    When: Wednesday, June 15
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    Take a walk on the wild side and visit the zoo mobile. Wild critters and
    activities combine to create a lively interactive program.

    What: Clifford Pet Parade
    Special Requirements:

    up-to-date shots & play well with
    others, leashed or contained
    When: Wednesday, June 22
    Where: Century Villa Healthcare
    Time: 1:30-2:30 pm

    What: Indy Car Day
    Wednesday, June 29
    Where: Children's Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    What: Nature Scavenger Hunt
    When: Wednesday, July 6
    Where: Comet Trail
    Time: 1—2 pm

    We’ll hike the Comet Trail and explore and
    identify Indiana trees, birds, wildflowers, etc… Snacks & drinks will be provided.

  • What: Birdhouse/Feeder Craft
    When: Friday , June 10
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    *Registration is required

    What: Food Across Indiana
    When: Friday, June17
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    Several foods from Indiana will be available to sample. Also, learn how to make, roll, & cut noodles, as well as, homemade ice cream. The library will supply all of the ingredients.
    *Registration is required

    What: Makerspace Day
    When: Friday, June 24
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    Create, invent, & learn with a variety of materials.

    *Registration is required

    Indiana Living History
    When: Friday , July 1
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    A special living history presented by Jim & Bobette Harper

    What: Quilting Craft
    When: Friday, July 8
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    *Registration is required

  • Computer Class for Kids

    Learn to Code
    When: Thursdays,
    June 9, 16, 23, 30
    Ages: 1st—5th grade
    Time: 1—2 pm

    Learn to program your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

    Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively

    *Registration is required

  • I Read in Indiana

    Let’s have some fun while we read and celebrate our birthday.

    Send us a picture via Instagram showing you and your loved ones reading anywhere in the state. In return, we will post your pictures and place a push pin on our large Indiana map showing right where you were.

    For adults and teens, alike, we suggest the book All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, as a starting place. Locations mentioned in the book are available in a brochure at the Library.

    But don’t stop there; continue elsewhere to explore our great state. Current maps available at the library.

    Use Instagram : #ireadindiana

    Also, check out the Indiana Byways Passport Program : http://hoosierhappenings.blogspot.com/2016/03/indiana-byways-passport-program.html


  • Card Classes

    Our once-a-week, summer session class where you will enjoy creating beautiful and
    useful cards to give away!

    There are two class times, so give us a call to register at 628-3534 —$1 fee.

    Tuesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

    May10, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, Aug. 9, 2016.

    Passive Coloring
    Color at your own convenience @ your library. Materials are available at the Circulation Desk.

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    Knitting Club

    Join our crafty ladies as they knit, crochet and gab every week to make lovely items of interest and usefulness.

    Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon.

  • cover Cookbooks are on sale @ both libraries.

    Cost is $10

    All proceeds benefit children's programming

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    Babes in Story Land
    When: Mondays,
    Next Session: June 6, 13, 20, 27
    When: Fridays,
    Next Session: June 10, 17, 24
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: Birth to 2 years

    What: Mother Goose
    When: Thursdays,
    Next Session: June 9, 16, 23, 30
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: 3 years

    What: Story Hour
    When: Tuesdays,
    June 7, 14, 21, 28
    Time: 10:30—11:30
    Age: 4-5 years

    egistration is required for preschool programs. Call 628-2882 to register.

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The mission of the Greentown & Eastern Howard School Public Library is to serve as an educational and cultural  center for all residents of Liberty, Union, and Jackson Townships of Howard County. Special emphasis is placed on supporting student academic levels K-12.

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