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


    Bicentennial Tree Planting Ceremony & Time Capsule
    Project


    When: Monday, June 6
    Where: Greentown Public Library (High School Library)
    Time:
    1:00
    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
    When:
    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”
    When:
    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
    When:
    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.


  • knit
    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

  • preschool
    What:
    Babes in Story Land
    When: Mondays,
    Next Session: March 14, 21, April 18, 25
    When: Fridays,
    Next Session: March 18, April 22, 29
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: Birth to 2 years

    What: Mother Goose
    When: Thursdays,
    Next Session: March 17, 24, April 21, 28
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: 3 years

    What: Story Hour
    When: Tuesdays,
    January 19 thru April 26

    Time: 10:30—11:30
    Age: 4-5 years

    R
    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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