Every Hero Has a Story Week Five

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We’re getting closer to the end of our summer reading program, but we still have some fun stuff happening this week.

remrep12Remarkable Reptiles–Wednesday, July 8, 1-2 pm

Back by popular demand, last year’s hit–Remarkable Reptiles!  Local animal expert Jim Gerholdt will drop by with some of his snake, turtle and lizard friends.  Learning and fun for kids of all ages!


Craft session—Wednesday, July 8, 3-4 pm 

We will be continuing our superhero costume by making utility belts.  We will also make PAW Patrol ears and Horton Hears a Who pictures.

Stop by anytime to pick up coloring pages and other fun worksheets.  And don’t forget our story times every Tuesday at 6:30 pm and Friday at 10:30 am.


Every Hero Has a Story Week Four

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Can you believe the summer reading program is halfway finished?  For week four we celebrate historical heroes.  We will be enjoying a visit by some vintage cars and another fun craft session.

Craft session—Wednesday, July 1 at 3 pm
We will be making our superhero capes, a patriotic star wreath and a red, white and blue necklace.

Event: Old car visit—Thursday, July 2 at 1:00 pm
The whole family can come see vintage cars, some close to 100 years old!  Chat with the owners and sip some free lemonade.SRP MODEL T EVENT 7-9-14 001








As always, we will have some fun handouts and coloring pages available all week.  We will also be writing letters to members of the US armed forces.  For more information check out the website:  http://amillionthanks.org/index.php.

Every Hero Has a Story Week Three

Week three: Superheroesthorkid

Week three is superhero week!  It will be lots of fun!  Remember, our craft session is on a special day, Thursday, this week only.  And yes, you can still register for summer reading.

Gary Harbo workshops—Wednesday, June 24, 1-3 pm

Illustrator Gary Harbo will teach kids grades 2-6 how to create their very own hero and other characters.

Craft session—Thursday, June 25 at 3 pm

We will make our superhero shield, plus a comic book bookmark and a superhero puppet.escape openshirt



Want to get started right away?  Check out this fun superhero name generator:   http://superhero.namegeneratorfun.com/

Every Hero Has a Story Week Two

Week two: Fantastic Heroes

T2015 SRP graphics 119he summer reading program continues with more fun adventures in week two!  Remember, kids 0-18 can still register anytime the library is open.

Domácí Czech Dancers — Wednesday, June 17, 1-2 pm
Parents, kids and people of all ages can enjoy watching young people doing traditional Czech dances.  Then stick around for…

msmarvelgirlCraft session — Wednesday, June 17, 3-4 pm 
We will make the second part of our superhero costume–the cuffs–plus a knight collage and a superhero lollipop!

Plus, anytime during the week kids can drop by our craft table to color, do a maze or create their very own superhero poster.  And don’t forget our storytimes at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and 10:30 am on Friday.

Every Hero Has a Story Week One

Week One:  Local Heroes

superkidOur summer reading program begins with a bang!  The first week of the program will be jam packed!  We hope you will join us for some or all of our events.  And remember, you can register for summer reading any day the library’s open starting June 9th.

Pizza party/superhero training party—
Tuesday, June 9, 1-3 pm
Drop by on the first day to help us kick off the summer reading program.  Kids 0-18 can register and pick up their reading logs.  The whole family can enjoy some pizza and lemonade.  And, most exciting of all, we will have stations where you can brush up on your superpowers!

NO FEAR Compression Only CPR–Wednesday, June 10, 1-2 pm
The Northfield Area Heart Safe Project will be leading a CPR training session for kids grade 4 and up.  Learn how to save a life!  Younger kids can enjoy other fun activities.


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In our first weekly craft session we will be making a superhero medal (the first part of your superhero costume), a clothespin firefighter and a police car.

Visit from the Police Department–
Thursday, June 11, 1-2 pm
Your local Lonsdale Police Department will drop by to share information about what they do and how to stay safe.

Plus, anytime during the week kids can drop by our craft table to color, do a maze or tell us about their everyday hero.  And don’t forget our storytimes at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and 10:30 am on Friday.




Every Hero Has a Story

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Lonsdale Library Summer Reading Program
June 9th-July 18th, 2015

All ages (0-18) can register at the library for our summer reading program.  For every 15 minutes that you read or are read to, mark your reading log.  For every 10 circles, get a prize!  Special teen prizes are available.  All kids and teens who finish all five prize levels will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card.  All book logs must be returned by noon on July 18th in order to enter drawing.  (Prizes subject to change.)

We will be having weekly craft sessions.  If you come to every session you will end the summer with a superhero costume!  And don’t forget our regular storytimes at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and 10:30 am on Friday.

There will also be lots of special events, starting with superhero training camp/pizza party, the Domácí Czech Dancers, a chance to see some old cars, a return visit by Remarkable Reptiles, and a special workshop with Gary Harbo to help you create your very own superhero!

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Week one: June 9-13
Theme: Local heroes

Tuesday, June 9 at 1 pm: Pizza party
Wednesday, June 10 at 3 pm: craft session

Week two: June 16-20
Theme: Fantastic heroes

Wednesday, June 17 at 1:00 pmDomácí Czech Dancersescape pow
Wednesday, June 17 at 3 pm : Craft session

Week three: June 23-27
Theme: Superheroes

Wednesday, June 24 at 1 pm:  Gary Harbo workshops
Thursday, June 25 at 3 pm: Craft session on special day

Week four: June 30-July 4
Theme: Heroes in history

Wednesday, July 2 at 3 pm:  Craft sessionescape above city
Thursday, July 2 at 1:00 pm: Old car visit

Week five: July 7-11
Theme: Animal heroes

Wednesday, July 8 at 3 pm: Craft session
Thursday, July 9 at 1 pm:  Remarkable Reptiles 

Week six: July 14th – 18th
Theme: We are all heroes

Wednesday, July 15 at 3 pm: Craft session

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