Week one is actually more than a week, since we start on a Friday, but please play along. You can sign up for the summer reading program starting on June 10th or any day after that until July 22nd. Here’s what’s happening just in the first week!
Friday, June 10 at noon: Kickoff Cookout at Sticha Park
Eat hot dogs and chips, drink lemonade, sign up for the summer reading program and get a free book! All ages.
Monday, June 13 at 2 pm: Maker Monday
For our first week, we will make egg carton bees and butterfly rings. Plus, we will have a bee relay race. Best for ages 6-10.
Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00 pm: The Power of the Flower: Helping Our Bees and Butterflies
Educators from the Rice County Extension Department will present a program about the importance of pollinators, including a craft and a plant to take home! Best for ages 5+.
Thursday, June 16 at 11:30 am: Storytime with Chione Quintet
Join us for a special musical storytime based on Twin Cities author Ka Vang’s Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon. All ages. (This event was rescheduled. This is the correct day and time.)
Thursday, June 16 at 1:00 pm: Teens and Tweens
For week one, we are making workout headbands from old t-shirts. Bring your own t-shirt if you have one in a cool color. We will also have some at the library, but they may not be cool. Best for ages 11+.
Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm: Coding Club
Learn coding by working on self-directed projects. Ages 8-12 can learn Scratch or Dot and Dash robots. 13 and up may learn Python or advanced projects. Bring your own device. (If you are interested but don’t have a device, contact the library and we will try to arrange use of one for you.) Best for ages 8+.
Friday, June 17 at 10:30 am: Storytime
Every week we have a pre-school storytime with books, fingerplays, songs and crafts. This week’s theme is princesses. Best for ages 3-6.
Each week we will also have a drop-in craft to do in the library anytime. Week one we have a toilet paper roll bee and a mix and match flower.