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Remarkable Reptiles

Remarkable Reptiles
Wednesday, June 30th at 12:00 and 1:15
Lonsdale Elementary School

Our favorite reptile expert, Jim Gerholdt, is back with his turtle, lizard and snake friends.  You may even get to pet a boa constrictor!


There will be two shows, 12:00 and 1:15 at Lonsdale Elementary School.  You need to pre-register here for one session with Tri-City United Community Ed.  There is no charge.  You do not need to be signed up for the summer reading program.  (But you should definitely come in and sign up to get more fun stuff.)

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Summer Reading Week Three


Summer Reading Program continues to barrel along full speed ahead!  Here’s what up for the week of June 25-30.

Monday, 3:00-3:30: Make, Listen & Move

This week we plan to make rattlesnake tails, rattle along with some music, and learn a line dance.  Best suited for ages 6-10.

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:00 & Fridays, 10:30-11:00: Storytimes

Don’t forget our twice-weekly pre-school storytimes with books and crafts.  Best suited for ages 3-6.

Wednesday, June 27, 1:00-2:00: Remarkable Reptiles

It’s that time of year again! Your friend and mine, Jim Gerholdt, will be here with his reptile friends.  Fun and learning for all ages!

Thursdays, 3:00-3:45: Thursday Teens & Tweens

Join other young adults to make a cool craft and share some snacks.  Best suited for ages 11-15.

Drop-in Craft

Every week we will have a different craft to do any time the library is open.  Best suited for ages 4-12.


Every week we w ill have new take-home worksheets for all age groups.

Beanie Babies!

You know you can check out books at the library.  You know you can check out movies at the library.  You know you can check out magazines at the library.  You know you can check out e-books at the library.  But now you can also check out Beanie Babies at the library!  They were so excited that they ran all over the library having fun.

Celebrating our birthday!


Doing a puzzle!

Reading a book together!

They can’t wait to visit your house and see what kind of adventures you can have together.  Stop by and check one out!

Remarkable Reptiles

Remarkable Reptiles


Wednesday, June 28 at 1:00 pm


A perennial favorite, local reptile expert Jim Gerholdt, will be back to visit with some of his friends.  And his friends are snakes, lizards and turtles!  Kids will learn about these fascinating creatures, and maybe even get to pet a boa constrictor!  All ages are welcome.











And you may want to stick around afterwards, because we’re making crafts at 2:00.

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.

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.

Remarkable Reptiles–Thursday, July 9, 1-2 pmremrep12

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!



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.


Paws to Read Pet Talk

What: Pet Talk
When:  Thursday, July 17 at 1:00 pm
Where: Lonsdale Public Library meeting room

Toni Maat, from Windmill Animal Rescue, will be visiting to talk ab800px-Bunny_in_zoo_croppedout proper care of pets and  what her organization does to find abandoned animals new homes.  She will be bringing some of her fuzzy friends!  This is the last major event for this year’s summer reading program.  Don’t miss out!


Remarkable Reptiles

What:  Remarkable Reptiles
When:  Wednesday, June 25th at 1:00 pm
Where:  Lonsdale Public Libary


Summer reading program is in full swing!  Our next special event is “Remarkable Reptiles.” Local reptile expert Jim Gerholdt will visit with his live snakes, turtles and lizards.  Learn about these cool animals!  You may even get to
pet a snake!

(Photo courtesy of James Gerholdt.)