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June 1 through August 5
Meet Me at the Fair - A Blue Ribbon Summer Reading Program
Check back often for additions and updates!
Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM - Programs for Teens 12-17
June 6 - Cooking Week - No-Bake Cookie Creations and Contest
June 13 - Horticulture Week - Terrariums!
June 20 - Quilt Week - Donut Stuffies and Bacon & Eggs
June 27 - Fine Art Week - Paint a Mini Masterpiece for the Miniature Art Gallery
July 4 - Library Closed
July 11 - Carnival Games and Rides - Building rides and winning games!
July 18 - Cooking Week #2 - Canning Jam
July 25 - Animal Week - Skype-A-Scientist - visit with animal scientist Emily Reese
Wednesdays 1:00 to 2:00 PM- Programs for Kids
Recommended for ages 6 & up - Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult
June 7- Cooking Week - Whip up some no-bake cookies
June 14 - Horticulture Week - Make a mini terrarium
June 21 - Quilt Week - Create a window quilt
June 28 - Fine Art Week - Paint a Mini Masterpiece for the Miniature Art Gallery
July 5 - Carnival Ride Week - building roller coasters and more!
July 12 - Game Week - Game practice and Carnival Game physics
July 19 - Cooking Week #2 - Homemade Ice Cream!
July 26 - Animal Week - Outdoor Skills of America special guest!
Thursdays 10:00 AM - Story Time with Miss Beth
Every Thursday beginning June 8
Stories, songs, and activities!
Thursdays 1:00 to 2:00 PM -
Participants in the Literature Fair can use this time to work on their displays at the library. For more information about the Literature Fair, click HERE.
Kids of all ages, even if not participating in the Literature Fair, can come to the library for self-guided activity - games, puzzles, crafts and more.
Friday and Saturday, June 2 & June 3@ 7:00 PM - "Charlotte's Web" at Lewis Street Playhouse -
All those registered for Summer Reading will receive a coupon for Free Admission! Sponsored by the Nichols Foundation.
Friday, June 9 @ 6:00 PM - Bar(cookie) Crawl - A Fun Family Event!
Make your favorite bar cookie recipe
Bring cookies to the library by 6:00 pm
Judging by celebrity judge begins at 6:15 pm
Enjoy samples of all bar cookies
Vote for Tasters' Favorite
Awards ceremony for Tasters' Favorite and Best-in-Show
All ages welcome to compete
Wednesday, June 14 @ 6:00 PM - Plant & Seed Swap with Master Gardener Sharon Upchurch!
Bring seedlings, seeds, cuttings and more to share
Take home some new varieties of houseplants, veggies, flowers, etc.
Learn some tips and tricks for helping your garden thrive from a Master Gardener.
Friday, June 23 @ 6:00 PM - WT Johnson, Storyteller
Celebrated storyteller WT Johnson returns with a story of the Underground Railroad and the importance of quilts in helping escaped slaves navigate the path to freedom.
Friday, July 7 @ 6:00 PM - BlockFest Family Build Night!
Beth Weaver of Parents as Teachers joins us with her supply of blocks and building supplies, from tiny to tremendous!
The Library will provide KEVA planks for intricate designs, ball runs, and more!
Build big or build small, fun for all!
Wednesday, July 12 through Saturday, July 15 - Lewis County Fair! Come visit us in the Commercial Building!
Monday, July 31 - Last day to log minutes on Beanstack!
Wednesday, August 2 @ 5:00 PM - Brave New Book Club meets to discuss "Circe" by Madeline Miller
Thursday, August 3 - tentative date for Summer Reading Closing Celebration!
Friday, August 4 @ 6:00 PM - Guest speaker discusses the granddaddy of all fairs - The World's Fairs of 1893 and the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904!
Brave New Book Club - Adults only (usually)
Wednesday, June 7 @ 5:00 PM - We will discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate. The library has multiple copies to check out! And pick up a copy of August's Book Club Book.
Wednesday, August 2 @ 5:00 PM - We will be discussing "Circe" by Madeline Miller. The library will have multiple copies available!
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