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THE FOCUS Clearview Library District Newsletter

May 2013

Summer Reading is Around the Corner! This summer you can

DIG INTO A GOOD BOOK with one of our

Inside this issue: Adult Programming 2 BOMO Patron of the 3 Month Online Book Club


Contact Information 4 Did You Know?


Summer Reading Programs. This summer you’ll find a program for every age and interest. Registration begins May 20th on our website. The program officially starts June 3rd.

tures with your child to earn a free book. Attend a Little Ones event at the library every Tuesday at 11:00am. For Children,

Here’s a Preview: Dig Into Reading: Two programs offer activities catered for ages 0-5 (Little Ones Program) and 5-12 (Children). For Little Ones, sign up for the reading program and read 3 books and have 3 adven-

read 6 books to earn a free book. Crafts for children 5 years and up will be offered every Monday at 2:00

and 3:30pm. Children’s events for all ages will be offered on Thursday afternoons. Beneath the Surface: A special summer reading program is offered for teens aged 12-18 years. Read 6 books to earn a free book. Teen programs will be offered on a rotating basis, schedule to be announced. But wait, there’s more! Join the addon Adventure Club and participate in 5 DIY activities to be entered into one of several awesome prize drawings.

Summer Reading isn’t just for kids. This year we are taking our program to new heights. Register, review and win through our online Groundbreaking Reads summer reading program. Our summer months are full of groundbreaking programs on canning, herbs, culture, archeology, 14ers and more. Registration begins May 20th on our website. The program officially kicks-off June 3rd. Don't be caught in the dust, join us this summer and win prizes for reading . Top Ten Reasons for Adults to Participate in Summer Reading 10. How often do you get a chance to be rewarded for what you'd do anyway? 9. You can go anywhere in a book. 8. People will admire you. 7. Kids will copy you. 6. Books are great fashion accessories. 5. Lifting ten hours of reading material will make you buff. 4. The more you read the more chances you have to win great prizes. 3. It doesn't matter what you read or how you read it or what language you read it in--it all counts. 2. It is a great excuse to go find your next favorite book. And the number one reason for adults to participate in Summer Reading is... Why let kids have all the fun?!


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Windsor: Past and Present Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 pm - 7:30pm

May is National Historic Preservation Month. Celebrate by learning about the Windsor Historic Preservation Commission’s (HPC) goals and efforts. Then watch

Hatha Yoga Tuesday, May 14th, 6:30 pm 7:30 pm VIP Yoga is a new studio that opened in Windsor, which focuses on active postures to build strength & endurance

a short video about Windsor’s history followed by the opportunity to purchase the book Windsor and have it signed. . The HPC will also have a display table the entire month of May in the library. Light refreshments will be served. No registration required

while gaining flexibility, reducing stress & calming your nervous system. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat if you have one. Registration is required on the library website.

NEW: Business Development Tuesday, May 21st, Workshops 5:00-6:30pm: So You Join the Loveland Want to Start a BusiCenter for Business ness? Development as they give you the tips and tools for starting your Tuesday, May 28th, own business. Regis- 5:00-7:00pm: Creating tration is required on a Great Business Plan the library website.

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Be in the know, with the BoMo! BoMo Special Events:

May Patron of the Month:

Pelican Fest Triathlon May 25th – 8:00am – Boardwalk Park Join us as we cheer on our local athletes at this year’s Pelican Fest Triathlon.

Caitlin & Chris H. A little about Caitlin & Chris... Favorite Book: Star Wars Favorite thing about the Bomo: Friday night date night on the Bomo Favorite Quote: "It's all good!" ~Pete the Cat index.html

May Featured Books for the Online Book Club When "Verity" is arrested by the Gestapo, she's sure she doesn't stand a chance. As a secret agent captured Oct. 11th, 1943-A British in enemy spy plane crashes in Nazi- territory, occupied France. Its pilot she's livand passenger are best ing a friends. One of the girls spy's has a chance at survival. worst The other has lost the nightmare. Her Nazi ingame before it's barely terrogators give her a begun. simple choice: reveal her mission or face a grisly

For those who enjoy YA, please join us in reading Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein and posting discussion online at our website.

execution. As she intricately weaves her confession, Verity uncovers her past, how she became friends with the pilot Maddie, and why she left Maddie in the wrecked fuselage of their plane. On each new scrap of paper, Verity battles for her life, confronting her views on courage, failure and her desperate hope to make it home.

For those who prefer adult titles, we are encouraging everyone to read a book of their choice that is set in Ireland! The movie, The Secret of Roan Inish will be shown on Friday, May 24th at 6pm in the large conference room. Feel free to bring your own food! Popcorn and drinks will be provided! Anyone may join us for the movie nights! You don’t need to read the books or be a part of the online book club to enjoy the movies! Please see Michelle with any questions: See suggestions for Irish titles on the next page

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Movie Night on the Bookmobile! Ideas of Books Set in Ireland: -The Sea by John Banville -An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor -Dubliners by James Joyce -Many titles by Maeve Binchy -In the Woods by Tana French -Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt -The Gathering by Anne Enright -The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

On Friday, May 17th, the bookmobile will be parked at the After Hours Location (near McDonald’s on Main Street). Come enjoy free popcorn and a 45 minute children’s movie! The movie will start at 5:15pm and then again at 6pm. This is an ideal activity for preschool and school-age children, but all are welcome! See or email Michelle for details:

Did You Know? The Windsor-Severance Library is open: Monday-Thursday 9:00 am –8:00 pm Friday & Saturday 9:00 am– 5:00 pm Sundays 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm Contact or Visit Us @ 970-686-5603 720 3rd St., Windsor, CO 80550

Small Engine Repair – is a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. There are over Did you know our Data- 440 full-text reference base List contains help books with original for small engine repair? photos and illustrations that guide the user From our Home page through every job. click on “Find” then Categories include: All “Database List” and the Terrain Vehicles, Gen“Small Engine Repair erators, Marine/Boat We all want to get outside to enjoy springtime in Colorado. Make sure your outdoor equipment is in tip top shape. Don’t know how? Your library can help!

motors, Motorcycles, Outdoor Power Equipment, Personal Water Craft, Tractors and even Snowmobiles!

Tidbits: -Are you a music fan? We have changed how we sort our pop and rock section. They are now combined to make one glorious Pop/Rock section! Check it out. -The BookMobile will have a new schedule for the summer. Check out where they will be by visiting our website & click on “BookMobile” at the top of the page. -We have a new Laptop dispenser! If you want to check one out bring your library card & enjoy surfing the internet anywhere in the library.

The Focus May 2013  

Clearview Library District's Newsletter.

The Focus May 2013  

Clearview Library District's Newsletter.