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JUNE 2013 VOL  11, ISSUE 1 

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CHURCH STREET HAMILTON HM 12 ● TELEPHONE: 295—0487 ● FAX: 296-0973

Pick up your passport and get on board! Children can travel   anywhere they like this summer through books!   TRAVEL GUDELINES  Pick up your passport star ng July 1st. Read all genres within a con nent to get page stamped.   Books read must be library books.  Complete as many passports as you like.  Hand in passport at the comple on of each level for the   following prizes:‐  • 3 con nents = 1st level prize • 6 con nents = 2 level prize • 7th con nent = Entry cket for Grand prize draw & • invita on to end of summer party GRAND PRIZE: Round trip cket on JetBlue to any of their des na ons ALSO...Daily activities, prizes and much more!

ACTIVITY REGISTRATION STARTS JUNE 3rd HOURS: Mon.-THUR. 9 a.m.—5 P.M. ● Fri. 10 a.m.—5 p.m. ● Sat. 9 a.m.—5 p.m.


AGE GROUP 11‐13 1st ‐Alys Webber—Saltus  2nd—Isabella Wright—BHS  3rd—Grace McNamara—BHS 

AGE GROUP—14 –18 1st—Jahlae Albuoy—Berkeley  2nd—Keishaun Samuels—Berkeley  3rd—Devine Easton—Berkeley 

TOADS AND DIAMONDS HEATHER TOMLISON

“What is your soul’s desire?” Two sisters blessed with gifts from an ancient goddess, one asked for beauty another to protect her family. But what will happen if these gifts are uncovered? Greed, jealousy and fear will push these two sisters into an adventure they never expected, where cultures collide and their lives will literally hang in the balance. Henry, Holt & Co. 2010 YA/TOM 288 pgs.

By Clintel Jones 2


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MAGAZINES

AVAILABLE FOR CHECK OUT BOOK CLUB! If you are interested in joining a fun, ac vity driven book club, then come to the library. Fill out the sign up sheet that is available at the circula on desk, and become a part of the club! 3


Dial-A-Story 295-9698 June 1-7

Raggylug

June 8– 14

Village Blacksmith

June 15-21

Coyote & the woodpecker

June 22 - 28

Emperor’s New Clothes

PLAYAWAY VIEW SPOTLIGHT

WEEKLY EVENTS WEDNESDAYS—TEEN ADVISORY BOARD—4:00— 5:30 p.m. THURSDAYS—BOOK BABIES—9:30—10:15 a.m. THURSDAYS—BOYS’ CLUB—3:45—5:00 p.m. SATURDAYS—BOOK BABIES—9:30—10:15 a.m. SATURDAYS—STORYTIME—10:30—11:15 a.m.

Wheels on the bus

CHECK IT OUT!

SATURDAY—GIRLS’ CLUB—12 noon—2:00 p.m. SATURDAYS—CHESS CLUB—3:00—5:00 p.m.

BOOK BABIES THURSDAY & SATURDAY 9:30 AM 6mos.—24 mos. Books, music and fun! JUNE & JULY NO BOOK BABIES IN AUGUST

COMPLIMENTARY WI-FI and INTERNET SERVICE 4


Bermuda National Library Youth Services Summer Reading Program 2013

JULY 2013 MONDAY

1 10:00 a.m. – Storytime

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

10:00 a.m. – Journalism

3 10:00 a.m. – The Little 4 10:00 a.m. – Bda. Mermaid

Ghost Stories

5

2:30 p.m. – Forensics

MOVIE DAY

2:30 p.m. - Fencing

AFRICA

11 10:00 a.m. –

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2:30 p.m. – Finding Nemo

8 10:00 a.m. –

9 10:00 a.m. –

Storytime

Sketching

2:30 p.m. – Bird Care

2:30 p.m. – Fitness Fun

15 10:00 a.m. –

16 10:00 a.m. –

Storytime

Raising Chickens

10 10:00 a.m. – Aladdin

First Aid MOVIE DAY 2:30 p.m. –The Original Karate Kid 2

17

10:00 a.m. – Rio

2:30 p.m. – Bermuda Games

1810:00 a.m. –

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Country Line Dancing MOVIE DAY

2:30 p.m. - Yoga

ASIA

2:30 p.m. – Madagascar

2:30 p.m. – Puppet Making

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2:30 p.m. - Motocross

22 10:00 a.m. –

23 10:00 a.m. –

24 10:00 a.m. –

Storytime

Bermuda Crafts

Ratatouille

2:30 p.m. – Settlement House

2:30 – Tae Kwon Do

MOVIE DAY

10:00 a.m. – STEM 2:30 p.m – Air Brushing

AUSTRALIA

26 EUROPE

2:30 p.m. - TinTin

29 10:00 a.m. –

30 10:00 a.m. –

Storytime

Cooking

31 10:00 a.m. – UP MOVIE DAY

2:30 p.m. – Games Afternoon

2:30 p.m. - Archery

All Programs $3.00

Friday Travel Days: Grab your passports and join us on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. as we explore different countries and learn about their music, cooking and culture!


Story and Craft Mondays Come & enjoy stories, music and create something of your own.

Age: 5+ Dates: July 1,8,15,22,29; August 5, 12 Time: 10:00 a.m.

Journalism Have you ever wanted to be an ace reporter? Come find out about reporting and test your observation skills! Age: 10-14 Date: 2 July Time: 10:00 a.m.

Sketching

Raising Chickens

In a country like Bermuda, there’s lots of inspiration- Meet artist Graham Foster and learn how to sketch! Age: 7+ Date: 9 July Time: 10:00 a.m.

Forensics Test your crime solving skills and find out how police solve crimes! Age: 7+ Date: 2 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Fitness Fun

Do you love eggs? Ever thought about raising chickens and having fresh eggs every day? Discover some of the types of chickens and learn how to care for them in this fun workshop. Age: 7+ Date: 16 July Time: 10:00 a.m.

Bermuda Ghost Stories Movie Days Bring a friend and watch some great movies. Popcorn and drink included. Age: 3+

Dates: 10:00 a.m. 3 July – The Little Mermaid 10 July – Aladdin 17 July – Rio 24 July – Ratatouille 31 July – Up 7 August – Cars 14 August – Kung Fu Panda 2 Dates: 2:30 p.m. 3 July – Finding Nemo 10 July– Original Karate Kid 2 17 July - Madagascar 24 July – TinTin 7 August – Gulliver’s Travels 14 August - Mulan

Are you in the mood for a fright? Listen to John Cox tell you about his real-life ghostly encounters. Age: 7+ Date: 4 July Time: 10:30 a.m. Fencing Find out if you’ve got what it takes to be a modern-day swashbuckler. Age: 7+ Date: 4 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Bird Care Have you ever thought about having a pet bird? See some of the different kinds of birds and learn what you need to have a happy pet! Age: 7+ Date: 8 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Participate in a fun workout. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a towel. Age: 7+ Date: 9 July Time: 2:30 p.m. First Aid Learn some of the basic things you can do in an emergency situation. Age: 7+ Date: 11 July Time: 10:30 a.m. Bermuda Games Come and have ‘the fun’ and try some early Bermuda games. Age: 6+ Date: 11 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Yoga Try an activity that’s been around for thousands of years and learn how to become more strong and flexible. Age: 7+ Date: 15 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Motocross Have you got what it takes to be a motocross rider? Learn what you need to get started in this exciting sport! Age: 7+ Date: 16 July Time: 2:30 p.m. Country Line Dancing Bring your cowboy hat and get ready to hoot and holler as you get dancing! Age: 7+ Date: 18 July Time: 10:30 a.m. Puppet Making See how Jim Henson and the folks at Sesame Street got their start by learning how to make your own puppets. Age: 7+ Date: 18 July Time: 2:30 p.m.


Settlement House Have you ever wondered how the original settlers built shelters without any modern tools? Come find out how it was done! Age: 7+ Date: 22 July Time: 2:30 p.m. Bermuda Crafts Just about anything you see around you can be made into a craft. Let Ronnie Chameau teach you how to make beautiful crafts from what you find outside! Age: 7+ Date: 23 July Time: 10:00 a.m. Tae Kwon Do This Korean martial art combines combat and self-defense techniques exercise and discipline. Learn the basics of this awesome sport! Age: 7+ Date: 23 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

STEM (Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics) Meet some BELCO engineers and try some cool science experiments! Age: 7+ Date: 25 July Time: 10:30 a.m.

Airbrushing Have you seen some of the amazing decals on the cars and signs around Bermuda? Talk to the artist and learn how they’re made. Age: 7+ Date: 25 July Time: 2:30 p.m. Games Afternoon Bring your favorite board games and make new friends having an afternoon of fun. Age: 6+ Date: 29 July Time: 2:30 p.m. Cooking Practice your cooking skills and make some tasty treats. Age: 7+ Date: 30 July Time: 10:00 a.m.

Archery Archery is everywhere this year from The Hunger Games to Brave and now Bermuda. Give it a try and bring out your inner Robin Hood! Age: 7+ Date: 30 July Time: 2:30 p.m.

Bermuda Plants

Healthy Eating and Cooking

Come learn the hidden secrets of the green world from the Curator of the Botanical Gardens himself! Age: 7+ Date: 6 August Time: 10:00 a.m.

Find out how to eat your way to a healthier you and learn to make some healthy snacks you can enjoy after school. Age: 7+ Date: 13 August Time: 10:00 a.m.

Reader’s Theater This will be a fun activity involving the reading and acting out of classic children’s stories. Then turn the stories on their head by coming up with your own version! Age: 7+ Date: 6 August Time: 2:30 p.m. Teddy Bear Picnic Grab your favorite furry friend come for a morning of stories, snacks and games at the Botanical Gardens. *Parents must stay with children* Age: 3+ Date: 8 August Time: 10:00 a.m. Scavenger Hunt How good a tracker are you? Test your skills against other teams in a fun scavenger hunt! Age: 7+ Date: 15 August Time: 2:30 p.m.

African Dance Break out your sense of rhythm and see how music, storytelling, percussion and drumming come together in an amazing dance! Age: 7+ Date: 13 August Time: 2:30 p.m. Knitting The perfect present is just ahead – once you learn the basics in this workshop (needles and yarn included), there’s no end to what you can make! Age: 7+ Date: 15 August Time: 10:00 a.m. Playdough Sculpture Whip up a batch of play dough and have some fun turning it into fantastic sculptures. Age: 7+ Date: 15 August Time: 2:30 p.m.


Bermuda National Library Youth Services Summer Reading Program 2013

August 2013

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

1

FRIDAY

2

CUP MATCH CUP MATCH 5

6

10:00 a.m.-

7

10:00 a.m.-

Bermuda Plants

Cars

8

10:00 a.m.-

9

Teddy Bear Picnic

10:00 a.m. – Storytime

2:30 p.m. – Reader’s Theater

MOVIE DAY 2:30 p.m. – Gulliver’s Travels

2:30 p.m. – Scavenger Hunt

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13 10:00 a.m.-

14 10:00 a.m.-

15 10:00 a.m.-

Healthy Eating

Kung Fu Panda2

10:00 a.m. – Storytime

2:30 p.m. – African Dance

MOVIE DAY 2:30 p.m. – Mulan

2:30 p.m. –

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20

21

22

23

26

27

28

29

30

NORTH AMERICA

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Knitting

Playdough Making

SOUTH AMERICA

Friday Travel Days:

All Programs $3.00

Grab your passports and join us on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. as we explore different countries and learn about their music, food and culture!

Youth Services Newsletter June 2013  
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