Summer Reading 2014 Event Guide Children’s Summer Reading
Off the Volume 13, Edition 2
Events at the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library
Every published schedule of events is subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
June 2— August 1 For ages 3—17 Sign up @ the Library on June 2 or online at www.poplarbluff.org Sponsored by
Coming to the Library on Saturday, May 3 at 1 pm
SHAKESPEARE on Lawn the
A comedy adapted by Michael B. Perkins from Shakespeare’s
Friends of the Library Stop by the Library starting June 2nd to get your FREE TICKETS to The Reading Magician Marty Hahne, Mad Science, or Animal Tales!
Stop by the Library beginning April 1st to get your FREE TICKET to Shakespeare on the Lawn
The Reading Magician Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
Marty Hahne Join Marty for a magical show!
presents a 50 minute performance on the Library lawn Saturday, May 3 a t 1 pm
June 18—11am, 2pm, 5:30pm June 19—11am Stop by the Library starting June 2nd to get your FREE ticket to the Marty Hahne Reading Magician show!
Mad Science Presents
Celebrate National Library Week April 13 —19 Poplar Bluff Municipal Library Staff Invites You to Join Us in Signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries Beginning Monday, April 14, 2014 After 4 o’clock p.m. Through Saturday, April 19, 2014
“Sounds like Science”
Amazing science experiments!
July 9—11 am, 2 pm Stop by the Library starting June 2nd to get your FREE TICKET to the MAD SCIENCE show!
Some Library events require a FREE TICKET for admission, due to limited seating.
Wild animals visit the Library!
July 30—11am, 2pm Stop by the Library starting June 2nd to get your FREE TICKET to the Animal Tales show!
Reading fun, with an opportunity to win a bicycle and helmet this summer. Simply read and return your reading log to enter the drawing. Sponsored by
Dates and Times of Library Events in April 1—Backwards Day Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Word 101—9:30 am-11:30 am 3—MO Career Center @ the Library Interviewing—9:30-11:30 am
Theater Thursdays’ Movies
With Free Popcorn Every Thursday at 4:30 pm April 3—Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
April 10—Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Android from 4 pm-7 pm 6—The Library is Open Sundays!—1 pm-5 pm
April 17—Harry and the Hendersons April 24—OZ Great and Powerful
7—Library Board of Trustees meeting—4 pm 8—Flowers Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am
Computer Class, Meet Windows 8—5 pm-7 pm 10—MO Career Center @ the Library Resume—9:30-11:30 am
Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Apple IOS from 4 pm-7 pm 13—The Library is Open Sundays!—1 pm-5 pm
Afternoon Book Club, Rowing the Atlantic—2 pm 14—Friends of the Library meeting—6 pm 15—Egg Hunt Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Email 101—1 pm-3 pm 17—MO CareerCenter @the Library, Jobs.Mo.Gov—9:30-11:30 am
Non-fiction adventure @ the Library April 13 at 2 pm
Rowing the Atlantic : Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean
Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Windows 8 from 4 pm-7 pm
18—WEB : Game Time for Kids—1 pm-3 pm 20—The Library is closed for Easter Sunday
by Roz Savage. Libraries are fundamental to communities as a civilizing force. They are necessary for cultural, educational and
21—WEB : Movie Time for Kids, UP —starts at 1 pm
economic growth. Poplar Bluff Municipal Library asks
22—Planting Seeds Story Time Tuesday10:30 am
you to come and
Computer Class, Internet 101—5 pm-7 pm 24—MO Career Center @ the Library
sign the Declaration for the Right to
Libraries. Your signature showing your support gives hope for our
Basic Computer Class community’s future and an assurance of its continued livelihood.
—5 pm-7 pm
Celebrate National Library Week April 1313 - 19
Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0
Kindle Fire from 4 pm– 7 pm
27—The Library is Open Sundays!—1 pm-5 pm
Sunday Movie Matinee starts at 2 pm, April 27 FREE ADMISSION | FREE POPCORN
Sunday Movie Matinee Gravity starts at 2 pm
starring George Clooney
29—Garden Soil StoryTime Tuesday10:30 am
and Sandra Bullock
Computer Class, Desktop Publishing 101—9:30-11:30 am
This issue is dedicated to the memory of Jean Parsons, Library Clerk Goodbye, Miss Jean
WEB Events in April April 18—Game Time for Kids—1 pm-3pm Play board games, cards, puzzles, and play Wii games on the BIG screen! April 21—Movie Time for Kids, begins showing at 1 pm
Dates and Times of Library Events in May
Stop by the Library beginning April 1st to get your
1—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Android’s Google Play Store from 4 pm-7 pm
3—Shakespeare on the Lawn starts at 1 pm!
Shakespeare on the Lawn
4—The Library is Open This Sunday!—1 pm-5 pm
Saturday, May 3, at 1 pm
5—Library Board of Trustees meeting—4 pm
2014 TO UR
Michael B. Perkins’ adaptation of Shakespeare’s
“As You Like It”
Directed by Rick Dildine
About the Play -- After Rosalind falls in love with Orlando, she is banished by her uncle, Duke Frederick. Rosalind, her cousin Celia, and Touchstone the Fool, escape to the Forest of Arden where Rosalind disguises herself as a boy named Ganymede. Orlando is also in the Forest, fleeing the wrath of his elder brother. Dressed as “Ganymede,” Rosalind promises to teach Orlando how to win the heart of his true love— Rosalind! (The seventeenth-century play is available to read free online at many websites including Project Gutenberg, www.gutenberg.org ) About the Players -- The Saturday, May 3 performance of the award-winning touring ensemble from Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is mentioned on their website at http://www.sfstl.com/in-the-schools/education-tour-2014/ The touring group reaches over 25,000 students annually in over 125 schools in Missouri and Illinois.
Friends of the Library meeting—6 pm 6—Mother’s Day Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Word 101—1 pm-3 pm 8—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Apple’s App Store from 4 pm-7 pm
10—MO Career Center @ the Library Class, NCRC Test—10 am—2 pm 11—The Library is closed for Mother’s Day 12—On Monday : Afternoon Book Club meeting at a different day and time, Call the Midwife—6 pm
12 - 18—Children’s Book Week 13—Favorite Stories Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Meet Windows 8—9:30-11:30 am 15—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Windows 8 App
Store from 4 -7 pm
18—The Library is Open This Sunday!—1 -5 pm Sunday Movie Matinee Saving Mr. Banks starts at 2 pm 20—Butterflies Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am
Theater Thursdays’ Movies
Computer Class, Email 101—9:30 - 11:30 am 22—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0
May 1—Where the Wild Things Are May 8—ET
Monday, May 12 at 6 pm Non-fiction memoir @ the Library
In 1961, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) wants the film rights to the Mary Poppins stories of Pamela “P.L.” Travers (Emma Thompson) — let the negotiations begin! FREE ADMISSION | FREE POPCORN
25—The Library is closed this Sunday and all summer
Sundays until September 7
May 15—Holes May 22—Dennis the Menace May 29—Despicable Me 2
The Afternoon Book Club Sponsored by is moving to a new day and new time, reading the first book of memoirs, Call the Midwife, that inspired the PBS show by the same name. Read and discuss Jennifer Worth’s true story of being a midwife in 1950’s London’s East End. More information at www.poplarbluff.org The last Sunday Movie Matinee for the whole summer!
Get App-y With It! from 4 pm– 7 pm
27—Frogs Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Internet 101—1 pm-3 pm 29—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm
Tech Talk 2.0 is cancelled for this week. See you in June! Sunday Movie Matinee—Not always for kids! As some films shown at Sunday Movie Matinee deal with adult thematic content, parents are urged to exercise judgment as necessary.
Sunday Movie Matinee May 18, starts at 2 pm
Dates and Times of Library Events in June 1—The Library is closed this Sunday and all summer
Sundays until September 7 2—Sign up for Children’s Summer Reading Begins! Remember to get your FREE TICKETS here for the Marty Hahne Reading Magician’s four shows @ Poplar Bluff Municipal Library
Library Board of Trustees meeting—4 pm Friends of the Library meeting—6 pm
A Special Thank You To Our Summer Reading Sponsors: 1st Community Bank First Midwest Bank Sanders Construction ServPro of Poplar Bluff Southern Bank
3—Science of Weather Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Teen Book Club, Starters, by Lissa Price —5 pm Computer Class, Word 101—5 pm-7 pm 5—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 Amtrak and Cruises from 4 pm-7 pm
Theater Thursdays’ Movies
Teen Book Club
With Free Popcorn | Every Thursday at 4:30 pm
June 5—How to Eat Fried Worms
1st Tuesdays @ 5pm
June 12—Frozen June 19—Odd Life of Timothy Green
6—Music on the Lawn — 6 pm-8 pm Friday, June 6—“The Ringing’ Strings” 8—The Library is closed this Sunday
June 26—Grace Unplugged
-June 3rdStarters by Lissa Price
9—On Monday : Afternoon Book Club , Kiss of Night—6 pm 10—Father’s Day Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Meet Windows 8—1 pm-3 pm
Music On the Lawn
12—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm
Ringing’ Strings 6 pm - 8 pm
Tech Talk 2.0 Airlines and Car Rentals from 4 pm-7 pm
Friday, June 6 Music of days gone by
15—The Library is closed for Father’s Day
Sunday Movie Matinee is closed for the summer. 17—Science of Our Bodies Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Email 101—5 pm-7 pm
19—Marty Hahne, “The Reading Magician” for morning show at 11 am @ Poplar Bluff! Also an afternoon show @ Qulin Community Center in Qulin, MO at 2 pm 19—Theater Thursday —4:30 pm
Marty the Magician returns to Back by popular demand! work his magic again! @ Poplar Bluff Municipal Library June 18 at 11 am, 2 pm and 5:30 pm June 19 at 11 am
Tech Talk 2.0 Weather Alerts from 4 pm– 7 pm 24—Science of Colors Story Time Tuesday—10:30 am Computer Class, Internet 101—9:30 am-11:30 pm
Get free tickets starting June 2 Seating for our shows is limited!
26—Theater Thursday—4:30 pm Tech Talk 2.0 MODot Road Conditions 4 pm– 7 pm
Marty is also appearing @ the Qulin Community Center June 19 at 2 pm
29—The Library is closed.
Sponsored by Southern Bank
18—Marty Hahne, “The Reading Magician” for 3 shows @ Poplar Bluff Municipal Library! At 11 am, 2 pm, or 5:30 pm
Poplar Bluff Municipal Library, 318 North Main Street Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 | 573.686-8639 | www.poplarbluff.org
Hours: Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm | The last day of Open Sunday is May 18, then closed for all summer Sundays, until September 7.
Monday, June 9 at 6 pm
Monday—Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Kiss of Night
Children’s Summer Reading
June 2—August 1
The Library is closed for Easter Sunday, April 20, closed for Mother’s Day, May 11, closed for Memorial Day May 25-26, and closed for Father’s Day, June 15.
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