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UnBOUND at Nashville Public Library

Summer 2013

In this issue:

Dig into Nashville

Summer Reading

Free library events

Nashville International Puppet Festival June 21-23 Parade | Music | Shows


In this issue

UnBound Summer Issue 2013 Editor in Chief/Art Director Renuka Christoph

Page 4| Children Page 10| Computer Classes Page 11| Storytime at branches Page 15| Teens Page 21| Adults Page 27| International Puppetry Comes to Nashville Page 33| Library locations

Summer Reading

at Nashville Public Library June 1 - July 12

Downtown Branch 615 Church Street • Nashville, TN 37219 615.862.5800 Tues-Fri 9-6; Sat 9-5; Sun 2-5 MAYOR Karl F. Dean LIBRARY BOARD Keith B. Simmons, Library Board Chair Lucy D. Haynes Francie M. Hunt Robert K. Oermann Margaret Ann Robinson Jessie Garcia Van De Griek Joyce Searcy The Library Board meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at noon at the Nashville Public Library. Contact 615-862-5760 for information about Library Board meetings. Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to Sandy Cohen at 615-862-5750 or 615-862-5752.

Editor Jennifer Hunsicker Contributions by: Marketing Committee Renuka Christoph, Chair Tari Hughes Jennifer Hunsicker Matt Jones Megan Adovasio-Jones Shannon Lake Karen Piper Jennifer Quier Noel Rutherford Emily Waltenbaugh ADMINISTRATION Library Director Kent Kent Oliver Oliver

Director Administrative Services Chase Adams Larry Price Associate Director Main Branch Jena Schmid for Branch Services

Jena SchmidEngagement Community Elyse Adler Associate Director for the MainTechnology Library Emerging Tricia ChaseBengal Adams

Associate Director Public Relations Renuka ChristophServices for Administrative Tricia Bengel Branch Services Larry PriceDirector Associate

for Technologies and Collections Elyse Adler Associate Director for Programming and Community Services Renuka Christoph Public Relations and Marketing

UnBound is a Nashville Public Library quarterly publication. Visit www.library. nashville.org to view an online copy.


From the Director We are pleased to provide you with our new Nashville Public Library publication, Unbound! Unbound is an added dimension to the library’s online presence in print form. There is something for everyone at the library. In an article recently published in National Civic Review, I stated, “The library is certainly one of the most trusted institutions in the community. It is the place that is open to all.” At Nashville Public Library, we are proud to offer programming that the entire community can enjoy. Our summer reading program, themed “Nashville Digs Reading,” will offer a range of activities from magicians to anime to gardening tips. The 2013 International Puppet Festival will consist of international puppeteers and performers for all ages to enjoy. Find technical support, computer classes, assistance in the job lab, download ebooks and emagazines, all for free. Get your library card today and discover what the library has to offer. Books are only half the story at the Nashville Public Library! Kent Oliver Library Director

Get your

LIBRARY CARD Use your library card to borrow library materials, reserve a computer, download eBooks and music, search electronic databases, and more. You may use your library card at any Nashville Public Library branch. You may apply for a library card online or in person at any library location. If you apply online, your access will be limited to our online databases and downloads until you present a photo ID and

proof of address at a Nashville Public Library location. Library cards are free to any person who lives in Davidson County or within the Goodlettsville city limits. Now You Can Sign Up for a Library Card Online! Gain instant access to online databases and downloads. Ebooks, magazines, music, and more! Visit library.nashville.org and register today!

musicebooksmoviesmagazinesreserve a computer borrow library materials search electronic databases Learn a new language (Mango)check out & listen to audiobooksrequest materials from other NPL librariesaccess practice examsMicrosoft Office trainings (Atomic Learning)


Nashville Digs Reading Summer Reading Program for

All Ages

June 1- July 12 Dig into reading this summer at Nashville Public Library! Win books, prizes and get free admission to local attractions.

“Dig into reading” and get: • Children and teens get a free book upon completion • Tickets to the July 12th Nashville Sounds baseball game • Free admission to one of the following: Cheekwood, The Hermitage, Wave Country, Adventure Science Center, Jaymar Entertainment (bowling) or Metro Centennial Sportsplex • Children will be entered to win Target gift cards and a trip for 4 to Dollywood • Teens will be entered to win Kindles and $100 VISA gift cards • Adults will receive book bags for prizes and will be entered to win Kindles and a Kindle Fire

Pick up a bookmark log at your local library or download from the website.

*Must register individually to qualify for drawings

visit www.library.nashville.org/summerreading for details


Childrens

Summer Events at Nashville Public Library Please visit www.library.nashville.org for complete information

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS: Aesop’s Fables The Puppet Truck presents this classic, filled with humor and wisdom. Pruitt, Sat,, June 1, 10:30 a.m. Old Hickory, Sat., June 1, 2:30 p.m. East, Sat., June 29, 10:30 a.m. Edmondson, Sat., June 29, 2:30 p.m. Thompson Lane, Sat., July 6, 10:30 a.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., July 6, 2:30 p.m. Richland Park, Sat., July 13, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Sat. July 13, 2:00 p.m. North, Sat., July 20, 10:00 a.m. Inglewood, Sat., July 20, 2:00 p.m. Green Hills, *special needs, Sat., July 27, 10:30 a.m. Donelson, Sat., July 27, 2:30 p.m. Back to the Garden with Ginger Sands Award-winning performing artist Ginger Sands welcomes you “Back to the Garden” with a nature-themed storytime. North, Wed., June 5, 10:00 a.m. Hermitage, Thurs., June 6, 2:00 p.m. Edmondson Pike, Sat., June 8, 10:30 a.m. Donelson, Mon., June 10, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane, Tues., June 11, 1:00 p.m. Bellevue, Wed., June 12, 11:00 a.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., June 15, 2:00 p.m. Green Hills, Mon., July 8, 10:30 a.m. Main, Wed., July 10, 10:30 a.m. Bobo the Clown Bobo, who wears minimal makeup, is loved by young and old. North, Sat., June 1, 12:00 p.m. Inglewood, Sat., June 8, 2:00 p.m. Richland Park, Mon., June 10, 10:30 a.m. Watkins Park, Thurs., June 13, 1:00 p.m. Green Hills, Wed., June 26, 10:30 a.m. Edgehill, Wed., June 26, 3:00 p.m. Pruitt, Thurs., June 27, 10:30 a.m. Clay with Susan Eaddy-Clay Illustrator Susan Eaddy shows the in-depth process of creating a children’s book. A clay craft to follow. Goodlettsville, Tues., June 4, 4:30 p.m. Richland Park, Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Old Hickory, Mon., June 10, 10:30 a.m. Edmondson Pike, Thurs., June 13, 4:30 p.m. North, Wed., June 19, 10:00 a.m. Thompson Lane, Wed., July 3, 10:30 a.m. 4

Dig Into Great Magic Workshop Master magician Bruce Amato to teach his best tricks. Bellevue, Mon., June 24, 11:00 a.m., School Age Green Hills, Thurs., July 11. 4:00 p.m. School Age Dig into Reading Concert with Rachel Sumner Award-winning family entertainer Rachel Sumner to perform “Dry Bones,” “The Dinosaur Stomp” and more. Bellevue, Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Mon., June 10, 10:30 a.m. Old Hickory, Mon., June 17, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane, Thurs., June 20, 1:00 p.m. Hadley Park, Tues., June 25, 10:30 a.m. Goodlettsville, Wed., June 26, 10:30 a.m. Dig Reading with Snowbird Dig into reading with Snowbird and his antics as he digs his way from the North Pole; presented by Steven Good, Channel 4 Snow Watcher. Thompson Lane, Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Southeast. Thurs., June 6, 10:30 a.m. North, Wed., June 12, 10:00 a.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., June 29, 10:30 a.m. Bellevue, Wed., July 10, 11:00 a.m. Old Hickory, Mon., July 15, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Tues., July 16, 10:30 a.m. Madison, Wed., July 24. 10:30 a.m. Digging Deep into Reading with Bruce Amato Award-winning magician and entertainer Bruce Amato offers an all-new program of magic and fun. Richland Park, Sat., June 8, 1:00 p.m. Green Hills, Wed. June 12. 10:30 a.m., Preschool Old Hickory, Mon., July 1, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Tues., July 2, 10:30 a.m. Main, Sat., July 6, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Thurs., July 11, 4:00 p.m. Digging Egypt with Charlene Hosey from Museum Services An interactive program taking a trip to Ancient Egypt. Explore mummies, pyramids and people of Ancient Egypt through the eyes of an archeologist.


East, Mon., June 3, 10:30 a.m. Pruitt, Tues., June 4, 1:00 p.m. Southeast, Tues., June 11, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane, Thurs., June 13, 1:00 p.m. Hadley Park, Mon., June 17, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Wed., June 19, 1:00 p.m. Old Hickory, Mon., June 24, 10:30 a.m. Richland Park, Mon., July 1, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Wed., July 3, 10:30 a.m. North, Wed., July 10, 10:00 a.m. Old Hickory, Wed., July 17, 10:00 a.m. Fossil Craft Fun An interactive fossil program where children will learn about fossils and make their own. Green Hills, Thurs., June 6, 4:00 p.m. School Age Goodlettsville, Tues., June 11, 4:30 p.m. School Age Edmondson Pike, Wed., June 12, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. Preschool Bordeaux, Thurs., June 13, 4:30 p.m. School Age Green Hills, Wed., June 19, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Hermitage, Wed., July 3, 10:00& 11:00 a.m. Preschool Edgehill, Wed., July 3, 3:00 p.m. School Age Madison, Wed., July 10, 10:30 a.m. Preschool East, Mon., July 15, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Furry, Feathered, Shelled and Scaled Meet Waldens Puddle wildlife rehabilitation center animal ambassadors Inglewood, Sat., June 1, 2:00 p.m. Edgehill, Wed., June 5, 3:00 p.m. Bellevue, Mon., June 10, 11:00 a.m. Hadley Park, Wed., June 12, 10:30 a.m. Donelson, Mon., June 17, 10:30 a.m. Richland Park, Wed., June 26, 10:30 a.m. Southeast, Tues., July 2, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Tues., July 9, 10:30 a.m. Old Hickory, Wed., July 10, 10:00 a.m. Green Hills, Thurs., July 18, 4:00 p.m. East Branch, Sat., July 27, 11:00 a.m. Edmondson Pike, Sat., August 24, 2:30 p.m. Happy Hoops The fad from the late 1950s is back. Learn fancy hooping yourself. Bordeaux, Thurs., June 20, 4:30 p.m., K-3 Mon., July 8, 2:00 p.m., Grades 4-8 Madison, Thurs., July 25, 4:00 p.m. The Magical World of Books with Scott Cantrell Experience interactive magic, juggling and comedy show presented by “Great Scott.” Thompson Lane, Tues., June 4, 5:00 p.m. Donelson, Wed., June 12, 10:30 a.m. Southeast, Tues., June 18, 10:30 a.m.

Green Hills, Thurs., June 27, 4:00 p.m. Major Treble Major Treble Music for Kids performs uplifting original and traditional children’s songs. Southeast, Thurs., June 20, 10:30 a.m. Hermitage, Thurs., July 11, 2:00 p.m. Metro Beautification presents A Worm Story Learn why we need earth worms and how they turn garbage into nature’s best plant food. Hermitage, Wed., June 5, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. Hadley Park, Tues., June 18, 10:30 a.m. Southeast, Tues., July 9, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane, Wed., July 10, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Thurs., July 25, 4:00 p.m. Miss Lynn Sings Sing, dance, laugh and learn with Miss Lynn. Green Hills, Mon., June 3, 10:30 a.m. Southeast, Tues., June 4, 10:30 a.m. Inglewood, Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Goodlettsville, Wed., June 12, 10:30 a.m. Old Hickory, Wed., June 19, 10:00 a.m. Hermitage, Wed., June 26, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Mr. Bond, The Science Guy presents Journey to the Center of the Earth Make a volcano erupt, crush rocks, journey to the Earth’s core and more! Edmondson Pike, Sat., June 1, 11:00 a.m. Watkins Park, Thurs., June 6, 1:00 p.m. Hermitage, Thurs., June 13, 2:00 p.m. Bordeaux, Tues., June 18, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Big Kids Club, Thurs. June 20, 4:00 p.m. Main, Thurs., July 25, 10:30 a.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., August 3, 10:30 a.m. Nashville Zoo Learn why animals have different feet and more. Join the Nashville Zoo and their animal friends! Bellevue, Sat., June 1, 11:00 a.m. Old Hickory, Sat., June 8, 10:00 a.m. Thompson Lane, Thurs., June 11, 1:00 p.m. North, Thurs., June 13, 10:00 a.m. Green Hills, Big Kids Club, Thurs., June 13, 4:00 p.m. Richland Park, Sat., June 15, 1:00 p.m. Donelson, Wed., June 19, 10:30 a.m. Southeast, Tues., June 25, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Thurs., June 27, 10:30 a.m. Hermitage, Thurs., June 27, 2:00 p.m. Green Hills, Wed., July 10, 10:30 a.m. Edgehill, Wed., July 10, 3:00 p.m. Madison, Thurs., July 11, 4:00 p.m. Inglewood, Sat., July 13, 10:30 a.m. Pruitt, Wed., July 17, 10:30 a.m. 5


East, Tues., July 23, 12:30 p.m. Watkins Park, Wed., July 24, 12:30 p.m. Edmondson Pike, Thurs., July 25, 4:30 p.m. Performance by songwriter Dennis Scott Dennis Scott, a two-time Grammy and Emmy award winning songwriter, has been featured on Sesame Street, Clifford the Big Red Dog, and Magic School Bus. Edmondson Pike, Wed., June 19, 10:00 &11:00 a.m. Old Hickory, Wed., June 26, 10:00 a.m. Green Hills, Mon., July 1, 10:30 a.m. READing Paws Come practice reading with a canine friend. Registration is required. School Age. Southeast, Sat., June 22 and July 20, 10:00-12:00 p.m. x862-5871 Green Hills, Sat., June 22, July 20, and August 17, 1:30-2:00 p.m. x862-5863 x3 Goodlettsville, Sat., July 13, 10:00-12:30 and Sat., August 17, 10:00-12:30. x862-5862 Ronald McDonald Dig into magic today when you come visit the story room to see your favorite red haired clown who will read a story and do a little magic to delight you. Southeast, Thurs., June 27, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane, Wed., June 26, 10:30 a.m. Safari Greg Safari Greg combines magic, comedy, puppets and live animals. Old Hickory, Mon., June 3, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Tues., June 4, 10:30 a.m. Main, Sat., June 8, 10:30 a.m. Inglewood, Sat., June 15, 2:00 p.m. Bellevue, Sat., June 22, 11:00 a.m. Green Hills, Mon., June 24, 10:30 a.m. Scott Tripp, The Balloon Guy Balloons, magic, and juggling with Scott Tripp. Madison, Thurs., June 6, 4:00 p.m. Hadley Park, Mon., June 10, 2:00 p.m. Bordeaux, Tues., June 11, 10:30 a.m. Looby, Tues., June 11, 4:15 p.m. Old Hickory, Mon., July 8, 10:30 a.m. Green Hills, Wed., July 17, 10:30 a.m. Snakes in the Library! State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath will “speak up” for snakes to help us better understand them. He will bring real live snakes of Tennessee with him! Thompson Lane, Wed., June 19, 10:30 a.m. Goodlettsville, Thurs., June 20, 4:30 p.m. 6

Madison, Thurs., June 27, 4:00 p.m. Travellers Rest Plantation presents Mystery of the Moundbuilders-A Vanished Culture Explore Tennessee’s ancient past and one of America’s greatest mysteries-the Moundbuilders East, Mon., July 1, 10:30 a.m. Edmondson Pike, Sat., July 6, 11:00 a.m. Trees are Terrific Metro Beautification’s Suzy Tolbert will share the things that make trees terrific. Hermitage, Wed., June 19, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. Thompson Lane, Tues., July 9, 1:00 p.m. Southeast, Thurs., July 11, 10:30 a.m. Bellevue, Mon., July 15, 11:00 a.m. School Age Old Hickory, Mon., July 22, 10:30 a.m. School Age INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS: Bellevue Dig in the Dirt Learn about growing vegetables with a trip to BELL Garden at Bellevue Middle School. Mon., June 17, 11:00 a.m. School Age Independence Day Fun Make decorations to celebrate the Fourth of July. Mon., July 1, 11:00 a.m. School Age. Terrific Terrariums-Create a miniature garden Bring a clear plastic 2-litre soft drink bottle or a 48 oz. plastic juice bottle. Mon., July 8, 11:00 a.m. School Age Bordeaux Twilite Story Time Enjoy fun stories and crafts. Families are welcome. Tues., July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, and 27, 6:00 p.m. Pre-K- Second Grade. Afternoon Movies or Crafts Join us for great movies or fun crafts! Thurs., July 18, 25, and August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 4:30 p.m. School Age. Donelson Summer Reading Kickoff Kick off Summer Reading 2013 with Grammy and Emmy award winning singer/songwriter Dennis Scott. Nonstop songs, games and silly antics for all. Mon., June 3, 10:30 a.m. East Summer Reading Kickoff xregister


Celebrate the summer with games, food and music. Sat., June 1, 12:00 p.m.

Sat., June 1, July 13, and August 10, 10:30 a.m. School Age

Edgehill Bubble Wands The perfect bubble depends on equal parts science and magic. With a few twists of wire, make a fantastic bubble wand and practice. Tues., June 18, 1:00 p.m.

Handlandia Adventure Gaia and Joel present positive, whimsical messages through songs, sign language, percussion, and visuals. Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Preschool

Edmondson Pike Bedtime, Nighty-Night Come in PJs with a blankie or Teddy Bear. Tues., June 18, 6:30 p.m. Preschool Goodlettsville

Movies at

Goodlettsville

The Lorax PG. Tues., June 11, 6:00 p.m. Kung-Fu Panda PG. Tues., June 18, 6:00 p.m. Brave PG. Thur., July 9, 6:00 p.m. Wreck It Ralph PG. Sat., July 20, 2:00 p.m. Tom Sawyer G. 1973. Tues., August 6, 6:00 p.m. Huckleberry Finn G. 1974. Sat., August 17, 2:00 p.m. Mickey Mouse’s Prince and the Pauper NR. Saturday, August 24, 2:00 p.m. The Prince and the Pauper NR.. 1937. Sat., August 31, 2:00 p.m. Cap’n Silverbeard the Pirate Cap’n Silverbeard has a treasure chest full of fun, tall tales and salty songs, plus pirate-y craft. Sat., August 10, 10:30 a.m. Bedtime Stories Read, sing, dance, and make a fun craft with Ms. Katie. Wear your favorite pj’s! Tues., August 20, 6:30 p.m. Green Hills Lego League Time to build. All Legos are provided and registration is suggested.

Kevin Kidd, Children’s “Enrichertainer” Silly songs and important messages. Mon., June 17, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Big Kids Club Kids come join the library’s “Big Kids Club” for a variety of activities from crafts and stories to games and science experiments. Thurdays in August, 4:00 p.m. Hermitage Gardening for Kids Children will learn about gardening and the special foods which come from seeds. Wed., June 12, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Preschool DIY Bookmaking Make your very own blank book out of reusable materials for drawing, sketching or writing. Sat. June 15, 10:30 a.m. Irish Step Dancing with Mary Malone An afternoon of award winning Irish dancing. Thurs., June 20, 2:00 p.m. School Age Dinosaur Time for Preschoolers Hear stories about dinosaurs. Wed., July 10, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Cowboy Dan Dan Harrel is a singing cowboy with many lessons for the children to learn. He also will do rope tricks. Sat., August 17, 2:00 p.m. Inglewood Flags of the World Make flags of the world. Wed., June 19, 10:30 a.m. Looby Movie Day Enjoy a movie and bring your favorite snack. Tues., June 4, 4:15 p.m. School Age Grass Heads Participants design, decorate and grow their very 7


Have a Happy Day Happy stories and songs and a very happy craft. Wed., June 26, 10:30 a.m.

own grass head. Mon., June 10, 4:15 p.m. School Age My Bug Jars Collect bugs and store them in the bug jar. Tues., June 18, 4:15 p.m. School Age

Let’s Go Camping A story time all about camping. Wed., July 17, 10:30 a.m.

4th of July Pinwheels Color and decorate a pinwheel for the 4th. Wed., July 3, 4:15 p.m. School Age

Main Summer Reading Kick-off Sign up for the Summer Reading Program while trying out instruments from the Country Music Hall of Fame, getting your picture taken in the wacky photo booth and getting a balloon animal from Scott Tripp. Sat., June 1, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Kites Design your own kites. Mon., July 8, 4:15 p.m. School Age Madison We Dig Worms! Join a wormy story time. Wed., June 5, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Kids Moving Up and Down and All Around! Miss Angel from the Dayani Center at Vanderbilt is visiting to get us motivated and healthy. Wed., June 12, 10:30 a.m. We Speak Spanish and English, Too! Join Ms. Lin and her friend Ms. Klem-Mari for this special bilingual story time. It is a great introduction to a new language and fun, too. Wed., June 19, 10:30 a.m. Is Martial Arts for You? Instructors and students from the Aregis Taekwondo Center will demonstrate their skills Thurs., June 20, 4:00 p.m.

Big Kid’s Club While the little ones enjoy story time, the “big kids” can participate in this program geared toward them. Activities will include creative writing, edible crafts, readers’ theatre and more. Tues., June 4, 11, 18, and 25, July 2 and 9, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. School Age. Aesop’s Fables Complete with humor and wisdom, listen to your favorite fable. Performed by Wishing Chair Productions. Children’s Theater, 30 minutes, June 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. Kid Kraft for Preschoolers Join us in the Arts and Crafts Room. Tues. and Wed., June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26, July 2, 3, 9, and 10, August 6 and 7, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bringing Books to Life! makes stories come alive at Davidson County preschools and day care centers. To learn more about outreach programs for teachers, children and families, please visit www.library.nashville.org/bringingbookstolife Supported by

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String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry A musical chronicle of the history of country music and how Nashville became Music City USA and the home of country music. Created by Wishing Chair Productions. Running time: 1 hour, July 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (*Show times different from usual schedule). Tall Tale Circus Pecos Bill, Calamity Jane, John Henry and Johnny Appleseed – live and in person, in this musical extravaganza! Children’s Theater, 55 minutes, August 23, 24, 30, 31,10:30 and 11:30 a.m. North Branch Dig into Reading Crafts-Preschool Each week we will experiment and have fun with a different craft or activity that highlights our theme. June and July, Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. Free Homework Help/Tutoring Each Tuesday for grades K-12. Tues., beginning August 20, 5:30p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Old Hickory World of Diggers Let’s tunnel underground to explore the world of badgers, moles, prairie dogs, weasels, and more with Maribeth Helton . Wed., June 5, 10:00 a.m. Preschool

Puppeteers and sign up for summer reading. Sat., June 1, 10:30 a.m. June Movie Time Join us for Movie Time in the Auditorium. Mondays, June 3 and 10, 4:00 p.m., July 8 at 4:00 p.m. and Sat., July 20 at 1:00 p.m. Southeast Don’t Duck Mental Health with I C Hope Learn about the importance of mental health for the whole family with Joanna Bane from the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee. Thurs., June 13, 10:30 a.m. Curby Recycling Story Time Curby and Suzi from Metro Beautification teach on helping the environment. Tues., July 16, 10:30 a.m. Water Olympics Dig into your local water hole and learn all about the water cycle and play fun water Olympic games with Julie from Metro Water. Thurs., July 18, 10:30 a.m. Radnor Lake Wildlife with Randy Hedgpath Learn about the lake and visit with the local wildlife the expert will bring. Southeast, Tues., July 23, 10:30 a.m.

Eek! We have mice! But Ms. Barbara knows all about them. Wed., June 12, 10:00 a.m. Preschool

Going to the Doctor Amanda from Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital discusses what to expect from a doctor visit. Thurs., July 25, 10:30 a.m.

Kathleen Lynam presents Puppets! Master puppeteer, artist and educator with the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center. Wed., July 3, 10:00 a.m. Preschool

Ms. Wheelchair TN Book Reading and Talk Ms. Wheelchair TN will read and share her experiences. Tues., July 30, 10:30 a.m.

Reading with Ms. April Hear a special guest, Ms. April, read stories. Wed., July 24 & 31, 10:30 a.m. Preschool

Craft Time with Miss Shannon Create a Turtle puppet, ABC Train, Fossils, Fish puppet and an Ice Cream Cone puppet. Thurs., August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 10:30 a.m.

Pruitt Reading Time Reading time for Summer Reading participants. Mon. and Thur. in June and July, 1:00 p.m. Summer Reading Kick-Off Aesop’s Fables presented by the Main Branch

Thompson Lane Origami Fun with Malachi Brown Transform paper into animals and objects through origami, the art of paper folding. Tues., June 4, 1:00 p.m.

Did you know? The library has two podcasts……Legends of Film and the Popmatic Podcast? 9


Computer Classes visit www.library.nashville.org for details

Getting Started with Library Apps for your Device Find out what’s available free at the library that you can use with your tablet, smartphone & home computer. Bring your device & learn about Zinio Magazines, OverDrive eBook collection, Mango Language Learning & Free Music from Freegal Main: 6/25 10am-1pm, 7/23 10am-1pm Note these will be in June & July. Getting Started with Computers & Internet for Seniors Come find out what all the buzz is actually about. Learn the various parts of the computer & how they work then all about great websites you can access to discover your history, connect with your family, go shopping online, and other helpful information you will want to use every day. No Experience Necessary Main 8/13 10am, Madison 8/7 10am Getting Started with the Mouse Learn how to use the computer mouse. Includes how to point, click, drag, and drop. No Experience Necessary. Main 8/13 11:15am, Madison 8/5 10am, 8/7 11:15am, 8/14 10am Getting Started with the Keyboard Learn the keys, shortcuts and how to type using the computer keyboard. No Experience Necessary. Main 8/13 1pm, Madison 8/5 11:15am, 8/14 11:15am

Getting Started with Windows Learn the basic functions and features of the Windows Operating System. Mouse & Keyboard Experience Required. Madison 8/5 1pm Getting Started with the Internet Learn how to navigate the Internet, the terminology, browser navigation and search engines. Mouse & Keyboard Experience Required. Main 8/20 10am, Madison 8/12 10am Getting Started with Google Learn how to use the most popular search engine – Google! Find out how to discover websites, music, videos and more. Mouse & Keyboard Experience Required Main 8/20 11:15am, Madison 8/12 11:15am Getting Started with eMail We’ll show you how to create a free email address of your own and how to compose and send emails. Mouse & Keyboard Experience Required. Main 8/20 1pm, Madison 8/12 1pm Getting Started with Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint Learn the basics of how to create, format and edit documents in Microsoft Office 2010. Mouse & Keyboard Experience Required Word: Main 8/6 10am, Madison 8/19, 10am Excel: Main 8/6 11:15am, Madison 8/19 11:15am PowerPoint Main 8/6 1pm, Madison 8/19 1pm

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STORYTIME - June, July, August Bellevue Mondays, 10:00 a.m., Mother Goose Moments, Babies & Toddlers Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m., Lapsit Story Time Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m., Preschool Bordeaux Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m., Starlight Story Time Donelson Mondays, 10:30 a.m., Young Children Edmondson Pike Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. with Ms. Tori Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., School Age (K-4) Saturdays, June 15 and July 13, 11:00 a.m., Bilingual Storytime in Spanish and English Goodlettsville Mondays, 10:30 a.m., Ages 18 mos. To 2 yrs. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., repeated at 11:30 a.m., Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-6 Green Hills Mondays in June and July, 11:30 a.m., Miss Terri, Ages 2 & under Mondays in August, 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m., with Miss Terri, Ages 0-4 Mondays, Second and Last of each month, 6:00 p.m., Nightlight Story Time Wednesdays in August, 10:30 a.m., Stories and Crafts with Miss Lana Saturdays, June 29, July 27, August 24, 10:30 a.m., Kids with Special Needs Hermitage Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m., Baby and Me Story Time, 24 mos. & younger Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., Preschool

Inglewood Mondays, 10:30 a.m., Wonder Baby! Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Toddlers and Preschool Madison Mondays, 10:30 a.m., Baby and Me Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Main Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m., Preschool, Children’s Theatre. Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21, and 28, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Babies and Books, Infants 0-3, Space is limited to 15 families. North Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m., Preschool Thursdays, June 6, 20, and 27, and July 11, 18, and 25, 10:00 a.m. Preschool Old Hickory Mondays in June and July, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Wednesdays in June and July, 10:30 a.m. Toddler Pruitt Tuesdays, June 11, July 16, and August 13, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Richland Park Mondays, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Southeast Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Thompson Lane Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Watkins Park Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

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NASHVILLE INTERNATIONAL PUPPET FESTIVAL JUNE 21-23, 2013

Main Library, 615 Church Street Workshops • Music • Food • Puppet Shows Visit nashvillepuppetfestival.com for ticketing information and more.

New for 2013 • Puppet Parade • TPAC presents Martinis and Marionettes • Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum presents “String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry” Underwritten by:

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Nashville Public Library’s 2013 Nashville International Puppet Festival, June 21-23 The Nashville Public Library’s 2013 Nashville International Puppet Festival is a free, family-friendly event at the main branch of the Nashville Public Library. The festival will take place June 21 to 23, and will feature puppetry performances, workshops, activities and a parade. The schedule of events provides a variety of entertainment for all ages. Library puppet shows are free but require a ticket for entry. Tickets may be picked up on the day of show at the downtown library. For a convenience fee of $2.50, tickets may be reserved in advance online at nashvillepuppetfestival.com. Guests must be seated 10 minutes prior to show time or seats may be given to standby guests. Tickets for the event can be reserved online beginning May 9. For more information, call (888) 516-5554 or visit nashvillepuppetfestival.com. Location:

Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37219

Nashville Public Library’s Puppet Parade, Saturday, June 22 The first Puppet Festival Parade, commemorating 75 years of puppetry in Davidson County, will travel down Church Street and through the Arts District. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. and feature performers with stilts, unicycles, floats, vintage cars and puppets. Visit nashvillepuppetfestival.com for more information. Location:

Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37219

Nashville Public Library’s “String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry” presented by the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Thursday, June 20 The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum presents the debut performance of Wishing Chair Productions’ newest creation. “String City” is a musical history of country music. Location: Time:

Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum – Ford Theater 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 7–9 p.m.

Nashville Public Library’s Martinis and Marionettes presented by the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Saturday, June 22 TPAC presents a special performance of “Suspended Animation” by Phillip Huber. Huber is known for his work with marionettes, most notably in “Being John Malkovich” and in Disney’s “Oz, The Great and Powerful.” Location: Time:

Tennessee Performing Arts Center – Johnson Theater 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37219 7–9 p.m.

Tickets for the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum and TPAC events are $30 in advance online or by phone, or $40 night of event at the box office and include a reception before the show. Tickets will go on sale May 9. Visit nashvillepuppetfestival.com or call (888) 516-5554 for more information. 13


Civil War 150 Civil War 150 is a national traveling panel exhibition organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History in partnership with the Library of America.

CIVIL WAR 150 of150 CIVIL WAR CIVIL WAR The project, Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning through the150 Words Those Site Support Notebook Site Support Notebook Site Support Notebook who Lived It, has been made possible in part through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. May 20- June 10, Green Hills Branch Library 3701 Benham Ave, Nashville, TN 37215, 615-862-5863 Onward Southern Soldiers Religion and the Army of Tennessee in the Civil War Traci Nichols-Belt and Gordon T. Belt will discuss Onward Southern Soldiers. Book sale and signing. Tues., May 21, 6:00 p.m., Adults Emancipation During and After the War Dr. Antoinette G. Van Zelm, the historian for the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area, will discuss emancipation and how it changed the idea of citizenship in America, focusing on Tennessee. Tues., May 28, 6:30 p.m., Adults Green Hills Historic Homecoming 2013: The Civil War Filtered Through Time The Green Hills Historic Home-

coming, sponsored by the Green the Civil War’s musical culture. Hills Branch Library and Metro Accompanied by Nashville fiddler Archives, presents Green Hills of Matthew Combs, Dr. Combs will the past. Panel discussion includplay “camp duty”, fife and more. ing Sally Lee and George Spain on Sat., June 8, 11:00 a.m., All Ages Filtered Through Time, recalling the Meet Mr. Lincoln costly American Civil War. Book Dennis Boggs presents “Meet Mr. sale and signing. Sat., June 1, 2:00p.m., Adults Lincoln, anM educational look at the CIVIL WAR 150: EWAR XPLORING THE WAND AR ” AND ITS M HROUGH W ORDSTHE WORDS CIVIL 150: THE W AREANING AND ITSTM EANING TORDS HROUGH CIVIL WAR 150: EXPLORING THEE WXPLORING AR ITS EANING THROUGH THE THE W THOSE WOF IVED ITHO LIVED ITas it might TLHOSE W HOSE WHO LHO IVED IT President OF TOF life of the 16th Civil War Reenactors is a national public programing initiative designed to encourage public exploration the isprograming a national public programing initiative designed to exploration encourage public of the is a national public initiative designed totold encourage of theofexploration have been byof public Abraham Lincoln Living history, transformative camp, and military transformative impact and contested meanings the Civil through primary documents transformative impact and contested meanings the Civil Wardocuments through primary impact and contested meanings of theofCivil War War through primary and anddocuments and firsthand accounts. firsthand accounts. firsthand accounts. himself. demonstrations with Civil War reSat., June 8, 2:00 p.m., All Ages enactors on the library grounds. Sat., June 8, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Music of the Civil War Dr. J.C. Combs, Professor Emeritus from Wichita State University, will lecture and provide demonstration of the audible aspects of

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Teens

Summer Events at Nashville Public Library Please visit www.library.nashville.org for complete information

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS: African Drummers Traditional and current rhythms of Great Mali Empire of West Africa. Main, Teen Center, Sat. June 1, 2:00 p.m. North, Tues., June 4, 4:00 p.m. Hadley Park, Thurs., June 6, 2:00 p.m. East, Sat., June 22, 12:00 p.m. Southeast, Tues., June 25, 2:30 p.m. Edgehill, Tues., July 9, 3:00 p.m. Board Games Challenge friends to Uno, Jenga, Guess Who? Or bring your own. Goodlettsville, Tues., June 11, July 9, and August 13, 4:30 p.m. Green Hills, Tues., June 25, 2:30 p.m. Main, Teen Center. Every day, all day. A Clay Experience with Timothy Weber Various types of clay artwork will be discussed. Use your hands and other tools to shape your work of art. Registration is required. Donelson, Tues., June 11, 6:00 p.m. x862-5859 Inglewood, Thurs., June 13, 2:00 p.m. x862-5866 Southeast, Tues., June 18, 2:30 p.m.x862-5871 Main, Teen Center, Wed., June 19, 2:00 p.m. x862-5774 Bordeaux, Thurs., June 20, 2:00 p.m.x862-5856 Hip Hop with Onya Williams Learn the inspirations, music and movement of one of the hottest dance styles ever. Richland Park, Tues., June 4, 3:00 p.m. Main, Teen Center ,Wed., June 5, 2:00 p.m. Thompson Lane, Tues., June 11, 6:00 p.m. Hadley Park, Thurs., June 20, 3:00 p.m. North, Tues., June 25, 4:00 p.m. Learn Latin Dance with Miss Shain Previous experience is not required, however, registration is required. Hadley Park, Tues., June 25, 2:00 p.m. x862-5865 Edmondson Pike, Tues., July 2, 2:00 p.m. x862-3957 Origami with Malachi Brown Master the ancient art of paper folding. Bellevue, Thurs., June 6, 3:00 p.m. Hermitage, Sat., June 8, 2:00 p.m. Bordeaux, Tues., June 18, 2:00 p.m.

North, Tue., July 2, 4:00 p.m. Main, Teen Center, Wed., July 3, 2:00 p.m. Inglewood, Tues., July 9, 2:00 p.m. Tricks of the Trade Learn some secrets behind Scott Cantrell’s magic using everday household items. Main, Teen Center, Tues., June 11, 2:00 p.m. Inglewood, Tues., June 18, 2:00 p.m. Watkins Park, Tues., June 25, 12:30 p.m. Madison, Tues., June 25, 4:00 p.m. Pruitt, Sat., June 29, 1:00 p.m. Working with Polymer Clay with Susan Eaddy Clay Illustrator Susan Eaddy shows fun tips in working with polymer clay. Registration is required. Goodlettsville, Wed., June 5, 2:30 p.m. x862-5862 Green Hills, Tues., June 11, 2:00 p.m.x862-5863 Pruitt, Tues., June 18, 1:00 p.m. x862-5985 Bellevue, Thurs., June 20, 3:00 p.m.x862-5854 Donelson, Tues., June 25, 6:00 p.m. x862-5859 Main, Teen Center, Wed., June 26, 2:00 p.m. x862-5774 Southeast, Tues., July 2, 2:30 p.m.x862-5871 INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS: Bordeaux Summer Reading Kick-Off Party Celebrate the start of summer with pizza and Wii Sat., June 1, 2:00 p.m. Hula Hooping for Teens Happy Hoops instructors will teach fun, fast, and fancy hula hooping that anyone can learn! It’s also great exercise. Tues., June 4, 2:00 p.m. Platemaking with Annie Freeman Create a one of a kind work of art on a glass plate using collage and decoupage techniques. Tues., June 11, 2:00 p.m. Star Tours with the Fisk-Vanderbilt Traveling Planetarium Show Enjoy the beauty of the night sky in the middle of the day and learn about stars that you can usually see on a clear summer night in Nashville. Tues., June 25, 2:00 p.m. xregister

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Duct Tape Workshop Try your hand at crafting a duct tape wallet or one of the hundreds of other cool things you can make using only duct tape. Tues., July 9, 2:00 p.m. Papermaking Party Prepare to get your hands wet as you learn how to turn old newspapers into fancy handmade paper to use for cards or crafts. Tues., July 16, 2:00 p.m. Easy Modern Art Painting We’re breaking out the brushes and acrylic paints and creating modern masterpieces on canvas! Tues., July 23, 2:00 p.m. Friendship Bracelet Workshop Learn to make colorful woven friendship bracelets. Tues., July 30, 2:00 p.m. Teen Tuesdays Come and relax after a long day at school. Different activities every week. Tues., August 6, 20 and 27, 4:00 p.m. East Cartouche Pendants Using a hieroglyphic translation chart, each participant will create a necklace with their name on it in hieroglyphs. Thurs., June 27, 5:00 p.m. Time Capsules Bring a few of your favorite things. We will fill a container with these items and a letter to your future self in a capsule. Sat., July 13, 1:00 p.m. Edgehill Bread-Clay Beads There’s no finer jewelry for summer than colorful beads. When you make them yourself, they’re even better. Thurs., June 13, 4:00 p.m. Edmondson Pike Turn Your Life into a Comic Brett Thompson, author of the comic Kid Nash, shows how everyday moments of your life can

be made into a comic strip! Sat., June 1, 2:00 p.m. x880-3957 Craft Time Black Out Poetry Stretch your creativity muscles by turning ordinary newspaper articles into a work of poetry with only a black marker. Tues., June 11, 2:00 p.m.x880-3957. Candy Sushi Make candy sushi using Rice Krispies treats, fruit roll-ups and candy. Tues., June 18, 2:00 p.m.x880-3957 Scratch Art Etch a design into dried paint to reveal the picture beneath. Clothes may get stained. Tues., June 25, 2:00 p.m. x880-3957 Cupcake Decorating Design and eat your own lovely cupcake creation. Tues., July 9, 2:00 p.m. x880-3957 Goodlettsville Book Art Workshop Make your own book. Artist Elizabeth Sanford will show you how to make your own personalized hard cover book without any glue or sewing. Sat., June 1, 1:00 p.m. Snack Attack Grab a snack and hang out in the Teen Center. Tues., June 4, July 2, and August 6, 4:30 p.m. Manga Night Hang out with other otaku teens and discuss manga, anime and cosplay. Light snacks. Thurs., June 13, July 11, and Aug. 8, 4:30 p.m. Crafternoon: Bird Feeders Make a bird feeder for your garden. Tues., June 25, 4:30 p.m. Crafternoon: Rubber Band Bracelets Make a new piece of jewelry out of rubber bands. Sat., July 6, 2:00 p.m. Bookish Babble-Open Discussion Thurs., June 27, July 25, and August 29, 4:30 p.m. Book Discussion: The Prince and the Pauper

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A classic tale by Mark Twain of two boys who switch lives. Thurs., August 22, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m

about a 15-year-old girl who cuts herself to deal with pain. Thurs., August 1, 5:00 p.m

Green Hills Teen Space Hang out with your friends and play video games, watch movies, and make crafts. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in August, 2:15 p.m.

Inglewood Anime Mondays with Snacks Indulge your Anime passion on Monday afternoons as the library screens the best in Anime. Mondays in June and July, 2:00 p.m. Teen Tuesday Crafts and Snacks Craft activities and snacks. Supplies provided. Tues., June 4, 11, and 25, July 2, 16, 23 and 30, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Snack Attack Enjoy free snacks and drinks. Tuesdays in August, 2:15 p.m. Hermitage Snack Attack Play board games and enjoy some snacks. Tues., June 4, 18, and 25, July 2 and 23, August 6 and 20, 5:00 p.m. Arts and Crafts (T.O.T.A.L.) Make bracelets, necklaces, Egyptian amulets, decorative candle holders or decorate your own candle. Thurs., June 13, 4:00 p.m. That’s Hot Music Listening Party (T.O.T.A.L.) Check out different genres of music and discuss. Tues., July 9, 4:00 p.m. Book Discussion: Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley Thurs., July 11, 5:00 p.m.

Looby T-Shirt Bags Make a shopping bag. Bring an old t-shirt. Thurs., June 13, 4:15 p.m. Flower Pots Design your own flowerpots. Thurs., June 20, 4:15 p.m. Stepping Stones Personalize your own with bright garden-shaped tiles, glass gems, or other found objects. Space is limited. Tues., June 25, 4:15 p.m. Bead Bowls Make a one-of-a-kind bowl for your room. *Two day process. Pick up the next day. Mon., July 1 4:15 p.m.

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Bordeaux Tues., July 2, 2:00 p.m. Goodlettsville Tues., June 18, July 16, and August 20, 4:30 p.m. Green Hills Tues., June 4, 2:30 p.m. Hadley Park Thurs., June 13, 2:00 p.m., Thurs., July 18, 2:00 p.m., Thurs., August 8, 2:00 p.m. Hermitage Tues., June 11, July 30, August 13 and 27, 5:00 p.m. Madison Wed., June 5, 19, & 26, July 3, 17, 24, & 31, 2:00- 5:00 p.m. Mon., August 5, 12, 19, and 26, 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Main Teen Center Every day, all day Southeast Tues., July 9 at 2:30 p.m. and August 27, 4:30 p.m. 17


Wooden Bird Houses Design your own wood nesting birdhouses. Thurs., July 11, 4:15 p.m. Madison Science Week: Water Experiments Bring your curiosity and get ready to have a blast. Mon., June 3, 3:00 p.m. Science Week: Science in the Kitchen Learn how to make butter and other tasty treats! Tues., June 4, 3:00 p.m. Creative Arts Week: Steampunk Art Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction. Make books, art and jewelry in the style of steampunk. Mon., June 10, 3:00 p.m. Creative Arts Week: Meet Your Shadow We’ll make YOUR silhouette and dress it up with book pages suitable for framing. Tues., June 12, 3:00 p.m. Nature Week: Carnivorous Plants Plants that eat? Learn about carnivorous plants and help make a terrarium for the Teen Room. Mon., June 17, 3:00 p.m. Nature Week: Gardening in the City Learn gardening basics and get a take home project. Tues., June 18, 3:00 p.m. Letters & Numbers Week-Scrabble Tournament Brush up on vocabulary and play. Mon., June 24, 3:00 p.m. Letters & Numbers 18

Week: Fun with Math Brush up on algebra by doing fun experiments with math. Tues., June 25, 3:00 p.m. Creative Arts Week: Create Your Own Vision of Nature in Clay Make your own sculpture of things found in nature. Mon., July 1, 3:00 p.m. Creative Arts Week: Recycled Book Art Art from discarded books. Tues., July 2, 3:00 p.m. Challenge Week: Survival Challenge What does it take to survive in the wilderness or on a deserted island? Test your survival skills. Mon., July 8, 3:00 p.m.

M O V I E S Bordeaux, Thurs., June 6, 13, 27 July 11 and 18, 2:00 p.m. Looby, Thurs., June 6, 4:15 p.m. Madison, Wed., June 12 .July 10, 3:00 p.m., and Tues., August 27, 4:30 p.m. Main, Teen Center, 3:30 p.m. daily Southeast, Tues., July 30, 2:30 p.m. Goodlettsville I Am Number Four Sat., June 22, 2:00 p.m. Alice in Wonderland Thurs., July 18, 5:00 p.m. A Kid in King Arthur’s Court Thurs., August 15, 4:30 p.m Green Hills The Hunger Games Tues., June 18, 2:30 p.m. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Tues., July 9, 2:30 p.m. Hermitage The Hobbit Thurs., July 18, 4:00 p.m. Zookeeper and Ice Cream Make your own sundae. Thurs., June 20, 4:00 p.m. Groundhog Day Sample delicious Indian snacks. Thurs., August 15, 4:00 p.m.

Challenge Week: Egg Drop Engineering Challenge Create a contraption that will keep an egg safe when it is dropped from a tall ladder. Tues., July 9, 3:00 p.m. Health Week: Name that Veggie Do you know what an eggplant looks like? A radish? Test your knowledge of veggies and fruits and then learn how to make a healthy snack. Mon., July 15, 3:00 p.m. Health Week: Hula Hoop Exercise Class A hoops expert from Happy Hoops will show us how to exercise and have fun with hula hoops. Hoops provided. Tues., July 16, 3:00 p.m. x862-5860

Pop Culture Week: Time Capsules Prepare a time capsule that reflects the events of the year and your own life. Mon., July 22, 3:00 p.m. Pop Culture Week: You Tube Video Screening Vote on epic You Tube videos. Submit suggestions ahead of time (must


be appropriate for the library) Tues., July 23, 3:00 p.m Summer Wrap-up Week: Bird Feeder Project Make a bird feeder using popsicle sticks. Mon., July 29, 3:00 p.m. Summer Wrap-Up Week: Karaoke & Pizza Also preview and make suggestions for the fall. Tues., July 30, 3:00 p.m. Creative Projects-Foil Embossing and String Art Tues., August 6 and 20, 4:30 p.m. Knowledge Lab-Weather Experiments Includes a puzzle challenge. Wed., August 7 and 21, 4:30 p.m. Anime & Manga Club Watch/draw anime with snacks. Supplies on hand. Tues., August 13, 4:30 p.m. Artist’s Space Learn a new art technique and make something to take home. Wed., August 14, 4:30 p.m. Main Summer Reading Kick Off Party Free pizza, drinks, karaoke, DJ, and prizes Teen Center, Sat., June 1, 11:00 a.m. Make It Tuesday Carlos leads us on an adventure in creativity. Teen Center, Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m. Snack Attack Cheez-its, fruit snacks, Slim Jims and more. Teen Center, Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m. Spoken Word Poetry Workshops Speak, share, and express yourself through poetry with Southern Word. Teen Center, Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. Chess Club Challenge James or Carlos to a game. Teen Center, Fridays, 2:00 p.m. Cultural Food X-Perience New ethnic food every week.

Teen Center, Thurs., June 6, 13, 20, and 27, July 11, 18 and 25, 3:00 p.m. Color Blind Test Find out if you are color blind with the Farnsworth test. Teen Center, Wed., August 14, 3:30 p.m. Pizza Party Free pizza. Teen Center, Thurs., August 15, 3:30 p.m. North Crafts with Miss Betty Bring your creativity. Supplies furnished. Tues., June 11, July 16, 23, and 30, August 6 and 13, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Southeast That’s Hot with T.O.T.A.L. A themed music listening party with refreshments, hosted by T.O.T.A.L. Tues., July 16, 2:30 p.m. Crafternoon An afternoon of handmade creativity, create a craft and take home the end product. Tues., July 23 at 2:30 p.m. and August 13 at 3:30 p.m. Back to School Celebration Have one last hoorah before you dig into studying for the school year Tues., August 6, 3:30 p.m. Hang Time Hang out in the library meeting room with other teens and just be yourself. Wed., August 7, 14, 21, and 28, 3:30 p.m. Teen Takeover Play games, discuss latest trends and listen to edited versions of today’s hits. Thurs., Aug. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 3:30 p.m. Online Safety with T.O.T.A.L. hink you know how to protect your privacy on the web? Think again. Learn tips and tools to protect your online identity. Hosted by T.O.T.A.L (Totally Outstanding Teen Advocates for the Library). Tues., August 20, 3:30 p.m.

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Courtyard Concerts Returns This Fall August 13 -October 8 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

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Free Tues. concerts for all ages! Save the Date August 13, 20, 27 September 3,10,17,24 October 1, 8

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Summer Events at Nashville Public Library Please visit www.library.nashville.org for updates and more...

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS: Backyard Composting Turn your kitchen waste into a free, excellent soil amendment for your garden, lawn, and house plants. Beginners or veteran composters. Bordeaux, Wed., June 5, 4:00 p.m. Green Hills, Tues., June 11, 6:00 p.m. Goodlettsville, Tues., July 2, 6:30 p.m. The Basics of Backyard Hen Keeping Presented by UCAN (Urban Chicken Advocates of Nashville). Learn the basics of backyard hens, including breeds, feeding, equipment, coop design, gathering eggs, and compliance with the city ordinance. Edmondson Pike, Tues., June 4, 6:30 p.m. Bordeaux, Wed., June 5, 4:00 p.m. Bellevue, Thurs., June 20, 6:00 p.m. North, Sat., June 22, 11:00 a.m. Richland Park, Wed., July 10, 1:00 p.m. Bonsai: A Fusion of Art and Science Nashville Bonsai Society President Owen Reich will provide an introduction to the art of bonsai and the techniques to create and sustain them. Inglewood, Thurs., June 6, 6:30 p.m. Richland Park, Thurs., June 13, 6:00 p.m. North, Sat., June 15, 11:00 a.m. Green Hills, Thurs., June 20, 6:00 p.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., June 22, 11:00 a.m. Creative Writing Workshop: Digging Deep Generate story ideas, plot, and scene. Led by Wade Ostrowski, Vanderbilt creative writing lecturer. Registration is required. All levels. Madison, Thurs., June 13, 6:30 p.m.x862-5868 Goodlettsville, Thurs., June 20, 6:00 p.m. x 862-5862 Dig into Gardening Turnip Green Creative Reuse will show you how to create newspaper seed starters and garden journals. Looby, Sat., June 1, 1:00 p.m. Madison, Thurs., June 6, 2:00 p.m. Bellevue, Sat., June 8, 3:00 p.m. Hermitage, Sat., June 15, 10:30 a.m. Bordeaux, Wed., June 19, 4:00 p.m. Inglewood, Sat., June 22, 10:00 a.m. Hadley Park, Mon., June 24, 10:30 a.m. North Branch, Sat., June 29, 11:00 a.m. Green Hills, Tues., July 9, 6:00 p.m. Edgehill, Thurs., July 11, 5:30 p.m.

Handbound Leather Journals Make a soft-cover leather book that can be used as a journal, a sketchbook, or a photo album. Goodlettsville, Sat., June 8, 9:30 a.m. x862-5862 Donelson, Sat., June 22, 9:30 a.m. x862-5859 Inglewood, Sat., June 29, 10:00 a.m.x862-5866 How to Start Your Own Record Label Brian and Kale, co-founders of Nervous Nelly Records, share how to start and run a small, independent record label with a do-it-yourself ethic. Bordeaux, Thurs., June 13, 5:00 p.m. Inglewood, Thurs., June 20, 6:30 p.m. North, Tues., July 2, 5:00 p.m. Reconnect to Your Roots: An Herbal Education wih the High Garden Tea Shop Explore the power of herbs and the connection between plants and people, herbal remedies, and the tradition of tea. East, Tues., June 11, 5:30 p.m. Bellevue, Tues., June 25, 6:00 p.m. Redefining Music City: Nashville’s Diverse and Multi-cultural Musical Identity Discover Nashville’s musical identity with Robert Fry, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music. Southeast, Tues., June 4, 6:30 p.m. Old Hickory, Thurs., June 6, 6:30 p.m. Wise Watering: Rain Barrels and More Julie Berbiglia, Metro Water Services Educator and Master Gardener will share how to collect, conserve, and use water wisely in your garden. Thompson Lane, Mon., June 3, 10:30 a.m. Bellevue, Thurs., June 6, 6:00 p.m. North Branch, Tues., June 25, 2013 5:00 p.m. Goodlettsville, Sat., June 29, 2:00 p.m. Bordeaux, Wed., July 3, 4:00 p.m. Richland Park, Sat., July 6, 10:30 a.m. INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS: Bellevue Bellevue Branch Friends of the Library Meeting Learn more about the Friends of the Library at our monthly meetings. New members are always welcome! Sat. June 8, July 13 and August 10, 1:30 p.m. 21 xregister


Plant Your Own Organic Garden Liz Meeks will cover the basics of starting and maintaining a backyard vegetable garden. Come prepared to get your hands dirty at the BELL Garden at Bellevue Middle School. Tues., June 11, 6:00 p.m.

Flax into Linen: A Mansker’s Station Presentation Using tools which include a flax brake and a spinning wheel, discover how flax is converted from a plant into linen thread. This thread can then be spun into cloth. Thurs., June 13, 6:00 p.m.

Novel Conversations The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker The Crowning Glory of Calla Lilly Ponder by Rebecca Wells Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward Thurs., June 13, July 11 and August 8, 6:00 p.m.

Movie Day Odd Life of Timothy Green, PG, 2012 Sat., June 22, 2:00 p.m. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, 1949 Sat., August 3, 2:00 p.m.

Mindfulness Meditation Dave Smith, local director of the Mind Body Awareness Project, will demonstrate mindfulness techniques. Tues., June 18, July 16 and August 20, 6:30 p.m. Knit-Crochet Cafe Knitting, crochet, and lively conversation. Sat., June 22, July 27, August 24, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Edmondson Pike Book Binding: Cross Structure Binding Learn how to bind a book using the cross structure method from Jennifer Knowles-McQuistion of Brown Dog Bindery. Adults along with teens ages 12 and up are welcome to sign up. Materials will be provided. Mon., June 3, 2:00 p.m. x880-3957 ext. 227 Letterpress Printing Workshop Nieves Uhl and Chris Cheney of Sawtooth Printhouse teach making prints on an antique press. Bring t-shirt. 12 and up. Sat., June 22, 2:00 p.m.x880-3957 ext. 227 Gardening in the Summer Learn all about vegetable gardening and ways to tend your garden during the summer months from Master Gardener Dot Rankin. Tues., June 25, 6:30 p.m. Goodlettsville The Hermitage Gardens and Tony Guzzi Learn the history of the Hermitage gardens, one of the oldest in Middle Tennessee. Tues., June 4, 6:30 p.m. Art of Living Meditation Workshop Relax with Sudarshan Kriya meditation. Thurs., June 6, 6:30 p.m. 22

Page Turners Ruins of Lace Skype session with author Iris Anthony, June 25 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain discussion, August 27 Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Green Hills Library eBooks for iPad Bring your iPad, Apple ID, library card number and PIN to learn the process for borrowing library eBooks. Thurs., June 6, 20, July 18, August 1, 15, and 29, 11:30 a.m. x862-5863 Library eBooks for Kindle Bring your Kindle, Amazon email and password, and library card number and PIN to learn eBook downloading. Thurs., June 13, 27, July 11, 25, August 8 and 22, 11:30 a.m. x862-5863 It’s Greek to Me: Exploring our Classical Heritage Examine the history, art, theater, and mythology of ancient Greece and its influence on Western civilization with Dr. Larry Brown. Tues., June 25, July 2, 9, and 23, 10:30 a.m. Classic Films Join us for an evening of film and fun. Tues., June 25, July 23, and Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m. Hadley Park Music Movie Matinee Freshly popped popcorn provided. Feeling Like Going Home (2003) June 26 Still Bill (2009) July 31 Soul Power (2008) August 28 Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. Inglewood Fourth Tuesday Book Discussion In this lively group, we dig into The Good Earth xregister


by Pearl Buck. This classic highlights life in China before World War II and the coming of the Communist regime. Refreshments will be served. Tues., June 25, 6:30 p.m. Digging Into Your Past Ever wondered about your family’s past? Want to try genealogy but aren’t sure how to start? Join us for a basic workshop on getting started on your family tree. Sat., July 6, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.x862-5866 Looby Book Discussion The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis traces the adversities and triumphs of the children of Hattie Shepherd, who as a young woman moved from Georgia to Philadelphia during the Great Migration. Sat., June 29, 2:00 p.m. Madison Good Bugs - Will Work for Food David Cook, Davidson Co. Extension Agency, will tell us everything we need to know to attract beneficial insects to work for us in our gardens. Insects and plants they prefer will be on display. Plant door prizes will be awarded to a lucky few. Sat., June 29, 2:00 p.m. Colorful Container Planting Learn about plants and color combinations. One fabulous container for a door prize. Sat., July 13, 2:00 p.m. Main Summer Reading Signup and Gadget Petting Zoo Sign up for Summer Reading and try out an iPad, Kindle Fire, or Nook Tablet. Fri., May 31, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Apocalypse Now Reading Chet Weise, Tessa Mellas, and Maggie Smith read from their work Apocalypse Now: Poems and Prose from the End of Days, published by Nashville Press Upper Rubber Boot Books. Sat., June 1, 11:00 a.m. Shakespeare Allowed The Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the LIbrary invite you to read every play Shakespeare wrote, out loud, in a reading circle. Held on 3rd Floor, West Reading Room. Much Ado About Nothing, June 1 As You Like It, July 6 Julius Caesar, August 3 First Sat., 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Great Books The Great Books Discussion Program includes short selections (about 40 pages per week). We survey the best that has been thought and said in the Western tradition. Held on 3rd floor Program Room. Tuesdays, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides, June 4 History(Revolt of Mytilene) Thucydides, June 11 History(Mytilenian Debate) Thucydides, June 18 History(Melian Dialogue) Thucydides, June 25 What is War? (Use of Force, 1-6) Clausewitz, July 2 What is War? (Three Rules, 6-10) Clausewitz, July 9 What is War? (Political Objectives, 10-24) Clausewitz, July 16 Uncle Vanya (Act 1) Anton Chekhov, July 23 Uncle Vanya (Act 2) Anton Chekhov, July 30 Uncle Vanya (Act 3) Anton Chekhov, Aug. 6 Uncle Vanya (Act 4) Anton Chekhov, Aug. 13 On Evil Moses Maimonides, Aug. 20 The Iliad (Book 1) Homer, Aug. 27 Grantseeking for Nonprofit Organizations Kief Schladweiler, Coordinator of Cooperating Collections with the Foundation Center, will highlight the electronic and print resources available for your free use at the Nashville Public Library. Fri., June 7, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Great American Ideas Weekly discussion on American political thinking. Held in the 3rd Floor Program Room. Fridays, 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. Federalist 57 MADISON, The Few and the Many, June 7 Federalist 62 MADISON, On the Senate, June 14 Federalist 65 HAMILTON, On Impeachments, June 21 Federalist 68 HAMILTON, On the Electoral College, June 28 Federalist 70 HAMILTON, On the President, July 5 Federalist 74 HAMILTON, Pardoning Power of the President, July 12 Federalist 78 HAMILTON, On the Judiciary Department, July 19 Federalist 80 HAMILTON, Powers of the Judiciary, July 26 Federalist 81HAMILTON, Powers of the Judiciary, Aug. 2 Federalist 84 HAMILTON, Bill of Rights/Freedom of Press, Aug. 9 Federalist 85 HAMILTON, Concluding Remarks, Aug. 16 Patrick Henry, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death, Aug. 23 Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence, Aug. 30 Zentangle Workshop Relax and de-stress while creating. Sun., June 9 at 2:30 p.m., Tues., June 11 and Thurs., June 13 at 10:00 a.m. xregister 23


Second Wednesday Book Club Contemporary and classic titles. Bring your lunch. Held on 3rd floor, Program Room. Wed., June 12, July 10, and Aug. 14, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. A Conversation with the Barefoot Farmer Jeff Poppen, farm manager of Long Hungry Creek Farm, one of the oldest (30 years) and largest (300 acres) organic and biodynamic farms in Tennessee. Held in Conference Room 1. Sat., June 15, 10:30 a.m. Young@Heart Classic Stories Traditional favorites in abridged format. Held on 2nd floor Special Collections. Heidi by Johanna Spyri, June 19 Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, July 17 Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson, Aug. 21 Third Wed., 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tunnel Vision with Elizabeth Sanford Make your own tunnel book. Expands into a

miniature theater for visual storytelling. Sat., July 27, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Flag Book Workshop with Lesley Patterson Marx Make a flag book. It’s surprisingly simple. Sat., August 24, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. North Craft a Bowl Bowl making utilizing tape, glue, and paper from discarded magazines and calendars. Supplies provided or bring your own. Sat., June 8, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Southeast Digging for the Truth-A Mystery Book Group Snacks and drinks provided. Discussion of: The Savage Garden by Mark Mills on June 13 The Haunted Ground by Erin Hart on July 11 Thurs., June 13 and July 11, 6:30 p.m.

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Give today Encourage children to read through our preschool literacy outreach program Bringing Books to Life! centered around the library’s famous puppets.

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in our vibrant, tech-savvy teen centers that foster reading, learning and hanging out.

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Summer Reading Book Sale

Books, DVDS and more at bargain prices. Proceeds go to Bellevue Branch Friends of the Library.

Become a Friend of the Library. Friends of Nashville Public Thurs., June 13 Library is a 501(c)3 organization 4:00-8:00 p.m. that supports the work of the library Sat., June 15 through advocacy and education, finan9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. cial support for programs and projects, gift administration, and volunteer service. Bellevue Library

Every branch library has Friends, and all are joined together under the charter. The organization does various support sponsoring events and educational programs to buying materials for libraries to helping fund the Summer Reading Program for children, teens, and adults. Friends sponsors the Virtuoso Classical Guitar Series, Out of the Lunchbox series, Second Saturday Bookstore, held the second Saturday of every month at Donelson Branch, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Proceeds from this sale support a myriad of projects throughout the year.

Learn more about Friends at www.friendsofnashvillelibrary.org/ or call 615-862-5804 x6044.

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International

Puppetry Comes to

Nashville

Celebrate with Performers from Around the Globe

June 21-23 Nashville Public Library

his summer, renowned puppeteers and performers from all over the world will make their way to the Nashville Pub- lic Library for

formances, live music and an outdoor street fair. “We have a top-tier library system, and this festival will be like no other happen-

the Puppet Festival Parade. The parade will wind down Church Street through the Arts District and feature performers with stilts, uni-

“This one-of-a-kind festival will showcase our library and our city to 25,000 visitors from around the country and the world.” the 2013 Nashville International Puppet Festival, underwritten by the Nashville Public Library Foundation and the Nashville Public Library. The festival – free and open to the public – will run from Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23, and will transform the library and surrounding area into a vibrant, family-friendly carnival featuring puppet per-

ing anywhere else in the country this summer,” said Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “This one-of-a-kind festival will showcase our library and our city to 25,000 visitors from around the country and the world.” The library hosted Nashville’s first international puppet festival in 2008, which attracted more than 18,000 people. New this year for the second International Puppet Festival is

cycles, floats, vintage cars and puppets. “Whether you are 45 years old or 5 years old, you will enjoy the International Puppet Festival,” said library director Kent Oliver. “Between puppet shows, workshops, food, music, the parade and evening performances, you will connect with something. And that is what we are all about – offering services that connect everyone to reading.” 27


ing Chair Productions, the library’s very own puppet troupe. Tickets for the International Puppet Festival are free, but limited. Beginning May 9, attendees may reserve tickets online in advance at www.nashvillepuppetfestival.com

for a convenience fee of Valeria Guglietti in ‘No Toquen mis manos’ $2.50 per ticket. The NashThe marionette tradition ville Public Library is lobegan at the Nashville Pubcated at 615 Church Street lic Library in 1938 when Tom Tichenor performed a in downtown Nashville.In rendition of “Puss in Boots.” addition to the festival, the Seventy-five years later, library will hold two spemarionette shows are still cial events in collaboration performed at the downtown with the Country Music library on Friday and Sat- Hall of Fame® and Museum urday mornings by Wish- and Tennessee Perform-

ing Arts Center. The first event is Thursday, June 20, and will feature the debut performance of Wishing Chair Productions’ “String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry” at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. On Saturday June 22, TPAC will present a performance by world renowned puppeteer Phillip Huber. Known for his work with marionettes in “Being John Malkovich” and in Disney’s “Oz, The Great and Powerful,” Huber will perform “Suspended Animation.” Tickets for both shows go on sale May 9th online at www.nashvillepuppetfestival.com. Tickets are $30 in advance online or $40 the night of event at the box office. Ticket price includes a reception before the show.

Frugality and Creativity Benefit Library Jennifer Hunsicker A few years ago, Hadley Park Branch was one of several NPL branches to receive the benefits of a grant for puppets. As a result of this grant, Hadley Park Branch received over 40 puppets. Librarian and Branch Manager Linda Emerson wanted to better utilize the puppets at the Hadley Park Branch. Emerson wanted a puppet theatre. 28

After finding the cost of pre-made puppet theatres to be excessive, she used her research skills to find out how to make one herself. Emerson says, “One person had converted an old tv console into a puppet theatre.” She then searched local thrift shops and flea markets for just the right piece of furniture. She found an old dresser, gutted it, and

then nailed the front of the drawers back on. She selected paints and material for the curtains. After painting it, she had a tailor make the curtains. Now, the Hadley Park Branch has a puppet theatre for under $150 in materials cost. The Hermitage Branch Library heard of her creation and requested one of their own. While the Hadley Park Cont’d. 29


Photo by Karen Piper

Branch theatre is red and dark blue with silver accents, Linda Emerson the Hermitage theatre will be light green, and light blue with gold accents. Emerson moved here from southwestern On-

Summer

Project

tario, Canada. When asked why she chose Nashville, Emerson tells us that music was definitely one of the draws. “I came here on a road trip with my sister to go honky-tonkin’ and really liked it. When I got home, I researched the city and found out about the job.” She moved here in 2000 during the time when the five big area libraries and

the Main library were built. She laughs as she adds, “I had only intended to stay two years.” It’s now been nearly 13! With frugality and creativity, Linda Emerson has not only brought us her talent as a librarian and manager, but she has created a useful piece of art which will be used in the community for years to come.

Build a Puppet Theatre

• Find ornately ugly dresser. Remove drawers – of dresser, that is! • Knock out supporting cross-pieces with hammer, or saw off flush with sides. • Knock off backs of bottom drawers. • Sand rough edges to avoid splinters. • Choose paint. • Spray a couple coats of paint. • Attach bottom drawer faces. • Paint trim. (I painted trim on drawer faces before attaching them) • Spray clear coat. (Don’t panic if it looks cloudy at first.) • Choose fabric and embellishment (optional). • Hem fabric for curtains. • Buy tension rod and hang curtains. • Use hot glue gun for embellishments. • Back panel of fabric can be used for a backdrop, along with tension rod. • Find someone with a truck to help transport it. • Add puppet. Submitted by Linda Emerson, branch manager for Hadley Park Did you know? You can learn world languages for free through Mango, the library’s language learning software? 29


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