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Booked In July 2013 Programs and Events

Go! Summer Reading Program Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

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General Information Hours of Operation Monday: 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday: 10:00am to 8:00pm Wednesday: 10:00am to 8:00pm Thursday: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Library Closure The Brooks Public Library will be closed Monday July 1 for the Canada Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday July 2.

Friday: 10:00am to 5:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Contact Information Phone: 403-362-2947 Fax: 403-362-8111 Email: brolib@shortgrass.ca Website: brooks.shortgrass.ca

Did you know that the library now has a debit machine? We now accept all debit cards, and major credit cards for your conivenience. For more information please ask at the Circulation Desk.

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Special Events Explore near and far at your library this summer

Have fun with your friends and earn cool prizes at the Summer Reading Program For kids ages 6 to 12 who have completed Grade 1. Register now at the Brooks Public Library.

Session 1: Go Race Around the World July 2-4, 9-11, 10:15am to 11:45am

Session 2: Superheroes, Go!

July 2-4, 9-11, 12-14, 1:15pm to 3:00pm

Session 3: Go to the Beach

July 16-18, 23-25, 10:15am to 11:45am

Session 4: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles July 16-18, 23-25, 1:15pm to 3:00pm

Session 5: Go Survive in the Wild

July 30-August 1, 6-8, 10:15am to 11:45am

Session 6: Go Back in Time

July 30-August 1, 6-8, 1:15pm to 3:00pm 3


Children’s Programs Sleepy Time Story Time Tuesday Evenings 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Families and kids are welcome to join us for a free, relaxing evening before bed. Come for bed time stories, fun activities, and exciting sing-along-songs. Feel free to dress in your pajamas and bring your favourite bedtime buddy along.

Wii for Tweens

Friday Afternoons 1:00pm to 3:00pm Calling all gamers! Come in and enjoy playing the coolest multi player games the Wii has to offer. Looking for more to do? We also have board games available to play with your friends. Wii Game Day is a free program for kids ages 7 to 12, and we supply snacks for all tween gamers.

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed Scavenger Hunt Monday July 8 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us as we hunt down Wilbur, the naked mole rat’s missing closet! Listen to a story about Wilbur’s life then help find his clothes on your way to SPEC to complete your perfect outfit and make a cool craft. This is a free event and you can register at the Brooks Public Library or the SPEC parentLINKcentre. Please remember to wear a hat and bring a bottle of water.

In partnership with the SPEC parentLINKcentre. 4


Children’s Programs Teddy Bears’ Picnic Saturday July 13 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate the unveiling of our Children’s section mural at our Teddy Bears’ Picnic. There’ll be lots of marvellous things to eat and wonderful games to play so bring your favourite stuffed friend and enjoy this free family fun event.

Stella Louella’s Runaway Book Scavenger Hunt Monday July 22 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Stella Louella has lost the pages to her library book, and it is up to you to help her find them! Join us at the Brooks Public Library and help Stella search for them, then put it all together at SPEC. This is a free event and you can register at the Brooks Public Library or the SPEC parentLINKcentre. Please remember to wear a hat and bring a bottle of water.

In partnership with the SPEC parentLINKcentre

Super Story Time: Thomas the Tank Engine Saturday July 27 10:30am to 11:30am

Parents and kids ages six and under are invited to join us for a morning of with Thomas the Tank Engine. Enjoy crafts, games, and stories all about Thomas and his friends. Register today for this exciting free event. 5


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Naked Mole Rat Gets Great Barrier Reef Dressed Scavenger Hunt @ 7:00pm @ 1:30pm

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Intro to Magic: the Gathering @ 6:00pm

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Magic: the Gathering in the Library @ 3:00pm

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More about Magic: the Gathering @ 6:00pm

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic @ 1:00pm

Children’s Section Mural Unveiling Today

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More about Magic: the Gathering @ 6:00pm We were Children @ 6:30pm

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Wii for Tweens @ 1:00pm Magic: the Gathering in the Library @ 3:00pm

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Super Story Time: Thomas the Tank Engine @ 10:30am Kids NFB @ 2:00pm


Teen Programs Intro to Magic: the Gathering Wednesday July 4 & 11 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Learn the basics of this popular trading card game including rules, elements, and basic game play. Our instructors Jessica and Ryan will be with you the whole way to show you everything you need to know. This is a free teen program, sign up today.

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Teen Programs More about Magic: the Gathering Thursday July 18 to August 29 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Our resident experts Jessica and Ryan are back to show you more about Magic: the Gathering. Learn advanced skills including how to build/customize a deck, different play styles, strategies, and more. For teens ages 13 to 17. Sign up is required for this free event. For more information call us at 403-362-2947.

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Adult Programs Magic: the Gathering in the Library Fridays, July 5 to August 30 3:00pm to 4:45pm

Grab your deck, then drop in and play Magic: the Gathering with other local players, or come in and practice your skills with our experts Jessica and Ryan. For teens and adults, drop ins welcome, no cost.

Great Barrier Reef Wednesday July 9 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Travel with us to Australia and visit the Great Barrier Reef! This fun and interactive program will allow you to observe more than 5000 live sea creatures, experience the habitats, ecosystems and behaviour of reef creatures, and learn more about the latest in reef research. This is a family fun event and everyone is welcome to attend. Presented by the RISE Videoconference Network.

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Movies @ the Library We were Children Thursday June 25 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of 2 children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years. We were Children gives voice to a national tragedy and demonstrates the incredible resilience of the human spirit. Presented by the National Film Board of Canada

Kids NFB

Saturday June 25 2:00pm to 4:00pm Join us for an afternoon of great Canadian kids films at the Brooks Public Library. Come in and see A Sea Turtle Story, The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, Operation Cuckoo, and Sea Dream,. This is a free family fun event, for more information please call 403-362-2947 Presented by the National Film Board of Canada

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This edition of Booked In published June 2013 All program dates and times subject to change without notice.

Brooks Public Library 420 First Avenue West Brooks, Alberta brooks.shortgrass.ca

Printing of this issue generously sponsored by the Brooks Bulletin. The Brooks Public Library is a proud member of the Shortgrass Library System.


July 2013