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Summer Reading 2018 JUNE - AUGUST 2018 • WICOMICOLIBRARY.ORG


To serve the people of Wicomico County by supporting learning, enriching lives, and building community. UPCOMING CLOSINGS

All locations of Wicomico Public Libraries will be closed on the following dates: Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4, 2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Maida Finch, Ph.D. - Chairperson Michele Canopii, Ph.D. - Vice Chairperson H. Scott Duncan, Ph.D. - Treasurer Audrey Orr - Secretary Richard Duvall, Esq. George Demko, Ph.D. James L. Otway, Esq. Richard Keenan, Ph.D. Susan M. Bounds Marc Kilmer - County Council Representative Jim Ireton - City Council Liaison EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Andrea Berstler, MLS, MLIS


Book Shelf B O OKSTORE



June 19, 2018 August 14, 2018 October 9, 2018 December 11, 2018




Read books and win prizes! Sign-ups begin June 1!

Sign up at your local library branch or online at

If you prefer to track your progress on paper, pick up a Summer Reading gameboard booklet at

Summer Reading is for all ages! We offer activities for kids, teens, and adults!

any library branch!

We love to see pictures of your Summer Reading progress! Use our summer hashtag

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Summer 2018



Downtown Library BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP A monthly book club that meets at the Downtown Library in Room 3. We will read and discuss a new book each month. Artemis by Andy Weir 2:00 pm Thursday | Jun. 7 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones 2:00 pm Thursday | Jul. 5 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 2:00 pm Thursday | Aug. 2

LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR LIBRARY Join us at the library to get free legal advice from lawyers. Some of the issues the legal experts can address: • • • • • • • • •

Bankruptcy—Chapter 7 Expungements & Shielding Birth Certificates Debt and Consumer Disputes Foreclosures Deed Changes Name Changes Income Tax Disputes Divorce & Custody

Visit the Downtown Branch or call 410-749-3612 ext. 127 to sign up. 2:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 13 Aug. 8 MOVIE MATINÉES AT YOUR LIBRARY No more waiting in theater lines or on library hold lists to see a new movie. Come enjoy a matinée featuring titles that are in high demand. No one younger than age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER SEMINAR In this seminar, you’ll learn about credit requirements and assistance programs available to help you qualify for a home purchase. Learn how your credit score is calculated and how to improve your credit rating. Ask questions about your realtor’s role in finding the right house, the benefits of buying versus renting, the title company’s role in the settlement process, and why you need title insurance. Presented by Trenace Josiah from United Credit Education Service. Provided through ERA Martin, MNET Mortgage, and Real Estate Title and Escrow. 5:30 pm Thursday | Jun. 7 Jul. 5 Aug. 2 EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH YARN Do you like to knit or crochet? Would you like to learn? Come join us for an evening of creativity! We’ll provide knitting needles, crochet hooks, and yarn to use for the evening. Or bring your own. Open to all ages. 6:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 5 Jul. 3 Aug. 7 4

Despicable Me 3 (PG) Black Panther (PG-13) Coco (PG) 2:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:00 pm Saturday | Jun. 23 Saturday | Aug. 25 Saturday | Jul. 28

ADULT SUMMER READING KICK-OFF WITH THE LARKS We are pleased to welcome local funky jazz band The Larks to kick off our 2018 Summer Reading program, the theme of which is music! 6:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 27


Downtown Library



Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: Tue & Thu: Sun (5/27/18 - 9/2/18):

10 am - 5 pm 10 am - 8 pm Closed

TIME 4 TWOS Storytime for 2 year olds. Stories, music, singing, fingerplays, simple crafts, and much more. Designed to introduce young children to the joys of reading and encourage reading at home. LAPTIME FOR BABIES Wow! Our babies’ brains are developing so fast! Join us for finger plays, songs, stories, and fun for ages birth to 23 months with a caregiver. 10:30 am & 11:15 am Tuesday | Jun. 5, 12 Jul. 3 Aug. 14 LAPTIME FOR BABIES RISE & SIGN STORYTIME WITH DANIELLE Come to this interactive storytime and meet Danielle Comeau who will show us the beauty of American Sign Language. Discover the world of signing for yourself and for your children. Ages birth to 23 months.

10:30 am Friday | Jun. 1, 8 Jul. 6, 13 Aug. 3, 10


Help your child get ready for kindergarten by attending a fun and engaging storytime!

10:30 am Wednesday | Jun. 6, 13, 20 RISE & SIGN 3-5’S STORYTIME WITH DANIELLE Come to this interactive storytime and meet Danielle Comeau who will show us the beauty of American Sign Language. Discover the world of signing! Ages 3-5 years. 10:30 am Wednesday | Jul. 18

10:30 am & 11:15 am Tuesday | Jul. 10

LAPTIME FOR BABIES SING WITH SAM Come to Laptime for Babies at the Downtown Library to sing and smile with Sam as he shares traditional “kidsongs” with his fun, innovative style. Ages birth to 23 months.

3-5’S STORYTIME All 3, 4, and 5 year olds with their parents & caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and a takehome craft during our half-hour program.

READ-A-LONG WITH ROSIE For 5 -11 year olds with their parents & caregivers. Make a theme-related craft, enjoy singing with guitar and cd accompaniment, interactive stories, and light refreshments.

“SOMEWHERE BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE STORYTELLER BETH OHLSSON Come to the Downtown Library and hear about characters you’ll likely find “Somewhere Between a Rock and a Hard Place” with our local treasure Beth Ohlsson. Ages 5-11 years. 2:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 31

6:30 pm Thursday | Jun. 21 Jul.19 Aug. 16

10:30 am & 11:15 am Tuesday | Aug. 7 Summer 2018



Downtown Library DOG DAYS - PAWS TO READ This program allows your child to read aloud to a dog for 5-7 minutes. Children must be 4-12 years old, accompanied by an adult and not have any allergies to dogs. A permission slip must be signed by parent/guardian and presented at the program.

Frozen (PG) Friday | Jul. 27

6:30 pm 2:00 pm SING AND DANCE AT THE UNCLE 1st and 3rd Saturday of 2nd and 4th Tuesday DEVIN SHOW of each month each month This is an interactive musical experience for children that uses percussion instruments to cultivate their minds. It takes Join us as kids take part in hands on children on a magical journey through projects, crafts, and activities the Land of Percussion allowing them to focusing on science, technology, hear, see, and play different percussion arts and more. instruments.

Trolls (PG) Friday | Aug. 17

Monday afternoons starting Jul. 2. - 2:00 pm

LEGO CHALLENGE! The LEGO Challenge is open! Children ages 5-11 years are constructing with LEGOs, learning about their community and world, and building skills and confidence. Thursday afternoons - 3:30 pm

Sing (PG) Friday | Aug. 3 Moana (PG) Friday | Aug. 10

2:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 27 SUMMER SING-A-LONG WITH ROSIE Join Rosie and fellow children’s librarians for a foot-hoppin’, hand-clappin’, fun-filled musical celebration of Summer Reading 2018. 10:30 am Friday | Jun. 29

2:00 pm Saturday | Jun. 9, 23 Jul. 14, 28 Aug. 11, 25 MEET LOCAL AUTHOR KENDY ALLEN

Meet author Kendy Allen of the Chincoteague Pony Centre, as she talks about life with the ponies and reads excerpts from the book Misty’s September Stardust. Ages 5-11 years.

SCALES & TALES - REPTILES ROCK! A naturalist from the MD Department of Natural Resources will introduce you to the world of reptiles. The scaly creatures will captivate you as they share myths, histories, and benefits of these often misunderstood animals. Ages 5-12 years.

FEATURED FLIX Libraries rock so join us to watch a movie featuring great music. Tap your toes and sing along! Popcorn will be provided. Each movie will start at 2:00 pm. Madacasgar (PG) Friday | Jun. 29

MAKER WEDNESDAY AT THE LOUNGE We’ll provide the supplies and you provide the imagination. Each week we’ll have featured projects you can make. Plus lots of materials to create or build whatever you like! Ages 8-18 years.


2:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 3

2:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 10

10:30 am Wednesday | Jun. 27

2:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 27 Jul. 11, 18, 25 Aug. 1, 8, 15

SALISBURY FENCING CLUB DEMONSTRATION Hear about the club, watch a demonstration, and get a close-up look at the equipment needed for safe fencing action. Elementary age and older.

Beauty and the Beast (G, animated version) Friday | Jul. 6

The Little Mermaid (G) Friday | Jul. 13

ROCK THE LIBRARY WITH SILLY JOE Rock the Library with Silly Joe Consiglio! Come to the Downtown Library for music, dancing, and fun. All ages.

Aladdin (G) Friday | Jul. 20

2:00 pm Wednesday | Jul. 11

SCALES & TALES - OWL DRESS-UP A naturalist from the MD Department of Natural Resources will guide children as they explore animal sounds and colors and how animals use these in the wild. Rescued birds are used to delight even the youngest preschoolers. 10:30 am Wednesday | Jul. 11

TURTLE DANCE! SING & JUMP! Jump and jive with Mister Matt and Turtle Dance. Why Turtle Dance??? It’s because the dance helps kids come out of their shells.



Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: Tue & Thu: Sun (5/27/18 - 9/2/18):

10 am - 5 pm 10 am - 8 pm Closed

SING WITH SAM With guitar in hand, Sam will perform traditional kid songs in fantastically fun ways at the Downtown Library. Ages 3-5 years. 10:30 am Wednesday | Jul. 25 WILD WEST: THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN PIANO Volunteers from the audience will help the Science Tellers explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, acids and bases, combustion, air pressure, inertia and more. Don’t miss this classic action-packed western with “notes” of science! Elementary ages. 2:00 pm Wednesday | Jul. 25

10:30 am Thursday | Jul. 12

Kindness Rocks! at the Downtown Library Create your own “Kindness Rock” at the Downtown Library. We’ll supply the rock and the add the design and the good feelings. 2:00 pm Tuesday | Aug. 14

REHOBOTH CHILDREN’S THEATRE PRESENTS CINDERELLA This familiar story is presented with only two actors playing all the characters in this energetic and fun-filled 45 minute performance. All ages.

MEET THE SHOREBIRDS Get to know some of your favorite Delmarva Shorebirds! Be sure to bring lots of questions, your autograph book, and your camera for a close-up interview with the Birds. All ages.

2:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 17

10:30 am Wednesday | Aug. 1

MAKE & TAKE CRAFT Create fabulous works of creative, crafty art with your friends at our make it and take it home craft time. For preschoolers.

MUSICAL MISCHIEF TOUR SUMMER WRAP-UP WITH UNCLE PETE Join us for a free concert with Uncle Pete to wrap-up our summer of fun at the Downtown Library!!! Sing and dance with Uncle Pete. Libraries Rock! 10:30 am Wednesday | Aug. 15

10:00 am Friday | Jul. 20 VISIT WITH LOCAL AUTHOR GRACE FOXWELL MURDOCK Come to the Downtown Library to meet local author Grace Foxwell Murdock who will read from her book Checker, The Mannerly Cat. You will discover many helpful tips from Checker. You can purchase the book and have it signed by Grace. Ages 6-12 years.

ROCK ‘N ROLL LIBRARY SHOW WITH LOLLIPOP THE CLOWN Dance, giggle, do some serious belly laughs, and chuckle yourself silly with Lollipop the Clown.

2:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 24

10:30 am Wednesday | Aug. 8

Summer 2018



Downtown Library



Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: Tue & Thu: Sun (5/27/18 - 9/2/18):

10 am - 5 pm 10 am - 8 pm Closed

TEEN OTAKU CLUB Members meet the second Tuesday of each month to talk about manga and watch a member-selected anime movie/show. Ages 12-18. 6:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 12 Jul. 10 Aug. 14 TAC (TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL) Want to help choose the books, movies and music we buy for the Teen Lounge? Have ideas about the programs we schedule for teens? Come have some PIZZA while we talk about what you’d like to see and earn 1.5 service hours. Ages 12-18. 6:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 19 Jul. 17 Aug. 21

LIBRARIES ROCK! TEEN SUMMER READING KICK-OFF PARTY Come kick off your summer with other teens at the Downtown Library! We’ll have pizza, snacks, and gaming! Bring a friend! Ages 12-18. 6:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 26

DRAW THE LINE TEEN ART CLUB Do you love to draw? Join other teens to enjoy an afternoon of creativity. Drawing supplies will be provided (sketch pads, pencils) or bring your own. Ages 12-18.

TEEN GAMING ON A TABLE Come spend the afternoon playing tabletop games (board games, card games). We have a variety of games to choose from or you can bring your own game appropriate for ages 12-18.

2:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 26 Jul. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug. 7, 14

2:00 pm Thursday | Jun. 28 Jul. 5, 12, 19, 26 Aug. 2, 9

READ THE BOOK, WATCH THE MOVIE Read ahead of time then come and watch the Teen Advisory Council mystery pick, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. After the movie we’ll discuss the similarities and differences between the book and movie. Popcorn and snacks will be provided! Ages 12-18. 5:30 pm Tuesday | Jul. 24

SHARE THE MUSIC Share your favorite music, bands and songs. You might just discover your next favorite band! Ages 12-18. 6:00 pm Tuesday | Jul. 31

Teen Mo vies @ The L o ung e

All teens, ages 12-18, are invited to come watch a film chosen by our Teen Advisory Council. Bring some friends and enjoy popcorn and treats.


Help! (G) 2:00 pm Monday | Jun 25

Hairspray (PG) 2:00 pm Monday | Jul. 2

Camp Rock (G) 2:00 pm Monday | Jul. 9

Footloose (PG) 2:00 pm Monday | Jul. 16

Annie (PG) 2:00 pm Monday | Jul. 23

Anastasia (G) 2:00 pm Monday | Jul. 30

West Side Story (G) 2:00 pm Monday | Aug 6

School of Rock (PG-13) 2:00 pm Monday | Aug 13


Centre Branch GAME NIGHT Learn how to play our Featured Game of the Night, or choose from available games. We offer a selection of games including Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, Chess & Checkers and many more. Warhammer Quest

6:30 pm Thursday | Jun. 21 Munchkin!

6:30 pm Thursday | Aug. 23 ROCK ON! WITH JERRY LEE ADKINS Vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica enthusiast Jerry Lee Adkins will be performing a free concert of country, classic rock, and blues. Regisration preferred. 10:30 am Monday | Jul. 9 2:00 pm Sunday | Jul. 22

Centre Branch


Mon - Fri: Sat: Sun:

10 am - 9 pm 10 am - 6 pm 11 am - 6 pm

VISIT US ONLINE STREAM AND DOWNLOAD Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more 24/7 with your library card.

Download full digital copies of your favorite magazines and view them on your computer or mobile device.

Download digital audiobooks and eBooks.

RESEARCH AND LEARN Do you want to learn a foreign language? Instruction is available for 30 languages.

Travel with Your

DIGITAL LIBRARY Learn how to use your library’s digital collection to check out ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, magazines, music and movies! Accessible 24 hours a day, digital checkouts are perfect to use while traveling this summer. Regisration preferred. 11:00 am Tuesday | Jun. 12, 19 Jul. 10

Over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. A source for conducting genealogical and local history research.

Interactive, college level, instructor led courses that you take entirely online. Summer 2018



Centre Branch LIBRARIES ROCK! KICK-OFF PARTY Celebrate the beginning of Summer Reading season with a rock n’ roll extravaganza! We’ll have enough games, treats, and crafts to rock your socks off! All ages are welcome. 10:30 am Saturday | Jun. 16 LEGO CHALLENGE! The LEGO Challenge is open! Children ages 5-11 are constructing with LEGOs, learning about their community and world, and building skills and confidence. Saturday mornings | 10:30 am JUGGLING WITH CASCADING CARLOS Guinness World Record title holder Carlos Mir is not a clown or a musician, he is a juggler. You will be amazed by his performance, while he teaches you how to juggle! His talent to motivate you through juggling will help you build self-esteem, confidence, and focus. Fun for the whole family! Ages 6 and older. 10:30 am Saturday | Jul. 7 WEE CRAFT A kids craft for the little ones. Ages birth to 5. Musical Instruments

10:30 am Saturday | Jun. 9 Fireworks

10:30 am Saturday | Jul. 14 Masterpieces

10:30 am Saturday | Aug. 11 KIDS CRAFT Drop in for a fun and engaging craft. Ages 5 and older. Garden Landscapes

10:30 am Saturday | Jul. 21 Little Ladybugs

10:30 am Saturday | Aug. 18 10

Centre Branch Mon - Fri: Sat: Sun:


10 am - 9 pm 10 am - 6 pm 11 am - 6 pm

LET’S MEET: JUST FOR TEENS A fun-filled night at the library where everyone can come find new friends, express themselves with creativity, and take part in creating the “Positivity Flow” banner art project. As well as meeting mentors who will share how they came to hold professional positions in our community. Ages 12-18. Please register. 6:30 pm Tuesday | Jun. 19 Jul. 17 Aug. 21 BUILD, EXPLORE, THINK Join us as kids get to take part in hands-on projects, crafts and activities focusing on science, technology, arts and more. 4:00 pm Saturday afternoons | Jun. 2, 9, 16 3:00 pm Wednesday afternoons starting Jun. 20 LEGO STOP ANIMATION STARRING MINECRAFT Make your own mini Minecraft movie! Using a stop motion animation app, create your own animated short movie starring Minecraft. For ages 10 and older. 10:30 am Saturday | Aug. 4


at the Centre Branch Library!


Investigate the composition of unseen materials, using a variety of tools, as an analogy to how scientists discover clues about the interiors of planets using spacecraft. For ages 8 and older. Please register. 2:00 pm Saturday | Jun. 23


Create a “comet” using household ingredients then use tools to observe how it models the features of a real comet. For ages 10 and older. Please register. 2:00 pm Saturday | Jun. 30


Students will explore and recreate the different surfaces of planets, moons, and asteroids by evaluating the circles, lines, shapes, and colors that are shown on images from NASA. For ages 8 and older. Please register.

Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that

44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children source:

2:00 pm Saturday | Jul. 7


Write and act out a brief skit about a weather report on Mars and create a commercial convincing tourists to come and visit the red planet! Please avoid wearing green to this program. For ages 8 and older. Please register. 2:00 pm Saturday | Jul. 14


If you or someone you know is in need of literacy assistance or if you are interested in volunteering as a literacy coach, please call 410-749-3612 x159 or email

Learn about the layers of the Earth and how the moon is different than a planet while creating an edible model of the Earth or Moon using candy! For ages 8 and older. 2:00 pm Saturday | Aug. 4


Human eyes can only see a small part of light from the sun. Discover how NASA studies UV light to learn more about the sun and how it affects our planet. For ages 8 and older. 2:00 pm Saturday | Aug. 11 These programs are offered as part of the NASA@ My Library initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in informal and lifelong learning with the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery.

Summer 2018


A Day at Hogwarts


Welcome to potions class, don’t be late! Students will brew up potions such as Polyjuice Potion and Felix Felicis in this intro to potions class. Who knew science could be so magical? Participants are encouraged to dress in their witch and/or wizard finest. For ages 8 and older. 10:00 am Saturday | Jul. 28 CARE OF MAGICAL CREATURES

In today’s lesson, we’ll craft magical felt friends and learn how to take care of them. Participants are encouraged to dress in their witch and/or wizard finest. For ages 8 and older. 11:00 am Saturday | Jul. 28 HARRY POTTER ESCAPE ROOM

Each group of 2-4 players must follow the clues to solve a mystery at Hogwarts Castle! Participants are encouraged to dress in their witch and/or wizard finest. For ages 11 an older. 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Saturday | Jul. 28 4:15 pm 5:15 pm Sunday | Jul. 29 12


Join us to learn Harry Potter wand lore and use it to make a magical wand of your own! Participants are encouraged to dress in their witch and/or wizard finest. For ages 8 and older. 2:00 pm Sunday | Jul. 29 FLOREAN FORTESCUE’S EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION

Congratulations, you’ve been hired for a summer job at Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlour! Each participant will make (and eat!) their very own ice cream sundaes. Participants are encouraged to dress in their witch and/or wizard finest. For ages 8 and older. 3:00 pm Sunday | Jul. 29

All events will be held at the Centre Branch Library


Pittsville Branch

Pittsville Branch


Mon - Sat Sun:

TRADING LICKS AND GUITAR TRICKS Trade tips, songs, riffs, and stories with other guitarists. BYOG (Bring Your Own Guitar), bring ears, and knowledge to share. Acoustic preferred.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Each month we will select a book to feature for discussion. Books will be announced the beginning of the month, and a limited number of copies will be available. Registration is recommended.

4:00 pm Saturday | Jun. 9 Jul. 7, 21 Aug. 4, 18

4:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 27 Jul. 25 Aug. 29

10 am - 6 pm Closed

REPURPOSE IT! - ECO LOOFAHS AND KITCHEN SCRUBBIES CRAFT Create kitchen scrubbies or bathroom loofa’s out of used materials! Please register. 3:00 pm Wednesday | Jul. 11 HOT DAY MOVIE MATINEE It’s hot out, come watch a cool movie! This week we will be showing Spinal Tap (R). INTRO TO CROCHET This one hour course will introduce the basics of crochet including holding the needle, basic stitches, and knots. Bring a size G crochet hook and a skein of your favorite color yarn. Space is limited, please register. 3:00 pm Monday | Jun. 11 5:00 pm Monday | Jul. 23 OFF YOUR ROCKERS! Seniors! Join us every morning for coffee, tea, biscuits, and good conversation. Different activities everyday, meet new people, learn something, and have fun! Weekday mornings (excluding Wednedays) | 10:00 am

HEIRLOOM PUPPETS In this three class series, we will complete a delightful monkey puppet, a special piece that you can pass down for generations. Pre-requisite: Intro to Crochet or basic crochet knowledge. Supplies provided. Please register. 3:00 pm Monday | Jun. 25 Jul. 2, 9 Aug. 6, 13, 20

1:00 pm Monday | Aug. 13 PAPER MOSAIC ART Join us as we learn to create a beautiful mosaic art piece out of paper. Please register. 3:00 pm Thursday | Jul. 19 REPURPOSE IT! - DOG TOY CRAFT Create new dog toys from old clothing! Don’t have a dog? No problem! Any leftovers will be donated to the Humane Society in Salisbury. 3:00 pm Thursday | Aug. 16

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Pittsville Branch

Pittsville Branch Mon - Sat Sun:

410-835-2353 10 am - 6 pm Closed

DIY HOMEMADE BIRD TREATS Learn ways to make a variety of safe and natural bird feeders for your backyard. Please register.

BACKYARD SCIENCE ROCKS! Join us for a special summer of science! Each month we will have a different fun outdoor topic. Please register.

HOT DAY MOVIE MATINÉE It’s hot out, come watch a cool movie! We will show a different movie every week. Snacks provided.

3:00 pm Wednesday | Jun. 6


Moana (PG) 1:00 pm Monday | Jul. 2


Hairspray (PG) 1:00 pm Monday | Jul. 9

Zoo 2 U: Salisbury Zoo

Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) 1:00 pm Monday | Jul. 16


West Side Story (G) 1:00 pm Monday | Jul. 23


11:00 am Friday | Aug. 31

School of Rock (PG-13) 1:00 pm Monday | Jul. 30

GAMING MEETUP Explore the video game universe at your local library with other teens.

CoCo (PG) 1:00 pm Monday | Aug. 6

2:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 26 Jul. 10, 24 Aug. 7, 21

Rock Dog (PG) 1:00 pm Monday | Aug. 20

MAKE & TAKE FATHER’S DAY SECRET GIFT Kids, stop in and make a secret gift for Dad! 3:00 pm Thursday | Jun. 7 3:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 12 PITTSVILLE ROCKS! 4STEPS THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING PROGRAM This month we are showcasing 4STEPS Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program. Learn about therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities with 4STEP’s Sandy Winter. 10:00 am Monday | Jun. 18

11:00 am Friday | Jun. 22 11:00 am Friday | Jul. 6 11:00 am Tuesday | Jul. 10 9:00 pm Friday | Aug. 10

BOARD GAMING FOR TEENS Explore awesome new games at your local MUSICAL DANCE TIME! library, including co-operative, strategic, Music, moves, and stories for the whole and luck-based games. family. Designed for ages 0 and up with a caregiver. 2:00 pm Tuesday | Jun. 19 Jul. 3, 17, 31 11:00 am Aug. 14, 28 Thursday | Jun. 28 Jul. 12, 26 Aug. 9, 23

Beatles Double Feature (G) 1:00 pm Monday | Aug. 27 GUITAR STRING BRACELET CRAFT Create awesome bracelets out of guitar strings for a rockin’ look!

ROCKIN’ GRANDMA READS THE CLASSICS Bring the little ones to a very special story time led by Rockin’ Grandma. Grandma will read the classic family favorites and engage the kids in a rockin’ good time!

SHEET MUSIC ART Learn how to bring sheet music to life using your creative side! Please register. 3:00 pm Friday | Jun. 29

GUITAR PICK NECKLACE CRAFT Make a cool necklace from guitar picks!

11:00 am Wednesday | Jun. 20 Jul. 18 Aug. 1, 15, 29

PAPER MOSAIC ART Join us as we learn to create a beautiful mosaic art piece out of paper. Please register.

3:00 pm Friday | Aug. 24

11:00 Thursday | Jul. 5 14

3:00 pm Thursday | Jul. 19

3:00 pm Friday | Jul. 27



Downtown Library



Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

10 am - 2 pm

Tue & Thu

10 am - 8 pm

Centre Branch

Pittsville Branch



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