On Your Mark, Get Set, READ
Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library will be the site for Summer Learning Opportunities starting on June 11 and running through August 1.
Saturday, June 11th will feature our Fifth Annual Touch a Truck Event. Children of all ages are invited to come to King Street Park and meet drivers who are an important part of how we get good and services. Dump Trucks, Excavators, Fire Trucks, and more will be on display from 10-2. Hands On Activities will also be occurring at King Street Park.
School Age Summer Learning: Children who have completed Kindergarten to Sixth Grade are invited to sign up for the library’s “TEAM” this summer. Each week, beginning on June 13 will feature speakers and activities around many sports and games. Programs are held on Mondays from 1-3 PM, Tuesdays from 6-7 PM and Thursdays from 10-11AM.
Wee Ones: Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers can join the Library “TEAM” this summer with their grown ups. Programs will be held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM. Come and join the fun as we jump like frogs, wiggle and giggle our way through books and music. Programs will begin on June 15
Cruise Into Kindergarten: This program is perfect for children entering Kindergarten. Starting June 24, Friday mornings will help your soon to be Kindergarten Bound child, meet others, increase skills, and get ready for their next BIG step in the fall. Registration is limited to 10 children. Programs will be held on Fridays from 10:30-11:30 AM
Teen Reading Lounge! Summer Style! We loved our TRL Teens who participated in 8 weeks of our first ever Teen Reading Lounge. We will be offering Teens 12 and older a taste of Teen Reading Lounge in the summer. Starting on June 23 we will start Teen Reading Lounge with some local history sessions about the Civil War. Sessions will include local historians, the possibility of field trips, art, and more. Of course, BOOKS will be an important part of the program. Registration is limited to 10 teens.
Lunch and Learn: The Summer Lunch Program is back!! We will be a host site for the Children’s Free Summer Lunch program. Monday-Friday, you can stop in and enjoy a book or activity while having a healthy lunch. The program is free for children preschool to age 18. The only “rule” is that lunches must be consumed at the library. Come and have lunch on us, starting June 13 at 11:00.