Spring 2021 Programming

(Check back as we are adding things as we get them planned!)

Take-n-Make April Craft(s)- Attention Kids! CLICK HERE to see what we are making this month!

April Book Discussion– Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
Copies can be picked up starting April 1, 2021. Then look for our event of this on Facebook and join in the discussion from April 19-30, 2021!

Classics with Chelle– The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm starting April 14, 2021, as our Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, reads on Facebook Live a classic book! Fun for kids and adults! Be sure to tune in as there will be various activities throughout the weeks that you can do at home as well as some surprise fun! (This will run April 14 through June 9) It will be live on Facebook until June 30, 2021 when it will be removed.

Facebook Live Chick Hatching and Hatched Cams- April/May 2021
You guessed it! For the 3rd year in a row, we are partnering with Madison County 4-H Youth Development and hatching eggs live! You will get to see the babies hatch and see them in our hatched cam as well-all done on Facebook Live! The eggs go into the incubator the weekend of April 23 and should hatch the weekend of May 14, 2021! We will have events on Facebook Live of putting the eggs into the incubator, candling events while they grow and then the biggest and best event, watching them hatch mid May! Mark your calendars today!
FACEBOOK LIVE EVENTS!
Friday April 23 at 7:00pm– Watch as we place the eggs in the incubator and learn a bit about the process
Friday April 30 at 11:00am– Watch as we candle the eggs for the first time! See how they are growing inside the egg!
Friday May 7 at 11:00am– Watch as we candle the eggs for the last time! See how much they have changed since the last candle a week ago! Last chance to see them before the hatch!
Friday May 14-Saturday May 15– We will go live as soon as we see the first pip in an egg!  We will remain Live the entire time (technology permitting) and we will restart the feed every 4 hours, 24 hours a day until the chicks are hatched!  Then view our Hatched Cam after to see the baby chicks as they get used to their new surroundings.  Depending on where we are with COVID numbers, we may allow viewings of the babies by appointment so check back!

Take-n-Make May Craft(s)- Attention Kids! CLICK HERE to see what we are making this month!

May Book Discussion– American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Copies can be picked up starting May 1, 2021. Then look for our event of this on Facebook and join in the discussion from May 17-31, 2021!

Summer Reading Banner Letters Available- CALLING ALL KIDS! Help us decorate our Summer reading banner! Stop in and get your letter starting Monday May 10 (first come first serve)! Take it home and decorate it and return it by June 4, 2021.

LIBRARY CLOSED- Monday May 31, 2021 to observe Memorial Day

June Book Discussion- Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Copies can be picked up starting June 1, 2021. Then look for our event of this on Facebook and join in the discussion from June 14-30, 2021!

Classics with Chelle–is taking a break
We know you have been enjoying our Classics with Chelle program but we are taking a couple weeks off to prep for our hybrid summer reading program- Tails and Tales! We will be doing a Classics with Chelle program starting Wednesday July 7, summer reading style! Look at our summer reading webpage soon for more details!

Summer Reading Sign Ups Begin- Starting June 28, 2021, all ages (1- adult) can sign up for our summer reading program, Tails & Tales! Start your reading as beginning Tuesday July 6, all the fun of summer reading begins at the library and at home!

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