July 2019

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Rounds
Library Manager

July 24, 2019

Summer Reading has begun!  We have LOTS of fun programs and performers planned!  Check out our website for all the details at: https://morrisvillepubliclibrary.org/events/summer-reading-2019/.  If the kids read 1100 hours collectively, they get to COLOR the Library Manager at graduation!

Be sure to join us for our Monday Out of this World Space Matinees! Come join us for some “space-y” movie on Monday July 29, August 5 and 12 at 2:00pm!  !  We provide the popcorn; bring your own beverage!  Due to licensing regulations we cannot post titles, but check out our website for the complete list this summer! 

Bring your preschool child (ages 2-5) for our summer time story hour on Tuesday July 30 at 10am!  We will be reading stories about “Sky Full of Stars!”  Make a craft, hear some stories and more!  (If you cannot make that day, join us August 6 for “Blast off to Reading!”)

This Friday July 26 we will be having a program called, “What Happens in the Night!” at 6:30pm.  Come join in our night light parade, make an edible campfire and more!

On Wednesday July 31 come join us for Out of this World Magic! at 6:30pm!  Super Silly Circus, OUT of this WORLD MAGIC will blow the minds of our audience! It will feature such illusions as the Umbrella Box, where we will stick 21 Umbrellas into a simple cardboard box containing a real live assistant (Teeny the Clown), Head in Orbit, The 4-Legged Man, all that and more, more magic, more illusions and MORE FUN!  Fun for the entire family!

Friday August 2 join us for “To the Milky Way and Beyond” at 6:30pm!  Join us for some intergalactic adventures as we travel beyond the Milky Way!  Crafts, games and fun will be had!

On Wednesday August 7 Out of the Cage Pet Mobile will be here at 6:30pm!  Join Jennifer Clark as she brings her traveling exotic petting zoo to our library.  She will be bringing 6 different animals to learn about as well as see and touch!

Friday August 9 please join us for “Under the Stars/Magic in the Sky” at 6:30pm!  Come join us as we have fun with stars and the magic that is in our sky!  Games, a craft and more!

Summer Reading Ends at 8:00pm on Friday August 9!  All kids need to get your records in at the library and make sure you have read at least ten hours!  Adults need to turn in all their book reviews too!

Did you know we have an Excess Crops Swap at the library?  Drop off any extra produce you grew/purchased etc. that you don’t think you will finish before it goes bad.  Look and see what is already there and if you like something, take it!  The basket is in the entry so come check it out (drop off stuff) today!

We started our summer hours so we will be closed Saturdays through Labor Day.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday closed.

July 10, 2019

Summer Reading has begun be sure to stop in and sign up if you haven’t already!!  “Universe of Stories” is the theme this year!  We have LOTS of fun programs and performers planned!  Check out our website for all the details at: https://morrisvillepubliclibrary.org/events/summer-reading-2019/.  If the kids read 1100 hours collectively, they get to COLOR the Library Manager at graduation!

This Friday July 12 at 6:30pm, please join us for Aliens, Underpants & Other Unusual Things!  Come make a pool noodle light saber, play freeze undies, play a giant space invader game and more! 

Be sure to join us for our Monday Out of this World Space Matinees! Come join us for some “space-y” movie on Monday July 15 and 29, August 5 and 12 at 2:00pm!  !  We provide the popcorn; bring your own beverage!  Due to licensing regulations we cannot post titles, but check out our website for the complete list this summer! 

Bring your preschool child (ages 2-5) for our summer time story hour on Tuesday July 16 at 10am!  We will be reading stories about “To the Library and Beyond!”  Make a craft, hear some stories and more!  (If you cannot make that day, join us July 23 for “Trekking Across the Universe!”)

Join us on Wednesday July 17 at 7:00pm for Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe! This is an exciting family program for ages 8 to 100+ about the universe from the very small to the very large!  Following the presentation, we will all go outdoors to view the rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, etc. through a powerful handcrafted telescope, weather permitting.

On Friday July 19 join us for “Shoot for the Moon” at 6:30pm!  Come and join us as we have fun learning about the moon!  Make cookie moon phases and more!  Lots of fun to be had!

Our summer book sale will be Saturday July 20 from 10:00am-4:00pm!  Lots of great deals!  Get some great reads for the summer ahead!  The Book Sale will be held in the Library’s program room.  If you can’t make that day, join us for our Clearance Sale Monday July 22 from 12pm-8pm!  It’s a Bag Sale!  Whatever you can get in a bag for a $2!!! 

On Wednesday July 24 we will be hosting a “Build a Space Alien Workshop” at 6:30pm! Come make a stuffed Space Alien to take home!  Registration is required!  (No phone calls, emails etc.  You must stop in to register!) This program is for kids ages 5-17 ONLY!  $5 per registration is required payable at the night of the event to cover the supplies. 

Friday July 26 we will be having a program called, “What Happens in the Night!” at 6:30pm.  Come join in our night light parade, make an edible campfire and more!

Did you know we have an Excess Crops Swap at the library?  Drop off any extra produce you grew/purchased etc. that you don’t think you will finish before it goes bad.  Look and see what is already there and if you like something, take it!  The basket is in the entry so come check it out (drop off stuff) today!

We started our summer hours so we will be closed Saturdays through Labor Day.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday closed.

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