Thursday, May 25, 2006

Next Week at the Library

There are still openings for the LEGO party on June 6 at 10am and 2pm. This is for ages 7- 10. Dayna, our library director, is planning all sorts of fun games and contests involving LEGO’s. You can win prizes and even enjoy a LEGO cake and LEGO punch for snacks.

Preschool children ages 3- 6 can come to story time at either 10am or 2pm on Wednesday, June 7. The story Miss Ellynne has chosen will be Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells. We’ll be having a special visitor that day…Max, of Max and Ruby fame, is coming to story time.

Flip Flop Fun is a craft session for young adults ages 12- 18. Willie will have all the supplies ready so teens can decorate a pair of their flip flops. Also, learn how to give yourself a perfect pedicure. Teens need to bring a pair of flip flops. That’s at 2pm on Thursday, June 8.

Last, but certainly not least Friday evening, June 9 at 7pm. the library will host cowboy poet, Harold Carpenter of Sedan, KS. Harold was born in the rural area of Chautauqua County in 1930 during the depression and dust bowl. His early years were spent working on farms and ranches where he learned trick roping at an early age. Harold has been writing cowboy poetry for almost 40 years.

Get your summer off to a great start and join us for some of these fun events. Be sure to sign up, some events have limited space.

Origami Class

School’s out and we’ve already had a lot of people come in and sign up for the summer reading program and the other programs and events at the library. The response has been so good that the two children’s art programs are already full!!! Realizing that another art program of some sort is needed we’ve added an origami class that will meet on 5 consecutive Fridays in June and July. It is for kids in grades 2- 5. They can choose to come either at 10am or 2pm. There is a limit of 10 for each class, so sign up soon. You can click the library events button on the right side of this blog and register for any of the library’s events. If you would like to get an e-mail reminder, just click “send reminder” on the form when you are asked to do so. See you soon at the library!

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Anime Club

Our anime club for teens will meet again tomorrow at 4 p.m. We will be watching the Anime Advocates club disc #18. Please join us in watching some Japanese animation and filling out a survey at the end of the event. No registration is required.

Ready For Summer!

For the last several weeks the library staff has been busily getting ready for summer. The calendar is full of events and programs for all ages and is ready to be picked up at the front desk. You can also find the calendar on our website. An exciting new feature this summer is that you can now register online. Just click on the library events button on the right side of this page. All you have to do is fill out the form. If you enter your e-mail address, you will receive a reminder a few days before the event. It’s easy to do and if you have any problems, just ask at the front desk. We’re always ready to help.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Audio Books from Overdrive

Starting today thanks to a new program from the State Library of Kansas you can now download audio books onto your own MP3 player using a computer connected to the internet. You must be a resident of the state of Kansas and have a Kansas Library Card. If you try out this new program and like it or have trouble let us know by leaving a comment here or contacting us at the library.