APRIL 2017 EVENTS AND INFO

YOUTH SERVICES EVENTS 

Questions?  Call Miss Kathy or Miss Sheila at 513-897-4826.

FIX IT BUILD IT

On Friday, Apr. 28 from 4 - 4:30 pm, preschoolers (3 yrs. - K) with a caregiver can come to explore how things are made and fixed. Required registration begins Apr. 10.

 

PINTEREST PARTY: PRESCHOOL - GRADE 5 AND CAREGIVERS

You are invited to a Pinterest Party on Friday, May 12 from 4 - 5 pm at the library.  Join us as we create some of our favorite spring craft pins.  Required signups begin Apr. 24.

LEGO FUN FOR GRADES 1 - 5

The Lego sessions will be Saturday, Apr. 29 from 10:30 -11:30 am or Monday, May 1 from 6 - 6:45 pm.  We supply Legos of all sizes; you supply your imagination.  Come build a creation based on a theme.  Registration begins Apr. 10.  This program is limited to 20.

1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

 The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program encourages families to read at least 1,000 books to their preschooler, birth to age 5, before they enter school. Families can sign up today.  Each child will receive a folder to record their books.  Earn a sticker for 20 books, and a free book of your very own after you read 100 books.

PRESCHOOLERS THROUGH GRADE 5

"I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream and Books” at the Mary L. Cook Public Library. During the month of April, if your child checks out 5 books we will give them a chance to win a great spring prize!

BABY BOOKWORMS

This baby storytime is for children from birth to 24 months and their caregiver on Wednesdays from 10:30 –11:00 am. No registration is required. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all storytime sessions.  Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood.  Our last session will be April 26.  We will resume these sessions in the fall.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIMES

Preschool Storytimes are for 3 - 5 year olds including kindergartners, Thursdays 10:30 - 11:15 am or Thursdays 6:45 - 7:30 pm.  Come every Thursday until the beginning of May for stories, games, songs, and crafts.  Please note our last storytime until fall will be held May 4.

STORYTIME SUPERSTARS

Come to storytime at the Mary L. Cook Public Library and get a stamp.  When you have 10 stamps on your Storytime Superstar card, you will earn a free book.  We will keep your Storytime Superstar card here at the library.

CHAPTERS BOOK CLUB

Chapters Book Club is for those in grades 1 and 2.  This group reads one short chapter book a month, and then meets to discuss the book, the author, and do activities.  This club meets Tuesday, Apr. 11 from 4:00 – 4:45 pm.  Registration is required (presently full).

RAPID READERS AND WRITERS

Calling all bookworms (grades 3 – 5) for the Rapid Readers & Writers on Tuesday, Apr. 18 from 4:00-5:00 pm.  We discuss books, play games, try out creative writing, and enjoy a light snack. Registration is required (presently full).

 LOOK WHO'S READING BOOK CLUB

The Look Who’s Reading Book Club (grade K) will meet Tuesday, Apr. 18 from 6:00 – 6:30 pm.   The group engages in fun learning activities featuring phonics, letter and word writing, and other skills that promote a strong literacy foundation (presently full). 

TEEN CAFE

 Teens (grades 6 & up), join the fun and bring a friend each Wednesday after school from 3:00-4:00 pm.  Each week is something different – snacks, plus movies, games, or crafts.  There is no Teen Cafe on Apr. 19.  Our last session will be May 3.  For questions, call Sheila at 513-897-4826.

TEENS, BE A BOOK BUDDY THIS SUMMER

If you are in grades 7-12 and like working with children, we have the program for you! “Book Buddies” pairs older students with younger children for a fantastic reading experience. Be a Book Buddy this summer.  You will help children select books, become a reading mentor and encourage children to love books and reading.  You will earn community service hours. These Book Buddy sessions will be scheduled on Monday evenings at 6:45 - 7:15 pm from June 5 - June 26.  All teens are to arrive at 6:30 pm to prepare for sessions. If you are interested in becoming a Book Buddy, please contact Kathy Daniels, danielka@marylcook.com for an application.  No more than 15 students will become Book Buddies.  If you have never served as a Book Buddy, you will need to attend a mandatory training session May 15, 2017 from 3:00- 3:30 pm at the Mary L. Cook Public Library.

 

BUILD A BETTER WORLD AT THE MARY L. COOK PUBLIC LIBRARY

Summer Reading Program is coming!  Reading and Registration will begin Wednesday, May 31 with reading programs for all ages.  Watch for more details early May. 

Mary L. Cook Public Library

381 Old Stage Road

Waynesville, OH 45068

513-897-4826  

www.mlcook.lib.oh.us