May 2024 newsletter

Storytime Sessions have ended for the summer for Toddler Time, Baby Bookworms and Preschool Storytime. We will resume in September. Book Clubs have ended until fall. Please watch for registration information in August. Paws to Read is a chance for children grades 1st - 5th to read to a non-judgmental listener. For many children, this allows them a chance to experience stress-free reading; they’re able to relax and have fun! Read with Roo, a 6-year-old retired Greyhound. He and his owner, Jan are certified for therapy through Pet Partners. We will have six 15-minute time slots available for children in grades 1st-5th on Thursday, June 6 from 4-5:30 pm. Registration begins Monday, May 20. One time slot per child. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your time slot. Miss Kathleen will have books to choose from or you may bring a book from home. Pop In Play Wednesday, May 29 from 10 -10:30 am for birth - 36 months with a caregiver. Join our play group in the Children’s Activity Room. Decorate an Adventure Journal Join us on Wednesday, May 29 from 11 am - 6 pm. Drop in to put your personal touch on a journal for you to keep track of all of your summer adventures! For Pre-K, Children and Teens. Journals and supplies will be provided, one journal per person. No registration required. Waynesville Food Pantry Help support our local food pantry. Gather your donations and drop them off at MLC. Items needed: peanut butter, canned soup, individual fruit cups, tuna, canned chicken, granola bars. Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! Parents: Stop at the front desk to request your 1000 books log sheet. For every 100 books your child reads they earn a free book and a sticker! When your child reaches 1000 books they will receive a free book and a certificate of achievement.