Summer Reading

What's in a Thunderstorm? with the National Weather Service

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Thunderstorms are loud, and sometimes dangerous.  What can you do to make sure you stay safe during severe weather?  This program is perfect for kids in 3-5th grade.

Lost in the Water with the Search and Rescue Dogs

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Did you know that in our area, you are just as likely to get lost in the water as you are to be lost in the woods?  What should you do if you get lost?  Find out!  The trained Search Dogs of SARtec K-9 unit will be on hand to demonstrate Search and Rescue techniques.  This program is perfect for kids in grades K-5.  NOTE TO PARENTS: SARtec has requested that parents remain with children during this program.

Swimmy Puppet Workshop

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Help the Monrovia Library create puppets for their very own  puppet show version of the classic picture book Swimmy.  Children will be divided into teams and given a prop to design and create from the Swimmy story by Leo Lionni.  This event is perfect for kids in grades K-5.

ARGH! Pirate Party

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 What’s a Pirate’s favorite letter?  Find out the answer and more at our Pirate Party, part of Talk Like A Pirate Day.  This event is perfect for kids in grades K-5th.

Kick Off Party

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Kick off your summer with an afternoon of food, fun and water balloons!

Bubblemania Kick Off Party

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Come join us at the City Park for an afternoon of food, fun and bubbles!

The Battle for the Library: Capture the Flag

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Get ready for the biggest, most water ballooned filled, game of Capture the Flag you have ever seen!  We'll divide into two teams. Territories will be staked.  A flag will be given.  It's up to the teams to defend their flag at all costs...

Dress to get wet!  After all, we will be using water balloons as ammunition. 

This event is perfect for those in 6-12th grade.

Kick-Off Party (All Ages)

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Kick the Summer Off in style!  Join us for this all ages blast!

Tween Movie

Location: Main Library
Date:

This activity is appropriate for those in grades 6-8.

Sink the Skipper

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Sink the skipper in the Dunking Booth! 

This activity is appropriate for those in grades 6-8.

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