Summer Reading

Reading Round Up: LIVE Reptiles in the Library!!!

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Join Mr. Shane for a rowdy and rambunctious storytime.  This storytime is perfect for pre-readers and beginning readers alike!  Mr. Shane will share 2-3 books, add in some fun music time, and finish with an exciting craft.  This storytime is perfect for ALL AGES!

Reading Round Up: Teddy Bear Picnic

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Join Mr. Shane for a rowdy and rambunctious storytime.  This storytime is perfect for pre-readers and beginning readers alike!  Mr. Shane will share 2-3 books, add in some fun music time, and finish with an exciting craft.  This storytime is perfect for ALL AGES!

This week our storytime theme is: Teddy Bears! Bring your own Teddy Bear, listen to some cuddly stories, make a cute teddy bear craft, and then enjoy a Teddy picnic snack with your bear.

Preschool Storytime: Teddy Bear Picnic

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:15am

Join Miss Lexie each Thursday for a super fun Preschool Storytime.  Using a different theme each week, Miss Lexie will read 3-4 books and lead songs, fingerplays, and rhymes to prepare children for reading.  The storytime will finish up with a craft, designed to strengthen fine motor skills. This storytime is appropriate for children ages 3-5.

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us in helping Ms. Sarah from the Main Library hunt for pirate treasure.  ARRRGH!!!

Fit & Fun with Little Gym

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Little Gym is back with lots of gymnastics & tumbling fun.  Come run, jump, tumble & play.

Magic Show with Mr. Krugh

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

The awesome Mr. Waymon Krugh will be performing his fabulous magic for us once again.

Irish Kick-Off Party

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 10:30am

Sign up for Summer Reading & get a passport and mini camera.  Come make a craft & play some fun Irish games.

Book Explorers Present: Amazing Race, Library Style!

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Bring your friends and form your teams for The Amazing Race.  We will be racing around the world via the Dewey Decimal system.  You will be solving puzzles, building crafts, creating international snacks, all in a race to get to first place!  Of course, everyone who participates is a winner!

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

Book Explorers Present: Dancing Around the World with NEEMA International Performing Arts Center

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

NEEMA International Performing Arts Center is dedicated to providing the North Alabama Area with cultural diversity in dance and musical instruction. During this presentation they will show examples of dance from around the world. 

You can learn more about NEEMA International Performing Arts Center at: http://www.neemaperformingarts.com/

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

Book Explorers Present: Let's Explore Germany with the Friends of German Culture

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Friends of German Culture is the local German American Association in Huntsville.  A representative will be on hand to show some of the native clothing, activities, and games German children enjoy.  You'll find out German kids are just like American kids: they love to have fun!  At the end you'll be able to sample some authentic German cuisine.

Learn more about Friends of German Culture at: http://www.friendsofgermanculture.org/

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

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