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A complete and detailed list of children's scheduled programs is on this page. Read this month's brochure for a list of featured programs in all departments scheduled this month.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SUPER HERO SUMMER READING PROGRAM
8 Weeks, June 22 - August 14, 2015
Cost: $5.00, payable at registration
Please register prior to the first day of program

Join in the excitement of Summer Reading with games, crafts and summer fun. This year, the library has been transformed in a Superhero Command Station!

Super Sonic Superheroes Society
Ages: Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 2 in the fall
When: Thursdays
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. OR 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

The Adventures of Super Chicken
Ages: Children entering Grades 2 - 3 in the fall
When: Fridays
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Super Hero Training Camp
Ages: Children entering Grades 4 - 6 in the fall
When: Mondays
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Children can earn points during the SRP that can be redeemed for all kinds of Super Hero treats at our Super Hero Store during the week of August 17 – 22.


BEGINNER'S CHESS CLASS
Ages: Children in grades Kindergarten and older
Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Limit: 24
Presented by: Cheryl Hindman

Join us to learns some tips about playing chess. Registration at the Children's Department Reference Desk is required. Please plan on attending both sessions.

Cheryl Hindman is a local writer and graphic artist. She authored The Pawn Queen as an instructional chess book for her own children.


Animal Fair

FALL ANIMAL FAIR
Saturday, September 12, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Love animals? Join us as we celebrate our animal friends at the library. Check out and/or adopt a new pet friend, learn about pet care and all things pet related. We’ll be visited by local shelters, vets, trainers, stores and more. Prizes and giveaways for you and your animal friend! Please bring a pet supply donation for the Washington County Humane Society, our local shelter. Fun for the whole family!

Registration is not required to attend this free event.

Please note: This event is being offered to pet lovers of all ages, but please do not bring your pets to the fair.



SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN

Summer session: 8 weeks, June 22 - August 14, 2015.

BOOK BABIES

Ages: Birth - 12 months with an adult
Duration: 8 weeks, June 23 - August 11, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:20 a.m.

You can't start too early at the library! In this 20-minute program, babies will gain contact with language through stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays, helping them take their first steps toward a lifetime love of books and reading. Register in the Children's Department.


MOTHER GOOSE TIME

Ages: 12 - 24 months with an adult
Duration: 8 weeks, June 23 - August 11, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

They're just learning to talk -- give them something to talk about! 20 minutes of books, fun rhymes, songs and finger plays to encourage language growth and a love of reading. Register in the Children's Department.


TODDLER TALES

Ages: 2 - 3½ with an adult
Duration: 8 weeks, June 24 - August 12, 2015
When: Wednesdays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

They can walk, they can talk -- and they can learn! This 30-minute program adds crafts and fun to stories for further encouragement on the way to becoming lifelong readers. Register in the Children's Department.


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Ages: 3½ - 5
Duration: 8 weeks, June 24 - August 12, 2015
When: Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Limit: 35 children

They're almost ready to learn on their own -- help them get there with this parent-optional preschool storytime. Stories, games, activities, movies, crafts and more make this 45-minute program a big hit. Register in the Children's Department.


BODIES IN MOTION

Ages: 2 - 5 with an adult
Duration: 8 weeks, June 23 - August 11, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Have fun and keep fit at the library! Bodies in Motion is a 30-minute program filled with wiggling, giggling, jiggling fun! Register in the Children's Department.



TINY TUNES MUSIC

Ages: 2½ - 5 with an adult
Duration: 8 weeks, June 24 - August 12, 2015
When: Wednesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Limit: 20 children

Tiny Tunes Music is a fun, casual program of playing with and learning about music. Every week explore a different theme and way to make music. Register in the Children's Department.


SUPER HERO SCIENCE

Ages: 2 - 5 with an adult (siblings welcomed)
When: Third Thursday of the month, June 18, July 16, August 20
Time: 6:00 - 6:20 p.m.
Limit: 25 per class

Register in the Children's Department.


PROGRAMS FOR GRADES KINDERGARTEN AND UP (please look at individual programs for any age restrictions)

MAGIC TREE HOUSE BOOK CLUB

Ages: Grades Kindergarten and up
When: Saturdays, June 13, July 11, August 1
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

July 11, 2015: High Tide in Hawaii
August 1, 2015: Dark Day in the Deep Sea
September 5, 2015: A Perfect Day for Pandas
October 31, 2015: Ghost Town at Sundown
November 7, 2015: Tigers at Twilight
December 5, 2015: Stallion by Starlight
Imagine you had a magical tree house that could take you to another time and place! Travel with Jack and Annie in their magic tree house when you read a great Magic Tree House book by Mary Pope Osborne. Join us for a discussion and activities based on these great books! Register in the Children's Department.


GIRLS' BOOK CLUB

Ages: Girls in grades 3 - 6
When: Tuesdays,

July 14, 2015: Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
August 11, 2015: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
September 8, 2015: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin (PLEASE NOTE: this program will be from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
October 13, 2015: Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yekchin
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

It's a girls' night! Enjoy reading together, and sharing in this special girls only book club! Snacks provided.


LEGO BUILDERS CLUB

Ages: Grades 2 and older
When: 4th Monday of the month
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join fellow Lego enthusiasts to create what is only limited by your imagination. Lego's will be provided or feel free to bring your own! The library will gratefully accept Lego donations for our club! Register in the Children's Department.


CHINESE LANGUAGE FOR CHILDREN

Ages: Grades 1 - 8
Duration: July 13 - 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $35.00
Instructor: Barbara Chen, M.Ed. (native Chinese speaker)

This class is designed with the idea that children learn best from the content which is relevant to their everyday lives. Students will learn pronunciation, meaningful characters, phrases, sentence structures, writing and cultures. Beginners are welcome. Any other questions, please email Barbara@chenchinese.com. Register at the library's circulation desk.



PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB

Ages: All ages welcome!
When: Tuesdays,

July 21, 2015: Kit Saves the Day by Valerie Tripp
August 18, 2015: Molly Saves the Day by Valerie Tripp
September August 15, 2015: Kirsten Saves the Day by Valerie Tripp
Time: 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Learn about American history through the lives of the beloved American Girls. Dolls welcome!


WILD KRATT WEDNESDAYS

Ages: For kids and parents of all ages
When: Every Wednesday
Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Join Miss Linda for a Wild Kratts episode! Don’t forget to bring a bag lunch. Children will take home a worksheet or coloring page.Join Miss Linda for a Wild Kratts episode! Don’t forget to bring a bag lunch. Children will take home a worksheet or coloring page.


FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Ages: For kids and parents of all ages
When:

Thursday, July 23, 2015: The Incredibles
Thursday, August 27, 2015: Underdog
Thursday, September 24, 2015: Movie to be announced. New time: 6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
Time: 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.

It's movie night at the library! Bring your whole family as we watch terrific family-friendly movies. We'll provide the popcorn and candy -- you don't even have to buy tickets! What could be better? Just bring a sleeping bag and/or a stuffed animal friend. See you at the movies! Register in the Children's Department.


PAWS FOR READING

Ages: Children in preschool and up
When: Saturdays, July 11, August 8, September 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Come to the library, curl up with a canine companion, and ... you guessed, read! In this program, children in grades 1 and up can visit with a registered therapy dog at the library to gain extra self-confidence and fluency by spending time reading to an attentive animal. Call or stop in to sign up for your 20-minute time slot. Register in the Children's Department.


ARTS ACTIVITIES/PROGRAMS

CALLIGRAPHY & COLORED PENCILS

Ages: 6½ - 13
Duration: 4 weeks, July 7 - 28, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Limit: 15 children
Cost: $15.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Diana Koch

Students will learn basic calligraphy techniques with colored pencil accents. Register at the library's circulation desk. Please see supply list when registering.


SCRATCH BOARD DRAWING AND COLORED PENCILS

Ages: 6½ - 13
Duration: 4 weeks, August 4 - 25, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Limit: 15 children
Cost: $15.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Diana Koch

Students will learn basic drawing techniques using a scratch board and colored pencils. Register at the library’s circulation desk; please see supply list when registering.


WATERCOLOR PAINTS AND PENCIL DRAWING

Ages: 6½ - 13
Duration: 4 weeks, September 8 - 29, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Limit: 15 children
Cost: $15.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Diana Koch

Students will learn basic pencil drawing techniques highlighted with watercolor paints. Register at the library’s circulation desk; please see supply list when registering.


FALL PROGRAMS FOR BABIES THROUGH KINDERGARTEN

Fall session: 9 weeks, September 14 - November 13, 2015. Registration begins August 10 for residents, August 17 for non-residents.

BOOK BABIES

Ages: Birth - 12 months with an adult
Duration: 9 weeks, September 15 - November 10, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:20 a.m.

You can't start too early at the library! In this 20-minute program, babies will gain contact with language through stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays, helping them take their first steps toward a lifetime love of books and reading. Register in the Children's Department.


MOTHER GOOSE TIME

Ages: 12 - 24 months with an adult
Duration: 9 weeks, September 15 - November 10, 2015
When: Tuesdays, 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

They're just learning to talk -- give them something to talk about! 20 minutes of books, fun rhymes, songs and finger plays to encourage language growth and a love of reading. Register in the Children's Department.


TODDLER TALES

Ages: 2 - 3½ with an adult
Duration: 9 weeks, September 14 - November 11, 2015
When:

Mondays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. OR
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
They can walk, they can talk -- and they can learn! This 30-minute program adds crafts and fun to stories for further encouragement on the way to becoming lifelong readers. Register in the Children's Department.


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Ages: 3½ - 5
Duration: 9 weeks, September 15 - November 11, 2015
When:

Tuesdays, 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. OR
Wednesdays, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Limit: 35 children

They're almost ready to learn on their own -- help them get there with this parent-optional preschool storytime. Stories, games, activities, movies, crafts and more make this 45-minute program a big hit. Register in the Children's Department.


KINDERGARTEN STORYTIME

Ages: Kindergartners and 5-year-olds
Duration: 9 weeks, September 17 - November 12, 2015
When: Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. OR 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Topic: Straight Tails and Twisted Tales
Limit: 35 children

This full-hour program goes the next step in learning and loving reading through stories, activities, crafts and movies. Register in the Children's Department.


BODIES IN MOTION

Ages: 2 - 5 with an adult
Duration: 9 weeks, September 18 - November 13, 2015
When: Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. OR 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Have fun and keep fit at the library! Bodies in Motion is a 30-minute program filled with wiggling, giggling, jiggling fun! Register in the Children's Department.



TINY TUNES MUSIC

Ages: 2½ - 5 with an adult
Duration: 9 weeks, September 14 - November 9, 2015
When: Mondays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. OR 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Limit: 20 children

Tiny Tunes Music is a fun, casual program of playing with and learning about music. Every week explore a different theme and way to make music. Register in the Children's Department.


KID SURVEY

Washington County Libraries along with various community partners are creating a webpage specifically for students in grades 4-8. Students in grades 4-8 are being asked to provide feedback for developing and adding to the webpage. Please click on the following link if you would like to participate in the survey: Kid Survey  
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