Library News: Ivan is Here. IVAN the remarkable true story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla, by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, is the book selected by the elementary schools to share with the community. The goal is "to build community through literacy and promote reading and book discussions with a common book everyone can enjoy. Stop in, check out and read it, then sign the poster here at the library.
Please stop in the library on Friday, September 4, between 11 AM and 1 PM for "Chat and Chew" with La Rae Randall, the Community Relations Coordinator with Parker Place. She will be happy to discuss the 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease,. and share information about the upcoming "Walk to End Alzheimers. Light refreshments will be served.
Today is the first 2-hour early out from school, and is the kick-off day for our Wacky-Out Wednesday program for students in grades K-6. Our Guest Speaker today, September 2nd, is Katie from the Hartman Reserve. The WOW programs are one a month, the first early out Wednesday, from 1:30 to 3 PM, and includes a short video and popcorn, then activities, crafts and games to follow, as well as time to check out books and dvds. Schedules were sent home with students from the Parkersburg elementary , and schedules are also available on the Library Website, Facebook, and in the Library. Please call or email, if you have questions.
Calendar of Events:
September 2nd, WOW Program 1:30 to 3 PM, grades K-6
September 4, Chat and Chew/visit about Alzheimers with La Rae from Parker Place.
September 7: closed for Labor Day
September 18: Read an eBook Day
September 21: Guest Author Scott Cawelti 7 PM
September 3,10,17,24 Story Time 10-11:00 AM
September 14,21,28 Clothes Closet 6-7:30 PM
The Swimming Pool is open. Family Pass is $105.00 for 5 people, and $10.00 additional for each person. Single pass is $55.00. Daily admission is $3.00 for anyone over 4 years old. $1.00 for age 3 and under. Everyone is required to pay even if they are only observing. Pool rental is $60.00 for private parties. Forms for reservation are in the Guard House.
More information to come soon.
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POSTED 27th December 2012