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Monday, July 08, 2013

 

This Week @ Your Library...




Dig Into Reading
July 9 - August 9
ages 3 - 5th grade

Ant Farm Guessing Contest, all week
Guess how many "ants" are digging into reading!  Closest without going over wins! Earn 4 points.

Story Time on Tuesday at 10:30
Join Miss Carrie-Anne on the library lawn for stories, songs and fun. Don't forget to bring a blanket. (Weather permitting.)

The Maze Craze Take 'n Make Craft, Tuesday-Thursday
Guide your ant through the underground tunnels in our magnetic maze craze. Stop by the Children's Room and pick up your kit to make at home. Earn 4 points.

Just Dig It! Kick-Off, Wednesday, 11:30-1:30
Join us on the library lawn for for crafts, games, lunch and Book Bingo. Bring a picnic lunch, a blanket, and 1 gently used book per child.  (Rain location: Litchfield Middle School Cafeteria.)

Buried Treasure Kiddie Crafters, Friday at 10:30
Children ages 3-5 dig for jewels to decorate their treasure chest. Registration is required--call for availability.

Weekly Dream Big Activities
Drop in to answer the Question of the Week (2 pts.), play the Snakes in the Grass Game (bonus pts.), name the veggie (2 pts.), and identify the Book Burrower (2 pts.).

Dig Into Reading
July 9 - August 9
Grades 6 - 10

This Week's Theme: Dig Into Gems & Minerals

Design a Gem of a Bookmark Make 'n Take Craft, all week
Create a one-of-a-kind bookmark. While supplies last. Earn 1 raffle ticket.

Dig Into a Guessing Contest, all week
Guess how many "dirt clods" are in the container. Closest without going over wins. Earn 1 raffle ticket.

Page Turners, Thursday at 2:30
Readers in grades 5-7 can join Miss Kerri on the porch for a snack, discussion of Alanna: the First Adventure, and a short activity. Earn 1 raffle ticket.

Weekly Dig Into Reading Activities
Correctly answer the Trivia Challenge Question (1 raffle ticket), and fill-out a book review form (1 raffle ticket).

Groundbreaking Reads
July 9 - August 9
ages 16 - 102

THIS WEEK:
Solanum Virus Estimation Contest, all week
Estimate how many drops of the virus are in the vial.  Closest without going over wins. Earn 1 raffle ticket.

Know Your Enemy, all week
Fill in the blanks to name the characteristics of your zombie enemy . Earn 1 raffle ticket.

All Booked Up, Wednesday at 6:30
Discuss William Landay's Defending Jacob and pick up August's title, Grave Sight. Earn 2 raffle tickets.

ONGOING:
Zombie Art Self-Portrait, July 9 - August 9
Roll the die and fill in the features of your zombie.  Add hair and other embellishments to create your likeness.  Earn 1 raffle ticket.

Zombie Bite Calculator, July 9 - August 9
You've been bitten.  Find out how long it will take you to become infected. Earn 1 raffle ticket.   

Zombie Poetry, July 9 - August 9
Use our Zombie Magnetic Poetry to write a haiku for the undead, a couplet about corpses, or a sonnet about survival. Earn 1 raffle ticket.  

Fight or Flight, July 9 - August 9
Collect the weekly zombie information cards to study for your final exam. Final available August 6 - 9, and due at noon on August 9.  Earn raffle tickets based on your score.

Undead Book Reviews, July 9 - August 9
Write a book review and rate the title.  Earn 1 raffle ticket.

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