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Monday, July 29, 2013

 

This Week @ Your Library...

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

Story Time at McQuesten Farm on Tuesday at 10:30
Join Miss Carrie-Anne at McQuesten Farm for stories, songs and fun. (Weather permitting.)

Paint-a-Snake Kiddie Crafters on Wednesday at 1:00
Paint-a-Snake Kid's Club on Wednesday at 2:00
Kids will paint their own jointed wiggly snake. Registration is required.  Call for availability.

Family Fun with Reptiles on the Move on Thursday at 6:30 in the Litchfield Middle School Cafeteria
Experience an exciting hands-on "close encounter of the reptile kind!" 

Gnome Poem Writing Contest Entries Due on Friday at 6:00
Using the gnome template available in the Children's Room, kids write a poem and and color their gnome to enter the contest.  Directions can be found in the activity booklet.

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 Plants

Henna Tattoos & Hair Attitudes on Tuesday at 6:30
Special guest, stylist Caitlyn Shafer will be on hand to add temporary color streaks to your hair, while Asst. Librarian Kerri introduces you to henna tattoos.  Registration is required. Call for availability. 

Decorate a Flower Pot, all week
Paint a terra cotta flower pot any way you like, while supplies last.

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:

Hey! Don't I Know Him?, all week
Identify the zombified celebrities.  Get 6 out of 8 correct and earn 1 raffle ticket.

In Stitches on Tuesday from 11:00-1:00
If your hobby is knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, or any other kind of stitching, bring your project to the library and stitch with our group! In Stitches meets the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays of each month.

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.

Currently Available Book Club Titles...
All Booked Up:  Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
Book of the Month:  Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close
Book Bunch:  Double Dog Dare by Lisa Graff 
Page Turners:  The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch

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