Summer Events – Summer 2020

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JML Summer with the Library

Virtual Activities and Events  (All scheduled events & activities are subject to change)

“Attend” recorded sessions at your convenience!

– All video instructions, storytimes, and other non-live events will be recorded and posted to the Library’s Facebook page, YouTube Channel, and website. Dates listed are when the video will be posted for that event. Some items will only be available to those subscribed to the YouTube channel (Jensen Memorial Library Minden Nebraska).

– All to-go packets (marked with a *) must be ordered ahead of time. This order form is available on the library website, in the Minden Courier, or at the library. Paper instructions are also included with all packets (Take & Make; Activity Pack; Storytime; Adult Crafts).

Contact the library for information on accessing LIVE events.

Wed. June 3

Welcome to Summer with Janene, MaryJo, Loree, and Joe – recorded

Thurs. June 4

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6) – recorded
Staff will read pages from a selected book and participants will be able to post questions or comments. Contact the library if interested in obtaining a copy of the book (Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech).

Online Trivia Night (teens, adults, families) –Facebook LIVE, 7 p.m. – via the Minden Opera House Facebook page

Fri. June 5

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded
      Using the webpage or brochure from the library, virtually visit more than three dozen sites and activities around
       the state, country, and even in outer space! Record the number of places visited to earn prizes. See the link on
       our website or the brochure for further details. During this video, staff will highlight one or more of the stops!

Mon. June 8

TO-GO PACKET PICKUP for June 7-13 & June 14-20

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded
      We’ve prepared a project for you, gotten together all the pieces you need, all you have to do is make it! It might
       be a game, a craft, or an active challenge. During this video, staff will share basic instructions for the project.

Tues. June 9

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded
      Video will include stories, instructions and information related to the week’s theme.

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

June 10-30

Crane River Theater Virtual Performance of “School House Rock” (all ages)

* Access through cranerivertheater.org, click on “Page to Stage”, scroll down and click on “Login for Jensen Memorial Library”, password required:  Minden2020. Watch whenever you want, however many times you want!

Wed. June 10

*Storytime (all ages) – recorded
      Video will include stories, instructions and information related to the week’s theme.

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.
      We’ll discuss new and favorite books. Staff will share titles and answer your questions live. Participants can share
       titles they are reading and ask questions of each other.

Thurs. June 11

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6) – recorded

Online Trivia Night (teens, adults, families) –Facebook LIVE, 7 p.m. – via the Minden Opera House Facebook page

Fri. June 12

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Sat. June 13

Adult Book Club (adults) – Facebook LIVE, 10 a.m.
      We’ll discuss new and favorite books. Staff will share titles and answer your questions live. Participants will
       be able to share titles they are reading and ask questions of each other.

Mon. June 15

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

*Adult Craft instructions (adults) – recorded

Tues. June 16

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. June 17

*Storytime (all ages) – recorded

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. June 18

Chapter Chat (grades 4-7) – recorded

Online Trivia Night (teens, adults, families) –Facebook LIVE, 7 p.m. – via the Minden Opera House Facebook page

Fri. June 19

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded, YouTube and Facebook

Sat. June 20

Adult Book Club (adults) – Facebook LIVE, 10 a.m.

Mon. June 22

TO-GO PACKET PICKUP for June 22-27 & June 29-July 4

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

Tues. June 23

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. June 24

*Storytime (all ages) – recorded

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. June 25

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6)

Online Trivia Night (teens, adults, families) –Facebook LIVE, 7 p.m. – via the Minden Opera House Facebook page

Fri. June 26

Pre-Teen Night (grades 4-6) – Zoom LIVE, 7 p.m.

Sat. June 27

Teen Night (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 7 p.m.

Fri. June 26

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Mon. June 29

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

*Adult Crafts (adults)– recorded

Tues. June 30

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. July 1

*Storytime (all ages)

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. July 2

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6)

Fri. July 3

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Mon. July 6

TO-GO PACKET PICKUP for July 6-11 & July 13-17

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

Tues. July 7

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. July 8

*Storytime (all ages) – recorded

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. July 9

Chapter Chat (grades 4-7) – recorded

Fri. July 10

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Pre-Teen Night (grades 4-6) – LIVE

Sat. July 11

Adult Book Club (adults) – Facebook LIVE, 10 a.m.

Teen Night (grades 7-12) – LIVE

Mon. July 13

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

*Adult Craft instructions (adults) – recorded

Tues. July 14

*Activity Pack instructions (school-age) – recorded

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. July 15

*Storytime (all ages) – recorded

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. July 16

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6) – recorded

Fri. July 17

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Mon. July 20

TO-GO PACKET PICKUP for July 20-25 & July 27-August 1

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

Tues. July 21

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. July 22

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. July 23

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6) – recorded

Fri. July 24

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded

Sat. July 25

Adult Book Club (adults) – Facebook LIVE, 10 a.m.

Mon. July 27

*Take & Make instructions (all ages) – recorded

*Adult Craft instructions (adults) – recorded

Tues. July 28

Virtual Minecraft Club (grades 1-6) – LIVE, 2-4 p.m. – contact the library for server login information

Wed. July 29

Teen Book Club (grades 7-12) – Zoom LIVE, 3 p.m.

Thurs. July 30

Chapter Chat (grades 4-6) – recorded

Fri. July 31

Virtual Vacations Highlight (all ages, families) – recorded
Reading Challenge submissions due by 11:59 p.m. (paper forms may be brought to the library, put in
      the book drop, or mailed in)

Sun. August 2

Virtual Vacations Submissions due by 11:59 p.m. (paper forms may be brought to the library, put in
      the book drop, or mailed in)