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The 2013 Summer Reading Program is gearing up.  Enrollment can be done now through the 29th at the library.

Exciting programs are scheduled for Wednesday mornings at 10:15 beginning May 29 through June 26.  The library is looking forward to presenting the programs.  May 29 is the kick-off with Shane Tucker, a paleontologist, speaking on fossils, especially ones found near Kimball.  Other programs will include Composting, saving money, and rocks.



Due to scheduling of work and preparing for the Summer Reading Program, there will be no Wednesday morning Story Time in May.

The Pre-schoolers can participate in the Summer Reading Program in June on the four Fridays at 10:15.

Story Time schedule:  Jan. 9 is ‘Curious George’

Jan. 16 is ‘Dogs & Cats’

Jan. 23 is ‘Tall Tales and Folk Tales’

Jan. 30 is ‘Moms and Dads

Story time is on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am.  There is always room for more.

Feb. 6 is ‘Arthur’

Feb. 13 is ‘Won’t You Be My Valentine?’

Feb. 20 is ‘Music, Music, Music!’

Feb 27 is ‘Fairy Tales’

On the calendar for the next couple of weeks:  Oct. 31st, the Children’s Halloween Parade starts at the library at 4:00 p.m.  Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m. is a slide show program by Cody Simms, who has been in Australia for a few months, sponsored by the Highpoint Shutter Bugs Photography Club.

Also, on Nov. 8 is The Floral Fun Class provided by WNCC.   The presenter is Dawn Mooser.  The class includes learning design and care of arrangements, preparing flowers, non-traditional ways with traditional flowers and how to make beautiful bows.  The class will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the library and the cost is $30.00.  Please sign-up at the Chamber Office on Chestnut Street.

Children’s Story Time themes for November are:  Nov. 7 – The Reading Corner;  Nov. 14 – Food, Glorious Food!;  Nov. 21 – Thanksgiving;  Nov. 20 – “All Aboard!  10:30 on Wednesday mornings. 

The Wednesday Pre-school story time will begin on September 12, at 10:30 am.  Please come in and register your children, ages 3-5.  The story-time themes will be posted next week and on the weblog – http://

The themes are: Sept. 12, “Hurray for the Red, White and Blue.  Sept. 19th will be “Going Buggy” and Sept. 26th will be “Books that Sing”.  The programs begin at 10:30 am.

The Summer Reading Programs for all ages started  Wed., May 30.  The program for the children, ages 5-11 is at 10:15 will Officer Loy and Fritz.  Other ages are always welcome to attend.  Sign-up for all the programs is ongoing. 

To date, 6/4/12, we have 56 children, 12 teens and 18 adults.  Wonderful!

The next program is on Night Creatures, Wed. June 6.  June 13 is “Space, The Final Frontier;  June 20 is Dream Jobs with guest, Colton Daum talking about being a pilot; and the last one is June 27 with “Camp Out!”

It is not too late to sign up. 


The library will be closed at 3:00 on Good Friday, April 6 and on Saturday, April 7.  We will be open on Monday as usual.  Have a Happy Easter.

Summer Reading plans are shaping up.  The Summer Reading programs will be on Wednesday morning at 10:15 beginning May 30 and going through June 27.  The theme is Dream Big.  There will be lots of fun stories and crafts.

Story Time themes for next month are Animal Babies on April 4, April 11 is Cowboys and Cowgirls, April 18 is More Fairy Tales, and April 25 is Up, Up, and Away.  The story times are for ages 3-5 and are at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.

The pre-school children’s programs scheduled for February are: 

Feb. 8th: “Won’t You Be My Valentine”; 

 Feb. 15:  “Space Busters”; 

Feb. 22:  Dr. Seuss Birthday: 

Feb. 29:  “Wild About Books”. 

The programs are at 10:30 A.M. and open to children 3-5 years old.  Leta always has some fun books to read and some activities to go along with them.

Leta has lined up some more Storytime programs on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3-5.  If you haven’t been able to come before, you can start anytime.  Just stop in and signup so that we know how many to plan for and for names and phone #s in case of cancellations.  The topics for January will be “Winter”, “Rumble in the Jungle”, “All Aboard”, and “Fairy Tales”.   Leta reads stories to fit the theme and has some art projects for the children.