Program

Costumes Welcomed!

Eisenhower Logo in the shape of an orange pumpkinAll week long (October 29th to November 2nd) we will be celebrating the Halloween holiday in the regular Drop-in Storytimes. Attendees are invited to come in costume if they so choose. A class photo will be taken before each storytime begins, so be sure to arrive on time!

In addition, costumed Trick-or-Treaters are invited to stop by Kids World on October 31st between 1-5pm to be taken on a tour around the Library for various treats.

Have a happy and safe Halloween!

Star in Your Own READ Poster!

Be a Reading Star!: Images of kids holding up booksBring your favorite book to the Kids desk! Your picture will be taken in front of our green screen, and your photograph will be transformed into a READ Poster.

The READ Posters will be on display until the end of September- when you come to check yours out, take a gander at everyone else's, too. It is a great way to discover a new book to try. During the month of October, you are welcome to take your READ poster home.

So, don't wait until the month runs out! Grab your book, say "Cheese!" and become a reading star!

For Parents of Pre-readers

A Presentation for Parents: Pre-Listeracy Skills and Family TimeThis coming Thursday, parents of pre-readers are invited to review research relating to pre-literacy skills and how they drive future academic success. You'll go home with ideas for adding literacy-building skills to your family time.

Children may attend if necessary.

Register online or by contacting Kids World.

Register for Summer Reading Today!

Summer Reading Ticket: Reading takes you Everywhere, redeemable June 11 through August 3

Registration for Summer Reading is now open for all patrons ranging from 12 years old and younger.

Get your 'Reading Ticket'  at the Kids Desk and start logging in the minutes you spend reading. Starting June 11th, you may come once a week to turn in your ‘Reading Ticket’ to earn a prizes.

Read as much as you can! There will be a weekly prize for each time you turn in your 'Reading Ticket.' Reach an overall total of 500 minutes to get a certificate, one book prize, and one raffle ticket or Ice Cream Social Pass. Total 1,000 minutes and earn a second book prize.

You don’t have to only read print Library books. Books on CD, Playaways, Nooks, and downloadable e-books all count towards your Summer Reading minutes. If you read a book aloud, all the listeners can also record the time in their Summer Reading logs. You can even read the same book again and again!

If you don’t like a book, you don’t have to finish it. Write down how long you were reading it, and move to the next one. It’s the minutes that count!

Google Expeditions Demo

Google Expeditions: photograph of cardboard adapter that allows a smart phone to become virtual realityJoin us along with Google Expeditions for an up close look at their augmented reality learning lessons. We will take an up close look at forces of nature, dinosaurs and the solar system.

This program does not require registration, so drop in Wednesday, December 27th anytime between 3:30 and 5:00pm to play with some pretty neat technology. Let's learn in 3D!

Please be aware: Google requires users to be ages 5 or older. Google cardboard's employed safety standards require users to be ages 7 and up.

Halloween Storytime Week!

Girl in purple witch's costume. Dress has yellow stars on bottom. Outfit has a black cloak behind herAll storytime participants are invited to wear their costumes for storytime this week-  Monday, October 23rd through Friday, October 27th.

A class photo will be taken before each class begins, so please try to be on time if you would like your child in the picture.

We look forward to seeing everyone! Happy Halloween!

Library Lock-in

Owl clipart sitting on Library logoThe winners of the Library Lock-in Lottery have been notified by phone message. Congratulations!

If you have not received a message from the Library and have turned in a completed Library Lock-in Permission Form, you are most likely on the Wait List, but all is not lost. The winners of the lottery have until Wednesday, July 12th to confirm their spot. If they do not confirm, or if they cancel, we will fill the vacancies with those on the Wait List.

For those looking for another copy of the Items to Bring Checklist, please stop by the Kids desk. We will be happy to provide another copy.

Batman at the Library

Lego batmanToday's Movie Monday will be the new Lego Batman. The movie will begin promptly at 4:00pm. This is a drop-in program- no need to register, just stop by and go up to the 2nd floor.

WIll Batman ever learn to work with others? Join us for free popcorn and find out!

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