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August Programs

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Join us for these great summer programs.  Can’t make a program?  Don’t forget that we always have passive activities you can do any time at the library.

Fractured Fairy Tales Club (Grades K+)

Tuesday, August 14 @ 2 PM

Join us for some fairy tales with a twist followed by games and other activities.

Play K Open House (All ages):

Monday, August 20, 10 AM to 12 PM

Do you have a child getting ready to start Kindergarten in the fall?  Join us for some great activities designed to help strengthen the skills needed for school.  Not headed to kindergarten just yet?  These activities are also appropriate for younger preschoolers.

Movie Matinee: Kubo and the Two Strings

(Older School Aged Children):

Tuesday, August 21 @ 2 pm

Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie with your friends.

 

 

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Summer Programs Aug 6-11

summerBabies Boogie (Ages Birth-24 months): Monday @ 10 am

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Great Building Challenge (All ages): Monday at 2 PM

You have an hour to build your best creation from Lego bricks.   If yours gets voted the best in your age category, you will win a prize.

Meet Eric Bell (Older School Aged Children):

Wednesday @ 7 pm

Come meet local author Eric Bell and hear about his book Alan Cole is not a Coward.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday at 11:30 AM

Bring a lunch and join us for stories at the Telford Park Pavilion.3

Family Picnic (All Ages): Saturday, 11 AM to 1 PM

Wrap up the summer with hot dogs and fun games.  We will meet in the lot next to Telford Park.  If the weather is bad, we will meet inside.

Summer Programs July 30-Aug 3

trumpetBabies Boogie (Ages Birth-24 months): Monday @ 10 am

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Maker Mondays Building Club (All ages):

Monday at 2 PM

Come build with Legos, K’Nex, Magna Tiles and other materials.  Complete our challenge or build your own idea.

Touch a Trumpet Instrument Petting Zoo (PreK/K): Tuesday @ 10 am

A band is made of many different instruments combined to make beautiful sounds. Hear and see these different instruments . Touch them and try them out. A big thanks to Mr. Ryan Pongras from the SASD for his direction.

Let’s Buzz (PreK/K): Wednesday @ 7 pm

A craft will perk up your antenna. Stories , and puzzles will keep you buzzy all morning as you learn about one of nature’s littlest helpers.

Family Bingo Night (All ages): Thursday at 7 PM

Come play bingo for books and other small prizes.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday at 11:30 AM

Bring a lunch and join us for stories at the Telford Park Pavilion.

Summer Programs: July 23-27

singBabies Boogie (Ages Birth-24 months): Monday @ 10 am

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Maker Mondays Building Club (All ages):

Monday at 2 PM

Come build with Legos, K’Nex, Magna Tiles and other materials.  Complete our challenge or build your own idea.

Fractured Fairy Tales Club (Grades K-6):

Tuesday at 2 PM

Hear fairy tales like you’ve never heard them and explore the stories through hands on activities.

Dance Party (PreK/K): Wednesday @ 10 am

Join us for a rocking good time with special guest Heather Frankenfield.

Animals Rock with Eyes of the Wild (All ages):

Thursday at 7 PM

Come learn about some musical animal friends.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday at 11:30 AM

Bring a lunch and join us for stories at the Telford Park Pavilion.

Summer Programs: July 16-21

girl reading outsideLunch Bunch (All ages): Friday at 11:30 AM

Bring a lunch and join us for stories at the Telford Park Pavilion.

Make and Take Projects (Drop in): Starts Monday

Looking for something to do this week?  Drop in anytime this week to pick up a Make and Take Kit.  Make an awesome instrument.  All supplies and directions included.

Due to Science in the Summer, our programs are limited this week.  Don’t forget to stop by the library and participate in one of our passive programs.  And you can always come in to collect prizes and say “Hi!”.

Summer Programs: July 9-13

two of a kindBabies Boogie (Ages Birth-24 months): Monday @ 10 am

20 minutes of stories and songs for our youngest friends.

Maker Mondays Building Club (All ages):

Monday at 2 PM

Come build with Legos, K’Nex, Magna Tiles and other materials.  Complete our challenge or build your own idea.

The Science of Sound (Grades K-6): Tuesday at 2 PM

A traveling scientist from the Franklin Institute will be here to teach us about the science behind our favorite music.  Please note: this program is most appropriate for children in elementary school.

Play with Sounds (PreK/K): Wednesday @ 10 am

Join us for some fun experiments with sounds followed by an instrument making workshop.  Bring your instrument Wednesday night to our family concert.

Libraries Rock with Two of a Kind (All ages):

Thursday at 7 PM

Come rock with special guests Two of a Kind.  School aged children are welcome to join us at 6 PM to make a musical instrument out of recycled materials.  Space is limited for the workshop and registration is required.  To register, email youthservices@ivpl.org.

Lunch Bunch (All ages): Friday at 11:30 AM

Bring a lunch and join us for stories at the Telford Park Pavilion.