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May 27, 2016

May 29, 2016
Janet Slessor , Reinbeck Courier

This Tuesday, May 31 will be the last regular story time of the season. We are planning a last day party with outdoor activities (weather permitting). This will take place at 10:00 a.m.

This summer, we will be having our annual reading program for kids who were in the 6th grade and below this year, including those not yet in school. The theme this year is "On Your Mark, Get Set Read."

Four programs which will be held at the Memorial Building are planned: Wednesday, June 8 at 3:00 Magician Rick Eugene, Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m.: Storytelling/music by Mike Anderson (the Dulcimer Guy), Friday, June 24: 2:00 p.m.: Darrin Crow: Folk Tales & True Tales, and Wednesday, June 29 at 3:00: The Hanson Family Unicyclists & Jugglers. In addition to these programs, we are planning activities on the following Fridays at 2:00 p.m. : June 10 Focus on the Fifties (hula hoop mania, games and contests, hopscotch, dances) June 17 Extreme sports (pancake races, jump rope, and more), July 1 Healthy Living (food bingo (with prizes), fun food relay races, smell o rama, catapult building, prints using food . July 8 motion commotion: Juggling, yoga, ninja activities, July 15 closing party with certificates and prizes awarded. These activities may change slightly depending on weather and/ or availability. We will also be having several contests during the summer: #1 June 3- July 14. How many books are in the library? You can win a football or basketball signed by all the GR Rebels who played in the state tournament. Each week a hint will be posted to help you narrow down your guess. Each time you come in, you can enter a new guess. Two winners will be announced at the July 15th party. #2- June 6- July 14. Match the sports balls you will see at the library with the correct sport. Winner announced at the July 15th party. #3 June 20-July 1. Guess how many sports items are in the big jar. Winner announced at the July 15th party.



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