Calling all campers! Come join the Burlington Community Library for its summer reading program, "Camp Read-A-Lot."
The program runs June 22-25. Children preschool through first grade will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children in second through fifth grades will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. There will be lots of activities and reading fun! Register by contacting the library at (765) 566-3166.
A book discussion group for adults will be held during the summer months at the library. On June 10 and 24, the group will discuss "The Spirit of Sweetgrass," by Nicole Seitz. The group will meet from 11 a.m. to noon. Light appetizers and tea will be served. Activities for children of adults registered will be provided during this time. Four openings are available for adults to join this group. Several copies of the book are offered for checkout. Register by contacting the library.
June regular hours at the library are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
Summer Reading begins June 8. Programs for children from infant to teens include American Kids, Cartooning, Altered Art, Teen Game Nights, Guys Only, American Girl Club, Tom Sawyer Day, Storytelling Workshops, Sidewalk Chalk Art and more.
The Northwest Branch Library Book Sale in Yeoman will be June 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Adult summer reading program will be June 15 to July 27. Participants will read a total of five books from selections of specific 'escape hatches'.
Faith Inspired Book Club will meet at June 25 at 9 a.m. to discuss "Mistaken Identity." The book is the true story of Taylor University students Laura Van Ryn and Whitney Cerak; one buried under the wrong name, one in a coma and being cared for by the wrong family.
For information, call (765) 564-2929.
Summer is the season of nature's colorful beauty, sounds and light. Come to the library to tap into your own creativity and expand your horizons by participating in this year's summer reading club, "Be Creative at Your Library." Everyone can sign up and read together this summer, attend programs, and receive prizes. Summer reading is free and open to all residents of Carroll County. Programming is sponsored by Psi Iota Xi, Beta Alpha Chapter. Summer reading is also supported by the Flora Lions Club.
The Flora community will have a very unique opportunity to attend a "Concert to Go!" performance by the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society on June 15 2 p.m. The chamber's educational mission includes sending small ensembles into elementary schools and for the first time, a public library! Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to experience classical chamber music.
The free art classes for all ages begin this week. Registration is required for the classes; walk-ins will be welcome if there is room. The instructor will need to be informed if you cannot attend a class after registering. The "Be Creative at Your Library" art classes are designed and taught by Grace Woodruff. Art class students must be signed up for summer reading before registering for the classes.
Art classes are supported by a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.
The theme for the next storytime is "Gardens." It's that time of year to plant flowers and vegetables. We'll have fun stories about digging in the dirt! Storytime is Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Currently playing on Dial-a- Story is "The Race of the Tails." Friday the story will be "Lazy Jack." Call Dial-a-Story at 967-3814.