Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities

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Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities, May 31 – July 31.

Summer Reading Registration. Starts May 31.

Kickoff Party. In the Library Parking Lot. Go overboard with an evening of fun for the entire family. Featuring the Bubble Bus and activities. This event is in partnership with Neighborhood Reads, Friends of the Library, and the Community Literacy Foundation. Friday, June 3, 7-9pm ALL AGES

Friends of the Library Author Series: Ann Hazelwood Quilted Cherries. Book signing and quilt talk. Sunday June 5, 2:00 pm. ADULT/TEEN

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Tea. Across the pond, our cousins are celebrating Queen Eliabeth II’s 70 years on the throne. We will join in the joyous occasion by practicing our royal struts and waves, learning the Queen’s English and crafting a “fascinator.” Dress fancy to rule the kingdom. Registration starts Tuesday May 31. Limit to 35. Wednesday June 8 @ 10:00 am.KIDS

Friends of the Library Author Series: Ron Jacober and Bob Tiemann ’64 Cardinals. KMOX personality Ron Cacober & Bob Tiemann will discuss their book, ’64 Cardinals: A Team, A Season, and a Showdown for the Ages. Thursday June 16 @ 6:30 pm. ADULT/TEEN

How to Snag a Sea Monster. After a monstrous wave washes a creature ashore, the people of a small Cape Cod town hear a strange wailing. A Mesner Puppet Theater Presentation. Friday June 17 @ 10:00 am in the City Council Chambers. FAMILY

An Evening with Wiley Cash. New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash presents his latest novel, When Ghosts Come Home. Generously sponsored by Kay Hazel. Friday June 24 @ 7:30 p.m. ADULT

Paint Night for Adults. Create a masterpiece under the guidance of our paint instructor. All supplies provided. Registration starts Monday June 13. Limited to 25. Wednesday June 29 @ 6:00 pm. ADULT

Sammy J Balloon Show. Amazing sea creature balloon sculptures emerge as a tale of a magic dolphin is shared. Wednesday July 13 @ 10;00 am. FAMILY

Teen Paint Party. We’ll have a whale of a good time creating masterpieces at our guided paint program. All supplies provided. Ages 12 and up. Registration starts Friday July 1. Limited to 25. Wednesday July 15 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. TEEN

Make & Take Tuesday. An evening of crafting at the library. Materials and instructions provided. Tuesday July 19 @ 6:00 pm. ADULT/TEEN

Pirate School. Yo Ho, Mateys! Grab your pirate garb and come ready to walk the plan and dig for pieces of eight. Buried treasure awaits our pirate apprentices. For scalawags of all sizes. Tuesday July 26 @ 10:00 am. KIDS

Friends of the Library Author Series: Dea Hoover. Hoover will discuss her book: Hannibal: A Walk Through History. Tuesday July 26 @ 6:30 pm. ADULT/TEEN