June 1, 2016

Adult SRP Program “Exercise Your Mind: Read!”




Monday, June 6 @ 6:30 PM - DIY Club – Coloring ZenExercise your mind by coloring! Coloring is no longer just for the kids. In fact, adult coloring is all the rage right now. Researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming benefits of coloring for over a decade.  So, join us as we listen to calming music, eat healthy snacks, and color!
Monday, June 20 @ 7:00 PM – Movie Night – Eddie the Eagle Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in his dream. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (Hugh Jackman), Eddie wins the hearts of sports fans around the world at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Monday, June 27 @ 6:30 PM– Book into Movie Club- What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Exercise your mind by reading and then watching What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. After his father's death, Gilbert (Johnny Depp) has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. This is a drama/romance you won’t want to miss.
Saturday, July 9, 3:00 PM – Beverly Hinds- The Medicines of Lewis and ClarkJoin us and Beverly Hinds, Lewis and Clark Historian, a member of the Lewis and Clark Heritage Trail Board of Directors (LCHTF), and president of the Sgt. Floyd Tri-State Chapter of the LCHTF, as she discusses how the approximately 28 months journey covering nearly 8000 miles over dangerous terrain only had one casualty.
Monday, July 11 @ 6:30 PM–DIY Club- Stone Mandalas Exercise your mind by painting making mandalas on stone. The colorfully dotted patterns of the mandala are a real eye catcher and easy to recreate. You don’t need special skills or be an amazingly talented painter to get great results.
Monday, July 18, 7:00 PM Movie Night – Hello, My Name Is Doris - A delightful comedy that stars Sally Field as Doris, a shy accounting clerk who has never ventured out of her comfort zone and lives vicariously through her colorful daydreams. Life throws her a curveball when a handsome young co-worker joins the company. Doris is inspired finally to take control of her life. Her newfound courage takes her on an extraordinary adventure more exciting than anything she could dream up. This movie is rated R.  
Saturday, July 30, 5:00 PM – Dennis Blocker – Journey to the Heart of Hell – Dennis Blocker was lead researcher on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mitch Weiss’s non-fiction book, The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima. After the death of his Grandfather, Blocker set out on an epic journey to find the crew who served with his Grandfather on Landing Craft infantry 449 in the Pacific campaign. He interviewed over 100 survivors and family members to piece together the eight critical months leading up to the battle of Iwo Jima.
Monday, Aug 1, 6:30 PM SRP Final Party Game Show – Library Feud - Congratulations! If you read three books and handed in your 3rd entry slip by 5:00 July 30, then you will receive a special invitation to our Summer Reading Program Final Game Show – Library Feud.  Teams will compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions. Brain snacks provided.
* All adults signed-up for the Summer Reading Program and attending any of the adult and family Summer Reading Programs will receive a chance to win the Adult Summer Reading Program prizes.

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