June 30, 2016

Chocolate Olympics

First thing this morning, we have Yoga Storytime for the little ones.

 


Then, at 2:00 pm, it's time for the teens to have a little fun. Join us for the Chocolate Olympics. 
Compete in fun and delicious games starring your favorite sweet treats. 
Bring your appetite and your friends.

June 29, 2016

Tween Book Club

Today @ 2:00 pm.

June 28, 2016

Today: Storytime and Glow-lympics!

Storytime with Sarah Beth is @ 10:30 am. Today's topic is the 4th of July!

 Glow-lympics!
At 2:00 pm, challenge your friends to some classic carnival, playground, and obstacle course games. This time, however, you'll be playing in the dark, and the only light will be coming from the games themselves!

June 27, 2016

Books to Movies Movie




June 26, 2016

Baby Storytime


June 25, 2016

Fan Clubs For All Ages!


June 24, 2016

Toddler "Drive-In" Movie & Family Book Club



June's special Jr. SRP event for our youngest patrons is the "Drive-In" Movie. Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to the Round Room on Saturday morning, June 25th at 10:00 am to create their own car, airplane, or other vehicles out of a cardboard box. Then we will "drive" our vehicles in to watch a video.

Family Book Club: Magic Tree House #16: Hour of the Olympics
Saturdays at 2:00 pm, June 25th & July 23rd
Kids and adults read together! Families with kids in K-2nd grade who are learning and working on reading will enjoy sharing this story and meeting for discussion and activities. 
EACH FAMILY RECEIVES A COPY OF THE BOOK TO KEEP!

June 23, 2016

Teen Gaming Today @ 2:00 pm



Come get your big screen game on!
Spend the afternoon hanging out and playing video games on our big screens with your friends!

June 22, 2016

Activites For Family Members of All Ages!

Wednesday, June 22nd: Teen Book Club @ 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 23rd: Yoga Storytime @ 9:30 am
Thursday, June 23rd: Gaming @ 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 23rd: Simply Delicious @ 6:30 pm

June 21, 2016

ISU Insect Zoo Bug Olympics



The ISU Insect Zoo will be visiting to bring us their Bug Olympics program. Join us on the evening of Tuesday, June 21st at 5:30 pm, and all ages are invited.

June 20, 2016

June Movie


June 19, 2016

Storytime With Sarah Beth!

This week's topic is Insects!

June 18, 2016

Baby Storytime


June 17, 2016

Fan Clubs For Everyone!


June 16, 2016

TODAY! Yoga Storytime and T-Shirt Jersey Craft Program for Teens

Yoga Storytime - Thursdays @ 9:30 am in June & July
This special storytime combines stories and play in a unique and calming way. Standard yoga poses (simplified for children) are paired with familiar picture books to encourage kids to keep their minds as well as their bodies healthy....Yoga mats will be provided.

Also Thursday June 16 @ 2:00 pm
Decorate T-Shirt Jerseys
Take a plain t-shirt and turn it into a custom jersey of your own!
Use your own name or get creative and make a jersey with your favorite book, movie, TV show character, super hero, animal,  etc.  

June 15, 2016

Tween Book Club


REGISTRATION REQUIRED--Contact Sarah Beth at 580-7290 or sbfuschsen@spenceriowacity.com
Tween Book Club: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Wednesday @ 2:00 pm, June 15 & 29, July 13, & Aug. 3
1-hour meetings for discussion and activities based on this classic story by Katherine Paterson.
 EACH PARTICIPANT RECEIVES A COPY OF THE BOOK TO KEEP.

June 14, 2016

Jump Rope/Hula Hoop Crafts


Kids' SRP Events 

DIY Jump Rope Craft
Participants will be MAKING their own jump ropes out of recycled grocery sacks and duct tape! We'll also learm some classic jump rope rhymes and games.

June 13, 2016

Storytime With Sarah Beth



Tomorrow's Storytime Topic is "Father's Day"!

June 12, 2016

Baby Storytime


June 11, 2016

Flagfest Parade




And Don't Forget To Stop By The Library From 2:00 until 4:00 for Legos @ the Library!
 

June 10, 2016

Summer Reading Program Magic Show



Magician Rick Brammer visited us in April during National Library Week to teach a magic class.  On Friday, June 10th at 10:00 am he will be returning to do a magic show. 


June 9, 2016

Cupcake Wars

Get ready to battle...with frosting!
We provide the cupcakes, you provide the creativity. Work as a team or individual and design a cupcake to be entered into different categories. Frosting and other decorations will be provided.
Thursday, June 9 @ 2:00 pm.

June 8, 2016

Teen Book Club



Teen Book Club
Our book for the summer is 
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. “Cassie is on the run and desperately trying to save her brother after four waves of deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated.” All teens will get a copy of the book to keep. In each meeting we’ll discuss the book, eat pizza, enjoy fun crafts and activities, and even watch the movie. Our first meeting is on June 8th at 2:00 pm. You must have signed up by Monday, June 6th to participate. 

June 7, 2016

Storytime

This week's topic is DRAGONS! Yaaaay!!!!!!!

And Don't forget the Angry Birds Party at 2:00pm today!

June 6, 2016

June DIY Club


June 5, 2016

Baby Storytime

Mondays at 6:30 pm!

June 4, 2016

Teen Gaming

2:00 pm on Saturday, June 4th.

June 3, 2016

Anime & Japanese Culture Club

June 4th, 18th, & 25th @ 10:00 am

Fan Clubs For All Ages!


June 2, 2016

Yoga Storytime


Thursdays @ 9:30 am in June & July
This special storytime combines stories and play in a unique and calming way. Standard yoga poses (simplified for children) are paired with familiar picture books to encourage kids to keep their minds as well as their bodies healthy.....Yoga mats will be provided.

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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