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Summer Reading Club for Kids and Teens

Summer Reading Club for Kids and Teens is underway! Get your reading log and calendar of events full of fun summer activities! Click on "Childrens Services" for more information.


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5 event(s) scheduled.

07-08-15 Donna the Balloon Lady will be making fabulous balloon sculptures at the Old Fort Branch Library on Wednesday, July 8th at 11:00 am. 11:00 am
07-02-15 Storyteller Steve Somers will be giving an exciting story time for kids of all ages called “Stand Tall: Celebrating the Hero in Us All!” at the Marion Library starting at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 2nd. 11:00 am
07-07-15 Ms. Lori and the teens have already made some cool craft projects this summer, and on Tuesday, July 7th at 4:00 pm they’ll be making paste paper, the beautifully decorated paper used by book binders. It’s a free program, and there will be snacks! Give Ms. Lori a call at 652-3858 to let her know you’re coming if you can, so she can be sure to have enough materials and snacks for everyone. 4:00 pm
07-09-15 On Thursday, July 9th at 11:00 am, Tom Fisch will be performing in the Children’s Room of the Marion Library. His musical program was a big hit in Old Fort a couple of weeks ago, and he’s coming back to entertain the Marion kids as well. 11:00 am
07-28-15 The Friends of the Old Fort Branch Library have chosen “The Cove” by Ron Rash as the subject of the next Book Talk on July 28th at 6:00 pm. The novel focuses on a brother and sister who live a lonely life trying to maintain their family’s farm while ostracized by their rural community, until the appearance of a mute stranger changes their lives. Judy Josey will lead the interactive discussion. It will be held at Java Junction at 1259 Hwy 70 West, and there will be complimentary coffee available. We’ve ordered extra copies of the book, so call 668-7111 or 652-3858 to reserve a copy. 6:00 pm


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