Summer 2024

programs for all ages – July 8 – August 10

BINGO Challenge

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Activities for Kids:

THE WONDERMAKERS

Thursday, July 11

3:00-4:00

Join us for a family fun event of storytelling. We are looking forward to welcoming back the Wondermakers and their adventurous “World of Wonders” — featuring dragons (friendly), puppets, kings and queens, wolves who dance, and a sword fight (pool toy “swords”)!

SUMMER COLORS GARDENING PROGRAM FOR KIDS

Tuesday, July 16

2:30-3:30

We are excited for the summer colors we see all around us- blue skies, yellow flowers, and green grass, just to name a few. Presented by Master Gardeners of Wayne County. Program includes story, interactive game and planting activity.

ANIMAL SUPERHEROES

Tuesday, July 30

2:00-3:00

Superheroes! – Superheroes have lots of special powers, but how many of those powers are also found in the animal kingdom? This program is designed specifically to tie in the achievements of our Wildlife Rockstars as brain trauma survivors and is individualized and styled for each show based on attendees and presenters. The educational premise is to introduce the animal ambassadors based on their survival techniques and what makes them thrive in their environment.

Mad Hatter Finale Party

DIY Journal, JULY 18, 2:30 PM

We will learn sewing skills to bind the journal  and  decoupage skills to decorate the cover. Each finished journal should be as different and special as its creator.

Junk Jewelry Workshop, JULY 25, 2:30 PM

JEWELRY ADVENTURE– a wide assortment of old jewelry pieces and lots of jewelry findings that can be assembled to make a new piece….bracelet or necklace or key fob bling. We will learn some techniques to join pieces and finish the piece using some jewelry tools and scissors.

SUMMER FINALE PARTY

Thursday, August 8

2:30-3:30

Join us for the summer-end PRIZE DRAWINGS, when all raffle winners will be drawn and announced. There will be games, snacks, and silly headbands with a tea cup/top hat to wear. All ages are welcome to join in the fun with all our crazy library friends.                  

Visit all 13 Wayne County Libraries and enter to win an Amazon Gift Card.

Simply visit a Wayne County library and pick up a map. The library will stamp your map at each stop. Spend the summer
visiting libraries and receiving map stamps through August 29. On August 30th, all completely stamped maps will be entered into a county-wide drawing for two amazing prizes: The Grand Prize is a $150 Amazon Gift Card
and the Runner Up Prize is a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Venture out, read and maybe YOU will have the good fortune to win an Amazon gift card!

See “The Rising Star” Hot Air Balloon Presentation AUGUST 1, Time 6:00 PM at the MARION TOWN PARK.

Adult Programs – click HERE for more information.

Book Club

Sourdough Class

Yoga

Adult/teen BINGO sheets – also available at desk.

Free Jig-saw puzzles

Borrow a set of Pickleball paddles.

Seed Library

Help yourself at the Free Yarn Library.

Our library would like to thank all of the individuals, businesses, and organizations who donated prizes in 2023 for our Summer Reading Program.  We appreciate your continued support in assisting us by encouraging children to read during the summer and improve their reading skills.

We would especially like to thank: