2016 Summer Reading Program Announcement

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May 172016
srp logo“BEE A READER!”

Flora Public Library is excited to announce that their 2016 Summer Reading Program, “Bee A Reader!” begins Wednesday, May 25th and runs until Monday, August 1st.  Registration will start the same day beginning at 1:30pm, and will continue the duration of the program.  If you are unable to come that day, please feel free to register your child at a later date.

Area children and adults who have the use of a valid library card are invited to join the summer reading program. Children who are unable to read themselves may be read to.  Any child from infant to 8th grade can participate.  We also have a reading program for adults & teenagers.  Prizes will be given throughout the program as the children complete their reading goals.  Those who finish will be eligible for a grand prize drawing. 

Summer Reading Program coordinator, Angela Garrett, has planned lots of fun entertainment for all local area children and their families to attend. A library card is not required to attend any of the free programs or shows.  Also, the library board of trustees & staff would like to thank the Friends of the Flora Public Library for co-sponsoring the entertainment for this year’s summer reading program, all except the storytimes provided by Robin Brooks from U.S. Bank. Flora Public Library’s list of entertainment this summer, which is provided at no cost, is as follows:

May 25 (Wed) – 1st Day of Summer Reading Program and 1st Day of Registration. – 1:30pm to 8:30pm

June 8 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm
Robin Brooks, from US Bank in Flora, will be reading to local children

 June 16 (Thu) – Richard Landry – 7:00pm
Comedy/Magic Show with his magic rabbit, Snowball

June 18 (Sat) – Storytime with Robin –  10:30am

June 22 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

June 23 (Thu) – Mad Science from St. Louis, MO – 6:30pm

NEW! Addition
June 29 (Wed) “Bees” AG Literacy Program/ Clay County Farm Bureau–  2:00pm – Children will learn about the importance of bees with fun activities.

July 13 (Wed) – Troy Roarke/Comedy Juggler –  2:30pm
“Wet & Wild Water Adventure Show”
*Please wear suitable clothing for this event, i.e. bathing suit or play clothes.

July 20 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

July 23 (Sat) – Storytime with Robin –  10:30am

July 25 (Mon) – Animal Tales, “Nature’s Olympians – Animal Athletes”  –  6:00pm

July 27 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

August 1 (Mon) – Last Day of Summer Reading Program & last day to turn in books and receive credit and prizes. – 1:30pm to 8:30pm

 Please check the library’s website & Facebook page for more information on these events and on how to register to participate in the library’s summer reading program, “BEE A READER!” If you have questions or comments, please call 662-6553 during regular library hours.

Flora Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Bee A Reader!”, sponsors are Clay City/Flora/Louisville Banking Company, Dairy Queen – Flora, Dr. Robert N. Marley, DDS, Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Friends of the Flora Public Library, Headlee’s Body Shop, Johnson’s Custom Photography, Subway, U.S. Bank, and Wabash Independent Networks (WIN). with their continued support, we hope to make this year’s summer reading program our best ever.

CANCELLED – Robert E. Hartley Book Talk & Signing

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May 042016

The Robert Hartley book signing scheduled for Wednesday, May 11, has been cancelled due to illness of the author.

The library apologizes for any inconvenience. Thank you.




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Apr 122016


Welcome to the new & improved Flora Public Library website!  We want to keep you up to date on our new books and movies and other library materials and services. We hope you like the new site as much as we do.

Coloring Books for Adults

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Jan 202016

butterfly-coloring-pages-for-adultCOLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS


Recently adult coloring books have become very popular as a way to relax and be creative. We would like to offer a list of websites where you may either print a page to color or you can actually color the pictures online. Enjoy!