“BEE A READER!”
FLORA PUBLIC LIBRARY’S
2016 SUMMER READING PROGRAM
& FIRST DAY OF REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 25th
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
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.