Library Events

July 2015 Programs

Preschool Storytime

Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for preschoolers ages 3-5, with an adult.

Fridays – 10:30 a.m.
July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Butman-Fish Library



Family Friendly Movie

Join us for an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. It’s a fun movie for the whole family!

Monday, July 6 – 1:30 p.m.
Wickes Library



Monday Matinees

Come out to Zauel Library and enjoy a Monday matinee!

June 8 – August 24
Mondays – 2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library



The Storytellers

Join us for a performance featuring humorous stories & poems, hands-on fun with music. Steel drums, didgeridoo, balafone, cuica, m’bira and berimbau are a few of the many instruments that we bring. Children and youth are encouraged to play all instruments that we bring… no one is left out!

Wednesday, July 8 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library



Catbird Seat

Come out and enjoy a blend of contemporary and traditional Celtic, Folk, Great Lakes & Vintage Pop music with a lively, interactive mix of songs, instrumental selections and musical history.

Thursday, July 9 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library




For children ages 7-12, call 799-9160 to register.  Join us and use your imagination to build your own creation.

Saturday, July 11 – 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library



Joel’s Extreme Duct Tape Program

Create capes, cuffs, belts, boots, masks, and more and wear your handiwork for all to see! We provide 50+ colors & prints of duct tape, custom templates, and all necessary supplies, so kids can make & take anything they can dream up. Fun prizes are awarded to attendees for Best Creation, Silliest Creation, and Best Super-Duper Duct Tape Hero!

Monday, July 13 – 1:30 p.m.
Wickes Library



Cartoon Physics presented by the Longway Planetarium

Kids are invited to design, build, and test a super suit for their egg-stremely fragile superhero. Each egg-citing superhero will be placed inside a splatter containment system in case of suit failure!

Wednesday, July 15 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library



Etched Superhero Glasses

Calling all Tweens and Teens. Etch your own superhero drinking glass. Participants will etch a superhero symbol of their choice onto a clear drinking glass and will leave with their very own etched superhero glass perfect for a tall, cold glass of lemonade! (Yes, lemonade will be provided). Don’t be left out. Move quickly and register today. All supplies are provided, so registration is limited to the first 10 superheroes to contact us either in person, or call 799-2771.

Saturday, July 18 – 10:00 a.m.
Zauel Library



Family Storytime

Come out for a special family storytime for children ages 4-7 with an adult.

Saturday, July 18 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library



Joel’s Super Caper Comedy Show

FLY, POW, and LEAP into reading with Sidekick Joel! Help unlock the secrets of 2 mysterious crystals which give and take-away incredible super-powers, as Sidekick Joel brings several super-duper books to life. Comedy, magic, music, and lots of audience participation highlight this exciting program that will have kids and grown-ups laughing out loud and crazy about reading.

Thursday, July 16 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library



Wildlife Safari: Live Animal Presentation

The Wildlife Safari Company will take audiences to a whole new level of excitement through this hands-on wildlife production that’s both educational and entertaining. Visitors will see and touch incredible creatures from around the world while learning fascinating facts about animals and their “super senses.”

Monday, July 20 – 2:00 p.m.
Wickes Library

Monday, July 20 – 6:30 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library

Wednesday, July 22 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library

Thursday, July 23 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library



 Big Blow Out Party

Celebrate the end of the summer reading program with food, games, and activities for all ages! Don’t forget to turn in your reading record and receive your prizes!

Thursday, July 23 – 4:00 p.m.
Wickes Library



Summer Matinee at the Library

Mr. Turner is a 2014 Biopic written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Timothy Spall as J.M.W. Turner. The film is an exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter’s life.

Thursday, July 23 – 4:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library



SNAP & Read (Special Needs & their Parents)

For children ages 4 & up, register by calling 755-0904 ext. 1125.

Special Needs And their Parents is a storytime designed for children ages 4 & up to experience the senses through music, movement, stories and play. Storytime encourages children to develop their listening skills in a fun way. This special program will allow you the opportunity to play and interact with your child while talking to child development professionals about resources that will assist you and your family. Registration is recommended. Please call 755-0904 ext. 1125.

Saturday, July 25 – 10:00 a.m.
Butman-Fish Library