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Starlab at the Fair

The Marquette County Libraries are proud to present STARLAB at the Marquette County Fair. The Starlab is a portable planetarium that will have free shows at 5pm and 7pm on Thursday, July 9th. Come early to take part in the fun! The Starlab was generously paid for by the Van Schoyck family in memory of Erwin Van Schoyck.

Summer Reading Program - Kids

Kid’s Reading Challenge - Every Hero Has a Story

Monday, June 8th - Saturday, August 1st

Ready for Summer Library Fun? Here is what to do:

  1. Come to the library to pick up your reading log.
  2. Each week color in one boomerang for every 20 minutes spent reading or being read to.
  3. When all 7 boomerangs are completed bring in your reading record.
  4. Pick a prize from the display case.
  5. Have fun and read a lot!

Sign up HERE.

Summer Reading Program - Teens & Adults

Adult & Teen Reading Challenge

Monday, June 8th - Saturday, August 1st

The adult and teen reading challenges have the same rules, but different prizes.

NO SIGN-UP REQUIRED!

How it works:

1. Just read a book - anything you like. Best sellers, the classics, science fiction, graphic novels, histories, romance - it's up to you. E-books, books on tape or CD, and downloadable audio books count too!

2. Come into the library and fill out a ticket with your name, contact info, and the title of the book.

3. Place the ticket into a drawing for 1 of 4 great prizes.

4. Participants can enter two tickets per week. The prize drawings will be held on August 6th at 5:45pm before the Avengers movie showing in the community room. Participants do not need to be present to win.

Summer Library Programs

Every Wednesday from June 17th-July 29th we will have a program for kids in the community room that goes along with our theme "Every Hero Has a Story."

Superheroes to the Rescue!

Wed. June 17th at 2pm

Listen to stories about superheroes, then create superhero capes and your own superhero identity.

 

Nature’s Niche (Sponsored by The Friends of the Library)

Wed. June 24th at 2pm

Nature’s Niche programs showcase the super human abilities of live animals as they do battle with the evil forces bent on the destruction of Nature.

 

The Hero In Every One Of Us

Wed. July 1st at 2pm

You can do small things to make big differences and become a hero. We will be making a variety of positive art to hide in books for people to find.

 

Stuart Stotts (Sponsored by the Westfield Lions Club)

Wed. July 8th at 2pm

Join us for songs and stories about heroes! The songs and stories focus on strength and bravery, even in everyday situations, while still drawing connections to larger than life figures.

 

Hands 2 Grow Puppets (Sponsored by the Westfield Library and Sharon Cullen)

Wed. July 15th at 2pm

Watch professional performers put on a superhero puppet show, then create a puppet of your own.

 

My Community Is Full Of Heroes

Wed. July 22nd at 2pm

Westfield and the surrounding communities have many everyday heroes of our own! Come meet those heroes, explore their vehicles, and learn more about their lives.

 

Animals Are Heroes, Too

Wed. July 29th at 2pm

Celebrate R.E.A.D. Dog Daria’s retirement with a party and learn about other animal heroes too!

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