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Game Night @ Your Library
Love to play board games, trading card games, hand-held video games or role playing games? Want to meet and make friends with some of your fellow game lovers? Join us Friday, May 24 (and on the 4th Friday of every month) at 6:00pm for a Game Night. Bring your favorite game and meet, teach, and play with others! All ages welcome.
Registration for Summer sessions of Preschool Story Time and Wee Read begins May 28
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to sign up their preschoolers for the summer sessions of Preschool Story Time and Wee Read. Story Time is open to 3, 4 and 5 year olds who have not been in Kindergarten. Wee Read is for children under 3 and their caregiver. Programs will run June 12- July 25 and will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call the library for times and to register as space is limited.
Adult Summer Reading Program begins!
Everyone 18 and older is encouraged to participate in the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Program. The program runs from June 1 through August 31. The theme this year is Groundbreaking Reads. Registration begins on Saturday, June 1. Participants pick an ‘alias’ and write a brief review for each book that they read or listen to during the summer. Participants will receive a "goodie bag" with incentives, forms and information when they sign up. Earn prizes and help other readers find their next great read! Theme related programs. movies, and displays will be held throughout the summer. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration begins for the Children’s Summer Reading Program
Children infant to 5th grade are encouraged to sign up for the “Dig Into Reading” Children's summer reading program. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. Participants will sign a contract with the librarian to read so many minutes per week. Each week the participant fulfills their contract they will receive a prize. The program runs June 10-July 21. There will also be many exciting midweek and Saturday programs that will appeal to all age groups.
Registration begins for the Teen Summer Reading Program
Students who have completed sixth through twelfth grades are invited to sign up for the “Beneath the Surface” Teen summer reading program. Participants will decide how many books they can read during the program and sign a contract to read and review that many books. For each book read their name will be entered for prizes. The program runs June 10-July 21. There will also be several theme-related events during the program.
Love Magazines? Then try Zinio............................
The JKPL is happy to announce that patrons now have access to digital magazines through Zinio. Zinio is a digital magazine database and you can borrow magazines from the library for free! There are 105 magazines to choose from—including arts & crafts, cars & trucks, pop culture, fashion, travel, fitness, and food. Plus many more! Digital magazines can be read on your computer, tablet, SmartPhones, iPhones, and some eReaders. Ask a library staff member for more information and directions on how to use! Go to the Virtual Services page for more information.
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