Monroe Library August, 2013 programs
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Ready Readers, Baby and Me Storytime Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required.
Ready Readers, Toddler Storytime: Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m. AND 11 a.m. Stories, music and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.
Ready Readers, Preschool Storytime: Thursdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m. Books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for reading. For ages 3-5.
Ready Readers, Preschool Storytime (Bilingual): Thursdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 11 a.m. Books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for reading. For ages 3-5. Presented in English and Spanish.
Hot Diggity Dog! – Tuesday, August 6, 2 p.m. Explore stories of fascinating dogs from Hollywood, cartoons, literature, the warfront and beyond! For school-age children ages 6-12.
Dig into Reading…Literally – Tuesday, August 13, 2 p.m. Go beyond books with books trailers, secret puzzles, multimedia activities, character collaborations and more!
Summer Reading Finale with Cap’n Arrr – Saturday, August 17, 2 p.m. The Misadventures of Cap’n Arrr—The Funniest Pirate Never to Sail the Seven Seas! Come dressed up in your best pirate garb and get ready for fun!
Reading with Rover: Saturday, August 24, 11 a.m. The Reading with Rover program is designed to help kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence.
Teen Movie Mondays: Mondays, August 5, 12 and 19, 1 p.m. Enjoy snacks and a craft while watching a popular fantasy film.
Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers: Wednesdays, August 7 and 14, 4:30 p.m. Support and guidance for teen writers, led by published author Bernadette Pajer and Teen Librarian Lindsay Hanson. All writers in grades 6-12 are welcome.
ESL Talk Time: Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 7 p.m. A time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. This free, drop-in program is led by a library volunteer.
Wednesday Writers: Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 7 p.m. Weekly support and writing guidance, by published author Bernadette Pajer. All writers welcome, fiction and non-fiction.
Monroe Library Board: Thursday, August 8, 7 p.m.
Basic Food Outreach: Tuesday, August 13, 2 p.m. Stop by the table in the lobby to get information and have your questions answered about the DSHS Basic Food Program between 2 and 4 p.m.
Monroe Book Group, “A Reliable Wife:” Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m. This month’s book selection is “A Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick. Copies are available for checkout at the Customer Service Desk.