115 E. Main St., 457-3022
The Community Book Sale is planned for Thursday and Friday at the library. The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The cost is $3 for a bag.
101 N. Main St., 658-4312
A “Shark Week”-related teen event is set for Thursday at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. The event will include crafts, food, films, door prizes and games.
124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465
The Wakarusa library summer reading cards will expire on Friday.
Children ages 3 years to 5 years are invited to participate in Book Bites Aug. 15 at 10:15 a.m. This is a time of hearing a story and doing an activity or craft. No registration required.
Dial A Story
“The Donkey in the Lion’s Skin” is the story of a donkey who learns that wearing a lion’s skin does not make him a lion. Hear this tale by calling 862-4441.
101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601
Adult summer reading program participants are invited to place their raffle tickets in the prize box of their choice. Tickets can be entered until 2 p.m. Saturday. The drawing will take place Monday. Winners will be notified by phone. Everyone who participated will win something.
“Kids Dig into Summer Reading Program” activities this week include:
• “Water Fun in the Park with Ms. Beth” is set for 3 p.m. today. Attendees should provide a squirt gun from home for water-fight purposes. The event will be canceled if the weather is bad.
• The teen “End of Summer Reading Extravaganza” is scheduled for Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. Participants can pick up prizes and eat pizza.
‘Yak, Snack and Read’
The last Yak, Snack and Read book discussion sessions of the summer are set for Aug. 13.
The 1 p.m. group will discuss Nevada Barr’s “Blind Descent” and the 7 p.m. group will discuss “The Last Camellia: A Novel” by Sarah Jio.
There is still time to register for this informal book discussion group. Visit the library’s homepage for details.
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Youngsters are invited to the Children’s Department any time this week to play “Libraryland” on a giant game board.
Wednesday at 4 p.m., the Stevens Puppets crew will perform “Aladdin!” during the 2013 summer reading program grand finale party for summer readers. Refreshments will be served.
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Stories, fingerplays and a coloring activity about sports and games will be featured. This program is free and recommended for children ages 2 to 5. Next week, youngsters can bring a teddy bear or favorite stuffed animal to the “Teddy Bear Picnic” at the library.
505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458
Summer reading program records are due by 5 p.m. today for participants to be eligible for the prize drawings.
The “Dig Into Fun! Summer Reading Wrap-up Party” is set for Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Winners of the prize drawing will be announced and prizes will be handed out. Attendees will play games and have a cool summertime treat. Participants must have completed at least one Bingo before attending this event. Weather permitting, the party will take place outside.
The “Beneath the Cheese: Teen Wrap-up Party” is set for Wednesday at 5 p.m. Young people will eat pizza and play Wii and Game Cube. Participants must have completed at least one Bingo before attending this event.
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