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July 30, 2013

Book sales, kids activities set for local libraries

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Goshen

Public Library

601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

http://www.goshenpl.lib.in.us/

‘Libraryland’


Youngsters are invited to the Children’s Department any time this week to play “Libraryland” on a giant game board.

Puppet theater

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

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.

Bristol

Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458

www.youseemore.com/bristolwash

Reading program


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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