601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Summer reading programs for young people are underway at the Goshen library. Upcoming programs include:
• “Funday Monday! Get Lost in Time” is set for June 24 at 4 p.m. Children are invited to learn about archeology as they “dig into reading” with a guest presenter from the Woodlawn Nature Center. This free program is designed for children in kindergarten through third grade, and will take place in the library’s Schrock Auditorium.
• “Teen Summer Reading Program: Psychedelic Threads” is set for today from 2 to 3 p.m. at the library. Attendees are invited to make a tie-dye shirt.
• “Teen Summer Reading Program: Peace, Rhythm and Noise” is scheduled for Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the library. Young people are invited to take part in a drum circle led by Garner Wireman.
• “Teen Summer Reading Program: Pedal to the Metal” will take place June 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Motion Left Mo-peds. Devin Biek of Motion Left Mo-peds will present a program about vintage mo-peds.
Young people in grades six through 12 can register for Teen Summer Reading Program activities by contacting the library’s main desk at 533-9531.
Summer library card
A summer-only card will be available this year for children and teens living outside the library district who wish to participate in either our children or teen summer reading programs.
The cost is $2.50 per child or $5 per family of children. Parents living outside the Goshen library district can register their children and teens for this card at the Circulation Desk. All cards will expire Aug. 31. Summer reading participation is required. Contact library staff at 533-9531 for more information.
Storytime Express sessions are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The theme is “Into the Woods.” Stories, fingerplays and a coloring activity is planned. This program is free and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.
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