Construction is our summer theme in 2017.
Summer reading club is for all library users. We will have Story Time, Toddler Time, STEAM building, guest story tellers, take home activities, and reading incentives for school aged guests. Teens and Adults have separate programs and incentives. Information and full event schedules will be available after May 15th.
Sign up starts May 30th and continues through July. You must come in to sign up.
A $2 donation is requested for each child.
Running May 30 - July 26, 2017
Sign up begins May 30
PROGRAMS are hosted every Wed. They will be held at the Salvation Army. The programs last one hour with guest librarians or special events & door prizes each week. See program listing for details. Pre-schoolers should be accompanied by school aged friends or family. Others may be left. Adults must be accompanied by children.
READING REWARDS are given as you reach reading goals over the summer. Fill in your reading record and get prizes as often as you bring in your paper.
Wednesday, June 7 2 p.m.
Build a Better World - Lindsay from Leetonia will be sharing ideas on how we can all make the world a better place.
Wednesday, June 14 2 p.m.
Feeding a Better World - Let's see how we can eat our way to being a healthier world with Renae from Salem.
Wednesday, June 21 2 p.m.
Game Day - Miss Kim will be building games. Come try your skills.
Wednesday, June 28 2 p.m.
CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER - This "Science Takes Flight" program will take us through the building of the first flying machines. Sponsored by the local Elks Lodge.
Wednesday, July 5 2 p.m.
Minute to Build It - Lisbon's librarian, Tracy, will be challenging us to build with different materials.
Wednesday, July 12 2 p.m.
There's No Place Like Home - Explore the homes of people around the world with Carrie from Columbiana.
Wednesday, July 19 2 p.m.
Incredible Inventions - With basic tools and brain power people have created some amazing and useful gadgets. Com be astounded by Noreen from East Palestine.
Wednesday, July 26 2 p.m.
It's a Small World - Rachel from Wellsville will be exploring how the whole world has built stories that are alike.
WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE SALVATION ARMY.
We are asking that you bring a non-perishable food item to any Wednesday program you attend. The Salvation Army is donating their space to us this summer and as a thank you, we would like to help them by donating food. The donation of food is not required to attend a program.
There is a different question to be answered in the Children's Room each week. If you participate, whether your answer is right or wrong, you will be entered into a drawing for candy. Winners are drawn at the Wednesday programs.
*Stuffed Animal Contest
Thursday, June 15, 11a.m.
Bring a stuffed animal to the library to try for a prize! Prizes will be awarded for the Hairiest, Coolest Sound, Most Huggable, Most Colorful, Scariest, Best Dressed, Most Loved, Sportiest, Biggest, Smallest animals registered, as well as, the Judges Choice. Prizes are awarded based on the judges' conception of these categories.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m., and will end for the judging to start at Noon. Prizes will be announced at 12:30 p.m. One entry per child. Animals can be picked up immediately after the publicity photos of the winners are taken.
Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Come touch, climb on and explore a variety of of different machines. Bring your camera, friends and imagination.
Trucks will be parked on the Kent State parking lot across from the library.
Program Times: Monday at 6 p.m. or Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Sessions begin June 5 & 6 - June 26 & 27
Sign up begins May 30.
*Preschool Story Time
For children 3-6 years old. This is 45 minutes of stories, songs, and craft once weekly for 6 weeks. Children who are comfortable may be left in the room alone.
Story time: Tuesday 11 a.m. or Thursday at 6 p.m.
Sessions run June 6 & 8,- June 27 & 29
Sign up begins May 30.
- at the Cartwright Pool/Thompson Park. A hot dog picnic is provided. Bring family and friends!
Date: TBA, to be set when the pool opens for the summer
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Pick up a Reading Log or download and print it at home, color in bubbles for each day you have read. It counts the same if you are reading or someone reads to you. You can read LIBRARY books, eBooks, magazines, audiobooks or books/eBooks/magazines/audiobooks from anywhere else. I would say a reading day is a day you have read 20 minutes or more. You decide, based on your child's ability to sit still and reading skill, if this is a good benchmark at your house. LAST DAY TO EARN REWARDS IS JULY 26. This is the last day to turn in papers for rewards unless you make arrangements with Miss Kim for an extension. Extensions are granted if you will be out of town that day. Record keeping stops on July 26th. Questions can be emailed to email@example.com or call 330-385-2048 x101
Check Out Library Books
Put your name, phone number, and age group (child, teen, or adult) on the back of your checkout slip and turn it in for a chance to win a bag of candy. There will be a candy drawing every Wednesday at the 2 p.m. program for all child slips turned in by noon that day.
Complete 8 of the activities on the sheet (you can pick these up at the library or download and print at home). You must color in the activities you did, put your name and phone number on the paper, have and adult initial/sign your paper, and hand it in at the library. You will get to choose a paperback book.
Complete this page alone or as a family (you can pick these up at the library or download and print them at home). Do 8 of the activities on the sheet. You must color in the activities you did, put your name and phone number on the paper, have and adult initial/sign your paper, and put it in the box at the library. You will get to choose a paperback book.
Building Challenge Photos
Send us a photo of one or all of the builds you did during the Building Challenge. Photos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or uploaded to the Carnegie Public Library Facebook page, www.facebook.com/CarnegiePublicLibrary. Sending in a photo will get you a paperback book.
Architecture/Landmark Scavenger Hunt
Get a photo sheet at the library. Walk around town with your family. Write down the street address of the building that has the detail in the photo. Turn in your completed paper for a bottle of bubbles.
June 8 - July 6
We will be building a variety of things. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics - let's try them all. The programs will be led by library staff. Students age 7 - Up are welcome.
You must sign up to attend.
Sign up each week for the following week.
Monday AND Thursday 9a.m. - 7p.m.
Tuesday AND Wednesday 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Friday AND Saturday 9a.m. - 1p.m.
**We will again be asking for a $2 donation at the time of sign up. This money will be used entirely to defray the cost of the on going summer programming. Additional donations will be happily accepted. Arrangements will be made for those unable to afford the initial expense.