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Earn prizes for reading books and doing library related activities. Enjoy guest entertainers, story times and other programs for children. Register for the summer reading program online. Pick up your reading log and instructions for the program in the Children’s room beginning June 2 at either library.

FEATURED PROGRAMS

BubbleBig Bubble Bonanza
Monday, July 28, 2-2:45 p.m., College Hill
Imagine how much fun it would be to blow GIANT bubbles. Join world class clown, Jim Jackson, as he creates a fantastic bubble circus out of his trunk. Magic, juggling, balancing, and comedy are combined with the wonder and science of ordinary soap bubbles to create “The Big Bubble Bonanza”. Jim has been studying and working with bubbles for over thirty years so don’t be surprised if he puts YOU inside of one. No registration required. Age: All ages

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LIBRARY @ THE LAKE

Starry, Starry Nights
Saturday, August 9, 8-9 p.m., Standley Lake Amphitheater (Waitlist)
Sunday, August 10, 8-9 p.m., Standley Lake Amphitheater (Waitlist)
The night sky comes alive through storytelling and fun activities here at Standley Lake! Come celebrate the dark sky with stories under the stars. We will be making and designing paper binoculars, listening to stories about the night sky, and taking a short walk to do some star gazing. You must register for this program through the City of Westminster Online Activity Registration. Program is free and for all ages. Class is limited to 15 spaces.

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ONGOING PROGRAMS

Looking for the Story Time schedule?

READ Dog READ Dogs
Read to a specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog! Bring your own book or choose one from the library. Registration required. Call College Hill or for Irving Street beginning May 19 to register your child for a private 15 minute reading session. Age: 6-11 years

READ Dog Sessions @ Irving Street:

Tuesdays, 10 -11:30 a.m.
July 29
READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

July 23

Girl writingPen & Pencil Club
Share writing tips, promote your favorite books, and take part in short, briefly rehearsed plays. Parents are invited during the last 15-minutes to hear readings and enjoy a funny skit performed by club members. Newcomers always welcome! Refreshments Served. No registration required. Age: 6-11 years. Saturdays, 2-3 pm, Room L107, College Hill.

Upcoming club dates:
September 20, October 18, November 29


1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child. Together you will read 1,000 books before kindergarten. By committing to this journey, you will help your child gain pre-literacy skills that will prepare him/her for reading throughout their life. Find out how to participate.

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Updated: 7/14