The Summer Library Program

Did you know you can sign your kids up for LIBRARIES ROCK!, our Summer Library Program, today?  You can register online or in person in the Children’s Department.  To play, you’ll need a challenge sheet for the appropriate age-group and stickers.  Be sure and pick up the calendars, too! Remember, we are not a drop-off…

May 2018 News from the Children’s Dept.

Only a few weeks of school are left, and the kids are already planning their summers, I’m sure.  Be sure and add a weekly library day to your calendar.  We have lots going on now and we’ll be doing even more in June and July. Every Friday afternoon, join us at Family LEGO & LEAP…

Build a Better World – READ!

We’ve got so much planned for people of all ages at the library this summer.  Our theme, Build a Better World, has inspired us to come up with programs that will build community, creativity, and a love of reading here at the library. Bring the whole family on Saturday, June 3rd, (or anytime after that),…

Magic & Laughs with Mr. Nick

Magic Mr. Nick from Memphis entertained and entranced an audience of more than 200 people yesterday.  That was the last of our Summer Reading Shows for the year, and it was by far one of the best ever.  Remember, he is available for birthday parties, kids events, and even does grown-up magic and hypnotism shows….

Thanks, NHECM!!

Yesterday’s animal show was such a hit!  The kids loved Bob Tarter and his little friends.  This year’s theme was “Healthy Planet” and focused on animals of the world whose habitats are being threatened.  Bob brought along an iguana, a huge red tailed boa, a coatimundi (which is like a raccoon from South America), an…

Ready, Set, SCIENCE!!!

Today’s Kid’s Show was Super Science TN with Mr. Richie.  We had SO much fun, burnt a lot of energy, and learned about magnetic force fields, ice and gasses, energy, and even got to get inside humongous bubbles!  Mr. Richie is available to come to your schools or parties, contact mrrich@supersciencetn.com or visit supersciencetn.com Next…

Next up: Ray Doe Me’s Music Concert for Kids

Don’t miss this Friday’s Kids’ music concert with Ray Doe Me.  He’s been here before and was lots of fun for all ages – babies, toddlers, and big kids.  The kids will sing and dance and remember it for a long time!  3:00 in the Program Center downtown. Last week’s Summer Reading Show, “Couch Potato…

“Edu-chaotic” FUN with Mr. Bond the Science Guy!

Our first Summer Reading Kids show of the year could not have been more fun!  Mr. Bond taught us about kinetic and potential energy, and had everyone excited and moving chasing ping-pong balls, smoke rings, and exploding potatoes! Sounds like fun?  Don’t miss next week’s show!  Friday, June 17th at 3:00 – the hilarious Patty…

Summer Fun Begins Next Saturday!

Bring the whole family to the library next Saturday, June 4th.  We’ll have live music from the Dirt Pilgrims at 11:00 that morning!  Come do a little dancing, do a little reading, have a couple of cookies, and get all the stuff you’ll need to participate in the Summer Reading Program. This year, there will…

Summer Reading Program 2016

Beginning Saturday, June 4th at 11:00, you can bring the kids in ANYTIME to get started on our Summer Reading Challenge here at the library.  All they’ll need is a BINGO card, which we will provide, and books (which we also provide!).  Each child will challenge him/herself to win BINGO prizes by following the cues…