Every Hero Has a Story – First Week – June 29 – July 4

Every hero has a storyThis summer the theme for our Summer Reading program is Every Hero Has a Story. Sign ups begin on Monday June 29th and the program will continue through August 15th. This Week’s Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Events and Programs:

June 29 Monday: Therapy Dogs – 10:30-11, 2-3pm, 4-5pm (sign up required). Sign up for a reading club starting today.

June 30 Tuesday: Literacy Lapsit, ages birth to 3yrs – 10am, Performance: Summer Reading Kickoff with Atwater-Donnelly Folk Duo – 2pm – All ages.

July 1 Wednesday: Playgroup/Playspace, ages birth to 5 – 10am.

July 2 Thursday:  Thursday Summer Movies for Kids  and Adults start next week!

July 3 Friday: Library Closed for July 4th Holiday on Saturday.

July 4 Saturday: Library Closed for July 4th Holiday.

Read to Therapy Dogs this Summer

Buckeye

Buckeye the Therapy Dog

Face the Therapy Dog

Face the Therapy Dog

Katygirl the Therapy Dog

Katygirl the Therapy Dog

 

 

 

 

 

It’s back for summer! Children can read to therapy dogs from June 15th – August 24th at the Southworth Library. Sign-ups are required to attend and appointments last for 15 minutes. Children can read to Katygirl the dog on Mondays between 10:30am -11:30am, to Face the dog on Mondays between 2pm-3pm or to Buckeye the dog on Mondays between 4 -5pm. This program allows struggling or beginning readers to practice reading aloud to an unbiased audience – a therapy dog! Confident readers are welcome as well. Children in grades k-6 or ages 5-12 are invited to sign up. Please call 508-999-0726 x386 or x373 with questions.