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Children Program
August if here and it is time to prepare for school. Take time to listen to Dial-A-Story as you enjoy the end of summer vacation.

Dial-A-Story is a short folk story that your child can listen to on your phone. Just dial 660-827-7838, put the phone on speaker and enjoy the story. Story changes each Monday unless the library is closed for a holiday.

August 2-17 "Five Peas in the Pod"
August 18-23 "The Coyote & the Blackbird"
August 24-30 " Raggylug"
August 31-Sept 7 "Henny Penny"
9:30 AM Fridays on Facebook. Friday mornings not convenient for you? No problem! Each video will be available to watch for 2 weeks.

Princesses, knights, frogs, bears, and much more!

Toddlers & Preschoolers are invited to snuggle with their adults to sing songs, listen to some fantastic "Once Upon" stories, and get some great craft ideas that you can do at home.

7/24/2020 - "Once Upon a Princess & a Knight"
7/31/2020 - "Once Upon an Ending" (this will be our last story time for the summer)

On-line Friday Story Times will resume sometime in September. Keep an eye on our website/facebook for an exact date.
SUMMER READING CLUB-updated 7/27/2020

Summer Reading Club is for all Preschool - 12th grade students who are able to check out books from the Sedalia Public Library.

There are four reading levels available for you:

Nonreaders (prek-k) have 10 easy picture books read to them per log.

Beginning Readers (1-3rd grade) read 10 easy picture books per log (with assistance if needed). If they read a chapter book they may count it as 2 books.

Chapter Readers (3rd-6th grade) read 300 pages per log. Books must be at least 60 pages long.

Youth Readers (7th-12th grade) read 500 pages per log. Books must be at least 100 pages long.

Adapted reading logs are available for students with reading disabilities. Please talk to the Childrens Librarian.

All books must be checked out from the library to be counted. Complete your first log sheet to receive a free PAPERBACK BOOK from the library and be entered into the PRIZE DRAWING at the end of the program. As long as supplies last, PIZZA HUT SUMMER READING AWARD Certificates will be available when return logs (1 per week per participant).

NEW THIS YEAR! Show your log sheets to the librarian at the desk in the Childrens Department then FEED THE DRAGON your log sheets. Check back to see how many tickets are in your age groups prize drawing jar and watch the dragon grow.
Kindergarten through 6th grade!

Each Wednesday from June 17 - August 5, 2020 a prerecorded program will be released on Facebook at 2:00 PM for you to enjoy.

The August 5, 2020 our last Summer Reading program will be "The Story of...You"

Imagine your story and learn how to write it down.
Whats New
Be Brave Like Aquaman - Laura Hitchcock
Have a child who is nervous about learning how to swim? This would be a great book to read together and learn to how to be brave. (E F Hit)
In My Garden - Charlotte Zolotow
In this quiet story, a young girl and her older companion describe the garden they love as it passes gently through the seasons. (E F Zol)
The Camping Trip - Jennifer K. Mann
My aunt Jackie invited me to go camping with her and my cousin Samantha this weekend. I have never been camping before, but I know I will love it. (E F Man)
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