|May has finally arrived and the weather is finally getting warmer. Take time to listen to Dial-A-Story as you are getting ready for all of your end-of-school year activities.
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.
April 29 - May 5 "The Coyote & the Fox"
May 6 - 12 "Town Mouse & the Country Mouse"
May 13 - 27 "The Cat & the Parrot"
May 28 - June 2 "The Princess & the Pea"
|Wednesday Programs for Kids
|Wednesday Programs are open to all who wish to attend. They are courtesy of the Library. No library card or pre-registration is required for these programs. If it is raining the day of a program please check the library facebook page for cancellations or change of location. Information will be posted before 1:00 PM.
June 5 - MAD SCIENCE Blast-Off program!
June 12 - GALAXY OF WORDS
Connecting Your Reader to Numerous Writing Possibilities
June 19 - PAINT THE WORLD
Please wear old clothes
June 26 - ASTRONAUT BOOT CAMP
Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?
Kate Hanlon, University of MO Extension
July 3 - PICTURES IN THE SKY
Learn about the constellations
Cheryl Ellison, Sedalia 200 teacher
July 10 - TO THE MOON
Rocket? Rover? How will we travel?
July 17 - THE STORY OF SNAKES
Connie Koch, The Snake Lady
July 24 - SPACE TO BREATHE
Learn how to relax with yoga. Bring an exercise mat or towel
Jamie Sparks, The Breathing Room
|SUMMER PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
|PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for 3-5 year olds meets at 10:00 AM or 2:00 PM on Fridays in the Queen City Room on the second floor. Enjoy story times with your child/children and learn some new songs, listen to stories, and either make a craft or doing an activity together. Program lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. No preregistration or library card is required to participate in the programs.
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
June 7 - "I Want to Be..." Fireman, chef, astronaut?
June 14 - "Dads at Night" Fathers Day Special
June 21 - "Who Ate the Moon?" Is the moon made of cheese?
June 28 - "Robots" Can you walk like a robot?
July 5 - "I am a Star" Earths favorite star, the Sun
July 12 - "Rocket Ship to Mars" Are you ready to fly to Mars?
July 19 - "A Moo and the Moon" Will be using paint today, old clothes please
|SUMMER READING CLUB
|Investigate a UNIVERSE OF STORIES and join the SUMMER READING CLUB for Preschool - 12th grade.
Sign-up starts June 4, 2019 and a library card is required.
1. PICK A READING LEVEL AND SIGN UP:
NONREADER (PreK-K) - 10 easy picture books read to you
BEGINNING READER (1-3rd) - read 10 easy picture books. If you read a chapter book you may count it as 2 books.
CHAPTER READER (3rd-6th) - must read chapter books that are at least 60 pages long. Every 300 pages read = a full reading log. (graphic novels do not count)
YOUTH READERS (7-12th) - must read chapter books that are at least 100 pages long. Every 500 pages read = a full reading log. (graphic novels do not count)
*Adapted reading logs are available for students with disabilities. Please talk to the Childrens Librarian.
At sign-up you will receive a packet with your first log sheet, a calendar, Summer Reading Event program, and a book mark.
2. CHECK-OUT BOOKS AND READ
3. RETURN your completed log sheet to receive a free paperback book from the library and enter into the prize drawing at the end of the program.
NEW THIS YEAR! Instead of one grand prize per age level, multiple prizes will be drawn for at the end of the program. Prizes may be picked up on Friday, July 26 during our "LAST BLAST" (more details later).
4. PICK UP MORE READING LOGS AND BOOKS TO READ!
5. ALL reading logs must be turned in before 6:00 PM on July 24, 2019 to be included in the prize drawing.
Kate Hanlon, University of Missouri Extension
Learn about the foods that are your bodies best rocket fuel, make a craft, and have a snack.
Monday June 17, 24 & July 1 in the Queen City Room
1:00-1:45 PM for 6-9 year olds
2:00-2:45 PM for 10-15 year olds
Limit of 12 per group/Sign-ups start June 4 and end June 13
Library card required for this program.