Columbiana Public Library plans summer programs for children and teensPublished 2:36pm Monday, May 27, 2013
By PHOEBE DONALD ROBINSON/For the Reporter
COLUMBIANA – The Columbiana Public Library is preparing to kick off its summer reading program. Sign-up times for the children and teen programs are May 28-31. Children must be registered to participate in the program.
“Dig into Reading” children’s program for ages 12 and under begins June 3. Participants will receive a prize or the chance to win a prize for every 10 books he or she reads. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by adult and first 50 registered children can participate in craft events
Storytime with Ms. Jeannie will be held every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
The theme for June 2-8 is “Dig into Reading.” Events that week include an ice cream party and screening of the movie “Holes” on June 3 at 2 p.m., the program “Good Times Traveling” on June 6 at 1:30 p.m., and “Kids Create” arts and crafts program on June 7 at 10 a.m.
The theme for June 9-15 is “Dinosaurs.” Events include a screening of the movie “Night at the Museum” on June 10 at 2 p.m., the “Tommy Johns Magic Show on June 13 at 6 p.m. and “Kids Create” on June 14 at 10 a.m.
The theme for June 16-22 is “Underground.” Events include a screening of the movie “City of Ember” on June 16 at 2 p.m., “Kids Create” on June 20 at 10 a.m. and the program “Flush” on June 21 at 10 a.m.
The theme for June 23-29 is “Geology and Science.” Events include a screening of the movie “Journey to the Center of the Earth” on June 24 at 2 p.m., “Kids Create” on June 27 at 10 a.m. and a visit to the McWane Science Center on June 28 at 10 a.m.
The theme for June 30-July 6 is “We love America.” Events include a screening of the movie “National Treasure” on July 1 at 2 p.m. and “Kids Create” on July 5 at 10 a.m.
The theme for July 6-13 is “Finale.” Events include the program “Animal Tales” on July 8 at 2 p.m., a Lego block party at July 11 at 10 a.m. and a finale pizza party on July 12 at 1:30 p.m. July 11 is also the final day for reading logs.
The teen reading program is from June 3-July 18. For every five books read, each teenager gets a chance at drawing for a Kindle Paperwhite e-reader. Teen Week begins July 15 with the movie “Avengers” at 2 p.m. The teens will participate in a community service project at Elvin Hill Elementary School’s flower garden on Tuesday, July 16 from 4-6 p.m. A tail-gate party with games and food will be Thursday, July 18 from 1-3 p.m. concluding with drawing for the Kindle.