Superheroes come to Columbiana Library

Friends of Columbiana Public Library will have a superhero program ages 4K-third grade on May 14 at 4 p.m. to kick off the summer reading program's theme, Superheroes. (Contributed)

Friends of Columbiana Public Library will have a superhero program ages 4K-third grade on May 14 at 4 p.m. to kick off the summer reading program’s theme, Superheroes. (Contributed)

By PHOEBE DONALD ROBINSON

The Friends of the Columbiana Public Library are kicking off the Superhero Summer Program at the Columbiana library with a superhero program on Thursday, May 14 at 4 p.m.

Superhero boys ages 4 through third grade are invited to hear a story, make an airplane craft and enjoy super refreshments.

Wonder women girls are also invited; proper superhero attire welcome.

FOL members Peggy Wood and Laurie Edwards are planning the program, which kicks off the superhero summer reading program theme.

The superhero summer program kick-offs are divided into three groups: High, middle and grammar school ages.

The high school summer teen kick-off is Thursday, May 14 with a movie, pizza and drinks.

The middle school kick-off is Tuesday, May 19, with a movie, pizza and drinks.

The children’s kick-off is Wednesday, June 3 with Flow Circus starting at 1 p.m.

Three movies will be shown each week for grammar school children, middle school kids and high school teens: G movies for children every Monday beginning June 8 at 1 p.m.; PG movies for middle school kids every Tuesday beginning May 19 from 5-7 p.m.; and PG-13 movies for high school teens every Thursday beginning May 14 from 5-7 p.m.

Miss Jennie’s Storytime on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. will carry out the superhero theme in June and July with crafts and novelties given each week.

Themes and crafts are: June 2, Super Hero (DIY superhero mask); June 9, Hero in You (make buttons); June 16, Dad, My Hero (color dad a tie); June 23, Community Heroes (craft of police station); June 30, Thank a Hero (DIY American Flag); July 7, Thank a Firefighter (craft); July 14, Goliath the Fire House Horse, (make puppets out of paper bags); July 24, Animals Who Became Heroes (DIY animal masks); and July 31 Heroes of Sports (DIY torches).

Children will have a craft day every Friday beginning June 5 from 10-11 a.m.

Executive Director Tom Rary has planned a great summer at the Columbiana Library whatever age you are! Come and enjoy these free programs for all ages.

About Phoebe Donald Robinson

I am President of Donald Real Estate and Ins. Co., Inc., a company that my grandfather , Charles J. Donald, founded in 1925. I am the third generation owner of the business. I am also the Columbiana Columnist for the Shelby County Reporter.

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