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Community Newsletter May 31, 2017

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MONDAY MATINEES- 1:00 p.m. –Second Mondays, 6/12; 7/10; 8/14

Enjoy weekly afternoon Movies of more serious drama, comedy and action than our family movies in our air-conditioned, relaxed and open community room. Feel free to bring your own snacks, drink, and companions to enjoy a movie on us. 

Featured Movies: LALA, Hidden Figures, Collateral Beauty, Lion, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, the Great Wall & more.  Audience interests will impact the following weeks selection. 

Summer Reading Begins June 17

Summer Reading begins June 17! This year's theme is "Build a Better World." Check our calendar for Summer Reading events and activities. Stop by the library to pick up your reading log and track your summer reading. Get ready to READ ALL SUMMER.

Encouraging Reading 

BOOK BUDDIES

Grade-schoolers will be paired up with Book Buddies to gain confidence in reading, improve reading skills, and discuss summer reading. Please email VLOWvolunteer@hotmail.com to request a pairing.  All efforts will be made to make as many pairings as possible.

Book Clubs (based on grade you are entering)**

Enjoy book discussion, activities, snack and extra fun! 

Kindergarten – Wednesday 7/5- 6:30-7:30 pm.

1st &  2nd Grade – Wednesday  7/12- 6:30-7:30pm

3rd &  4th Grade – Tuesday 7/25 – 6:30-7:30pm

5th &  6th Grade – Tuesday 8/1 – 6:30-7:30

(Space is limited. Waitlist is enabled as classes fill.  Please be sure you are available to attend when you register! Register online at buckslib.org. Pick up your book at least 1 week before the meeting. Books will be available 6/12/17).

A Book That Shaped Me Essay Contest

The Library of Congress has launched its annual summer writing conte "A Book That Shaped Me: Letters About Literature." Students who will be entering 5th or 6th grade in the fall of 2017 are eligible to participate. The contest runs from May 3 to July 8. For details, including a link to the required submission form, visit A Book That Shaped Me National Writing Contest.

 

 

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