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News and Events at the Library
 June 26 - July 3, 2017
 
SIGN UP CONTINUES FOR ALL SUMMER READING PROGRAMS!!!!!
"READING BY DESIGN:  2017 Summer Reading Program "
ADULTS -
You can win fantastic prizes just for reading your favorite books!  Reading just 4 books (or listening to 4 books) over the course of the program entitles you to a prize!  Sign-up June 5-11 to be eligible to win a year-long family membership to the Field Museum of Chicago!

YOUTH -
Pick up your bingo-style reading log at the Youth Services Desk starting today!!  
Complete three reading logs to earn your completion prize (while supplies last), then keep going for more entries in the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer.  
Grand prizes for each categore are:

BABIES and TODDLERS
(Ages  0-Kindergarten):  Copy of "The Monster at the End of This Book" and Grover plush toy OR copy of "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and Pigeon plush toy!

KIDS -
(Kindergarten to 5th Grade) - Year Household Membership to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago!

TEENS
- (6th to 12th Grade) - Four (4) tickets to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee!

ATLAS MULTI-LIBRARY GEOCACHING COMPETITION:  June 5 - August 5 (All Ages)
Library patrons are invited to use clues and geographic coordinates to find hidden geocaches at participating area libraries.  For each cache you find, you earn a prize drawing ticket for a chance to win a $25 VISA Gift Card.  To be eligible for the prize drawing, your library card must be in good standing from a participating library.  Let the adventure begin!!

Monday, June 26
BLOCK PARTY - Ages 3-6 with Adult
10:30-11:30am in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
Join us at our block party!  Use our supply of giant blocks and your imagination to build anything you can think of!  Bring a camera to take pictures of your creations.  Registration appreciated.
ANIME-ZING MONDAY - Ages 11-14
2:00-4:00pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
There's more to anime than Pokemon and Dragonball-Z  Come explore anime and manga while we watch movies and read books in this exciting and growing genre.  Snacks will be provided. Registration is appreciated.
ART CLASS:  Flora & Fauna - Part 2 of 3
6:30-8:00pm in the Inspiration Station
Use acrylic paint & mixed media art techniques to create paintings.  
Registration is required and limited.  All supplies provided.  When you register for this class you are making a commitment to attend all three sessions.  Wear clothes that can get dirty or bring a smock.  No experience required - advanced students are also welcome!!

Tuesday, June 27
TUESDAY TALES - Ages 3-5 with Caregiver
10:30-11:15am in the ATTIC
Join us for stories, songs and a fun craft project!  Registration appreciated.
DIY STRAW ROCKETS - Ages 3-13
6:30-7:30pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
Prepare for takeoff!  Design and build a rocket ship, then explore different angles to see how far you can make it launch.  Try out this fun STEM program!    Registration is required and limited..

Wednesday, June 28
BOOKS and BOOGIE - Ages 3-5 with Caregiver
10:30-11:00am in the ATTIC
Bring your happy feet as we read some tales and shake our tails!! Registration is required.
TWEEN BOOK CLUB - Ages 11-14
2:00-3:00pm in the ATTIC
June 28 - Dystopia/Post-Apocalypse
Come talk about your favorite books with other tweens.  Meet new people and hear about exciting titles you haven't read yet!  Earn some summer reading credit and have snacks at the same time.
ART CLUB - Ages 10-18
3:30-4:30pm in the Inspiration Station
Are you an artist?  Do you love to be creative?  Look no further!  Art Club provides an opportunity for tweens and teens to explore their artistic spirit.  Each month we explore a different art medium. Supplies are included  Beginners welcome!  Please register in advance so that we can have enough supplies for everyone.
Registration is required and limited to 15 participants per session.

Thursday, June 29
READ, PLAY & GROW - Ages 0-3 with Caregiver
10:30-11:00am in the ATTIC
Please join us for fun activities that will develop and promote early literacy skills for babies and toddlers.  This storytime will introduce a love of books to our youngest library visitors by sharing stories, songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, playtime and movement.  Registration required.
KIDS W.A.Y. (Who Are You?) ACTING ACADEMY - Part 3 of 4 - Ages 8-18 years
4:00-5:00pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
Would you like to be an actor or an actress?  Have you ever wondered what it's like to act in a T.V. show or in skits?  Join Jossie Harris Thacker in an acting class!  Jossie is a local actress who has appreared on T.V. shows such as Empire, Chicago PD and more!!  She will conduct an acting class here at the Flossmoor Library for children and teens and the last class will include a live taping of your performance!  You must commit to attending all FOUR sessions of this class.
Registration required with a commitment for all four dates.
TEEN BOOK CLUB - Ages 15-18
7:00-8:00pm in the ATTIC
June 29 - Dystopia/Post-Apocalypse
Come talk about your favorite books with other teens.  Meet new people and hear about exciting titles you haven't read yet!  Earn some summer reading credit and have snacks at the same time.

Saturday, July 1
LIFE-SIZE JENGA - Ages 8-18
2:00-3:00pm in the ATTIC
Come join in the fun as we play Jenga XL!  This tower is triple the size that you're used to, so we'll have triple the entertainment!
Registration is required and limited to 10 participants.



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