Volume 14, Number 4,  Spring 2014

Text Box:  Friends 
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"The wisdom of the world is on the bookshelf, read by few, understood by few who read, and acted on by few who read and understand." Dr. Bob Wolverton

 Summer Reading 2014



President—Catherine Boyd

Vice PresidentAmy Wills

Secretary-Maureen Lang

Treasurer—Myrna Lott




Susan Brown

Danny Cheatham

Terry Crow

Ida Cunetto

Tani Dubuisson

Susan Gordon

Gayle Hodge

Betty Lynn Hunt

Page Leftwich

Quinn Manuel

Dan Mattox

Sue Minchew

Fairfax Montgomery

Norma Jean Smith

Cherie Steele

Ron Walker

Virginia Holtcamp


Children's Summer Reading Program

"Fizz Boom Read"

June 2 Registration begins

July 22 Reading logs due

Special Events

June 11 10 am Animal tales of Kentucky

June 18 10 am Reflections of the Universe with Mr. Edwin Faughn, French Camp Observatory

June 25 10 am Puppets of Praise

Performance singing and reading in the Library. They'll be using songs, skits, and maybe even the audience.

July 2 10 am Bugs, Beetles & More with Dr. John Guyton, MSU's Entomology Department

July 9 10 am Underground Mississippi with Dr. James Brown, MSU Archaeology Department

July 16 10 am "Fizz Boom Read" Science Experiments with Joseph Decker, Extension Department

July 22 10 am The Snake Man, Terry Vandeventer, with reptiles and snakes

July 29 Ice Cream Party for children who complete the Summer Reading Program!

Recurring Events

Tuesdays 10 am Tiny Tots Story Time: interactive story & craft for little ones from birth to age 3

Thursdays 10 am Preschool Story Time: stories, songs, and creative crafts for you 3 to 6 year old.

Tuesdays 4 pm FBI Book Club for kids in grades 4 through 6

Christina Jurusik

Children's Librarian

Teen Summer Reading Program

"Spark a Reaction"

May 19 Signup begins

July 31 Reading logs due

Special Events

May 27 3 pm Post-It Wars

May 29 3 pm Zombie Prom

June 6 2 pm Fault in Our Stars movie release party for teens

June 11 2 pm Dance performance Entincelle

June 14 2 pm Peace Corps Speaker

June 20 2 pm Superman's Crash Landing Anniversary

June 24 4 pm Art Exhibit Opening with T.K. Martin Center and Teen Artists

July 12 2 pm Peace Corps Speaker

July 18 1:30 pm Sun Photography (Cyanotypes)

July 22 3 pm Cosplay Contest

August 1 and 2 8 pm Lock-In/Prize Drawing for teens who complete their reading logs!

Recurring Events

Tuesdays, June 3, 10, 17 3 pm Guerilla Art Workshop artists show art at Exhibit opening June 24.

Wednesdays, June 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30 4 pm Diversity Book Club, new title each week!

Thursdays, June 5, 12, 19 3 pm Eureka! Science Club. Members can take a tour of AT Lab, June 26.

Saturdays, July 12, 19, 26 10 am Improv Workshop prep for live performance July 26.

Meredith Wickham

Young Adult Librarian


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