Winston County Library planning for summer

From press reports

The Winston County Library staff will be encouraging reading throughout the summer with a number of programs for young children and teens.

Teen Program: Theme – “Own The Night”

Grades – Going in to Seventh through Twelfth Grades

Programs every Monday in June

Programs: Monday, June 4th from 2:00 – 3:00 – Jackson, MS area illustrator/ teacher/writer

Chuck Galey will present a graphic novel program called “Dream Scapes” in Which the participants will learn how to develop characters and sketch rough

Ideas; learn how to develop plot and resolution; and draw panels of the graphic Novel.

Monday, June 11th from 3:00 – 4:00 – Wade Baskin (GT Physical Therapy) will Present a program on self-defense and martial arts.

Monday, June 18th starting at 8:00pm at the library – Winston County Children’s

Librarian Julie Chase will lead teens on a Scavenger Hunt for fun prizes.

Monday June 25th 2:00 – 3:30 – Awards Day, including a Water War (teens Should bring a water gun if possible) and home-made ice cream

Lots of great reading prizes including books, Hunger Games items, and a $100 Wal-Mart gift certificate.

Children’s Program: Theme – “Dream Big, Read”

Grades – Going in to First Grade Through Sixth Grade

Programs every Tuesday In June with Awards Day July 10th

Programs: Tuesday, June 5th from 2:00 – 4:00 Northgate Cinema Movie Day – kids will be Treated to a movie. Children should come directly To the Northgate Cinema movie theatre and not to the library for this event. Admission to the movie is sponsored by Rives & Reynolds Lumber Company of Louisville. Children should be prepared to pay for any refreshments they may Want.

Tuesday, June 12th from 3:00 – 4:00 Mississippi Magic Man and Balloon Dude Dorian LaChance will host a party filled with magic, laughter, wholesome comedy and amazement. Dorian is sponsored by Plum Creek Corporation.

Tuesday, June 26th from 2:00 – 3:00 – The Snakeman! Terry Vandeventer returns To entertain and educate children about reptiles by showcasing several variety of Non-venemous snakes, including a python. Snakeman will ask for volunteers From the audience to hold up the python, which could be as long as 10 feet! Snakeman is sponsored by Crowson Auto World of Louisville.

Tuesday, July 10th – from 2:00 – 3:30 Awards Day Children in each grade will Receive reading awards and a Grand Prize of a $100 Wal-Mart Gift Certificate. Then the fun begins with Waterworks, courtesy of the Louisville Fire Department, Sno-Cones from the Sugar Shack (children should bring $1 for their sno-cones), Face-painting by the Louisville Junior Auxiliary members and lots more.

Prizes for the Teen and Children’s programs are provided by the Louisville Banker’s Association and Wal-Mart.

Many thanks to Terry Reynolds of Rives & Reynolds Lumber Company, Ken Burton of Plum Creek Incorporated, Reid Ivester of Crowson Auto World, Lex Taylor of The Taylor Group, Charles Fairley- Wal-Mart Manager, and the Louisville Bankers Association for making both of our Summer Reading Programs possible and for making so many of the young people of Winston County happy and encouraging them to read.

LIBRARY HOSTS DINO DIG FOR DUDES The Winston County Library is having a dinosaur dig in July and boys ages five to twelve are invited. In April the library hosted a fabulous ooh-la-la Fancy Nancy Tea Party for girls and now it’s the guys turn! The dino party will be on Saturday, July 21st from 10:00 -11:30 at the library and guys should come dressed as a paleontologist or archeologist (khaki pants/shorts, hats) and be prepared to have fun. We’ll play games, have a craft activity, enjoy refreshments, and dig for dinosaurs. Oh, and we’ll have actual dinosaur fossils to examine!

You must register your child to attend the party prior to July 21st by calling the library at 773-3212 or come by in person. Attendance is limited to 40 children.

For more information on the summer programs or other library offerings please contact the Winston County Library.