AT THE LIBRARY

Summer Reading Sign-ups
May 28 – July 6
Summer Reading Sign-ups

The library’s Summer Reading Program opens on Tuesday, May 28. The theme is “A Universe of Stories.” There are programs for all ages, from babies to adults. Sign up and pick up a reading log at the library. The kick-off celebration will be held on Saturday, June 8, with the Kentucky Science Center providing fun space-themed interactive science experiments.

Sci-Fi Writing Contest
June 3-28
Sci-Fi Writing Contest

Celebrate this year’s Summer Reading theme, A Universe of Stories, by sharing your science fiction stories. The contest is open to writers ages 16-65+ from the library's service area. First place will be awarded $50.00, second $35.00, and third $20.00. The winning entry will be printed in the Barren County Progress, and the library will host a reading where prizes will be awarded. Pick up rules at the library.

Sign Language: Basic ASL
Mondays, June 3-July 15 @ 9:30 AM
Sign Language: Basic ASL

Learn basic American Sign Language with instructor Logan Brooks. Appropriate for children and adults. Children under the age of 11 should be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at the library.
 

Young Squirts Finger Painting
June 13 @ 10 AM
Young Squirts Finger Painting Class

Finger paint a Universe of Stories with artist T. J. Clapp.
Sign up at the library.
 

Cosmic Art
June 19 @ 10 AM
Cosmic Art

Recreate photos of the cosmos using pastels. Jacqueline Berry will provide instruction. Sign up at the library. For ages 10-65+.

Moon Shot Book Discussion
June 20 @ 5:30 PM
moon shot book discussion

Join us for a special Summer Reading book discussion. We will be reading Moon Shot, by Alan Shepard, Deke Slayton, and Jay Barbree. Moon Shot is the epic story of the golden years of American space exploration, told by the men who rode the rockets. Join us for this fascinating book discussion as we approach the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. The ebook is available on Hoopla and Kentucky Libraries Unbound or for purchase on Amazon. Sign up at the library.

Dance Party
June 21 @ 10:30 AM
Dance Party

Hey, let us dance and play with Ms. Marla at the library! She has boxes, bubbles, bubble wrap, a parachute and the bounce house!  Aw, what a fun time!

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys
June 25 @ 2 PM
Mr. Bond’s Science Guys

The Science Guys take you on a tour of the universe! Mr. Bond returns with a fun, interactive and educational show focusing on life in space, rockets, and planets. Sign up at the Circulation Desk.