Thursday, May 2, 2013

May kids library events at the Bartow Public Library

MAY 2013 Events
For information on these and any Library programs,
please contact The Bartow Public Library at:

Events Designed with Kids in Mind!

For ages 9-12. Please re-register to guarantee enough supplies.
Thursday, May 16th from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Mother/Daughter Book Discussion
Grow closer reading together!  For girls ages 9-12 and their mothers, grandmothers, aunts, big sisters or guardians.  Sign up at the Circulation desk and receive a free copy of the month's title.
"Meet Kirsten: An American Girl" by Janet Shaw
Thursday May 23rd from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

WIZARD OF OZ Birthday Party!
Help us celebrate the birth of an American literary classic!  Learn how OZ came to be, test your knowledge, play "Pin The Wings on the Monkey" and try some Chocolate Witch's Hates and Melted Witch punch.  With Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my!  In honor of creator Frank L. Baum, please wear green!
For ages 6-8 years old.  Refreshments will be served.  Preregistration is requested so we can ensure enough materials and refreshments are on hand.  Please ask at the desk or call the library to register.
Tuesday May 14th @ 4:00 pm

Paws to Read Party for the Dogs
For years Paws to Read dogs and their handlers have visited the Bartow Public library every month, encouraging young readers and spreading canine cheer.
Saturday, May 18th will be the next visit by Shelby of Therapy Dogs International.  Please join Shelby from 10:30 am -11:30 am to help us show them how much we appreciate their faithful service. Cake, Frosty Paws and Dog Biscuits will be served.

Teen Programs!
Teen Wii
Come and enjoy playing various popular games such as Just Dance, Wii Basketball and Wii Play. For Grades 6 through 12. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, May 9th @ 3:00 pm

Teen Movie
We will show The Perks of Being a Wallflower film, rated PG-13 (102 minutes)
Popcorn and Drinks will be served.
Thursday May 16th @ 4:30 pm
For the Whole Family to Enjoy!
Brown Bag Concert Series
The Friends of the Library sponsored series is back! Bring your lunch and join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month October - May. All programs begin at 12 noon. Water and soft drinks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
Next concert - the last of this season - is May 14th.
Pamplin Art Gallery
Union Academy Art students will be our featured artists in the library's gallery for May and June.  Their exhibit is COLOR YOUR WORLD and will be available for viewing every Monday and Tuesday afternoons.  A formal reception honoring the Union Academy art students will be this Tuesday May 7th @ 6 pm.

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