Sunday, June 13, 2010

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS JUNE 14-20

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS START MONDAY, JUNE 14. Sign up in Adult Services for Dewey’s Deal.

based on the popular game show Deal or
No Deal. Our host, Dewey, is ready to deal!
Hidden inside our numbered cases are your
possible reading options. Contestants who
read 5 books earn a Dewey’s Deal t-shirt. For
every book read, contestants earn a chance to
win additional prizes from local merchants.
Be one of the first to sign up and receive a
special prize on Monday, June 14.
Reading pays!


In Youth Services, children from newborn through grade 12 can sign up for Make a Splash and earn prizes for reading minutes. Opening day registrants will receive a yummy treat. Sign-ups will run from 9:30 a.m. until 9 p.m.

The YS program will run through the end of July. The AS program will run through the end of August.


ADULT SERVICES:
On Monday, June 14, the monthly Job Search Workshop held by the Illinois IDES will take place from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Besides help in constructing an effective resume and suggestions on job searching techniques, the workshop will also cover interviewing and will provide opportunities for mock interviews. Register online.

AARP Driver Training will be conducted on two successive Friday's: June 18 and June 25. Both sessions must be attended. This workshop is open to drivers aged 50 and above. It will cover the Rules of the Road and driving skills and techniques. There is a fee of $14--$12 for AARP members. Check with your insurance company for possible rate adjustments for taking this class. Register online.

YOUTH SERVICES:
On Wednesday, June 16, The Spoon Man will perform in Kids Korner at 11 a.m. Ordinary spoons will become musical instruments as demonstrated by Jim Cruise. All ages are welcome, but children under kindergarten age must have an adult with them. No registration is needed, but space is limited. No strollers will be allowed.

What is an Avatar and how can I get one? Find out on Thursday, June 17, at 2 p.m. at the Create Your Own Avatar: Self Portrait Workshop taught by artist Christine Thornton for children in grades 4 and up. Register online.

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