Not sure how to get started crafting your college admissions essays? Looking for a second opinion? Take advantage of this opportunity to get a jump on the process before school starts. Kelly Linehan, a National Board Certified teacher and independent educational consultant, will be available Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20 and Wednesday evening, Aug. 21 to meet with students entering grades 11 and 12 for a one-on-one 15-minute session. Bring your questions, plus any essay drafts if you have them, to help make your submissions the best they can be. Please register for one session online, by phone or in person.
On Thursday, Aug. 15 at 4 p.m., take an ordinary glass jar and transform it into something special using a variety of paint and glitter techniques. The simply stellar results might just amaze you! This program is for ages 12-17. Please register online, by phone or in person.
Our space movie Thursdays conclude on Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. with an epic film: “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” A lonely boy befriends a homesick alien stranded on Earth and attempts to help him find his way home, while a group of government scientists attempt to capture the gentle visitor for research. Serving double duty as both an exciting sci-fi adventure and a poignant portrait of childhood, Steven Spielberg’s remarkable tale is an enduring slice of movie magic for all ages. Rated PG; popcorn will be served.
Join us Friday, Aug. 16 at 2:30 p.m. for a summer meeting of Library Club to talk about our plans for programs and projects for the school year, and of course – our favorite books! For grades 3-5. Please register online, by phone or in person.
We’re excited to welcome back veteran Magician Jim Snack Monday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. for a summer reading grand finale performance that’s sure to amaze and delight all ages. Arrive early for a good seat, and bring the whole family.
— Luanne Nicholson