Library News – 5/19/09


Creativity will be the theme at Tipp City Public Library’s summer reading club, 2009. From opening day on Monday, June 08; children, teens, and adults can choose from a wonderful selection of programs, events, and prize give-aways which are sure to inspire creative thinking.
The summer’s first reading club prize winners will be determined on opening day. To be qualified to win a family fun basket filled with a gift certificate for a DJ’s Pizza, a new DVD, snacks, and other cool stuff; all one needs to do is sign up for the reading club that first day. Fun baskets will be awarded in both the children and teen clubs.
If you can’t make it in to the library on June 08: Don’t worry. Registration will continue for several weeks, and there will be many more prize drawings, along with great events through July.

Preschoolers through fifth grade will be encouraged to “Be Creative at Your Library”. Playdoh Pictionary, packing tape sculpture, and creating musical instruments are just a few of the program topics planned for younger children. Several art programs are planned just for little ones, ages one and two.

Students in grades six through 12 will be asked to “Express Yourself @Your Library” Highlighted topics from their event calendar include jewelry making, guitar, yoga, and duct tape crafts.
All youth who complete their reading goal, 15 books for young children and ten books for older students, will celebrate at the summer reading club parties in August. They will also receive a coupon packet for free and discounted treats from area businesses such as McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, and Wendy’s.

Adults will “Master the Art of Reading” as summer progresses with a full schedule of brown bag lunch speakers. Highlights include a session with award winning woodworker, Robert Pinter and yoga instruction with Beth Weaver-Culpepper.

Volunteers are needed to assist the library staff with summer reading club registration. If you have an hour to give, please call 667-3826, or visit at 11 E. Main St. Other summer reading club needs include program and prize sponsors. Find out more about the library, and upcoming events when you visit at 11 E. Main St.

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Mike McDermott is publisher of several web news properties, including this one. Long time resident, and local business owner, Mike McDermott lives in the downtown and fiercely defends Tipp City's honor at home and abroad.


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