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Summer Reading Program 2019: Programs for ALL AGES

For ALL Ages:  Free Activities, Special Events, and Performers

Sessions with READ Dogs are approximately 10 minutes, and performance 45-60 minutes. Please register.

June Dates:

  • Wed, June 5     1:15 p.m. READ Dogs
  • Wed, June 12   1:15 p.m. READ Dogs
  • Fri, June 14      10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Live animal Handler
    • “Dino” of Nature's Niche:  
    • Exciting hands-on animal program, “Earth: Here’s Looking at You”
    • Featuring unique animals

July Dates:

  • Wed, June 19      1:15 p.m. READ Dogs
  • Wed, July 10       1:15 p.m. READ Dogs
  • Fri, July 12          1:00 p.m. “Soda Pups” Dog Show
    • Jack and Nancy Zolkowski
    • The show includes Ginger Ale, Root Beer and Sundrop.
    • Agility, Obedience, Tricks
    • Audience Participation.
  • Wed, July 17      1:15 p.m.  READ Dogs
  • Wed, July 24      1:15 p.m. READ Dogs
  • Fri, July 26         1:00-2:15 p.m.  Pool Party                  
    • Join us at the Village Pool as we close the summer reading program. Swimming-Prizes-Sundaes      
    • Grab your suit and towel. Let’s have some fun! NOTE Program is at NFDL Village Pool, 125 McKinley Street, NFDL

*NOTE *Please register at 929-3771 for the above programs.  These programs are free, but due to limited space, those wishing to attend must register. 

Summer Reading Program 2019: for Elementary-Aged Children

Elementary Age Programs (Grades K-5):

Free Crafts, Special Events, and Performers

Drop-In DIY Crafts: Wednesday and Friday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Each program is approximately 45-60 minutes.

Wednesday Drop-In DIY Craft Dates:

  • June 5       Space Rock Craft
  • June 12     Foil Painted Moon Craft
  • June 19     Saturn Craft
  • July 10      Phases of the Moon Craft
  • July 17      Cardboard Tube Alien Craft
  • July 24      Chewbacca Craft

Friday Drop-In DIY Crafts and Events Dates:

  • June 7        Puzzle Piece Alien Magnet Craft
  • June 14    * Performer: 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Live Animal Handler “Dino” from Nature’s Niche presents “Earth: Here’s Looking at You”
  • June 21      R2D2 Craft
  • July 12      *Performer: 1:00 p.m. Jack and Nancy Zolkowski presents “Soda Pups” Dog Show
  • July 19        Canvas Painting Craft
  • July 26       *A Universe of Stories Pool Party 1:00-2:15 p.m.  NOTE Program is at NFDL Village Pool, 125 McKinley Street, NFDL

*NOTE*No need to register for Drop-In DIY Crafts (up to 50 participants). *Please register at 929-3771 for all other programs. These programs are free, but due to

             limited space, those wishing to attend must register.   

Story Times

Summer Family and Preschool Story Times

Join us as we read stories, complete craft projects, sing songs,

and perform finger plays. Each Story Time lasts about 30 minutes.

No registration required.

Family Night:  Thursdays 6:30 p.m.

  • June 6     Blast Off!
  • June 13   Astronauts in Training
  • June 20   Planet Party
  • July 11     Day/Night
  • July 18     Aliens
  • July 25     Under the Stars

Preschool:  Fridays 10:00 a.m.

  • June 7      Blast Off!
  • June 14  “Dino” 10:30 a.m.
  • June 21   Planet Party
  • July 12     Day/Night
  • July 19     Aliens
  • July 26     Under the Stars

Wordsmiths Creative Writer's Group

  • Thursday, June 13th:  Dottie Winklemann TBA
  • Thursday, July 11th:  Glenn Bulman TBA
  • Thursday, August 8th:  Wordsmiths Summer Picnic
  • Thursday, September 12th:  Margie Barnes TBA
  • Thursday, October 10th:  Josiah Zabel "Worldbuilding"
  • Thursday, Nov. 14th:  Tom Vrhovnik "Photography and Writing"
  • Thursday, Dec. 12th:  Wordsmiths Christmas Party

Meetings usually take place on a Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Spillman Library.  Please check the library website or call the library to be sure.

All aspiring writers are welcome to join a new Creative Writer's Group--this group is composed of poets, novelists, short story writers, children's authors, or songwriters. 

Please call the library with any questions at 929-3771.

"On Track Readers" Book Club


Sept. 2019 @ 9 .a.m. - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Oct. 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Nov. 2019 @9 a.m. - Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Dec. 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans

Jan. 2020 @ 9 a.m. -  Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

For more book suggestions, "Like" our Facebook page and Check out our Reliable Reader posts Sept. - May!


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