TINY TOTS STORYTIME - Tuesdays or Fridays from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The Tiny Tots Storytime is for children 1-2 years old. We will read books, sing songs, and do finger plays. Exploratory social play will follow the storytime. See Ms. Carol for further details. **Note: During July and August, Tiny Tots will only be offered on Tuesdays.
TODDLER STORYTIME - Mondays or Wednesdays, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Toddler Storytime is for children aged 2-31/2. Toddler story time includes age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, and a craft. A parent and/or caregiver must participate in the program. **Note: During July and August, Toddler Storytime will only be offered on Mondays.
PAJAMA STORYTIME – Thursday, June 20 @ 6:30 p.m. Come to the library in your pajamas and slippers and listen to stories! If you wish, you may also bring your favorite stuffed animal to join in the fun! There will be stories, a craft, and a snack. Children ages 3 and older and their caregiver(s) are invited to attend.
Registration for all storytimes is required.
SATURDAY SPECIALS – June 8, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LEGO CLUB - Like LEGOS? Come to the library and build, create, and share your techniques with other kids who are crazy about building with LEGOS. Play with the library’s LEGOS or bring your own. This fun-filled program is for children ages 4-12. This is a drop-in program.
June 15, from Noon to 2:00 p.m. SUMMER READING KICK-OFF! – School is out! Come and sign up for our Summer Reading Program. You can drop in anytime between noon and 2:00 p.m. to register. Our Summer Reading Program is for any child up to the age of 12. Refreshments will be served! Do not worry if you can’t make it because sign-ups will continue thru Friday, June 28. For more information, please call Ms. Carol 231-5150 x3.
HOMEWORK EXPRESS – The Homework Express is continuing at the East Smithfield Public Library. For youngsters in grades K-8, this is the ticket for you. Each Thursday, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., your friendly neighborhood Children’s/Young Adult Librarian will be ready to help you with your homework. Whether you need help finding a specific book, guidance with a tricky question, or just some advice on how to get started, the Children’s/Young Adult Librarian will give you the encouragement and confidence you need to tackle any homework assignment. Don’t hesitate to avail yourself to this warm, friendly, and professional service. Drop by the library (no sign-up necessary) and get rolling on the Homework Express! Hope to see you soon. The last Homework Express session will be held on June 6 and the Homework Express will resume operating in September.
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CHILDREN’S ROOM DISPLAY CASE – Skyler Grist, age 6, will feature her collection of American Girl items, including dolls. She has been collecting American Girl items for a couple of years. Skyler received her first doll for her first Christmas. She enjoys the historic American Girl dolls and learning about how different their lives were. Skyler hopes you will enjoy viewing her American Girl collection. Stop by the library and check out this fantastic display!
SUMMER READING PROGRAM - Registration for our annual Summer Reading Program will begin on June 15 and continue through June 29. The program will run from July 1 thru August 9. The reading program welcomes children up to the age of 12. The theme for this summer's program is “A Universe of Stories!” Come to the library and immerse yourself into the wonderland of reading and participate in the East Smithfield Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Children will explore the universe through stories, songs, games, and other activities. Everyone will have fun as they interact with the performers and their friends. Some of the exciting features of this year’s Summer Reading Program include:
· Opportunities to earn coupons to local attractions and other surprises.
· Being creative with arts and crafts.
· Participate in “out of this world” STEAM experiences including “code the alien robot” and “engineering a space landing shuttle.”
· Learn about circus dynamics such as juggling, hula hooping, balloon twisting, and more.
· Storyteller Joe Theroux – How the greedy turtle used his quick wit to trick all of the birds of the forest into becoming rappers.
· Using Krispy treats and chocolate syrup, model how the Moon’s volcanic period reshaped its earlier features.
· Molly Adams will conduct a hands-on workshop on Henna.
· Join in the fun of a live theater production.
· Learn how to make a Galaxy Jar.
· Create a “star clock” that can tell time from the position of the Big Dipper.
· Test your skills in a battle of the BattleBots.
· Enjoy some refreshments: A Marvelous, Massive, Incomparable, Ice Cream Spectacle or Pizza, Lemonade, Popsicles, and more.
Evidence shows that the reading program is a fun-filled adventure. In order to join the program, come to the library during registration week to sign up. You will receive a reading log and progress stickers. Summer reading helps children maintain and improve their reading skills. As always, reading is its own reward!
The Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the East Smithfield Public Library, and the Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library.
TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM – Registration begins the week of June 17. First, you will need to sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/y3dmzx6b . Between the time you register and August 6, you will need to fill out a short form asking what you thought about each book you read. This form can be downloaded by visiting https://tinyurl.com/yyy8a6zt . For each book you read, you will be given a ticket. At the end of the program, the librarian will put all of the participants’ tickets into a basket. If the librarian picks out your ticket, you will win a prize. The more you read, the more chances you have to win. Tickets can also be gained by attending the special events. The teen that reads the most books will win a special prize at the end of the program. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 231-5150 x 3. The Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the East Smithfield Public Library, and the Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library.
What to Read?
You can read ANY books you want for the summer reading program. Do you need suggestions? You can come in and the youth services librarians will help you choose books that interest you.
Also you can visit http://esmyareviews.pbworks.com/w/page/8731429/FrontPage.
HOMEWORK HELP – Need help on your school assignments, projects and papers? If so, stop by the library on any Monday (3-6:30 p.m.) or Tuesday (3-8 p.m.), Mr. Mike will assist you in utilizing the best reference resources for your homework. You will learn how to find the most useful books and how to use the electronic resources and Internet to get the most current articles on topics you are researching. Learn how to properly cite articles and organize your resources into a cohesive report. To access this wealth of information, go to www.askri.org. For reference help, you can access World Book Encyclopedia. Learning Express provides practice tests and tutorials on a wide variety of subjects. Also, ask Mr. Mike about AskRI which includes new electronic resources such as Points of View, Ask a Librarian a Question, Education and Career Resources, NoveList, DIY Auto Repair, Consumer Health and Medical Information, and Biography Reference Center. Many of these links will provide you with peer review articles that you can use in your assignments and reports. Good luck with your research! **NOTE – The final homework help session will be on June 4, 2019. We hope that these homework sessions helped students achieve their academic goals. The homework help sessions will be restarting in September.
SPHERO SPRK THE ROBOT – Monday, June 24, at 5:30 p.m. Learning is evolving. Get on the Ball. Simple for beginners, yet sophisticated enough for experts. Sphero empowers anyone to program this robot. The visual block-based programming app makes the principles of coding approachable and fun. Sphero goes beyond code by incorporating robotics and technology. Registration is required.
INDIVIDUAL TECHNOLOGY HELP SESSIONS – Wednesdays, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The East Smithfield Public Library will be offering “Individual Technology Help Sessions” for its patrons. Patrons must call the library and register for their specific help session. Contact Michael Cardin at 231-5150 x3, or email: Michael.email@example.com.
JUNE MOVIE MATINEE BONANZA - The East Smithfield Library will be presenting a movie every Thursday afternoon in June, at 4 pm. Join us in the cool comfort of the library, where we will watch a new film and enjoy popcorn and other movie snacks. If this program proves popular we will continue to show on demand movies. As of this publication the films and dates are as follows:
Thursday, June 6th @ 4 p.m. Greta - 99 min. Rated R
Thursday, June 13th Mary Poppins Returns - 130 min. Rated PG.
Thursday, June 20th The Mustang - 96 min. Rated R.
Thursday, June 27th The Kid - 99 min. Rated R.
This is a free, drop in program. We hope to see you there. For more information, please contact Bethany at 231-5150 ex 2.
NEW ITEMS FOR RECYCLING – In addition to ink cartridges and cell phones, the library is now collecting the following items for recycling: Pagers, Ipods/MP3 Players, Digital Cameras/Video Cameras, GPS & Radar Devices, PDAs, Video Games & Accessories, Video Game Consoles & Handheld Devices, E-book Readers, and Calculators. DON’T let these items clog up the landfill and spoil our environment. Bring them to the library and we will ensure that they are recycled. Thank you.
SUMMER HOURS - With summer just around the corner, we would like to notify our patrons that our summer hours of operation will go into effect on July 1. The summer schedule is the same as our regular schedule, except that we will be CLOSED ON SATURDAYS.
STREAMING VIDEO IS NOW AVAILABLE – Streaming video is now available to enjoy from the library’s website, http://riezone.lib.overdrive.com. Library card holders have instant access to streaming video with a growing catalog of digital feature films, documentaries, educational, children’s favorites, and more with a modern, easy-to-use viewing experience. Users may browse the video selection on the library’s website, borrow titles with a valid library card, and stream on most mobile and desktop devices. All videos will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
FLAG DAY - Friday, June 14. Let the red, white, and blue fly high and free.
CITIZENS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING - In this season of graduations, parties, and celebrations, let us not forget our responsibility to our friends and loved ones who cannot hold their alcohol. If they consume too much alcohol, DON'T LET THEM DRIVE. It's a matter of life and death.
FATHER'S DAY - Happy Father's Day to all of our dads (Sunday, June 16). Hope you have a relaxing day.
OTHER NOTABLE JUNE CURIOSITIES – June 6 – Allies invade Europe at Normandy, 1944; June 11 – Jeannette Rankin, first female U.S. Representative, born, 1880; June 16 – Valentina Tereshkova, first woman to orbit Earth, 1963; June 17 – Helen Keller born, 1880; June 18 – Author Chris Van Allsburg born, 1949; June 21 – 1st day of summer; and June is National Dairy Month.
The Book Tree – Paul Czajak
Collage Workshop for Kids: Rip, Snip, Cut, and Create with Inspiration from the Eric Carle Museum – Shannon Merenstein
Finchosaurus – Gail Donovan
Fly with Me: A Celebration of Birds Through Pictures, Poems, and Stories– Jane Yolen
The Greatest Football Teams of All Time – Jeremy Fuchs
Hats of Faith – Medeia Cohan
Holes in the Sky – Patricia Polacco
I Do Not Like Books Anymore – Daisy Hirst
Panda-monium – Stuart Gibbs
Roar! 100 Fun Facts About African Animals – Stephanie Warren Drimmer
Tiny, Perfect Things – M. H. Clark
The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems – Rachel Ignotofsky
Summer Reading Program Activities:
Theme: A Universe of Stories @ the East Smithfield Public Library!
Stop by the library this summer and explore the many ways that reading may get you started on interacting with other people, exploring new places, and getting involved in stimulating activities. Excitement and adventure await you at the library when you read stories about amazing people, places, and experiences that will thrill you, make you cry, and hopefully make you a better person. Storytellers will amuse and amaze you with their unique and heart-warming stories. You will participate in performances and programs that will “inspire” you! But most of all, you will have some fun and learn a little more about yourself and your place in this wonderful world of ours.
Question: What has fun activities, cool prizes, and hours of enjoyable reading?
Answer: The East Smithfield Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program. Evidence collected from past participants of the Summer Reading Program will show that this is truly a fun-filled adventure!
Where: The East Smithfield Public Library
50 Esmond Street
Smithfield, RI 02917
Web address: http://www.eastsmithfieldpubliclibrary.org/
When: Early July – August
How It Works:
The program runs from July 1 to August 8. You will receive a reading log and progress stickers. You can earn admission coupons to local attractions. Summer reading helps children maintain and improve their reading skills. As always, reading is its own reward! Remember: “Libraries: A Universe of Stories!”
The Sumer Reading Program is sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library, and the East Smithfield Public Library.
Ages: The reading program welcomes children of all abilities and ages up through 12 years old.
Performances and Special Events
Performances last for approximately 45 minutes and are suitable for children ages 5-12 (unless otherwise noted). Registration is recommended due to space limitations. If, after signing up for a program, you are unable to attend, please notify the library.
Friday, July 12 @ 2:00 p.m.
Ricky Katowicz: The Rainbow Beard Show
Ricky Rainbow Beard is the creator and host of a live theater production for children and their families called “The Rainbow Beard Show.” It is equal parts spectacle and classroom. Audience participation is encouraged and each “show” features special guests, recurring characters, minute-long dance parties, and a celebration of authentic feelings. Ages 3-10.
Monday, July 15 @ 6:00 p.m.
Gladys Cole: G. Cole Productions - Introduction to Children’s Theatre
Gladys Cole: G. Cole Productions presents this program for children with little to no action experience. Children will play theatre games, improvisation techniques, vocal exercises, voice articulation, projection techniques, vocal exercises, voice articulation, projection techniques, and movement exercises. Ages 5-10.
Monday, July 29 @ 6:30 p.m.
Circus Dynamics: Solar System Circus
will be performing a space-themed juggling and balloon show. He will discuss
topics including gravity, planets, stars, light, and the vastness of space. He
will present these ideas using circus skills including juggling, hula hooping,
flag spinning, slinky tricks, and balloon twisting. The
whole show is full of amazing tricks and even more amazing facts about our
solar system. The show wraps up by discussing light-speed and light
waves. This leads into an amazing grand-finale using LED props and black
Thursday, August 8 @ 2:00 p.m.
Brian Kampper: MobileQuest – Intergalatic Steam Space Station
MobileQuest is a R.I. based STEAM education team who provide fun and engaging STEAM learning experiences for students in grades K-8. We provide an “out of this world” STEAM experience for participants with 6 space stations including “code the alien robot”, Space Landing (engineering a space landing shuttle), and turn the lights on – complete a circuit to light up the moon. Ages 5-10.
Friday, August 9 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
End of the Summer Reading Program Celebration
Come and join us at the library for pizza, lemonade, popsicles, and fun!
Heritage Ballet’s “Literature into Life” Series:
Tuesdays (July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th and August 6th) from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children will analyze a chosen piece of literature from “A Universe of Stories” theme, in order to bring the story to life through music and movement. This is a six week program and on the last day, children will perform the story for family and friends. Ages 5 to 7.
“Art Wednesdays” – Wednesdays in July from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Stop by the library and enjoy an open-ended art project. Each week will have a different theme. This program is for children 5 and older.
July 3 – Cosmic Sun Catchers
July 10 – Fun with Clay
July 17 – Galaxy Jars
July 24 -Tie-Dye with just Sharpie Markers. Please bring your own t-shirt.
Cursive Writing Program
Wednesdays (July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th 31st and August 7th) from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
This is a six week program taught by a retired elementary school teacher. This exciting program will teach children how to write in cursive. This program is designed for children in 3rd grade or older.
RI Museum of Natural History and Planetarium: From Earth to Moon!
Thursday, July 11th at 1 p.m.
Join us at the library for this family program recommended for children ages 5 to 12. Renee Gamba, director of the museum, will lead this program, teach about NASA’s past lunar missions, and what future plans it might have for the moon. This program will include engaging hands-on activities to learn about our Earth and its closest neighbor in space.
Snapology – Space Robotics
Monday, July 22nd from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Children will explore different aspects of space science and deep space exploration through building robotic models that mimic the concepts they are investigating. Ages 5 -12.
StoryWalk® at the Library
Wednesday July 31st from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.
Come join us at the East Smithfield Public Library for a fun family outdoor event. This event is held in collaboration with the Greenville Public Library. This is a drop-in program.
(The StoryWalk® Project was created by Ann Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.)
The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library, and the East Smithfield Public Library.
For children ages 3-12.
(Registration required for all programs)
TODDLER STORYTIME - The library will present toddler storytime programs for children aged 2-31/2 on Monday mornings from 10:30-11:00 a.m. A parent/caregiver must participate in the program. Registration is required.
TINY TOTS STORYTIME – Tuesdays, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The Tiny Tots Storytime is for children 1-2 years old. We will read books, sing songs, and do finger plays. Exploratory social play will follow the storytime. See Ms. Carol for further details.
PANCAKES AND PAJAMAS FAMILY STORYTIMES – Thursday, July 18 @ 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 1 @ 6:30 p.m. Come to the library in your pajamas and slippers! If you wish, you may also bring your favorite stuffed animal to join in the fun. There will be yummy pancakes to enjoy! This program is for ages 3 and older.
Other Summer Programming and Activities
EAST SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY YOUNG
ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2019
Guide to “A Universe of Stories” @ East Smithfield Public Library
First, you will need to sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/y3dmzx6b. Between the time you register and August 6 you will need to fill out a short form asking what you thought about each book you read. This form can be downloaded by visiting https://tinyurl.com/yyy8a6zt . For each book you read, you will be given a ticket. At the end of the program the librarian will put all of the participants’ tickets into a basket. If the librarian picks out your ticket, you will win a prize. The more you read, the more chances you have to win. Tickets can also be gained by attending the special events. The teen that reads the most books will win a special prize at the end of the program. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 231-5150 x 3.
What to Read?
You can read ANY books you want for the summer reading program. Do you need suggestions? You can come in and the youth services librarians will help you choose books that interest you.
Also you can visit http://esmyareviews.pbworks.com/w/page/8731429/FrontPage.
The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the East Smithfield Public Library, and the Friends of the East Smithfield Public Library.
Galaxy in a Jar - Tuesday, July 2 @ 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we put an entire galaxy in our hands. Learn how to make a Galaxy Jar, which is a perfect sensory bottle or calm down jar craft that kids and adults alike will love. Different colors will be used in these jars to dazzle the eyes. All materials will be provided. However, if you want to bring your own jar, you may do so. Registration is required.
The Aliens Have Landed! - Monday July 8 @ 5:00 p.m. O.K., so the aliens aren’t landing BUT, we will be making one-eyed and three-eyed scaly, little green aliens. Make a cute little alien or a 40-eyed reptilian with four arms. We will provide the materials and inspiration and you will do the creative work. Registration is required. Klaatu Barada Nikto (this is alien for “Good Luck”)
Over the Moon (About the Moon) - Tuesday, July 16 @ 6:00 p.m.
The Eagle has landed. We will experiment to create impact craters and examine the associated features. We will travel to observe the geography of the lunar surface. We will compare the moon to other celestial bodies. Participants will model how the Moon's volcanic period reshaped its earlier features. We will do this using rice Krispy treats and chocolate syrup. Registration is required
Battlebots -Tuesday, July 23 @ 5:00 p.m. Time to take coding skills to the Mobile Quest arena. In this program, participants will modify their Dash robots with balloons, skewers, plastic straws, and more, as they prepare for battle! Participants work together in teams of 3, controlling their Battlebots until the last balloon is popped! Space is limited. Registration is required
Henna Your Heart Out - Tuesday, July 30 @ 6 p.m.
Not an artist? If you can doodle, you can be successful at henna! Or, maybe you'd just like to have an experienced henna artist grace your hand with a moon, star, sun or other design. Henna is a safe, plant based dye originating thousands of years ago in India, the Middle East and Africa. This beautiful body art lasts 1-3 weeks and is thought to bring protection, love, and good fortune to those it adorns. In this hands-on workshop, Molly Adams, a henna artist, will adorn participants with a high quality, unique, freehand design on their wrists, hands or fingers. They will also try using Molly's hand-made henna cones on laminated practice sheets. Space is Limited. Registration is required.
Across the Universe - Monday, August 5 @ 6:00 p.m. We will examine the different parts of the universe. Participants will view images of Earth and Mars and compare their features, just like a scientist would. From the library, we will take a trip to mars and check out its surface. Participants will create a "star clock" that they can take home and use to tell time by examining the position of the Big Dipper in the night sky. We will use our knowledge to study the Universe. Registration is required.
Wednesday, August 7th @ 6:00 p.m.
Splendid, Enormous, Superlative, Ice Cream Spectacle of Awe and General Amazement
Today is the wrap-up of the Young Adult Summer Reading Program. All those who participated and read books for the summer reading program are invited. Use your creativity as you decorate your ice cream sundae with a dazzling array of toppings. Prizes will also be awarded to those who actively participated in this summer’s program.
HOT, HAZY, HUMID WEATHER – If you do not have air conditioning in your home and want to get some relief from those hot, hazy, and humid days, visit the library, relax, and cool off. You are welcome to stay with us during our normal hours of operation.
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FRAUDS AND SCAMS - Tuesday, July 9 @ 7:00 p.m. Scams are becoming more prevalent and have become increasingly clever and convincing. The Consumer Protection unit of the Office of the Attorney General will inform us about the new trends being used, teach us how to avoid becoming the next victim, and tell us how to report any instances or scam or fraud to the appropriate agencies. The half hour presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session.
JULY MOVIE SHOWINGS - Join us in the cool comfort of the library, where we will watch a new film and enjoy popcorn and other movie snacks. As of this publication the films and dates are as follows:
Thursday, July 11th @ 4 p.m. On the Basis of Sex - 120 min. Rated PG-13.
Thursday, July 18th @ 4 p.m. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World - 110 min. Rated PG.
Escape the summer heat and join us in the "cool" library for a new movie and popcorn.
Registration is not necessary. For more information, please contact Bethany at 231-5150 ex 2.
FAIRY GARDEN WORKSHOP - Monday, July 22nd @ 6 p.m. Adults and teens are invited to create a magical fairy garden in a special flower pot. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring along your own container or anything else you want to add to your fairy world. Please register as space is limited.
SUNNY SUMMER READING – Thursday, July 11, @ 5:30 p.m. Visit the library for s story time about the sun! Come listen to stories and facts, and create a sunny craft! This program is for children ages 3-6. Please register for this program.
“SUMMER TIME IS ROBOT TIME” – Thursday, July 25 @ 4:00 p.m. This free, one hour presentation will feature live demonstrations of a Humanoid Robot and a Tele-presence robot. It will also address the state of the art in robotics, robot-based autism interventions, social skills development, in-home health care, and home schooling programs.
“STAYCATION” POSSIBILITIES – Planning a “staycation” this summer? The library is offering “discount passes” to the following locations: Audubon Society of R.I. Environmental Education Center, Bristol, R.I.; Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, R.I.; Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, CT; Slater Mill Museum, Pawtucket, R.I.; and Children’s Museum, Providence, R.I. Try out 1 or more of these passes and enjoy your day. For further information, contact the library: 231-5150.
PENCIL DISPLAY - The pencil collection is loaned to the library by Luigi “Lou” Bottella, who lives in Smithfield. Lou was an elementary school teacher for 38 years, 32 being in the Glocester school district. He taught every level from grade 1 through grade 5 as well as Special Education placements. Almost 32 years ago Lou was given 2 pencils with special tops by his mom for Teacher Appreciation Day. He liked them so much that he decided to start a collection. None of them have been sharpened, because I wanted them to be in the same condition as when I bought them. Over the years, the pencils were gifts from students who went on vacation or for Christmas. Some were bought during his own travels, and some were gifts from colleagues and friends. The last time they were counted was in June of 2017. At that time Lou believes his second grade class counted 736 of them. The students had great fun looking at them more closely and using their math skills to make groups and count them more efficiently than doing it one at a time. Some students were inspired to start their own collections. Perhaps you will after seeing these. Lou is very excited to share his collection with children and adults in Smithfield. When they leave East Smithfield Public Library after July, they will be displayed in the Greenville Public Library for the month of August. Be sure to ask a librarian about the giveaway incentive so that YOU can start your new school year (or collection) with a very unique pencil. Enjoy your reading this summer!
BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT - Stop by the library and check out a favorite book, CD, DVD, or videocassette. Then find a cool spot, put up your feet, enjoy a refreshing drink, and forget about the hot weather.
SUMMER HOURS - During the months of July and August, the library will be CLOSED ON SATURDAYS.
OTHER NOTABLE JULY CURIOSITIES –July is National Recreation and Parks Month, and National Ice Cream Month, July 28 is Beatrix Potter’s Birthday and July 30 is Henry Ford’s Birthday.
NEW SELECTED LIBRARY MATERIALS:
Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction/Nonfiction
The Adventures of Alfie Onion – Vivian French
All Mine! – Carol Zeavin
Blended – Sharon M. Draper
Boo-boo! – Carol Zeavin
Bye-bye! – Carol Zeavin
The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo, Vol. 2, The Monster Mall – Drew Weing
Julian Is a Mermaid – Jessica Love
Tarantula Vs. Scorpion – Jerry Pallotta
The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Rome: A Handbook for Time Travelers – Jonathan W. Stokes
Tomie DePaola’s Cats and Kittens – Tomie DePaola
Tyrannosaurus Rex Vs. Velociraptor – Jerry Pallotta
Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever – Don Lessem
Visiting Day – Jacqueline Woodson
Warriors: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #31: Warriors in Winter – Mary Pope Osborne
Warriors in Winter – Mary Pope Osborne
Whale Vs. Squid – Jerry Pallotta
What Will Happen to Me? – Jacqueline Woodson