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Storytime and Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales and Storytime at the Sidney Public Library
Toddler Tales will begin Wednesday, September 12 for children ages 2 and 3.  This session will begin at 10:15 and will feature story and fingerplays/songs.  In addition, Storytime will resume Thursday, September 13 for children ages 4 and 5.  There will 2 sessions offered – 10:15 and 1:15 and will feature story and fingerplays/song.  For more information and or to register your child, please call the Sidney Public Library at 354-3110.

 

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

*** Summer Reading is coming to an end, please have your reading folders completed by Saturday, July 21 by closing time.***

*Closing Activity for the 2018 Summer Reading Program*

Tuesday, July 24 – Wrap-up at Rock ‘n Read Park – 12:00 – FOR ALL REGISTERED AND COMPLETED PARTICIPANTS – Bring a sack lunch – prizes given!  Hope to see you then!

 

 

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

***Activities for the Week of July 16 – July 21***

Tuesday, July 17 – ***N0 LUNCH AND NO AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES***
Wednesday, July 18 – “Toddler Toe-Tappers” – 10:30 – Ages 2 and 3 – Featuring story and related fingerplays/songs. – “Composer Corner” – 3:00 – Grades 3rd – 6th – Participants compose their own songs by changing the lyrics of a familiar song – called a “piggyback” composition.
Thursday, July 19 – “Rock ‘n Roll” Sock Hop – 3:00 – Grades 4th – 6th – Fifties/sixties theme – learn the twist etc.  (SIGN – UP REQUESTED FOR THIS PROGRAM – this helps us know how much materials etc. will be needed.)
SATURDAY, JULY 21 – ***SUMMER READING IS COMING TO AN END – READING FOLDERS DUE BY CLOSING***

 

Music Program

***JUST A REMINDER***

Chris from Aliens and Strangers Music will again be at the Sidney Public Library, Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00.  His presentation will include information and demonstration of selected instruments – I believe to include electric guitars!  All ages are welcome!  Hope to see you then!

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

***Activities for the Week of July 9 – July 14***

Monday, July 9 – Reader’s Theater Rehearsal – 10:30 – (TEEN – Album Art – 3:00 – Grades 7th – 12th)

Tuesday, July 10 – Lunch at “Rock & Read” Park – 12:00 – All Ages – Bring a sack lunch and listen to stories – (“I’ve Got the Rhythm” – 3:00 – All Ages – Featuring musical crafts)

Wednesday, July 11 – “Musical Mentors” – 10:00 – All Ages – Guest speaker from Aliens and Strangers Music will provide information on and demonstrate the use of selected instruments – (“Toddler Toe-Tappers” – 11:15 – Ages 2 & 3 – Featuring story and related fingerplays/songs)

Thursday, July 12 – “The Beat Goes On” – 10:30 – Grades 2nd – 3rd – Featuring action story and related craft – (A “Sound” Science – 3:00 – Grades 3rd – 6th – Featuring experiments with sound)

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

Activities for the Week of July 2 – July 7

Tuesday, July 3 – Lunch at “Rock & Read” Park – 12:00 – All Ages – Bring a sack lunch and listen to stories – “I’ve Got the Rhythm” – 3:00 – All Ages – Featuring musical crafts.

*** Happy 4th of July***

Thursday, July 5 – “Let’s Move” – 10:00 & 11:15 – Ages 3 – 1st Grade – Featuring movement stories, song, and or related craft – “Silly Dance” – All Ages – Music and dance as silly as you like!

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

*** Activities for the Week of June 25 – June 30 ***

Monday, June 25 – Reader’s Theater” Rehearsal – 10:30 – Grades 3rd – 6th – ( TEENS )- Sheet Music Art – 3:00 – Grades 7th – 12th.
Tuesday, June 26 – Lunch at “Rock & Read” Park – 12:00 – All Ages – Bring a sack lunch and listen to stories – “I’ve Got the Rhythm” – 3:00 – All Ages – Featuring musical crafts.
Wednesday, June 27 – “Musical Mentors” – Guest speaker(s) from Aliens and Strangers Music will present information and or demonstration of selected instruments – 10:00 – All Ages – “Toddler Toe – Tappers” – 11:15 – Ages 2 – 3 – Featuring story and related fingerplays/songs.
Thursday, June 28 – “Musical Masterpieces” with musical paintbrushes – 10:30 – Grades 4th – 6th – (Registration for this session requested) – Featuring watercolor painting set to music on a rotating schedule.  For example, will start painting and when music stops move on to another painting started by someone else – “Reader’s Theater” – 3:00 – Grades 3rd – 6th – (Presentation will be on July 10 during Lunch at “Rock & Read” Park.)

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

“LIBRARIES ROCK”

The summer reading program begins-Thursday, May 31 with a dance party at the library from 6:00 – 8:00.  You may also register for the reading program beginning 5:30.  Hope to see you there!

ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 11 – JUNE 16

Monday, June 11 – TEEN PROGRAMMING – Grade 7 – 12 – 3:00 – “Disc Art”

Tuesday, June 12 – “Lunch at Rock & Read Park” – All ages – 12:00 – Bring a sack lunch and listen to stories“I’ve Got the Rhythm” – All ages – 3:00 – Featuring musical crafts

Wednesday, June 13 – The “Toddler Toe-Tappers” – Ages 2 & 3 – 10:30 – Featuring story and related fingerplays/songs – “Composer Corner” – Grades 3 – 6 – 3:00 – Participants compose their own songs by changing the lyrics of a familiar song – called a “piggyback” composition

Thursday, June 14 – “Let’s Make Some Noise” – Age 3 – 1st Grade – 2 Sessions – 10:00 & 11:15 – Featuring story, song, and or related craft – (Sign-up requested for “Let’s Make Some Noise program) – “Reader’s Theater”Grades 3 – 6 – 3:00 – (Presentation will be on June 26 during “Lunch at Rock & Read Park”)

Together is Fun!

The Sidney Public Library will again be offering, “Together is Fun” program for youth kindergarten – 6th grade Tuesday, April 25 beginning at 4:00.   This program features seasonal crafts or games.  For more information, please call the library at 254-3110 or stop by for a visit.