June 14 – August 5 Closed on July 5th
Amy Kline, Library Media Specialist
Welcome to Red Smith Summer Library’s 15th year! The Red Smith Library will be open on Tuesdays from 9-2 once again this summer. All children and families in the Red Smith neighborhood are welcome to come and check out books and participate in storytime; even if he or she attends a school other than Red Smith or are too young to attend school. Each summer, the Red Smith Summer Library program serves over 250 different students throughout the area including students from Red Smith, Wequiock, Baird, and Holy Cross. Read on to see all the exciting activities that await you when you come to the Red Smith Summer Library!
Dates and Themes: June 14th-Minecraft June 21st –Sports June 28th-Games July 5th-CLOSED July 12th-Elephant and Piggy July 19th-Origami July 26th-Lego August 2nd-Library Olympics
Theme Days 2016 • June 14th -Minecraft. Build your own Minecraft keychain and design a Pixel Art masterpiece. • June 21st-Sports. Play Library mini-golf or pom pom soccer and then make a marshmallow popper. • June 28th-Games. Play the life-sized Candyland, try out a new board game or even make your own. • July 5th-CLOSED • July 12th-Elephant and Piggy. Create character puppets, have a dance party, and make some crafts related to Mo Willem’s popular series. • July 19th-Origami. Create cool monster origami bookmarks and fold your own cootie catcher. • July 26th-Lego. Stop in to try a building challenge, play Lego head bowling, or design your own Minifigure. • August 2nd -Library Olympics. End the summer by making a Reading Torch light, and play a few Library Olympic Minute-toWin-it games!
Red Smith is a Brown County Summer Reading Program Location Red Smith Library and the Brown County Library have teamed up once again to offer the Brown County Library’s summer reading program to Red Smith students right here in our own library. Sign up for the program the first time you come to Summer Library and keep track of all your reading time. Each time you come back, you can earn prizes such as passes to the waterparks, State Parks, coupons for local restaurants and free books! Thibby’s Ice Cream Truck will also be stationed in front of the school most Tuesdays from about 9:30-1. Over the years, Thibby’s has become a traditional part of Summer Library.
Storytime at 10:45 AM There will be a storytime each week during Summer Library. Mrs. Wittman and Mrs. Phillips, both retired Red Smith teachers, love to read stories, sing songs and make quick crafts with all the children who want to participate. Each storytime will last about 30 minutes so stop by around 10:45 in the Storytelling Room in the library! 2