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   Wednesday, May 24, 2017
11:00 AM
Book Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Ramer Readin’ Right Book Club
“The Whole Town’s Talking” by Fannie Flagg. The Alabama native looks at small town life in a Missouri community.
 



10:00 AM
Children's Programming
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  With the warming weather, it’s a perfect time to take an adventure! Join us for a couple great stories of people going places, seeing things, and having a great time! In addition to our stories we will have dancing and a craft activity.
 
 



10:00 AM
Dewey Decimal Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Today we will be discussing the 300’s classification which includes the social sciences.  Be prepared to share 3 to 5 items of interest with the group.  Then, we will select a book from the 400’s which encompasses Languages which we will discuss in June.
 



   Thursday, May 25, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



4:00 PM
Afternoon Anime
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Thanks to the folks at CrunchyRoll.com we will be watching some great anime episodes this week. This month we are focusing on Mechs and will be watching ALDNOAH.ZERO. Refreshments will be provided.
 



11:00 AM
Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Library Staff, Instructors       
All levels of experience are welcome in this low stress, community approach to computer literacy.
 
 



12:00 PM
Scrapbooking
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Learn the techniques of telling stories of your memories through the art of scrapbooking using words, paper, glue, photos, etc.  Attendees are encouraged to provide material for this program.  Please contact staff @ (334)240-4848 for registration and a list of recommended materials.
Presenter: Mrs. Alberta Riley, Retired Educator
 
 



10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  What an unusual friend you have!
                A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Baker
                Bear’s efforts to keep out visitors to his house are undermined by a very persistent
                mouse.
                Anteater on the Stairs by Peter Cottrill
                Joe, a new neighbor, tells Sophis stories about his fabulous pets but he is unprepared
                when he meets her own pet Snowy.
                Craft – Polar bear masks
 



3:00 PM
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  This month we will read a well-known author that many like, come by and pick up the book to find out who and what we will discuss on May 25 at 3:00.
 



10:30 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  A Day with Emily Pearl
We will read I Can Do It Myself ! by Diane Adams.  Emily Pearl is a big girl and wants to do things all by herself.  We will also read I Want to Help!  by Diane Adams.  Emily Pearl is the first to offer to help the teacher because she can do almost anything.



11:00 AM
Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Library Staff, Instructors       
All levels of experience are welcome in this low stress, community approach to computer literacy.
 
 



12:00 PM
Scrapbooking
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Learn the techniques of telling stories of your memories through the art of scrapbooking using words, paper, glue, photos, etc.  Attendees are encouraged to provide material for this program.  Please contact staff @ (334)240-4848 for registration and a list of recommended materials.
Presenter: Mrs. Alberta Riley, Retired Educator
 
 



   Friday, May 26, 2017
4:00 PM
Fourth Friday Cook Up
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Bring dishes from recipes selected on a theme. Summer favorites! It’s that time of year, things are warming up and we’ve got our swimsuits ready. Bring a favorite picnic, beach, or poolside dish to share. Prior registration is not required, but is encouraged so that we don’t have too much salad/bread/dessert (no such thing).
Participation is required for partaking, but if you can’t cook feel free to bring plates, cups, tin foil, and/or plastic forks. Not sure what we need? Give us a call 240-4979.
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45-minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45-minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 
 



4:00 PM
Friday Film
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  This 2003 Japanese animation directed by Satoshi Kon tells the tale of three homeless people who find  an abandoned baby.
 



10:15 AM
May Storytime
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Bernstain Bears: Take Off!  by Mike Bernstein
The Bernstain bears go to an air show.  They go up in a hot air balloon with a guide who tells them all about all the planes that they see while up in the air.  When they get back on the ground they soar their arms like they are having their own air show.  Can you soar your arms like you are an airplane?
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Have you ever been on a bear hunt?  Reading this book you will go through some grass, a river, mud, a forest, a snowstorm, and a cave.  What happens when you find the bear?  What do you do?
Activity: Bear Coloring sheet
 



   Sunday, May 28, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



   Monday, May 29, 2017
10:30 AM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  There will be no Storybook Times today because the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
 



4:30 PM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  There will be no Storybook Times today because the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
 



10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Oh no! Wolf’s Coming! (Joe Kulka) Find out what happens when he gets here! The Dog Who Cried Wolf (Keiko Kasza) finds himself in trouble after crying wolf one too many times.
 



10:00 AM
Senior Bingo
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Seniors/Adult
Description:  Seniors are invited to have fun playing an hour of Bingo @ Bertha P. Williams Rosa Parks Avenue Branch. An assortment of prizes will be available


   Tuesday, May 30, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Oh no! Wolf’s Coming! (Joe Kulka) Find out what happens when he gets here! The Dog Who Cried Wolf (Keiko Kasza) finds himself in trouble after crying wolf one too many times.
 



10:00 AM
Preschool Storytime
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Glorious Gardens
Children will enjoy the stories City Green and The Everyday Garden, followed by a craft.
 



10:30 AM
Children's Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
The Wall – Eve Bunting
I am So Brave! – Stephen Krensky
Activity: Popsicle Stick Star Streamers
 
 



   Wednesday, May 31, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  This week we will have a puppet show. Participants will also create their own puppets for a craft!
 
 



   Thursday, June 1, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Summer Reading Program Schedule
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Build a Better World by joining the Young Classic Book Club
We meet the first Monday of each month.  This month we are discussing
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by: C. S.  Lewis.  **
 



4:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
 



   Friday, June 2, 2017
10:00 AM
Crochet and Craft
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Want to learn how to crochet? Have a project you’re working on that you want to show off, need help with? Come to the library and learn or teach a handcraft (knitting, sewing, crochet, cross-stitch, macramé, origami, chainmail, whatever). Crafters of all ages and genders are welcome. Bring supplies and we’ll build the expertise together.
 
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



   Monday, June 5, 2017
10:00 AM
Build A Better World:Between the Earth and the Universe
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5
Description:  Special presenters from The Planetarium discuss astronomy and
              current discoveries in the Universe. Then the children will make a craft.
 



   Tuesday, June 6, 2017
10:00 AM
Building An Appetite
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  Surprise guest favorite bovine from Chick-Fil-A will join the children
  for  delightful stories and fun!  Goody bags to follow.
 



2:30 PM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
My Forever Dress – Harriet Ziefert
The Curious Garden – Peter Brown
Activity: Soda Bottle Greenhouse (items needed: Soda Bottles, Potting soil, seeds, scissors, plate/plastic lid)
 



10:30 AM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
My Forever Dress – Harriet Ziefert
The Curious Garden – Peter Brown
Activity: Soda Bottle Greenhouse (items needed: Soda Bottles, Potting soil, seeds, scissors, plate/plastic lid)
 



10:00 AM
Children Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Build a Better World with the Fire House.


4:00 PM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages K through 6th Grade
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
How we look at the world can be how we change it, for ourselves and other people. The Pout Pout Fish (Deborah Diesen) thinks he’s a glum fellow, until he meets someone who shows him otherwise. Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses (James Dean) help us see the world in a whole new way.
 



   Wednesday, June 7, 2017
3:45 PM
Build your Own Series
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join us for an afternoon of “up-cycling” your old plastic bottles into small planters for your indoor growing needs. Participants are asked to bring their own plastic bottle if at all possible. Other materials will be provided. Open to all ages. Please RSVP by June 2nd so materials for crafts can be obtained.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Amanda McBride, Alabama Historical Society
       Archaeology helps understand our past better so we can build a better future by learning about our past
 



2:30 PM- 3:30 PM
Building A Better World: Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Young Adults
Description:  An Introduction to the Korean Culture: Its purpose is to promote communication between Alabamians & Koreans to create productivity and harmonious working  environments.


10:00 AM
Summer Reading Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Amanda McBride, Alabama Historical Society
Archaeology helps understand our past better so we can build a better future.
 



   Thursday, June 8, 2017
4:15 PM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Recycling, the Environment, and You! – How we effect the environment with our trash and what we can do to help reduce and reuse the items we have.
Activity: Recycled Newspaper/Magazine Bead jewelry – Teens will create their own beads and jewelry out of old newspapers and magazines.  (Items Needed: Newspapers, Magazines, Glue/Modpodge, straws, string, scissors)
 



4:15 PM
Build a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: How to better ourselves through mistakes – We all make mistakes, some big and some small. We’ll be exploring some of our mistakes to see what effects they’ve had on us and what we’ve learned from them.
Activity: Working through our Mistakes worksheet and “A Lie and 2 truths” game.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Other
Intended Audience:
Description:  


10:00 AM
Sometimes Things Just Get Broken!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Louie’s Goose, by H. M. Ehrlich
              While spending summer at the beach with his parents, Louie has a wonderful time playing with his toy goose and even rescues her from a big wave.
              Humpty Dumpty, as told by Kin Eagle
              This is the traditional rhyme expanded to include some of Humpty Dumpty’s other mishaps.
              Craft – Humpty Dumpty
 



4:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
 



   Friday, June 9, 2017
10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World Learning from History
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Join Sara Kunau, with the Alabama State Department of Archives, as she presents a fun and informative program illustrating Alabama History Highlights.  There will be a presentation followed by a creative craft.
 



   Monday, June 12, 2017
10:00 AM
Robotics:Present and Future
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5th
Description:  Steve Ballard, robotics teacher at Brew Tech Middle School, and some
                 of his students, will present a robotics demonstration



2:00 PM
Department of Archives and History Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join the library and the Department of Archives and History for a fantastic program featuring prominent history in the state and how we can use it to build a better future.
 



3:45 PM
Stress Relief Coloring
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Spend some time connecting with coloring! The library will have coloring sheets for all age levels and welcome everyone who wants to attend. Stop by and spend a bit just taking a break from your hectic schedule to destress with some crayons and a coloring sheet.
 



2:00 PM
Fun With Lego
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Share your creativity!
 



   Tuesday, June 13, 2017
10:00 AM
Vehicles Used For A Better World
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  Children will hear stories about construction vehicles and watch a
                 demonstration of how they work, then do a coloring page.
 



10:30 AM
Building a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
What do you do with a Mistake? - Kobi Yamada
The Most Magnificent Thing – Ashley Spires
Activity: Origami (subject to change)
 



2:30 PM
Building a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
What do you do with a Mistake? - Kobi Yamada
The Most Magnificent Thing – Ashley Spires
Activity: Origami (subject to change)
 



10:00 AM
Children Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Build a Better World with Professor Environmental


2:00 PM
Scrabble Time
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Come over to Bertha Williams Library and play Scrabble with us. We have plenty of dictionaries for you to brush up on your vocabulary and the Jumble in the Montgomery Advertiser is helpful too! See how sharp your Scrabble skills are against the librarians or just play for fun!
 
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
Help! (Holly Keller) hide Mouse from snake who wants to eat her! Maybe Chickens to the Rescue (John Himmelman) will save the day?!
 



4:00 PM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages K through 6th Grade
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



   Wednesday, June 14, 2017
2:00 PM
Celebrate Flag Day
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  “History of the U.S. Flag and State Flag” (2:00 p.m.)
                  Book Bunch will host a presentation by Belinda Bazinet, Veterans’
                  Affairs State Office, about the flags’ history. All adults welcome.
 



3:45 PM
Stress Relief Coloring
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Spend some time connecting with coloring! The library will have coloring sheets for all age levels and welcome everyone who wants to attend. Stop by and spend a bit just taking a break from your hectic schedule to destress with some crayons and a coloring sheet.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Engine 2, Montgomery Fire Department
       Firefighters help people and keep us safe. Learn what they do and how they do it, see a real fire truck!
 



6:30 PM
Adult Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Build a Better World through Photography
Mr. Glenn Wills author and illustrated Forgotten Alabama will have a book signing and talk.
 



11:00 AM
Rosa Parks Page Turners Book Club
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, only to discover that his aristocratic lover Caroline is pregnant. Before he can reveal his real identity to her, he learns that his beloved servant Pan has been captured and sold into slavery in the South. Pan’s father, to whom Jamie owes a great debt, pleads for Jamie’s help, and Jamie agrees, knowing the journey will take him perilously close to Tall Oakes and the ruthless slave hunter who is still searching for him. Meanwhile, Caroline’s father learns and exposes Jamie’s secret, and Jamie loses his home, his business, and finally Caroline.

 

Heartbroken and with nothing to lose, Jamie embarks on a trip to a North Carolina plantation where Pan is being held with a former Tall Oakes slave named Sukey, who is intent on getting Pan to the Underground Railroad. Soon the three of them are running through the Great Dismal Swamp, the notoriously deadly hiding place for escaped slaves. Though they have help from those in the Underground Railroad, not all of them will make it out alive. ~Dust jacket
 



10:00 AM
Summer Reading Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Engine 2, Montgomery Fire Department
Firefighters help people and keep us safe. Learn what they do and how they do it, see a real fire truck!
 



10:30 AM
Summer Reading Kick-Off
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Students
Description:  Come join us on the start of the 2017 Summer Reading Program. Let’s get to know each other and have a blast while doing it. We will watch BookFlix Roberto the Architect. We will team up and become young architects. How high will your skyscraper become?
 



   Thursday, June 15, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adults
Description:  Build a Better World through STEM activities


4:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
 



2:00 PM
Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  

Finding Dory




10:00 AM
Father's Day is Near!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Father’s Day is near!
               Happy Father’s Day, by Steven Kroll
               Each of the children and Mom have a special surprise for Dad on his special day.
               A Father’s Day Thank You, by Janet Nolan
               Harvey the Bear searches for the perfect Father’s Day present and decides that thanking his dad is the best gift of all.
               Craft – Father’s Day craft
 



   Friday, June 16, 2017
10:00 AM
Build a Better World Through Exercise
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Join Amy Barwick as she gets us excited about exercise.  She has such a great personality that I am sure she will even get the adults involved.  Come join the fun!
 



10:00 AM
Crochet and Craft
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Want to learn how to crochet? Have a project you’re working on that you want to show off, need help with? Come to the library and learn or teach a handcraft (knitting, sewing, crochet, cross-stitch, macramé, origami, chainmail, whatever). Crafters of all ages and genders are welcome. Bring supplies and we’ll build the expertise together.
 
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Mid-Afternoon Movie
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Joins us for a mid afternoon movie after work or school. Bring snacks, suggest titles for future viewings, talk with friends or make new ones. Movies will be PG-13 rating or lower, but parents are responsible for researching movie before allowing children to view.
**Note: our movie will start one hour earlier during summer!Movie: Lego Movie (2014), PG
Run time: 1h 41m

 



   Monday, June 19, 2017
10:00 AM
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5
Description:  Laura Burkland, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, will talk about
                  and display different types of architecture.
 
 



2:00 PM
Fun With Lego
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Share your creativity!
 



   Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10:00 AM
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  Laura Burkland, MMFA, will return to read stories and lead the child-
                  ren in an art activity.
 



10:30 AM
Building a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Molly's Organic Farm – Carol Malnor
One Hen – Katie Smith Milway
Activity:  Coloring Sheets
 



2:30 PM
Building a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Molly's Organic Farm – Carol Malnor
One Hen – Katie Smith Milway
Activity:  Coloring Sheets
 



10:00 AM
Children Summer Reading
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Build a Better World with the Air Force with Mrs.Donna Woodfin


10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
Sometimes neighbors fight, like in Too Tall Houses (Gianna Marino), luckily Rabbit and Owl can work things out. Sometimes we just want to yell Leave Me Alone! (Vera Brosgol) like this knitting grandma who just needs a moment to herself.
 



4:00 PM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages K through 6th Grade
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



   Wednesday, June 21, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Donna and John Woodfin, The Fish and Aquarium Maintenance Service, etc.
       Animals help us by working with us, as well as improving our lives as pets. Learn about different animals, their care, and how they help.
 



10:00 AM
Summer Reading Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  – Donna and John Woodfin, The Fish and Aquarium Maintenance Service, etc.
Animals help us by working with us, as well as improving our lives as pets. Learn about different animals, their care, and how they help.
 



5:30 AM
Capitol City Master Gardener's Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Maggie Stringer, Capitol City Master Gardener’s Club
Plant a seed and change the world. Ms. Stringer will teach us about planting and growing. We will also get our hands a little dirty and do a little planting ourselves.
 
 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World With Gardening
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Come hear what the Montgomery Botanical Gardens is doing to “Build a Better World”.  Join Ethyl Boykin as she describes what has been done already, and what her vision holds for the future.  This is Montgomery’s first Botanical Gardens, so let’s learn all about it and see what we can do to help it grow.
 



   Thursday, June 22, 2017
4:15 PM
Build a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Why community Matters –Whether at home or at school, we have a community of people who make up our daily lives. Today we discuss why our communities matter and who makes up our community including agencies like law enforcement, fire and rescue, etc.
Activity: Mute Organization activity and Cup Tower Build activity



4:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
 



2:00 PM
Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Students
Description:  Goosebumps
 



10:00 AM
Have You Ever Lost Something?
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Louella and the Yellow Balloon, by Molly Coxe
Patricia Pig takes her baby, Louella, to the circus and loses her when Louella wonders off to retrieve her new balloon.
      
Olivia and the Missing Toy, by Ian Falconer
When her best toy mysteriously disappears, Olivia the feisty pig is determined to find out who is responsible.
Craft – Little piggy
 



   Friday, June 23, 2017
10:00 AM
Build a Better World by Beating Pollution
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Join Lynn Battle, with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, as she targets pollution and what we can do to battle this problem.  She will have a hands-on model to show how pollution in the city spreads to our rivers.
 



3:00 PM
Build a Better World by Expressing Yourself
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Do you know everything there is about Panic at the Disco? Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Is basketball your life? Amanda Kaufman from the English and Philosophy Department at Auburn Montgomery will help you create a handmade magazine -  also known as a ‘zine – that explores something you love.  Come and do a little bit of writing and a little bit of art, and share your passion with the world!
 



4:00 PM
Fourth Friday Cook Up
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Bring dishes from recipes selected on a theme. This month we’ll honor two of our favorite vegetables, the tomato and the potato. But we’re not talking about french fries and ketchup. Find a recipe that uses one or both ingredients. Prior registration is not required, but is encouraged so that we don’t have too much salad/bread/dessert (no such thing).
 
Participation is required for partaking, but if you can’t cook feel free to bring plates, cups, tin foil, and/or plastic forks. Not sure what we need? Give us a call 240-4979.
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



   Monday, June 26, 2017
5:30 AM
Build A Better World: Be "Bully-Proof"
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5
Description:  Wendy Ciamber, Family Sunshine Center, will talk to the children
                    about defense against bullies.
 
 



2:00 PM
Fun With Lego
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Share your creativity!
 



   Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:00 AM
Yello Dino
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  Wendy Ciambo, Family Sunshine Center, presents a fun program
                   about staying safe.
 



10:30 AM
Inspire Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker – Patricia Powell
The story of Ruby Bridges – Robert Coles
Activity: Compli-mats



2:30 PM
Inspire Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker – Patricia Powell
The story of Ruby Bridges – Robert Coles
Activity: Compli-mats



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
When Max’s brothers won’t share their hobbies, Max decides to start his own collection of Max’s Words (Kate Banks), soon everyone wants to share their words. Should I Share My Ice Cream? (Mo Willems) is a question that is almost impossible to answer when your best friend would love some ice cream, but isn’t around to share it with.

 



4:00 PM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: K-6th
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



   Wednesday, June 28, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Stacey Vandortrecht, S & B Apiaries
       Not only are bees natural builders, but they also provide us with food by pollinating most of our food crops. Bees are also in danger. Find out how you can build like a bee by protecting them.
 



10:00 AM
Summer Reading Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Stacey Vandortrecht, S & B Apiaries
Not only are bees natural builders, but they also provide us with food by pollinating most of our food crops. Bees are also in danger. Find out how you can build like a bee by protecting them.
 
 



10:30 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Fredriatta Brown-Greene, Librarian II, Morgan  Memorial Library
She will read It's a Tiger! by David La Rochelle. A child imagines that he is in a story
where he encounters a tiger at every turn. Also,  Moo by David La Rochelle. When Cow gets her hooves on the farmer's car, she takes it for a wild ride though the country.  
 



   Thursday, June 29, 2017
4:15 PM
Inspiring Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Inspiration Station – Everyone has inspirations, whether it’s a parent, teacher, or a friend. We’ll be discussing people and things that inspire us to do great things.
Activity: String Art (string, cardboard/cardstock, brads/pushpins)
 



4:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



2:00 PM
Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Students
Description:  Despicable Me 2
 



10:00 AM
Try to Make Someone's Day Better!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  A Bedtime for Bear, by Bonny Becker
Bear cannot sleep for his friend mouse, and mouse helps Bear when he becomes afraid.
The Most Beautiful Kid in the World, by Jennifer Ericsson
 At the last minute, Annie takes off her conventional clothes in a sudden burst of desire to impress her grandmother.
              Craft – Bear masks



   Friday, June 30, 2017
10:00 AM
Build a Better World
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  
There will be no program on June 30, 2017. Have a Happy 4th of July!



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us



 



5:30 AM
No Program
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  There will be no program on June 30, 2017.  Build a Better World
Have a Happy 4th of July!
 



   Monday, July 3, 2017
10:00 AM
No Program
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5
Description:  No Program


2:00 PM
Fun With Lego
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Share your creativity!
 



   Tuesday, July 4, 2017
10:00 AM
Independence Day!
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  No Program


10:30 AM
Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July


2:30 PM
Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July


10:00 AM
Children Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Library Closed in observation of 4th of July Holiday
 



   Wednesday, July 5, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  No program


10:30 AM
: Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  : Movie Day
 



   Thursday, July 6, 2017
4:15 PM
No Program this Week! Happy 4th of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  No Program this Week! Happy 4th of July


4:00 PM
Young Adult Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Build a Better World by joining the Young Classic Book Club.  This month we are reading
Alice in Wonderland by: Lewis Carroll **
 



10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  There will always be someone to love you!
             The Dog Who Belonged to No One, by Amy Hest
             The hard working daughter of two bakers and a perfectly nice stray dog live lonely lives
             in the same town, until they meet one very stormy day.
             I Love It When You Smile, by Sam McBratney
            A grumpy little kangaroo is having a bad day until his mother finds a way to make him
            smile.
            Craft – Mother and baby kangaroo
 



2:00 PM
Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Students
Description:  Secret Life of Pets
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  There will always be someone to love you!
             The Dog Who Belonged to No One, by Amy Hest
             The hard working daughter of two bakers and a perfectly nice stray dog live lonely lives
             in the same town, until they meet one very stormy day.
             I Love It When You Smile, by Sam McBratney
            A grumpy little kangaroo is having a bad day until his mother finds a way to make him
            smile.
            Craft – Mother and baby kangaroo
 



   Friday, July 7, 2017
10:00 AM
Build a Better World Through Recycling
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Join artist, Judy Thornton, as we create art with recycled materials.  This will be a fun and creative program to encourage creativity. 
*  Today all reading logs will be due so that you may receive a certificate on July 14, 2017.
*  Your certificate will be your ticket to the refreshments after our Finale on July 14.
 

 



3:00 PM
Build a Better World Through Writing
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Sometimes less is more – even in writing!  Status updates, Twitter, Snapchat, texts:  writing is part of your life every day, and even short pieces are powerful.  Join Amanda Kaufman from the English and Philosophy Department of Auburn Montgomery to write and illustrate a six-word-autobiography.  Tell the world who you are!
 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World Through Recycling
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Join artist, Judy Thornton, as we create art with recycled materials.  This will be a fun and creative program to encourage creativity. 
*  Today all reading logs will be due so that you may receive a certificate on July 14, 2017.
*  Your certificate will be your ticket to the refreshments after our Finale on July 14.
 



3:00 PM
Build a Better World Through Writing
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Sometimes less is more – even in writing!  Status updates, Twitter, Snapchat, texts:  writing is part of your life every day, and even short pieces are powerful.  Join Amanda Kaufman from the English and Philosophy Department of Auburn Montgomery to write and illustrate a six-word-autobiography.  Tell the world who you are!
 



   Monday, July 10, 2017
10:00 AM
Building Tall Towers
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-5
Description:  Preschool Storytime will be held today instead of Tuesday.
                Children will enjoy building towers out of cups and popsicle sticks.
 



2:00 PM
Building a Bridge to Another Culture
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Book Bunch will meet today at 2:00 p.m. to enjoy this program
                presented by a group of South Korean ladies.
              
 



2:00 PM
Fun With Lego
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Share your creativity!
 



   Tuesday, July 11, 2017
10:00 AM
Traveling Trunk Lady
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades K-5
Description:  Children will be transported back to the past and see what is in the
                Trunk of the “Traveling Trunk Lady”.
 



10:30 AM
Being Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Take me out to the Yakyu – Aaron Meshon
ABC USA – Martin Jarrie
Activity:  Empathy Dolls (items Needed: TP rolls, cardstock, markers/crayons, glue/tape)
 



2:30 PM
Being Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Take me out to the Yakyu – Aaron Meshon
ABC USA – Martin Jarrie
Activity:  Empathy Dolls (items Needed: TP rolls, cardstock, markers/crayons, glue/tape)
 



10:00 AM
Children Summer Reading
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Build a Better  World with Big Moe
-Award certificates.



10:00 AM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: ages K � grade 6.
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



4:00 PM
Build a Better World With Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: K-6th
Description:  Build a Better World With Legos
 



   Wednesday, July 12, 2017
3:45 PM
�Summer Fun�
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join us for an afternoon of Summertime Fun crafts including pocket ladybug rocks and beaded spiral sun catchers. Open to all ages. Please RSVP by July 7th so materials for crafts can be obtained.

 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  The Talking Tree, Clean City Commission
       What do trees do to make the world a better place?
 



10:30 AM
Fun Day/ Awards Ceremony
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Student
Description:  Fun Day/ Awards Ceremony
Come down for some friendly competition on Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. If you’re
 into Lego ®, we got those too. We will also have an awards ceremony for all that
participated and also something special for the individual who read the most books.
 



   Thursday, July 13, 2017
5:30 AM
Be Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Strength of Diversity – No two people are the same, and while we all might have similarities, our differences are what make us a stronger community. We’ll be looking at various ways we differ and where one person’s weakness might be another’s strength within our community.
Activity: Human Knot and Balloon Pass



10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Listen carefully to those who love you!
              Epossumondas, by Coleen Salley
              A well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother’s instructions much too
              literally.
              Epossumondas Plays Possum, by Coleen Salley
              Forgetting his mother’s warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone and must
              pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds.
              Craft – Possums



2:00 PM
Movie Day
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Students
Description:  Sing
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Listen carefully to those who love you!
              Epossumondas, by Coleen Salley
              A well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother’s instructions much too
              literally.
              Epossumondas Plays Possum, by Coleen Salley
              Forgetting his mother’s warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone and must
              pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds.
              Craft – Possums
 



   Friday, July 14, 2017
10:00 AM
Build a Better World Finale
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Today is our program finale.  Everyone is invited.  We are excited to have the Montgomery Zoo present a program on “Animal Adaptations”.  Come learn what makes animals unique and how they are special to their environment.  Come see which animals they will be bringing!
*  Certificates will be given out to those who turned in their Reading Logs on July 7, 2017.
*  Those who receive a certificate are invited for refreshments after the program today.
 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World Finale
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Elementary
Description:  Today is our program finale.  Everyone is invited.  We are excited to have the Montgomery Zoo present a program on “Animal Adaptations”.  Come learn what makes animals unique and how they are special to their environment.  Come see which animals they will be bringing!
*  Certificates will be given out to those who turned in their Reading Logs on July 7, 2017.
*  Those who receive a certificate are invited for refreshments after the program today.
 



   Tuesday, July 18, 2017
10:30 AM
Be Kind and Helpful
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  If You Plant a Seed – Kadir Nelson
 Pinduli – Janell Cannon
Activity: Kindness Jars (items needed: plastic or glass jars, tissue paper, modpodge/glue, strips of paper)
 



2:30 PM
Be Kind and Helpful
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  If You Plant a Seed – Kadir Nelson
 Pinduli – Janell Cannon
Activity: Kindness Jars (items needed: plastic or glass jars, tissue paper, modpodge/glue, strips of paper)
 



   Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  – Roosevelt Robinson, Extension Services
       Mr. Robinson will talk about wildlife and forestry management.
 



6:30 PM
Adult Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Build a Better World through technology. Bring your cell phone to learn the basics of your phone. 
 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World Through Reading and Writing
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Glen Alderton, a Montgomery author, will be discussing her books.  Then, she will offer insight to prospective authors on how to become a published author.  This will be a great, informative program for people interested in publishing their first novel.
 



10:00 AM
Build a Better World Through Reading and Writing
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Glen Alderton, a Montgomery author, will be discussing her books.  Then, she will offer insight to prospective authors on how to become a published author.  This will be a great, informative program for people interested in publishing their first novel.
 



   Thursday, July 20, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Build a Better World through creating a You Tube video.
Final Summer Reading Program and certificates will be awarded.
 



10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  It’s all a part of growing up!
              Off to School, Baby Duck!, by Amy Hest
              Baby Duck experiences the fear of the first day of school, but with a little help from
              Grandpa, everything turns out fine in the end.
              Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses, by Any Hest
              Baby Duck is unhappy about the new eyeglasses she has to wear, until Grandpa helps
              her realize that they are not so bad after all.
              Craft – Duck puppets



5:30 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  It’s all a part of growing up!
              Off to School, Baby Duck!, by Amy Hest
              Baby Duck experiences the fear of the first day of school, but with a little help from
              Grandpa, everything turns out fine in the end.
              Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses, by Any Hest
              Baby Duck is unhappy about the new eyeglasses she has to wear, until Grandpa helps
              her realize that they are not so bad after all.
              Craft – Duck puppets



   Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:30 AM
Be Honest
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  
Books: 
The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot – Scott Magoon
Princess K.I.M. and the lie that grew – Maryanne Cocca-Leffler
Activity: coloring sheets
 



2:30 PM
Be Honest
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  
Books: 
The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot – Scott Magoon
Princess K.I.M. and the lie that grew – Maryanne Cocca-Leffler
Activity: coloring sheets
 



   Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  Vernon Turner, WSFA Weatherman
       Being able to warn people about dangerous weather patterns helps reduce the damage done to people and property by alerting us to the need to prepare and/or evacuate.
 



   Thursday, July 27, 2017
10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  A mother will always love you!
              Good Night Kiss, by Amy Hest
              Even after a story, being tucked in, and warm milk, Sam is not ready to go to sleep until
              his mother kisses him good night.
              Don’t You Feel Well, Sam?, by Amy Hest
              When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night.
              Craft - Bears
 



10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Preschool
Description:  A mother will always love you!
              Good Night Kiss, by Amy Hest
              Even after a story, being tucked in, and warm milk, Sam is not ready to go to sleep until
              his mother kisses him good night.
              Don’t You Feel Well, Sam?, by Amy Hest
              When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night.
              Craft - Bears