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   Monday, July 06, 2015
2:00 PM
Awards Program
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  

Featuring guest entertainer Chuck E Cheese!




   Tuesday, July 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Hampstead Summer Reading Program 2015
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-5
Description:  

Superheroes
Super Guinea Pig to the Rescue – Udo Weigelt
Timothy and the Strong Pajamas – Viviane Schwarz
Activity: Design own Superhero Mask

 




2:30 PM
Hampstead Summer Reading Program 2015
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 6-10
Description:  

Superheroes
Super Guinea Pig to the Rescue – Udo Weigelt
Timothy and the Strong Pajamas – Viviane Schwarz
Activity: Design own Superhero Mask

 




2:00 PM
Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  

End of Summer Reading Program Graduation. Please pick up your Certificates from the Circulation Desk.




4:00 PM
Pike Road Branch Library's Summer Activities
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Rising First Graders through Rising Fifth Graders
Description:  

Our hometown heroes from the Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department will demonstrate the super suits they use to fight fires. Plus, they are bringing Freddie the Fire Truck and their Smokehouse, which helps children learn how to exit a house during a fire. On top of all that, we will finish out summer with our annual visit to the chocolate fountain.




10:00 AM
Pintlala Branch Library Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

Movie Day
       Movie TBA

 




   Wednesday, July 08, 2015
10:00 AM
Superheroes of Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives & History
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

Learn how Alabamians of the past lived, worked, and overcame obstacles to accomplish great feats!    




10:00 AM
Escape the Ordinary
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  

Marie Updike, Master Gardener, will be here to teach us about day lilies.

Then, bring a plant, rooting, seeds, bulbs, tubers, etc., to participate in our annual plant swap.




10:00 AM
Summer Story Time 2015
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K through 1st Grade
Description:  

Franklin and the Hero by Paulette Bourgeois
Craft: Paper Bag Hero 

 




1:00 PM
Summer Reading Program
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  

End of the Summer Party with 
Special Guest Chucky Cheese

 




10:00 AM
Ramer Library Summer 2015 Programs
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

“Fun With Fish” with Donna Woodfin. Donna Woodfin will show how to take care of fish! This will also be Summer Reading Program graduation.




2:30 PM
Ramer Library Movie Matinee @ the Library
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  

“The Chronicles of Narnia” - The hit movie based on C.S. Lewis’ classic book!!

 




2:00 PM
Book Bunch Book Club
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  

Book Bunch book club to welcome Col. Tom Danielson, USAF, who will discuss his military experiences and Flag Etiquette.




   Thursday, July 09, 2015
10:00 AM
Ramer Adult Program
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  "Fun with Hoopla". See how you can download movies, music, and books!


10:00 AM
Every Hero Has a Story: We all Need a Friend!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

“A Friend for Einstein”, by Charlie Cantrell and Dr. Rachel Wagner
Einstein, a miniature horse, tries to find a friend who is just his size.

“Courtney”, by John Burningham
The children bring home an old mongrel named Courtney who cooks, serves meals, juggles
and even saves the baby from a fire, only to disappear mysteriously.

Craft – Horse masks




3:30 PM
Debate - What would be your Superpower?
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  

Summary: Almost everyone can identify with one superhero whose power we’d love to take. Teens will discuss what their superpower would be and design their own hero backstory.




10:00 AM
Summer Reading Program 2015
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K - 5th Grade
Description:  

End of Summer Reading Program Graduation. Please pick up your Certificates from the Circulation Desk.




10:00 AM
Pintlala Branch Library Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

Super Hero Ending Party




   Friday, July 10, 2015
10:00 AM
Summer Reading Program Finale
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  

Come and learn about some wonderful and exotic animals including dragons and a miniature horse.

Summer Reading Program certificates will be given  out to those who turned in their Reading Logs. These certificates will entitle you to join us in the Conference Room for snacks.

 




10:00 AM
Unmask!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  

Unmask!

Come and learn about some wonderful and exotic animals including dragons and a miniature horse.
Summer Reading Program Certificates will be given out to those who turned in their Reading Logs.
These certificates will entitle you to join us in the Conference Room for snacks.

 




   Wednesday, July 15, 2015
10:00 AM
Summer Story Time 2015
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K through 1st Grade
Description:  

Waiting is Not Easy! By Mo Willems
Little Blue Truck Leads the Way by Alice Shertle
Activity: Traffic Rules

 




   Wednesday, July 22, 2015
10:00 AM
Summer Story Time 2015
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K through 1st Grade
Description:  

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman
Craft: Super Hero Story Writing Sheet 

 




   Wednesday, July 29, 2015
10:00 AM
Summer Story Time 2015
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K through 1st Grade
Description:  

I’m Gonna Like Me by Jamie Lee Curtis
Craft: If I Were a Superhero