St. John’s Library News Shelf – Summer Programs

The TD Summer Reading Club is back this summer! Come to the St. John’s Library for your free summer reading kit, with everything you need to keep track of your reading for your chance to enter a draw for some cool prizes!

The TD Summer Reading Club started on Monday, June 23, 2014!

Also join us this summer for the following in-library programs:

Friday, July 4—10:30 am-12:30 pm
Family Literacy Fun Day

Join us for a fun drop in program with various stations that celebrate the fun of reading! No registration required for this program. All ages welcome!

Tuesday, July 8—2-2:45 pm
Making Memories!

Stop by St. John’s Library and make some summer memories with a program of fun stories and rhymes you won’t soon forget. Make your very own memory book to take home! Children ages 3-5 and their families

Tuesday, July 15—2-3 pm
Let’s Make Music!

Join us for an adventure into the art of noise, through story and wordplay. All you budding musicians will also get to make a mini rubber band banjo for your own experiments in sound! Ages 6-12

Tuesday, July 22—2-2:45 pm
Making Merry!

Summertime is the perfect time for fun! We’ll have silly stories, rollicking rhymes, and we’ll show you how to make a paper puppet, perfect for making your own fun at home! Children ages 3-5 and their families

Thursday, July 24—2-3 pm
Let’s Talk Science: Exploration Mars

This space-themed workshop will give kids a basic understanding of space exploration followed by a design challenge! Each group of students will get to design their own rover and lander to see if it will survive Mars’ harsh conditions. Ages 9-12

Tuesday, July 29—2-3 pm
Taking Flight!

Did you know Leonardo Da Vinci was making designs for airplanes 500 years ago? Here’s a salute to the pursuit of flight! You’ll also get to make your own toy airplane to take home! Ages 6-12

Thursday, August 7—2-3 pm
Interactive Storytelling with the Aboriginal School of Dance

Explore and act out the seven sacred teachings with the Aboriginal School of Dance using music, masks and props! Learn about the wisdom of the beaver, the truth of the turtle, the courage of the bear, and more. All ages welcome!

Now accepting registrations. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in person, or call 204-986-4689. St. John’s Library 500 Salter St.

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