August 2019 programs at Morrisville Public Library

Library Closures: We are closed for our summer hours on the following Saturdays: August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.

To the Milky Way and Beyond: Join us for some intergalactic adventures as we travel beyond the Milky Way on Friday August 2 at 6:30pm. Crafts, games and fun will be had.

Play Mahjong: Like to play Mahjong? Want to learn how to play without using the computer? Willing to teach young and old. Join the fun every Monday afternoon at the library from 1pm-3pm. Dates for July are: Monday August 5, 12, 19 and 26.

Out of this World Movie Matinees: Come join us for some “space-y” movies this summer on Monday August 5 and 12 at 2:00pm. . We provide the popcorn; bring your own beverage. Due to licensing regulations we cannot post titles, but check out our website for the complete list this summer. (www.midyorklib.org/morrisville/events/movie-nights-the-library/)

Summer Reading Kiddies Korner, Story Hour: Bring your preschool child (ages 2-5) for our summer time story hour on Tuesday August 6 at 10am. We will be reading stories about “Blast Off to Reading.” Make a craft, hear some stories and more.

Out of the Cage Pet Mobile: Join Jennifer Clark as she brings her traveling exotic petting zoo to our library. She will be bringing 6 different animals to learn about as well as see and touch on Wednesday August 7 at 6:30pm. Fun for the entire family.

Under the Stars/Magic in the Sky: Come join us as we have fun with stars and the magic that is in our sky. Games, a craft and more on Friday August 9 at 6:30pm.

Summer Reading Ends: Get your records in at the library by 8pm on Friday August 9 and make sure you have read at least ten hours.

Summer Reading Graduation: Join us on Wednesday August 14 at 6:30pm for graduation. All the children who completed the ten hour reading requirement will be invited to this ceremony. Prizes, t-shirts, certificates and ice cream sundaes. AND, IF THE CHILDREN READ 1100 HOURS COLLECTIVELY, THEY CAN COLOR THE LIBRARY MANAGER.

Library Lock-In: Come be locked in at the library on Friday August 16 at 8pm until 8am Saturday morning of the 17th. Families/ people can come stay the night at the library and play video and board games, work on a puzzle, create crafts, use the computers, watch movies, eat food, and lots LOTS more. (Some reminders: no one under 6–too long of a time for littles-no exceptions, and you cannot come for a few hours-you have to stay the entire time.) Again this year, the Library Manager will be the guardian of some children if you make arrangements with her ahead of time. BUT, anyone 12 and up can come by themselves AS LONG AS your parent has completed a permission slip (available August 1 at the circulation desk.) All who attend must bring a sleeping bag and pillow (as we do make everyone head to sleep if they are still awake at 4am.) If you want to help plan, donate items etc. please contact the Library Manager.

Out of this World Tie Dye: We will be doing some Out of the This World tie dying on Monday August 19 at 6:30pm. Please bring a 100% pre-washed cotton item or items (i.e.-t-shirt, handkerchief etc.). Please dress to get messy as well. (We will not provide cotton items; people must bring their own.) Open to all ages; young and old..

Coding Cars with 4-H: Join 4-H Resource Educator, Craig Brown, as he helps us to code a video game using Scratch on Wednesday August 21 at 6:30pm. Make sure your parents come at 8pm as we plan to showcase all the games you created. This program is open to ages 8-14 only and we have limited spaces available. So please make sure you sign up now at the circulation desk.

Family Movie Night: Come join us for a movie for the whole family on Friday August 23 at 7:00pm. We provide the popcorn; bring your own beverage. Due to licensing regulations we cannot post titles, but check out our website for the complete list this summer. (www.midyorklib.org/morrisville/events/movie-nights-the-library/)

Back to School Cards & Treats: Come make 3 school-related cards and/or sweet treat holders on Wednesday August 28 at 6:30pm.. Cost is $5 per set of 3 activities (payable the night of the program). Jackie Groves of Librarystampers Creations will demonstrate how to use stamps and other tools to create these unique items. This is open to ages 12 and up (but if someone younger wants to participate; a parent/guardian must come too.) We must have 5 people signed up to have this event, so please sign up now at the circulation desk.

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