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Killingworth Library News: July 2021

Submitted by Tammy Eustis, Assistant Director, KLA.

Registration is required – visit the Calendar page on the library’s website at https://killingworthlibrary.org/ for further details and registration links, or call the library at 860-663-2000.

Music with Margie – Saturday, July 10th at 10:00am. Come listen, learn and move to the music as special guest Margie sings about animals with our “Tales and Tails” themed singalong! Suggested ages 2-5.

Make Your Own Dreamcatcher for Teens – Wednesday, July 14th at 6:00pm. Lauren Burchsted from My Favorite Things Farm will teach you how to design and create your own dreamcatcher! Supplies will be provided. Suggested ages 12-17.

Dinosaur Dig – Thursday, July 15th at 10:00am. We’re sure you’ll have a ROARing good time at our Dinosaur Dig program! Come excavate your own dinosaur fossil while learning about real archaeologists! Suggested ages 6-12.

Leggo my Lego Session 2 – July 16th at 10:00am. This time we’ll be building a fox and a fearsome reptile! Suggested ages 6-12+.

Meet Lavender the Opossum – Saturday, July 17th at 11:00am. Come meet our furry friend Lavender and learn fun facts from Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue at this family friendly event. Please note special time.

Storytime: a Tale from Far Away – July 19th at 10:00am. Join our intern Hana as she shares another story from a faraway place, this time with an origami craft. Suggested ages 2-5.

Tween Book Club – Wednesday, July 21st at 6:00pm. Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to join our new summer book club! This meeting will feature the graphic novel El Deafo by Cece Bell. Extra copies are available now for checkout at the circulation desk, and yes… there will be pizza!

Life-Sized Candyland –We will bring a childhood classic to interactive life here at Killingworth Library! You’ll have a sweet time playing Candyland with your family and friends! The event will run in two age-appropriate days: ages 6-12 on Thursday, July 22nd at 10:00am and ages 2-5 on Saturday, July 24th at 10:00am.

Build Your Own Castle, with A Paperbag Princess Read-a-Long – July 23rd at 10:00am. Sometime’s it’s the princess who also does the rescuing! Come read this wonderful story with us and build your own castle afterward! Suggested ages 4-10.

Teen Book Club – Wednesday, July 28th at 6:00pm. Teens ages 13-17 are invited to join this month’s discussion about The Raft by S.A. Bodeen. Extra copies are available now for checkout at the circulation desk, and yes… there will be pizza!

Make Your Own Puppet – Thursday, July 29th at 10:00am. Craft and create a new friend at our make your own puppet program! Suggested ages 6 – 12. (Want to put on your own show? See the Puppet Show details below.)

Beach Dreams – July 30th at 10:00am. Create your own beach scene with our miniature glitter globe kit, then grab some chalk from our stash and draw your favorite beach scene or sea animal on our sidewalk. All entries will be submitted in our chalk art contest! Suggested ages 4-10.

Puppet Show – Saturday, July 31st at 10:00am. Come join us for fun and fairytales at our puppet show! Presented by our intern Hana. Suggested ages 2- 5. The stage will be left in place for children to present their own puppet show! Just ask to reserve a time!

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