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June at the Creswell Library - Families


We have quite a few updates this month. First, at the end of the month, we will be moving our PreK Storytime to Holt Park. We will also adjust the start time to 11am when we move outside. Our Babytime Storytime will continue to be Fridays at 10am via Zoom. Second, Art with Holly is moving into the library! There will be no grab bags for Art with Holly since we are hosting it here in the library. Finally, Summer Reading registration has begun and you can start tracking your reading on June 21st! Read on for more details. 


Summer Reading Program

We are so excited to have you joining us for SRP 2022! This year we will spend lots of time hanging out at Holt Park doing crafts, eating ice cream and launching rockets. Check out the schedule of events on our SRP page and be sure to register and get your free book! Remember, you don't need to sign up to come to our events.


Reading Journals (available June 21st):

Lego Club - 6/9 @ 3:30pm

Lego Club will continue through the summer! Remember, children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Art with Holly – 6/23 @ 3:30pm

This month’s project is amazing garden art with paint sticks and oil pastels. Join us in the library on June 23rd at 3:30pm. Holly will take us through the project step by step to help us create these beautiful works of art. There will not be take-and-make bags for this program as we are hosting it in our library!

June Reads for July Book Clubs

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 Our Book Club for Kids will meet on 6/1 at 4:00pm to chat about The Loser's Club. Our next book is Redwall by Brian Jacques. We will meet to chat about Redwall on 7/6 at 4pm. Here is a bit more about the book from the publisher.

"Welcome to Mossflower Wood, where the gentle mice have gathered to celebrate a year of peace and abundance. All is well…until a sinister shadow falls across the ancient stone abbey of Redwall. It is rumored that Cluny is coming—Cluny, the terrible one-eyed rat and his savage horde—Cluny, who has vowed to conquer Redwall Abbey! The only hope for the besieged mice lies in the lost sword of the legendary Martin the Warrior. And so begins the epic quest of a bumbling young apprentice—a courageous mouse who would rise up, fight back…and become a legend himself."

Our Middle School Book Club will meet on 6/8 at 3:30pm to chat about Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom. Our next book is The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. You can read a bit more about here from the publisher here.

"Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey.
One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. As Luna’s thirteenth birthday approaches, her magic begins to emerge—with dangerous consequences. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Deadly birds with uncertain intentions flock nearby. A volcano, quiet for centuries, rumbles just beneath the earth’s surface. And the woman with the Tiger’s heart is on the prowl . . ."

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PreK Storytime via Zoom - 6/2, 6/9, & 6/16 

PreK Storytime will be moving to Holt Park starting on June 23rd! We are so excited to be reading outside with all of you again this summer!

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00am via Zoom for awesome stories and fun songs. 

I gave storytimes themes a try but I find them to be constraining. If you really liked knowing the themes, please let me know! Otherwise, we will be themeless/loosely themed moving forward.

Use this Zoom information to join us for these storytimes!

Meeting ID: 639 784 683

Passcode: Bestbooks1

PreK Storytime at Holt Park - 6/23 & 6/30 at 11:00am.

We are moving PreK Storytime to Holt Park starting on 6/23. We are also going to push the start time back by an hour to give the day a bit more time to warm up. We hope to see you this summer at the park!

Babytime via Zoom

Join us on Fridays at 10:00am for songs, fingerplays, lap bounces, and stories!

Meeting ID: 638 577 839

Passcode: Bestbooks1

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