Summer Reading Program 2013

 

This summer at Owatonna Public Library & Blooming Prairie Branch Library!

 Full list of events below. For a calendar view and more details, click on the Events tab on the left side of your screen.

Owatonna Public Library

OPL in JUNE

Story Time (preschool) begins June 11 and continues Tuesdays at 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. through August 20.

Garden Time (all ages) begins June 11 and continues Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. through August 6.

Adventure Club (ages 5 and up) begins June 12 and meets most Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. through July 24.

Teen Program (completed grades 5-9) begins June 21. Permission Slip necessary. Every-other Friday from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

And more ...

Friday, June 7. The fun begins at 9:00 a.m.
Summer Reading Program Kick-off! (all ages)
The OHS Marching Band Drumline will march through OPL, then we will Get Silly with Mr. Billy the musician and we can visit our Steele County 4-H Farm Animal Friends. Pick up your reading log this day or any day after and start recording your progress!

Wednesday, June 12, at 10:00 a.m.
Jack Pearson, Musician (all ages)

Thursday, June 20, at 10:00 a.m.
Shiffelly Puppets (all ages)

Wednesday, June 26, at 10:00 a.m.
Movie: "Land Before Time" (all ages)
Runtime is 69 minutes. Rated G.

Thursday, June 27, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

OPL in JULY

Story Time (preschool) Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. through August 20

Garden Time (all ages) Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. through August 6

Adventure Club (ages 5 and up) most Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. through July 24.
(No Adventure Club on July 3.)

Teen Program (completed grades 6-9) on July 5 & 19. Permission Slip necessary. Every-other Friday from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

And more ... 

Wednesday, July 3, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
LEGO® Mania  (ages 3 and up)

Wednesday, July 10, at 10:00 a.m.
RAD Zoo (all ages)

Thursday, July 18, at 10:00 a.m.
Mystifying Magic with Greg Skillestad (all ages)

Tuesday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m.
Grammy Award winning Okee Dokee Brothers (all ages)

Thursday, July 25, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

OPL in AUGUST

Story Time (preschool) Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. through August 20

Garden Time (all ages) Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. through August 6

And more ... 

Thursday, August 1, at 10:00 a.m.
Zooman (ages 5 and up)

Thursday, August 8, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Corrugation: Imagine, Create, and Build with Cardboard (ages 5 and up)

Wednesday, August 21, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Create-a-Craft (ages 5 and up)

Thursday, August 22, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

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Blooming Prairie Branch Library

For more information, call Blooming Prairie Branch Library at 507-583-7750 .

BPBL in JUNE

Story Time (preschool) begins June 4 and continues Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Movie Day (all ages) begins June 4 and continues Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.

Adventure Club (ages 5 and up) begins June 12 and meets most Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. through July 24.

And more ...

Friday, May 31, at 10:00 a.m.
BPBL Summer Reading Program Kick-off! (all ages)
Sign up and get ready for summer with your friends!

Friday, June 7, at 1:00 p.m.
Get Silly with Mr. Billy! (all ages)

Wednesday, June 12, at 1:00 p.m.
Jack Pearson, Musician (all ages)

Thursday, June 20, at 1:00 p.m.
Shiffelly Puppets - (all ages)

Thursday, June 27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

BPBL in JULY

Story Time (preschool) Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Movie Day (all ages) Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.

Adventure Club (ages 5 and up) most Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. through July 24.
(No Adventure Club July 3.)

And more ... 

Monday, July 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
LEGO® Mania  (ages 3 and up)

Wednesday, July 10, at 1:00 p.m.
RAD Zoo (all ages)

Thursday, July 18, at 1:00 p.m.
Mystifying Magic with Greg Skillstad (all ages)

Thursday, July 25, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

BPBL in AUGUST

Story Time (preschool) Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Movie Day Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. through August 14

And more ...  

Thursday, August 1, at 1:00 p.m.
Zooman (ages 5 and up)

Thursday, August 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Corrugation -- Imagine, Create, and Build with Cardboard (ages 5 and up)

Thursday, August 15, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Take-It-Apart Workshop (ages 5 and up)

Thursday, August 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Book Fair (Have you read 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days this month?)

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THANK YOU to our Friends and Partners: Federated Insurance, River Springs Water Park, Steele County 4-H, U of M Extension, Tracy Ignaszwewski, Mary Schroeder, Delta Kappa Gamma, Friends of the Blooming Prairie Branch Library, Blooming Prairie Dairy Queen, The Bakery of Blooming Prairie, and Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.