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2003-06-13 communities
Lawrence to host summer reading program
LOUISA Come on a reading expedition at the Lawrence County Public Library in Louisa starting Tuesday, June 17.

The program will be discussing pioneers and Indians and will have a lot of activities planned for all age groups. All activities are free.

You can join the fun by calling the library at 638-4497 or stop by the library to sign up. All classes will begin at 11 a.m.

Other activities will include:

Tuesday, June 17: Mark Sparkman will be here to do a magic show for the children. This activity is for all ages.

Thursday, June 19, First day of summer reading for ages 7 and under.

Tuesday, June 24: Ages 8 and up. Quilting and pioneer life. Each child will be making a quilt patch to be included in a quilt to be displayed in the library. Each child will receive a kit to take home and make a patch to keep.

Thursday, June 26: Same activity for children 7 and under. No sewing will be required for this age group.

Tuesday, July 1: Ages 8 and up. We will be talking about home remedies and food. We will be tasting some "old fashion" recipes and will be making a craft to go along with it.

Thursday, July 3: Same activity for children 7 and under.

Tuesday, July 8: Ages 8 and up. Indians and trading. We will learn how the Indians lived and bartered for supplies. There will be a trading post set up for the children to barter with the beads that they can earn by reading books. We will be making a covered wagon and tepee.

Thursday, July 10: Same activity as above for children under 7.

Each age group will have weekly prizes and fun activities. Additional activities will be added from time to time.

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