|Wed, Mar 29, 2017 02:36 AM
|Wednesday, March 8, 2017 issue
|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.