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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Children's Stories and Crafts at 10:00 a.m. The theme for the Summer Reading Program is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! If daycares or preschools would like to attend they need to contact the library in advance.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit-Rock and Read is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, dance, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. This program meets in Bookingham Palace. If you have questions, please call the library at 385-5333 and ask for Celine Swan.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Golden Sower FUN Club is for kids ages Preschool-5th grade. Kids will hear the Golden Sower Nominees for 2016-2017, do crafts, play games, have special guests, and more! If you are bringing a daycare or preschool please call one week in advance to sign up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
This storytime is for Preschoolers-Kindergarten. Kids will hear stories, do crafts, have special guests, and play with educational toys. The library recommends an models the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association, which recommends that parents and caregivers play, sing, talk, read, and write with children.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished Kindergarten - 5th grade and need some extra help with reading or to encourage kids to read all summer to keep their reading scores up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children of all ages may join us for stories and crafts at 11 AM.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Theron Milo the Rocky Mountain Magician will dazzle us with magic!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished 3rd-5th grades.
Kids will be involved in reading and other fun!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Children's Stories and Crafts at 10:00 a.m. The theme for the Summer Reading Program is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! If daycares or preschools would like to attend they need to contact the library in advance.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit-Rock and Read is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, dance, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. This program meets in Bookingham Palace. If you have questions, please call the library at 385-5333 and ask for Celine Swan.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Golden Sower FUN Club is for kids ages Preschool-5th grade. Kids will hear the Golden Sower Nominees for 2016-2017, do crafts, play games, have special guests, and more! If you are bringing a daycare or preschool please call one week in advance to sign up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
This storytime is Preschoolers-Kindergarten. Kids will hear stories, do crafts, have special guests, and play with educational toys. The library recommends an models the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association, which recommends that parents and caregivers play, sing, talk, read, and write with children.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished Kindergarten - 5th grade and need some extra help with reading or to encourage kids to read all summer to keep their reading scores up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children of all ages may join us for stories and crafts at 11 AM.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
It's baaaack! This year the library circus will have a touch of the Summer Olympic theme. Kids of all ages will come for fun stations, crafts, prizes!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished 3rd-5th grades.
Kids will be involved in reading and other fun!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Children's Stories and Crafts at 10:00 a.m. The theme for the Summer Reading Program is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! If daycares or preschools would like to attend they need to contact the library in advance.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit-Rock and Read is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, dance, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. This program meets in Bookingham Palace. If you have questions, please call the library at 385-5333 and ask for Celine Swan.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Golden Sower FUN Club is for kids ages Preschool-5th grade. Kids will hear the Golden Sower Nominees for 2016-2017, do crafts, play games, have special guests, and more! If you are bringing a daycare or preschool please call one week in advance to sign up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
This storytime is for Preschoolers-Kindergarten. Kids will hear stories, do crafts, have special guests, and play with educational toys. The library recommends an models the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association, which recommends that parents and caregivers play, sing, talk, read, and write with children.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished Kindergarten - 4th grade and need some extra help with reading or to encourage kids to read all summer to keep their reading scores up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children of all ages may join us for stories and crafts at 11 AM.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
program with kids. Kids will get to hear them perform some scenes and songs from their Summer Theater performance of the classic, Wizard of Oz.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished 3rd-5th grades.
Kids will be involved in reading and other fun!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Children's Stories and Crafts at 10:00 a.m. The theme for the Summer Reading Program is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! If daycares or preschools would like to attend they need to contact the library in advance.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby Lapsit-Rock and Read is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, dance, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. This program meets in Bookingham Palace. If you have questions, please call the library at 385-5333 and ask for Celine Swan.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Golden Sower FUN Club is for kids ages Preschool-5th grade. Kids will hear the Golden Sower Nominees for 2016-2017, do crafts, play games, have special guests, and more! If you are bringing a daycare or preschool please call one week in advance to sign up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
This storytime is for Preschoolers-Kindergarten. Kids will hear stories, do crafts, have special guests, and play with educational toys. The library recommends an models the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association, which recommends that parents and caregivers play, sing, talk, read, and write with children.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This club is for kids that have just finished Kindergarten - 4th grade and need some extra help with reading or to encourage kids to read all summer to keep their reading scores up.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children of all ages may join us for stories and crafts at 11 AM.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

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Join us for the Children's Kickoff on Monday, May 23, from 6-8 PM; it will take place outside this year and the Community Youth Council CYC has partnered with us to offer a great two hours of fun! We are excited to have Emmy Award Winning Jack and Kitty here to entertain us with their music!

The Grand Island Police Department will be here with a bike rodeo. Kids can bring their bikes and get them licensed for FREE and also ride through the safety course. We will have a block of Third Street closed for kids to ride safely.

The Parks and Recreation Department will also be here with bounce-houses and information about their summer programs. The CYC will offer games, and a 1/2 mile storybook walk.

We will be giving away 2 bikes, helmets, and more to lucky winners!

The Clean Community System, CHI St Francis, Extension Office, YMCA, Eddie the Comfort Dog will be here, and there will be balloons, bubbles, tattoos, chalk art, and more! And kids can get signed up to earn prizes, pick up their reading bag, grab a calendar, and of course check out books!