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News and Events from the Wayland Library, July 13, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • English Conversation Groups. There will be three English conversation groups at the library this summer starting the week of July 9.  A beginner’s group for those who do not speak English at home will meet 10:30-11:30am. on Friday mornings.  The intermediate groups will meet on Monday nights 7-8:30 p.m. in the Raytheon Room, and Wednesday mornings 10-11 a.m. in the library balcony. These two groups are intended for speakers who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills.
  • Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun.  Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25 through August 29, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:
    • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
    • read to a child
    • attend a library program
    • read and recommend a book to a librarian
    • and more—all just as easy!
      Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.
  • Noon Book Group. Fulfill a summer reading requirement with the Noon group’s pick, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth.  Set in an alternate America, the novel portrays the fate of a Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey when America-firster Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.  The discussion will place on Friday, September 8.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, July 19, Aug. 2, 9, and 16 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m.
  • Story Walk. Enjoy time with your child, expand their literacy skills by reading and talking about pictures, and get some physical activity at this Story Walk of the picture book Pete the Cat led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  We will meet on the lawn behind the Children’s Room. For ages 3 and 4, with parent/caregiver. Tues., July 24, 3:30 p.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime.  Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver. Wednesday, July 25, 11a.m.-12p.m.
  • Toe Jam Puppet Band. Mr. Vinny and Mr. Tom will entertain kids with music, puppets, dancing, bubbles and more! For ages 3 and up. Thursday, July 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Beats On! A Musical Obstacle Race. Swerve, hop, dance and run through our musical obstacle race. Weather permitting, the program will be held on the grassy lawn behind the library. (If it rains we will run a scaled down version inside in the Raytheon Room). For ages 5 and up. Monday, July 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Catch the Beat! Latin Drumming. Children will learn about Tito Puente and Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, listen to their music, and make a simple drum. Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up. Wed., July 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Drop-in Craft: Windchimes. Children will make their own windchimes using a variety of craft materials. For ages 4 and up. Tuesday, July 31, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

FOR TEENS 

  • Snacks that Rock! Teens! You can make snacks that are delicious, easy to prepare, and healthy. Please join us to make snacks that rock!  Online registration required. For teens in grades 6 and up. Thurs., July 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Summer Reading!  The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is in full swing. It is not too late to sign up. This summer we are Reading to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.) We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.
  • The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is ongoing. Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night. The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

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