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Ferrets at the Library !

    The ferrets will be here Wednesday June 25 at 3 PM.  Be prepared to meet some cute animals, cheer for them as they race each other, learn how to care for them.  Our program will be in the Senior Center auditorium next to the Library.

Butterflies and Jellyfish in a bottle - craft program

Children will explore animals of the air and ocean at a craft program Wednesday June 18 at 3 PM.  We will create tissue paper butterflies and an "ocean" specimen by filling a bottle with a pretend jellyfish.  These crafts will appeal to children ages 4 - 12 years.

Bird feeder program a success

    51 children turned out to make and decorate bird feeders from recycled plastic juice bottles.  The results were unique and colorful.  Juice bottles were generously donated by people in the West University community during the spring.

Teens prepared for zombie attack

      Teens enjoyed a scavenger hunt throughout the Library, looking for clues to help them assemble a Zombie Preparedness Kit to ward off eminent zombie attacks. The teens were treated to the items in the kits, zombie face painting and refreshments after the hunt.

Make a bird feeder and a solar photo

   Make a bird feeder and a solar photo at a program Wednesday June 11 at 3 PM at the West University Library.  All supplies are provided. This program will appeal to children ages 5 - 11 years.

Magic School Bus program

    Tuesday June 10 at 3 PM, Christine Wardle will portray Miss Frizzle from the Magic School Bus.  She will tell us about decomposition and recycling to keep the earth healthy.  This program is for ages 4 - 11 years.

Zombies invade the West U Library !

   Children - ages 10 + - are invited to join the Zombie Outbreak Response Team at a program Tuesday June 10 at 3:15 PM. Could you survive a Zombie apocalypse ?  Come test your skills !  Everyone leaves a winner.

Jungle Jim program exciting

Jungle Jim and his huge assortment of animals and insects was a huge success to start of this year's summer reading program.  We saw an albino toad, a 25 year Mississippi Mud turtle who is only 2 inches long, as well as displays of enormous insects from around the world.  One parent exclaimed "Wow - we learned so much !"

Jungle Jim insect program June 4 at 3 PM

         Children will be excited to start the Summer Reading Program with a program featuring collections of insects and wild life on Wednesday June 4 at 3 PM. Jungle Jim brings a large display of insect specimens, live animals and life-sized heads of a T-Rex and wooly mammoth.  This program is for children ages 4 to 12 years and will be held next door to the library at the Senior Center.

Summer Reading Program for children

    Fizz! Boom! Read ! is the theme for this summer's reading program.  Children may participate in both the reading aspect and the weekly programs.  For reading 10 picture books or early readers, children will receive a free paperback book and a certificate.  Readers of chapter books need to read 500 minutes or 500 pages to receive a book and certificate.

June 4     Jungle Jim bugs *     3 PM

June 10   Magic Schoolbus     3 PM

June  11  crafts - bird feeder , sun photos    3 PM

June  18   butterflies, jellyfish    3 PM

June 25   Ferrets  *       3 PM

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