Library announces upcoming programsThe Quarryville Library announces the following upcoming programs and events at the library, 357 Buck Road, Quarryville.
Anansi and the Storytelling Bug
Kids and Cultures will present its newest interactive storytelling show for all ages at the library at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 9.
Tales of legendary Anansi the Spider are told all over the world. Discover what happens when Storytelling Bug gets caught in his web. Attendees will learn basic storytelling skills, listen to and participate in folktales from different continents, and catch some interesting information about bugs. This 45-minute show is performed by the Wenger Family of Kids and Cultures, a non-profit educational organization that introduces children to world cultures.
Free computer classes
The library is offering free computer classes in the library's meeting room from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Registration is required by calling the Quarryville Library at 786-1336 or stopping by.
The topics to be covered include: Tuesday, Aug. 5 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 The material is oriented to home users and is suitable for beginners.
The class is designed to be hands-on. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops. Classroom laptops are available for the first seven or so registrants who do not have their own. The class will be based on Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007.
For more information about the class, visit www.trainingforproductivity.com.
Award-winning author coming to library
Tony Fredericks, an award-winning children's author, will host a program titled, "Books and Bugs and Really Weird Slugs" at the library at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. His books will be available for signing. Register for the program by calling the library.
Catch the Reading Bug
Looking for something to do this summer? Join the summer reading program at the library. The theme this year is "Catch the Reading Bug." Programs are available for all ages: 5 and under, 6-12 and 13-18. Prizes upon completion of the program include frisbees, glow in the dark bugs, memo boards, free bowling passes, McDonalds coupons, free admission to a Senators Baseball game, and when you complete and extra five hours of reading, a free ticket to Dutch Wonderland. Sign ups began on June 2 and the program runs until Aug. 9.
Bug Hunt Mondays
The library needs your help to catch some reading bugs. Every Monday this summer a new one will be hiding in the shelves of the library. Be the first to find it and win a prize! Mondays: June 2nd-August 4th (Ages 3-12)