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2016 Summer Library Program

June 6 - July 29, 2016


On Your Mark, Get Set... Read!
No need to preregister - stop in and sign up any time between June 6, 2016 and July 29, 2016

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Science!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:00pm - 12:45pm

On Your Mark, Get Set, Science!

with Mr. Wendlandt (ages 10+)

Let’s face it - experiments are the most fun part of science!  This will be a great chance for some “hands on” experimenting with the scientific aspects of sports.

Ages 10+

On Your Mark, Get Set, Bowl! (all ages)

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Sturm Memorial Library and Kegler's Bowling Center present...
Family Bowling Night!
Families can enjoy an evening of free bowling and fun at Kegler’s.
Space is limited - registration is required.

Story Time @ the Library

Preschool Story Time for ages 2-5 on Thursdays at 10:30 am ~ no registration required.

Story Time is scheduled for most Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August and is held in the meeting room at the library.

Contact the library @ 920-596-2252 for details.

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On the Waterfront

Books Beat the Summer Slide

 

This a photo of some of the new books at the Library for elementary school aged youth. They are some of the thousands of books kids have to choose from when they decide to spend some of their summer vacation reading. We love it when a new book gets checked out - we love it even more when the book is returned with a big smile of approval. Kids today have so many activities they're involved in but taking the time to read some books will benefit them in a lot of ways. A statistic we found today shows that children who are given access to books over the summer perform 35-40% better on reading achievement tests than those without access. The research seems to support that there is such a thing as the "summer slide" - where the benchmark reached at the end of a school year fades away over the summer if kids don't continue reading during those months away from school. The Library runs a great summer program put together by all of the staff and we work closely with the schools to get kids signed up and participating. We invite all kids and families to come to the Library and spend some time sharing the fun with others.