Movie Time: Planet 51

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movie Planet 51

Come see a fun animated movie with us on Monday, July 22nd at 4:30 pm. We will be watching “Planet 51, which was made in 2009 and stars Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, and Gary Oldman.

Astronaut Chuck Baker lands on what he thinks is an uninhabited alien planet, only to discover that he has accidentally invaded an alien civilization. Baker must avoid capture and get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Movie Time: Home

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Everyone is invited to watch a fun animated movie with us on Monday, July 15th at 4:30 pm. We will be showing “Home”, a film produced by DreamWorks Animation in 2015.

An alien race known as the Boov invade Earth and make it theirs.

A misfit Boov named Oh accidentally invites everyone (including Gorg, the world destroying alien they are all hiding from) to a party at his new house on Earth!

Oh and a human girl named Tip must try to stop Gorg before it’s too late.

When: Monday, July 15 at 4:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Movie Time: Captain Marvel

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captain marvel

Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races in the latest movie from Marvel Studios.

When: Thursday, July 18 at 5:45 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Luau Bunco

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Aloha pineapple

Adults, come join our Luau Bunco Party!

Tuesday, July 16th at 2 pm

Seating is limited, so sign up now

(Snacks will be served)

Aaron Fowler “Look to the Skies, Lift up a Song”

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Musician Aaron Fowler and Miss Bella, a trained therapy dog, will be at the library on Tuesday, July 9th at 1 pm. with his “Look to the Skies, Lift up a Song” Summer Reading program.

They will share stories and songs. For ages 4 & up.

Movie Time: Treasure Planet

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treasure planet

Come join us for a fun movie! We will be showing “Treasure Planet”, a Disney animated version of “Treasure Island”. The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

When: Monday, June 10 at 4:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Wacky Wednesdays

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kermit shopping cart fruit and vegtables

On Wednesdays this Summer, between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, while USD 480’s Summer Food Service Program is giving out free lunches to all children and teens, ages 1-18 here at the library, KSRE and the Library will present “Wacky Wednesday” classes.

These free classes will teach kids and their parents about food, healthy food prep, and healthy eating.

June 5th at 11:30 am – For Week 1 of Wacky Wednesday’s, we will go over hand-washing and the beginning of food safety and the MyPlate.

  • Handwashing- We will review proper hand-washing. Although it sounds simple, kids usually love it because we’ll bring our glow light and show them “germs” on their hands.
  • Food Safety- We will introduce food safety by talking about what should be the 1st step in preparing food: Cleaning/preparing your area.
  • Myplate- Introduce the 5 food groups (We’ll go into detail about the food groups later on in the weeks to follow).
  • We will finish up with our snack

June 12th at 11:30 am – Week 2: Breakfast Is For Everybody

We will review the importance of breakfast, why our body’s need it and the benefits and consequences of skipping breakfast. We will also talk about what could be alternative meals for breakfast.

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June 26th at 11:30 am – Week 3: Eating Healthy and Well

We will go over more in depth about MyPlate especially fruits and veggies. Touch on the health benefits fruits and veggies have on our body depending on the color we eat.

July 17th at 11:30 am – Week 4: Kitchen Basics

We will teach about measurements and different utensils to use for dry or liquid ingredients.

Succulent garden class

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Succulents

Thursday, June 13 at noon, learn how to grow succulents at this fun class presented by K-State Research & Extension office. This is part of our Adult Summer Reading program.

Register online or at the library.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

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Help us kickoff Summer Reading on June 3rd at 2 pm. We will have games, hot dogs, a sidewalk chalk art contest, balloon animals, and more!

A Universe of Stories, Summer Reading

Signup for Summer Reading at the kickoff party or online. Kids, Birth to 11 years old, can signup here. Adults can signup for summer reading here . No signup is required for teens. For more information about teen Summer Reading visit the Teen Summer Reading page.

Community service help is needed. Anyone interested in fulfilling some community service hours for school, call 620-626-0180 or come in to the library to sign up.

For questions call 620-626-0180

Dan Dan the Magic Man

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Dan Dan the Magic Man

This year, Summer Reading will be out of this world. Dan Dan’s magic show, “Cosmic Conjuring: A Universe of Magic”, will guide you on a journey full of magic space adventures! Astronauts and Aliens, Planets and Prestidigitation, Magic in the Milky Way. With lots of laughter, space-themed magic, and LIVE animal friends.

When: Tuesday, July 2nd at 1:30 pm
Where: In the downstairs activity area