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hoopla Bonus Borrows in August

hoopla Bonus Borrows return in August with new themed collections! Patrons can choose from hundreds of titles in hoopla’s Bonus Borrows collection. These hoopla titles will not count against your monthly borrow limit!

How it works:
When a patron borrows an Instant Bonus Borrows title: 

  • That circulation is FREE to libraries.
  • The Patron will be debited ZERO borrows from their monthly hoopla borrows.

August themes include: 

  • All Things British
  • Back to School: STEAM!
  • Biographies & Memoirs
  • Pop Culture Celebration
  • Relaxation
  • Romance
  • Sci-Fi
  • Series You’ll Love

In addition to these titles, patrons will also continue to have access to hoopla’s Instant collection of over 950,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, comics, and more.


Harry Potter Birthday Party

On Friday July 30th from 1pm to 5pm, we will celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday with games, crafts, a photo booth, a costume contest, and a visit from live snakes!

The party will start off with a visit from some snakes. Harry has many encounters with snakes over the years; we will get to see a snake presentation and meet a few.

After that, we will be hosting several games to get you in the spirit:

  • Let’s go on a Horcrux Hunt – a scavenger hunt for Voldemort’s seven horcruxes. There will be clues to help lead the way and the one who finds them all will get a reward!
  • Are you a member of SPEW, the Society for the Protection of Elfish Welfare? Join us in freeing house elves with a game of sock toss!
  • Need to practice your levitation spell? Whoever can levitate the balloon the longest will get a prize, every player will get a free wand (while supplies last).
  • Think you know the most about the boy who lived? Play some trivia with us on your own device with Kahoot. A prize will be awarded to the winner.

We will also have crafts! Paint your own pet owl rock or cast a patronus onto paper to take home.

While all this is going on, we will have a photo booth and costume contest! Come in your best outfit that references the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and you could get a prize for best dressed!


Game Day

xbox controller

On Tuesday, July 20th at 3 pm, unleash your inner gamer with a mix of video and board games available to play at the library!


Kernel Club

we grow corn

Become a member of the Kernel Club and learn about Kansas Farms and how they grow corn.

The Kernel Club will meet every Thursday, from July 15th to August 12th at 4 pm.

We will have a short lesson, do a corn themed craft and eat a corn based snack.


Storytime

On Wednesdays at 10 am, we’ll have stories, songs, crafts, and more! Plus, every child gets a free book to take home at every storytime. Storytime is open to all ages.

 


Logs and Bingo sheets due

Summer Reading is coming to a close. This is the last week to turn in your reading logs or bingo sheets to qualify to win a prize. Reading logs and bingo sheets must be turned in by Saturday, July 3rd to qualify to win a prize in our prize drawings.


Library Closed July 5th

The Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5th.


Dan Dan the Magic Man

Be amazed by awesome magic and hilarious comedy with Dan Dan the Magic Man on Thursday, July 1st at 10 am.

rabbit in a hat

Mad Science - Up, Up, and Away

On Thursday, June 24th at 10 am, Mad Science presents Up, Up and Away! Animals have been the inspiration for stories, myths, and legends since the dawn of time. Mad Science will teach kids about their amazing features by exploring how they can fly.

geese flying

Movie Time: Zootopia

zootopia poster

Watch this animated family friendly movie with us on Thursday, June 17th at 4:30 pm.

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive.

When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she is determined to prove herself by solving the case of a mysterious disappearance. She ends up partnered with a red fox named Nick Wilde, a small-time hustler who reluctantly helps her.

We’ll provide popcorn and drinks or you can bring your own drinks.


Movie Time: Dumbo (2019)

Dumbo 2019

Watch a live active family friendly movie with us on Tuesday, June 15th at 4:30 pm.

This film, directed by Tim Burton, is a live-action adaptation and re-imagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 animated classic. The story follows a family that works at a failing traveling circus as they encounter a baby elephant with extremely large ears who can fly.

We’ll provide popcorn and drinks or you can bring your own drinks.


Movie Time: Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

On Thursday May 27th at 4:30 pm follow the adventures of Po, a giant panda played by Jack Black, who was chosen as the prophesied Dragon Warrior. Po must prove himself worthy and protect the Valley against the evil Tai Lung.

We’ll provide popcorn and drinks or you can bring your own drinks.


Lee Richardson Zoomobile

The Lee Richardson Zoo will bring their Zoomobile to the library on Tuesday, June 8th at 10 am. Enjoy a storytime and a visit from an animal friend straight from the Lee Richardson Zoo.

Tales and Tails tractor

Drawful Game

Sign up to reserve your spot for this funny online game that involves drawing! On Friday June 4th at 4 pm, we’ll be having fun for the whole family with Drawful 2 from Jack Box Games.


Jammin' Randy

We’ll have a jammin’ good time with Jammin’ Randy on Tuesday, June 1st at 10 am. He will perform fun songs about all kinds of animals. Everyone will be encouraged to dance and sing-a-long!

Tales and Tails Rooster

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