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June 2015 KIDSHEET

There is no regular issue of Kidsheet this month, but we didn't want you to miss out on this information.


The Summer Challenge is on!

Big goals, big prizes

Kids, Teens and Adults can register now and start on their personal goal of 100 points or more. 

There's a Community Challenge too -- when we reach a total of 20,000 points MainSource Bank will make a contribution to the Helping Hand Food Pantry.


Learn more and then come in to the library to get started.



VROOM, VROOM!  Meet the Bookmobile
at Redkey Elementary and Bearcreek Farms

As a part of the Summer Reading Program and in cooperation with Redkey Elementary School—thanks to former JCPL Page and current School Librarian Cathy Fugiett—the bookmobile will visit Redkey Elementary School every Wednesday for a six-week period.

And new this year, the bookmobile will visit Bearcreek Farms on Thursdays.

From June 3rd to July 9th, the bookmobile will visit Redkey Elementary on Wednesdays from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm and Bearcreek Farms from 9:00 to 11:00 am.

Books and audio materials will be available for normal check-out. Patrons can sign-up for the Summer Challenge, check in and out, place holds, renew, or sign up for a new card. Call the library to request specific materials and they'll be loaded on the bookmobile for the next trip.  Sorry, no DVDs will be available on the bookmobile.


Summertime at the Library and KiPS

During the lazy days of summer, business usually slows at the library. Patrons come in to find a cool corner to read and relax, check their email and take their time browsing for books. Kids play with puzzles, activity tables, and on the computers.


But on Tuesday mornings our KIPS (Kindergarten Prep School) brings in about 100+ preschoolers and things get a little crazy! The children's area is abuzz with sound and movement!

If you're looking for that peaceful time at your library, you might want to visit another day!




Jay County Public Library  Portland, Indiana