Highland Library June 2013
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Summer Reading Clubs start June 1
Dig into reading this summer by joining our Summer Reading Clubs!
Adults and Teens can join a team and dig up some reading gems.  Read whatever you like and be entered for chances to win prizes!  We'll have weekly drawings and fun throughout the summer!
Kids, pick up your information packet starting June 1 - check out all the great programs that are happening this summer: Our big kickoff party includes the Spirit of Alexandria's Animal Nature Bus, games, and activities.  Check out a performance of Aesop's Fables, Jim Gill's Summertime Family Playtime, and a magical show by Baffling Bill!


Events and Programs
Adult Programs
Summer Reading
Sign up at the Adult Desk June 1
Join at the Adult Reference Desk.  Read whatever you like and log what you've read with us.  You'll get a raffle ticket for each title read. We'll have weekly drawings for prizes throughout the summer.
Computer Classes
Mon, June 10, 2pm
A 2-hour introduction to computers and Windows.
Mon, June 10, 6pm
Learn to input data, format cells, basic functions and more.
Tues, June 11, 6pm
Create, edit and enhance your documents.
Wed, June 12, 2pm
Getting on the internet, navigation with the browser, bookmarking favorites and online safety.
Book Discussion Group
Wednesday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
We will read Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister. Pick up your copy of the book at the Adult Desk and join us for the discussion!
"The Book Ends" will take a summer break after June. See you in September!


Teen Programs
Mon, June 3, 5:30pm
The origins of the ancient Chinese game of Go are shrouded in mystery, but we're going to have fun learning to play!  Thanks to Obed Kandjii for agreeing to teach us! Pizza and pop will be on hand for those who are serious about learning to play. Please register!
Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm
Make something fun for the dad in your life. Please register!  
Mon, June 17, 5:30pm
Pizza and a flick!  Please register if you want to partake of the noms.
Mon, June 24
5:00 - 8:00pm
These poke-gatherings are yours to do with as you please: battle, trade, or just hang out. Thanks to Travis Trimper for being our League Leader.
For ages 10+.
Tues, June 25
12:00 - 8:00pm
Play, paint, build. We focus on Warhammer 40K, but feel free to bring your Warhammer Fantasy or LOTR army. We have tables and terrain aplenty. Newcomers are always welcome. Open to teens and adults.


Sat, June 8, 2pm - 4pm
For kids 3-12 years and their families.
Begin your summer with a trip to the library, sign up for the Summer Reading program and check out the live animals on the Spirit of Alexandria Nature Bus.  Games, crafts and munchies. Please register!
Mon, June 10, 10:30am
For babies and toddlers ages 5 months to under 3 years old.  Be sure to wear 'painting' clothes!
Thurs, June 13, 10:30am
For kids 6-12 years.
Rock monsters!
Tues, June 18, 10:30am
For kids 3 - 5 years.
Painting! Wear old clothes for this program!
Wed, July 19, 5:00pm
For kids 7-12 years.
Take apart (broken) household machines to see how they work.
Registration starts 6/1. 
Sat, June 22, 2:00pm
For kids 6-9 years.
Be a rock detective!
Registration starts 6/3.
Mon, June 24, 10:30am
For babies and toddlers ages 5 months to under 3 years old.  Be sure to wear 'painting' clothes!
Registration starts 6/10.
Tues, June 25, 10:30am
For kids 3 - 5 years.
"Up and Down" stories!
Registration starts 6/11.


Wed, June 26, 2:30pm

For children grades K-6.

This performance is produced and performed by members of the Michigan Opera Theater! Come see your favorite Aesop's fables brought to life: The Fox & the Crow, the Tortoise & the Hare, The Grasshopper & the Ant, and the Lion & the Mouse!  This activity is funded in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Humanities Council.

Registration starts 6/3.


Thurs, June 27, 10:30am
For kids 6-12 years.
Dinosaur Fossils!
Registration starts 6/10.

Get out and explore your state this summer with Michigan adventures from your library!
Free or reduced admission prices to arts and cultural organizations throughout the state. Participating organizations include Cranbrook Institute of Art, the DIA, Holocaust Memorial Center, Howell Nature Center and more!
The Park & Read program merges into a new program designed to encourage you to take entertainment outside. Check out your State Parks!
Online Discount Store
Members of The Library Network can purchase and print Detroit Zoo tickets and more at the best value available anywhere in minutes!

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