We’re building a better summer this year with some great Summer Reading events! From June 5 through July 29, we’re challenging adults (18+) to take on a few reading challenges and activities – which will earn you tickets toward some cool prize drawings. In addition to tees and totes, we have travel tumblers, coloring kits, books, and more. Pick up your Summer Reading chart from the Reference Desk (or get print one online) and get your summer on!
Here's what's coming up:
FRIDAY, JUNE 30 @ 10AM
Learn how to dive into your family’s past, using tools such as Ancestry.com and our digitized Twin Falls newspaper database.
ADULT TRIVIA NIGHT
THURSDAY, JULY 6 @ 7:00 PM
Team up with a buddy and get ready to show-off all that “useless” knowledge rattling around inside your brain. You might even win a prize!
WHO LIVED IN MY HOUSE?
FRIDAY, JULY 7 @ 10AM
If you’ve ever wondered about the history of your house, join us to learn how to research past owners or to see what else might have been located on that property.
ALL-AGES BOOK CLUB
MONDAY, JULY 10 @ 2PM
Readers of any age will enjoy our discussion, snacks, and activity – all related to this month’s book, The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg.
CLASSIC MOVIE CLUB with PAT MARCANTONIO
MONDAY, JULY 10 @ 7PM
Join us and local film buff Pat Marcantonio for a great new “old” movie each month. This month, we’re watching Chaplin’s The Gold Rush.
FRIDAY, JULY 14 @ 10AM
We’ll show you how to gather documents, create journals, and design scrapbooks to detail your memories for the next generation.
FAMILY DAY MULTI-GAME CHALLENGE
SATURDAY, JULY 15 @10AM
Bring in the family and work as a team to complete tasks from different, but familiar, games.
MONDAY, JULY 17 @ 6PM
Drop in to learn basic stitches, or bring your own project to work on and chat with other knitters.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 @ 4PM
Is one of your favorite books in rough shape? Come in and we’ll show you some basic repairs to preserve a beloved book.
ADULT GAME NIGHT
TUESDAY, JULY 25 @ 7PM
Looking for a little fun and friendly competition? Bring in a game to share, or play one of our great board or card games.
ADULT MYSTERY NIGHT
FRIDAY, JULY 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM
Channel your inner sleuth as you solve puzzles to reveal the answer to our mystery. With fun games, snacks, and prizes – all after Library hours – you’re sure to have a killer time! (Sign up at the Reference Desk before July 19.)
Contact the Reference Librarians (733-2964 ext. 200) for more information.