The library will be showcasing its Beyond Books collection, formerly known as the Library of Objects. This collection has been reorganized and expanded, with all non-traditional items from the library.
The library announces its Lucky Day collection and several items are available on a first come first basis. Lucky Day items cannot be put on hold or the payment period extended. These items are available first come at the loan desk. This collection includes two Rokus loaded with streaming services, two unlimited WIFI hotspots and several Chromebook laptops.
The public is invited to visit the library to see other changes and updates.
While the majority of this summer’s programs will remain virtual, the library will host outdoor events as well as its summer reading program. The 2021 theme is “Bee Kind … for yourself, for your Earth and for your neighbor”, which will take place from June 1 to August. 31. Many of the programs and events organized by the library this summer will feel kind to any of these elements. The summer reading challenge will take place virtually via the beanstack software; register on the library website. Reading challenges are available for all ages and include prizes at the end.
Programs to watch out for this summer are 4-H Dairy Days on Saturday June 12, Summer Scares June 1 through August 1. 26, and tons of kids’ programming, coding, and tech. More information on the summer reading program will be available on the library’s website in mid-May.