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Foreword: July 11, 2018

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Calling all scientists with a sweet tooth!  Next Friday, July 20th, from 2-4 pm, we will be conducting fun (and edible,) science experiments.  Registration is required, so we can make sure we have enough candy and supplies for everyone.  Here’s how to RSVP: sign up in person at the library, call us at (920) 984-3094, email us at bcl@blackcreeklibrary.org, or send us a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/blackcreekvillagelibrary/.  Easy!

Do you love your library?  Our Friends of the Library group is made up of ordinary people who love their library and want to make a difference in the community.  They support our library by volunteering, fund-raising, and by promoting and attending library programs.  The Friends of the Library meet in the library the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm.  To find out more about the Friends, check out their website: http://www.blackcreeklibrary.org/support-library/friends-library, or attend a meeting to learn more.

Don’t forget to join us today at 11 am for our second DIY Day.  Scrapbooks and Sketchbooks is aimed at tweens, with plenty of materials to design and decorate your own inspiring scrapbook, journal, or sketchbook.  Don’t miss this fun event!

Attorney Robert D. Sweeney from Sweeney Law Offices S.C. has generously offered to share his services with the patrons of the Black Creek Village Library!  He specializes in general litigation, real estate law, debtor/creditor, employer/employee relations, business law, estate planning, municipal law, family law, criminal/traffic, and personal injury.  He will providing free, confidential consultations the second Monday of every month from 5 – 6:30 pm.  To reserve a 30 minute time slot on August 13th, please sign up in person at the library, call us at (920) 984-3094, or email us at bcl@blackcreeklibrary.org

Next Week at the Library:

  • Thursday, July 19th at 6 pm – Friends of the Black Creek Village Library Meeting
  • Friday, July 20th @ 10:15 AM – Baby/Toddler StoryTime with Miss Krista
  • Friday, July 20th @ 10:30 AM -  Preschool StoryTime with Miss Krista
  • Friday, July 20th @ 2 pm – Candy Science (Registration Required)

Have a great week, everyone!

Library Hours:

Mon. – Thurs. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Foreword: July 5, 2018

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This month, our displays feature books from The Great American Read - a new PBS series.  They polled the nation to find the 100 best-loved novels, and now they’re challenging all book lovers to read the 100 books on the list and vote for their favorite.  The list is incredibly diverse, and includes favorites from Anne of Green Gables to Twilight – from Gone with the Wind to Gone Girl.  A winner will be chosen by the end of this 8-part series concluding in October.  Vote online at https://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/vote/#, or through hashtag voting via Facebook and Twitter.  This fall, voting will extend to SMS and toll-free voting.  For more information, check out https://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/home/.  To grab a copy of the complete list of books, visit our circulation desk, and don’t forget to check out one of the classics on display!

Our other July theme is “Where in the World Are You Going?” which features travel books and literature.  Get some ideas for your next vacation or just dream about far-away places.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?  That is July’s table topic, and all participants will receive a prize.  For another prize, decorate a doghouse for our hallway project!

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow at 3 pm for a showing of Disney’s new movie, A Wrinkle in Time, based on the young adult novel by Madeleine L'Engle.  This movie is rated PG.

Next Tuesday, July 10 at 5 pm, we welcome performer, John Duggleby, to do his “Boogie in the Barnyard” show!  Complete with chicken costume, barnyard humor, and the chicken dance, come ready to laugh, sing, and dance! 

Our second DIY Day, on Thursday, July 12, is aimed at tweens, with plenty of materials to design and decorate your own inspiring scrapbook, journal, or sketchbook.  Join us from 11 am to 1 pm to join in the fun!

Attorney Robert D. Sweeney from Sweeney Law Offices S.C. has generously offered to share his services with the patrons of the Black Creek Village Library!  He specializes in general litigation, real estate law, debtor/creditor, employer/employee relations, business law, estate planning, municipal law, family law, criminal/traffic, and personal injury.  He will providing free, confidential consultations the second Monday of every month from 5 – 6:30 pm.  To reserve a 30 minute time slot on July 9th, please sign up in person at the library, call us at (920) 984-3094, or email us at bcl@blackcreeklibrary.org

Next Week at the Library

  • Monday, July 9th @ 5 pm – Lawyer in the Library with Attorney Robert Sweeney.
  • Tuesday, July 10th @ 5 pm – John Duggleby “Boogie in the Barnyard.”
  • Thursday, July 12th from 11 am to 1 pm – DIY Day: Scrapbooks and Sketchbooks
  • Friday, July 13th @ 10:15 AM – Baby/Toddler StoryTime with Miss Krista
  • Friday, July 13th @ 10:30 AM -  Preschool StoryTime with Miss Krista

Have a great week, everyone!

Library Hours:

Mon. – Thurs. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Foreword: June 28, 2018

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Did you know that for every library program you attend, you earn a chance to win the Kid’s Summer Basket at the circulation desk?  This basket contains all kinds of awesomeness, including a Dewey the Cat book, coloring books and crayons, a swimming mask, playing cards, bubble sticks and wands, cookies, candy, a puzzle, jacks, water balloons, 2 bright balls, and a Sky Bouncer.  Here is what’s coming up:

If you’re in the mood for an upbeat, interactive musical show today, you’re in luck!  Join us this morning at 10 am as we rock with Randy Peterson.  Randy has specialized in children’s music for over 30 years, and focuses on songs that are positive and meaningful, as well as educational and entertaining. 

Next week, we’ll be showing the brand new Disney movie, A Wrinkle in Time, based on the young adult novel by Madeleine L'Engle.  This movie is rated PG, and will be playing Friday, July 6th, at 3 pm.

Don’t forget – next Wednesday, July 4th, we’ll be closed in observance of Independence Day.  We will backdate all items to our last open day, so anything returned while we are closed will not be late.  To place items on hold or renew items, please visit www.infosoup.org

Attorney Robert D. Sweeney from Sweeney Law Offices S.C. has generously offered to share his services with the patrons of the Black Creek Village Library!  He specializes in general litigation, real estate law, debtor/creditor, employer/employee relations, business law, estate planning, municipal law, family law, criminal/traffic, and personal injury.  He will providing free, confidential consultations the second Monday of every month from 5 – 6:30 pm.  To reserve a 30 minute time slot on July 9th, please sign up in person at the library, call us at (920) 984-3094, or email us at bcl@blackcreeklibrary.org

Next Week at the Library

  • Wednesday, July 4th – Closed
  • Friday, July 6th @ 10:15 AM – Baby/Toddler StoryTime with Miss Krista
  • Friday, July 6th @ 10:30 AM -  Preschool StoryTime with Miss Krista
  • Friday, July 6th at 3 pm – Movie Day: A Wrinkle in Time (Rated PG)

Have a great week, everyone!

Library Hours:

Mon. – Closed

Tues. - Thurs. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Foreword: June 21, 2018

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Did you know that reading every day during the summer is critical to retaining literacy skills learned during the school year?  Children who don’t read during the summer are at risk for falling behind their peers in the next school year.  The good news is, libraries have come up with a fun way to reward children for their reading during the summer.  If you haven’t yet signed up for our summer reading program, there is still time!  All you need is a library card to sign up.  Any age is welcome to participate.  Kids get weekly prizes as well as entries to win the grand prize at the end of the summer.  Teens and adults will be entered to win several great prizes at the end of the summer.

If you’re interested in joining in the fun this summer, we have event calendars available at the library with all of the fun programs and entertainers we have lined up for the summer.  Events will also be listed here, and on our website: http://blackcreeklibrary.org/library_calendar

Don’t forget – tomorrow we’re making paper airplanes and wind chimes at 2 pm!  No registration is required.

Wednesday, June 27th, from 1 – 3:30 pm, in preparation for Independence Day, we will have lots of fun projects and Fourth of July crafts and activities, including patriotic glasses, picture frames, door hangers, beaded keychains, and more.  We will also talk about American symbols and you can get your picture taken as your favorite president!  Glow sticks and other items will be given out so you can show off your patriotic pride.  There will be something for all ages to do.  No registration required.

Join us on Friday, June 28th, at 10 am for our first performer of the summer, Randy Peterson!  Come and rock with Randy as he presents an upbeat, interactive musical show centered on our summer reading theme.

Next Week at the Library

  • Wednesday, June 27th from 1 – 3:30 pm – Fourth of July Crafts and Activities
  • Friday, June 28th @ 10:15 AM – Baby/Toddler StoryTime
  • Friday, June 28th @ 10:30 AM -  Preschool StoryTime
  • Friday, June 28th at 10 am – Performer Series: Randy Peterson

Have a great week, everyone!

Library Hours:

Mon - Thurs. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Foreword: June 14, 2018

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Summer Reading officially started on Monday.  We’ve already had a lot of people sign up, but if you haven’t gotten around to it, don’t worry – there is still plenty of time.  All we need is your name and library card number to get you signed up.  Any age is welcome to participate.  Kids get weekly prizes as well as entries to win the grand prize at the end of the summer.  Teens and adults will be entered to win several great prizes at the end of the summer.

If you’re interested in joining in the fun this summer, we have event calendars available at the library with all of the fun programs and entertainers we have lined up for the summer.  Events will also be listed here, and on our website: http://blackcreeklibrary.org/library_calendar

Don’t forget – today is Make Your Own Band from 1-3 pm on Thursday, and tomorrow is Water Works with the UW-Extension at 1 pm (registration is required for this one.)

Join us on Monday, June 18th for DIY Day: Puzzles and Keychains from 12 – 1 pm.  Create and design your own unique 24 piece puzzles and decorate a one of a kind keychain.  All ages welcome, and no registration is required.

On Friday, June 22th, we’re making paper airplanes and wind chimes at 2 pm.  Get yourself ready for the breezy days of summer, with many designs to choose from.  Best for early elementary age and above.  No registration is required.

Next Week at the Library

  • Monday, June 18th from 12 – 1 pm - DIY Day: Puzzles
  • Friday, June 22nd @ 10:15 AM – Baby/Toddler StoryTime
  • Friday, June 22nd @ 10:30 AM -  Preschool StoryTime
  • Friday, June 22nd at 2 pm – Paper Airplanes and Wind Chimes

Have a great week, everyone!

Library Hours:

Mon - Thurs. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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