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Vicki DiSanto-
Children's Librarian 
and
Beth Levine- Library Assistant



Our programs are funded by Friends of Somers Library through your support!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:
All Children's programs are cancelled from
March 15-August 31. (Some may be available virtually).
Library remains closed now~ until further notice.
Curbside pickup is available!

                 
Bored? to Board!
 This Week's DIY Board Game is
Watermelon Chess
Also known as Xi Gua Qi, this game of strategy from China is fun for the entire family.  It's easy to make and can be taken anywhere with you to play.  
   Click here for instructions. 
We hope you have fun making your new game! 
Check back here on July 15th for your next game! 


   

Virtual Story Times via Zoom!
Tuesdays @ 11:00am: June 30-Aug 4
Pre-Registration is required for this Zoom program.
Register here.

             
Bored? to Board! 
 Look for a new DIY Board Game on 
Wednesdays - July 1, 8, and 15.
We'll post information and instructions for you to build your own game. When you're done, we'd love to see pictures of your finished project. 
Check back here on July 1st!    
 
 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ Home
Bring your special friends with you to the
Zoom Pajama Story Time on Tuesday, July 21st at 6:30 pm 
Please take a picture of you and your stuffed animal reading together and send it to us via email.  
You must be pre-registered for this Zoom program.  Register here.


 

                                                                                                           

Ebooks for Kids - Home | Facebook
MidAmerica Books and Abdo Digital/Zoom are giving patrons of Somers Library
FREE and unrestricted access to online libraries and database* resources needed to continue learning through JULY 2020.
To access thousands of eBooks with unlimited and simultaneous user access, click:
Abdo Digital Bookshelf/Elementary- this is searchable by grade, genre, subject, format and title.
Abdo Zoom- online research for beginning readers which includes Animals, Animals/Spanish, Biographies, and STEAM.
Abdo Digital Bookshelf/Secondary- this is searchable by grade, genre, subject, format and title.
*Additional online resources- using your library card- are available here.

The Big List of Children’s Authors
Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities
With kids at home and parents looking for educational activities, many of our favorite authors are offering online read-alouds and activities on social media. 
Here is the link:
https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/

Zoom Programs-
2 Pajama Story Times~
Tuesdays & Thursdays!

Tuesdays 6:30-7pm: July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4

Thursdays 7:00-7:30pm:  July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6

Remember~ July 21 is Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ Home! Get your favorite stuffed animal ready to hear stories with you!

 

Pre-Registration is required for these Zoom programs. Hear stories read by Diana Cunningham (Tuesdays) or Doris Jane Smith (Thursdays).

Register for Tuesdays here. Registration ends July 6.

Register for Thursdays here. Registration ends July 1.

Drop In Crafts 
     at Home

Fridays, July 10- Aug 21.
Start saving those cardboard rolls,  boxes, paper plates and other recyclables.  Each Friday, we will post a new craft with instructions that you can do on your own with materials you have at home. 
 
No registration necessary.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library

Make a Model Magic* Summer/Beach craft with art teacher Wendy Podell!

Tuesday, August 4 at 3:30-4:30
Register here.  for the Zoom link and information about materials for the class. 
Registration ends Aug 3. Please call Vicki or Beth to schedule a time to come by and pick up materials prior to start of class.

Best for ages 5+.

*If you'd like to attend both sessions, please register separately for each date.

Funding for this program provided by Friends of Somers Library.


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