Adult Summer Library Program: Every Hero Has a Story
Summer Library Program registration begins May 1. The Summer Library Program runs from June 8 to August 9. To participate, you must register online or at the Information or Children’s Services desks.
How to Play:
- Adult Summer Library Program logs are be available at the Information and Children's Services desks. They have a built-in section which will be stamped as you attend programs or complete activities.
- Patrons who complete 5 events and activities designated as Certified Hero Friendly (below) qualify for the grand prize drawing: an iPod Nano.
- Once you have completed your chosen activities and received 5 stamps, add your name and phone number and submit your log to the Information desk for the final drawing. Smaller prizes will be available at select programs.
- The grand prize winner will be announced Monday, August 17.
Movies | June 4 to July 16, various times
June 11, 6:00-8:00 pm
June 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines
July 2, 4:00-6:00 pm
The Theory of Everything
July 9, 5:30-8:00 pm
July 16, 4:00-6:30 pm
Read a Book | Starting June 8
All heros must make time for reading. Enjoy an old favorite or a brand new book this summer to earn a stamp. Stop by the first floor Information Desk with your Log to receive your stamp.
Super Hero Community Event | Starting June 8
Attend a community event with a "Hero" theme. Write at least a paragraph about your experience. Turn in the paragraph, along with your name and telephone number, to the first floor Information Desk to receive your stamp.
Essay or Art Contest | Starting June 8
Who is your Hero? Write a paragraph, drawing, or painting about your favorite hero and turn it in to the Information desk to receive your stamp. First, second and third place prizes will receive Barnes & Noble gift cards.
Make Your Own Super Hero | June 17, 3:00-4:00 pm
Have fun creating your own super hero in our computer lab! Bring a photo of your face on a jump drive if you wish, or we can take a photo of you. Learn Photoshop tips as you transform a headshot photo into a super hero in the Library's Digital Creation Lab. Dana Krueger, APL's Media Library Assistant, will help you create a super hero with your likeness. Beginner computer skills are required.
Downtown Book Club | July 15, 12:00-1:00 pm
My Favorite Literary Hero is _____. Choose a book to share with the group.
Dr. Who Extravaganza | July 23, 6:00-7:30 pm
Celebrate the Good Doctor and his companions with various activities.
Heroic Storytelling Night | July 30, 6:00-7:00 pm
Come and share stories about heroes in YOUR life and listen to others' stories of courage, strength and everyday heroism.
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