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‘Imagine Your Story’ – Charles City Public Library announces the 2020 children and teen summer reading programs

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“Imagine Your Story” is the theme of the Charles City Public Library’s 2020 children and teen summer reading program.

Youth are encouraged to read, read, read and read some more, according to a statement from the public library.

Reader Zone is an app for tracking all of that reading, for children as well as adults.

“We offer many books to spark your imagination, from fairy tales, fractured fairy tales to biographies and graphic novels and more,” the library said.

“If you can imagine it, you can do it,” it said. citing books on cooking, crafting and writing as examples.

“The library has many fun programs to engage the youth safely this summer too, including but not limited to Wacky Wednesday programs offered through our Facebook page and Craft along with Miss Stacey on Tuesdays through video, and even an origami challenge each week,” the library said.

“Just because we can’t be together in the library doesn’t mean we can’t have wacky fun on Wednesdays and imagine the world at our fingertips,” it added.
Programs for elementary age:

Virtual Wacky Wednesday Programs (presented virtually on the Library’s Facebook page):

• June 3, 1 p.m. – Drawing with Tim Read, for all ages.

• June 10, 1 p.m. – Nature with Heidi, for all ages.

• June 17, 4 p.m. – Puppets, stories and comedy with Brent Allan, for all ages.

On Tuesday, June 30, Jason Kollom will present a special show on juggling, live outside the library beginning at 4 p.m.

Fairy Tale Craft make and take bags:

Pick up materials in the lobby every other week beginning Monday, June 8, then follow along with Miss Stacey how-to videos at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays/.
The programs will be 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23 and 30; and July 7, 14, 21 and 28.

All programs are free of charge. For more information or to register, visit the website www.charles-city.lib.ia.us/, search Facebook for Charles City Public Library, or call 641-257-6319.

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