Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 
for all ages 
June 14-August 14, 2021

The library may not be open to patrons, but we're still bringing Summer Reading to you!

Get lost in a good book (or many) this summer.

Read throughout the summer to earn tickets and enter raffles for prizes.

Adults can win weekly gift cards to local businesses and
the chance
 to win a Kindle Fire Tablet. 

 

Children and Teens can earn coupon packets to local businesses, a book, and
the chance to win a prize basket. 

Log your reading and activities

with Beanstack:

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Summer Events:

Check back for updates

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      Free Weekly Curbside Crafts
All Crafts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis

Starting at 9 am

June 23 – Patriotic Wreath (Adult/Teen)

June 30 – Whirligig (Ages 3-9)

July 7 – Decoupage Vase (Adult/Teen)

July 14 – Mosaic Suncatcher (Ages 3-9)

July 21 – Clothespin Dolls (Adult/Teen)

July 28 – Monster Feet (Ages 3-9)

August 4 – Fairy Garden (Adult/Teen)

August 11 – Whale Puppets (Ages 3-9)

August 18 – Chip Clips (Adult/Teen)

August 25 – Yarn Wall Hanging (Adult/Teen) 

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     Story Time To Go (Ages 2-6)
Includes a book to keep and a literacy skills activity.

All Story Times are available on a first-come, first-serve basis

Starting at 11 am

July 13 – Bear Hunt

August 3 – Moo Dog

     STEM Kits To Go (Ages 7-11)

All Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis
Starting at 11 am

June 29 – Iggy Peck Architect
(Engineering/building activity)
July 27 – Owl Pellets
(Owl pellet dissection activity)
August 17 – The Most Magnificent Thing
(Design and construct a balloon powered vehicle)

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     Move and Groove

10 am on the following Wednesdays:

  • July 14

  • July 28

  • August 11

Come move and groove on the library lawn! This program will encourage children to develop motor skills, language, listening, and memory while shaking the sillies out! Enjoy a welcome story followed by interactive songs and dancing. Ages 2-5

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Preserving Your Harvest Virtual Series

7 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, July 13 - Equipment Needed to Preserve

  • Wednesday, August 11- Too Many Tomatoes

 

GADML has partnered with the Michigan State University Extension to host a virtual series to help our patrons make the most of their gardens.

All programs will be on Zoom. Registration is necessary to obtain the link to the online program.

Call the library 989-837-3449 to register prior to the date of the program(s) you'd like to attend.