By SHELLY KRUEGER
Youth Activity Coordinator and Adult Programming Coordinator, Bell Memorial Public Lirary
Wood American Flag
Make a wood flag. Our adult program for June we will make an American flag out of wood. Time and date is 6 p.m. June 28. Cost is $6 and you must sign up. There is a demo of the flag in the library and a picture on our webpage and in our June newsletter.
Kid’s Summer Reading Programs
Our Movie Monday is at 1 p.m. Mondays as follows: “Disney’s Lion Guard” June13, “Lego Super Heroes Cosmic Clash” June 20, and “The Peanuts Movie” June 27. Join us for popcorn and a movie. Craft Wednesday at 1 p.m. will be foil monograms June 15, painted tote bags June 22, and Buggles June 29. You must sign up for all craft programs. Fitness Fridays at 1 p.m. will be hula hoops and jump ropes June 17 and kids’ yoga June 24.
Professor Steve And Ronald McDonald
Ronald McDonald will be here at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, and Professor Steve will be here at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Join us for these entertaining programs.
Teen Summer Reading Crafts
All teen craft programs will be held at 6 p.m. We have some great prizes and programs planned for the teens. June 16, will be watercolor cups, June 23, we will be making subway art and June 30, we will be making an awesome lighted Death Star. Coming in July, design your own T-shirt and make a monogram 3D butterfly shadowbox. We will also have our regular teen programs: Anime movie night from 5-8 p.m. the third Friday of the month and teen gaming night from 5-8 p.m. the last Friday of the month. Both programs are for teens 13 and up only.
Note: Any Tippecanoe Valley student can apply for a student card. This entitles you to check out books at Bell Library. A library card is needed to check out books and turn in recorded reading for prizes but you don’t need a library card to attend the programs.
Coming in July for our Summer Reading Program will be Bombs Away. If you are interested in World War II history or in the War Birds and other planes, join us at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Matt Hurd, owner of Bombs Away LLC, Bryan, Ohio specializes in building bomb replicas, grenades and military items for museums, aircraft owners, businesses and collectors. He has even made bomb replicas for Rihanna. Matt Hurd also attends air shows around the country portraying a bomber crewman for the World War II B-17 bomber. He has also flown the B-17 Bomber to some of the air shows. This program is open to all ages. You do not need to sign up for this program.
Martial Arts Demonstration
Rochester Family Martial Arts will be at Bell Library at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 2. The primary purpose of martial arts is to develop the techniques and discipline for protection in a self-defense situation. Try your hand at breaking a board, too. You must sign up, sign a waiver form and pay $2 to break a board. Forms are available at the circulation desk. The Rochester Family Martial Arts is offering a special invitation to all kids participating in the program at Bell Library.
Akron Area Arts League Painting Class
The Akron Area Arts League will be hosting an art program for kids ages 8 to 15. This program runs Monday through Thursday July 18-21 from 9 a.m. to noon. The kid’s art ahow will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 21. Parents and family are welcome to come enjoy what the kids created all week. Artwork will be sent home after the show. Cost for this program is $25 and includes all materials. Class size is limited to 20 and you must fill out a form and send it with check to The Akron Arts League. Forms are available at the circulation desk.
For more info, check out our newsletters on our webpage or call at (574) 353-7234.