SYRACUSE — Syracuse Library’s summer reading program offers reading incentives for children and teens over the school break along with crafts, games and entertainment. Children can collect their first weekly prize during the week of June 10.
Teen activities expand too, as they Read Across the Universe and make star jewelry at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11. A young adult book club will also meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 10. Young adults are invited to come share ideas abut the meeting times and book choice for this new teen group.
Adults During the Week
The Turkey Creek Readers summer schedule starts at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, when the group meets to talk about “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.” An hour discussion will include selecting the next month’s fun fiction book.
Magnolia Cooking Club meets at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Accompanied children are welcome to find out about making smoothies. Bring a favorite recipe.
Friday, June 14, is the feature event of the season when open mic night brings local writers onto the stage. Grace Lutheran Church is hosting the evening in the fellowship hall at 7 p.m. A special reading from “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” will be presented by “The Acting Ensemble,” a South Bend storefront theater group that offers an intimate, thought-provoking alternative to mainstream theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m for those wanting to sign onto the performance roster or wanting a better seat.
Starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, an expert is bringing information on Medicare ABCDs and answering questions for those preparing to sign up. Information about individual and general Social Security questions is available on the following Wednesday at 6 p.m. People turning 65 or planning to collect Social Security in the future are invited to get information during these monthly visits.