MENTONE — Bell Memorial Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program is currently underway and there’s still time to sign up. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.”
The program will run from June 3 -12. There are programs for all age groups. Prizes will be awarded for each age group. Activities planned include family movie on Wednesdays and crafts on Thursdays for kids and teens/young adults (some teen crafts are planned for Tuesdays and sign up is requested for participation in craft activities). For more information, please contact Sharon Kindig, Children’s Coordinator at [email protected] or Elyza Oswald, YA/Programming Coordinator at [email protected] or by phone at (574) 353-7234. Find us on the web: www.bell.lib.in.us. Follow us on Facebook: Bell Memorial Public Library
Looking for something to keep the family entertained during the week? Join Bell Memorial Public Library on Wednesdays for family movies. This week, they will be showing “Space Jam” on Wednesday, June 19. Movie starts at 1 pm. Popcorn will be provided.
Teen Book Club will take place from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Contact Elyza at (574) 353-7234 if interested in participating.
Just a reminder that Bell Memorial Public Library will be closed on Sundays beginning June 2. They will remain closed on Sundays during the summer and re-open after Labor Day.
Parents, bring the little ones in this week for the Kids’ SRP activity. Kids can make moon sand at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 20.
New books coming soon to BMPL: “100 Side Hustles” by Chris Guillebeau; “Adopting a Dinosaur” by Jose’ Carlos Andrea; “After the Fall” by E.C. Myers; “All the Lost Things” by Michelle Sacks;, “All the Way” by Joe Namath; “Amish Outsider” by Marta Perry; “Andrew” by Jennifer Beckstrand; “Awfully Anxious (But I Squish it, Big Time)” by Dr. Raun Melmed; “Backlist” by Brad Thor; “Barefoot Beach” by Debbie Mason; “A Beach Wish” by Shelley Noble; “Beautiful Liars” by Isabel Ashdown; “Big Sky” by Kate Atkinson; “Blessing in Disguise” by Danielle Steel; “Blood Relations” by Jonathan Moore; “The Body in Question” by Jill Ciment; “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker; and “Bone Del” by Sandra Ireland.
Teens and young adults, please join in at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 for the Teen SRP Activity. Teens can work on a constellation art project.
A book sale is happening now in the main lobby. Prices are as follows: 25 cents, hardback (including E hardbacks) or five for $1.00; 10 cents paperbacks (including trade paperbacks (taller paperbacks); 50 cents for audiobooks; and 25 cents for music CDs. DVDs as marked, some are $1.00 some are $3.00
New to Hoopla Digital? Be sure to browse for these recently added titles: “Cleaning the God” by Karin Slaughter; “Elton John” by David Buckley; and “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers. Juvenile titles include “With the Fire on High” by Elizabeth Acevedo and “I Wish You All the Best” by Mason Deaver.