JuneJuly 2021 Summer Newsletter

Book Sale a la Cart June 26 | 9-11:00 AM Stop by the library courtyard and browse our book sale books! $1.00 per item. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Granville Public Library. You can join our iNaturalist community project, BioBlitz for Granville & Licking Co. Document the flora and fauna you find in our area by uploading photos of your observations. Scan this QR code with your phone's camera to access the site, download the iNaturalist app, or https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/ bioblitz-for-granville-oh-licking-county Move Your Tail Tails and Tales Storytime June 8-July 29 |10:00 AM Tuesdays: Baby Time | 0-18 mos. Wednesdays: Toddler Time |19 mos-3 yrs. Thursdays: Preschool Time | 3-5 yrs. Bring your own blanket or chair for this outdoor storytime. Twilight Tales Thursdays, June 10 & July 8 | 7-7:20 PM Ages 3-5 Put on your jammies and come listen to live bedtime stories. Oliver's Animal Adventures Join Oliver in five virtual puppet programs featuring live exotic animals. The link to the 5-minute videos are available within the Tails and Tales Beanstack Challenge or, if you're not participating in the challenge, by emailing a request to clydethecoyote@granvillelibrary.org. Each video is available for a week beginning: June 7: Lynx June 14: Kinkajou June 21: Python June 28: Guinea Pig July 5: Giant Tortoise StoryWalk In the Park Tuesday, June 1 to Wednesday, June 30 Wildwood Park | All Ages Enjoy reading a picture book as you walk along Raccoon Trail East located just south of Wildwood Playground. The StoryWalk Project was created by Ann Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson. The installation of the StoryWalk In The Park, is made possible through a community partnership between Granville Recreation District, Kiwanis, Granville Public Library, and the Friends of the Granville Public Library. All Ages can bring an item from the Licking Co. Humane Society's wish list and earn a ticket in our Beanstack summer library program! Tail Waggin' Donations Donation Bin at the Library EVENTS FOR CHILDREN. Newborn - Rising Grade 6 EVENTS FOR ADULTS. All programs require registration. Register at www.GranvilleLibrary.org/ Need to register for the Summer Library program? Visit Draw-a-Tale with Jarrett Lerner/Zoom Wednesday, June 9; 2-2:30 PM Rising Grades K-3 | Zoom Jarrett Lerner, author of the EngiNerds series, leads a live storytelling animal adventure. Comics Workshop with Jarrett Lerner/ Zoom Thursday, June 10 | 2-2:45 PM Rising Grades 4-6 | Zoom Learn about making comics from Jarrett Lerner, author-illustrator of the upcoming "Hunger Heroes" graphic novel series. Two Truths and a Lie: Animal Edition/Zoom Friday, June 11 | 6-6:45 PM Families with Kids Grades K-6 Can you identify which of three statements is false? Compete with other families as your knowledge about animals is tested. Animal Dot Art Monday, June 14 |10-10:30 AM Ages 3-5 | Sinnett House Patio Registration Required/limit 15 How many animals can you create by adding simple features to a dot? Animal Fingerprint Art Monday, June 14 |1-1:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Sinnett House Patio Registration required/limit 15 How many animals can you create by adding simple features to a fingerprint? Joyce Sidman: Word Box Poetry/Zoom Tuesday, June 15 | 2-3:00 PM Rising Grades 4-6 Newbery Honor-winning author Joyce Sidman will guide particpants as they write animal poems using just four words. Yasu Ishida: Japanese Magic Journey/Zoom Friday, June 25 | 1-1:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Have paper ready for folding fun as magic story artist Yasu Ishida incorporates Japanese folktales with origami and magic tricks in this storytelling show. Unicorns: Break the Cage/Zoom Tuesday, June 29 | 3-3:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Join us on a wild adventure about two kids who visit the city zoo and discover all sorts of incredible animals, including a horse who knows in its heart that it's truly a unicorn. Plant Swap Saturday, June 5 |10-11:00 AM Robbins Hunter Museum Gardens Is your perennial garden overflowing? Did you start too many vegetable seeds? Bring your extras to trade with other gardeners. Please label your plants. Participants will be able to walk away with one new plant for each plant they bring. Please label your plants. Voices from the Ape House with Beth Armstrong Tuesday, June 8 | 7-8:00 PM | Zoom Beth Armstrong spent much of her professional life caring for and observing gorillas—first as a keeper and then as head keeper at the Columbus Zoo, 1982–1996. During that time, she became a passionate proponent and voice for gorillas in the wild —and many other species—as the first Field Conservation Coordinator at the Columbus Zoo and then the Brevard Zoo. BINGO for Books - Adults Friday, June 11 | 7-8:00 PM Sinnett House Patio Adults, come play bingo for a chance to win a new book! . Pirate Plunder Virtual Escape Room Friday, June 25 | 7-8:30 PM | Zoom A mysterious pirate ship has crashed into the Pier. Rumor has it this is the ship sailed by notorious pirate Sharkbait Sully but he and his crew are nowhere to be seen. You'll work collaboratively to solve the secrets of the ship before the ship sinks and your team become shark bait themselves. Register to join this virtual adventure. Space is limited. Sculpt a Mythical Beast Friday, July 2 | 1-1:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Sinnett House Patio Registration required/limit 15 Create a mythical beast with modeling clay. Sock Pets Tuesday, July 6 | 11-11:45 AM Rising Grades K-6 | Sinnett House Patio Registration required/limit 15 Use a sock to make an animal friend. Thurber House: Pets Misbehaving/Zoom Thursday, July 8 | 4:30-5:30 PM Rising Grades 4-6 Not all pets sleep all day and give you puppy dog eyes. What happens when animals get stuck in the library overnight or try to become friends with a skunk? We'll put animals into hilarious situations and write their (mis)adventures in this workshop. Parachute Play for Preschoolers Friday, July 9 | 10-10:30 AM, cancelled with rain | Ages 3-5 (older siblings welcome) Robbins Hunter, behind the museum in the Garden Folly | Registration required/limit 15 Get moving & laughing with parachute games. Thurber House: Smanimals/Zoom Wednesday, July 14 | 4:30-5:30 PM Rising Grades K-3 We'll combine different animals to make "smanimals" (smushed animals) where you may have a giraffe head and a whale body. Where do you live? What do you look like? What is a day in your life like? There will be writing, drawing, and lots of laughter! Animyths Online access to this video will be available Sunday, July 11- Saturday, July 24 Kids of All Ages | Email for the link - clydethecoyote@granvillelibrary.org Learn about many myths surrounding animals from Ohio Nature Education's Mrs. Van. Parachute Games @ Wildwood Park Friday, July 23 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (weather permitting) | Rising Grades K-6 1 Meet us at Wildwood Park for parachute games. Animythbusting Q&A on Zoom Monday, July 19 | 2-2:30 PM | All Ages Mrs. Van will answer your questions about animal myths and old wives' tales. Overlooked Books Book Club Wednesdays| 7-8:00 PM | Infirmary Mound Park Shelter #5 June 16 - The Guest List by Lucy Foley July 21 - Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Granville's Test Kitchen Cookbook Club Wednesday | 7-8:00 PM Sinnett House Patio June 23 - Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin Books & the Bees Book Club Wednesdays| 7-8:00 PM | Infirmary Mound Park, Shelter House 4 June 9 - Gifts of the Crow by John Marzluff July 14 - The Nature of Oaks by Douglas Tallamy Not Your Mother's Book Club Wednesdays | 7-8:00 PM | Sinnett House Patio June 16 - White Ivy by Susie Yang July 21 - Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano Monthly Learn to Crochet Thursdays, June 17 & July 15| 7-8:00 PM Teens & Adults | Sinnett House Patio New to crochet? We are too! Join us as we work through basic crochet stitches. Already have the skills? You are welcome to join us and work on your own crochet projects. but just a warning - we may need your advice! take & make craft for Teens & Adults | Registration required Adults & Teens Grades 7-12 - register to pick up a take & make craft! Instructions and supplies will be included in your craft kit. One kit per registration. Available beginning: June 9 - Pocket Prairie July 7 - Beeswax Food Wraps Free for Granville Public Library card holders while supplies last. Register for programs at www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. In-person craft programs will be moved inside library in case of rain. STORYTIMES: Robbins Hunter, behind the museum in the Garden Folly (cancelled with rain) RECURRING: JUNE JULY RECURRING: JUNE Landscaping for Wildlife with Marne A. Titchenell. Wildlife Program Specialist, OSU Extension Thursday, July 8 | 7-8:00 PM | Zoom Songbirds, butterflies and other wildlife bring a dynamic joy to the landscape, especially in challenging times. Marne will discuss creating habitats for birds and other creatures, Gnocchi Making with Cindy Palumbo Tuesday, July 13 | 6-7:00 PM | Zoom Register to reserve your supply kit. Cindy will teach you how to make your own brown butter sage or arugula pesto gnocchi. Outdoor Movie: Edge of Tomorrow Friday, July 23 | 9-11:00 PM Spring Valley Nature Preserve | Rated PG-13 Bring a blanket or chairs and join us for a movie under the stars. Puzzle Race Friday, July 30 | 7-9:00 PM | In the Library Wrap up the summer library program with a night of racing! Teams compete to finish their puzzle first. JULY Bargello Pincushion Craft Tuesday, June 29 | 7-8:30 PM Sinnett House Patio We're exploring the bargello needlepoint technique by making colorful pincushions. Farmer's Market Saturday, June 5 | 8:30AM-12:00 PM Raccoon Valley Park, 1225 River Road Children's staff will be at the Farmer's Market to promote and answer questions about this summer's Tails and Tales summer reading programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and children in Rising Grades K to 6. calendar/month. For Zoom programs, a link will be emailed about an hour before the program. In-person programs will moved to the library in case of inclement weather. JUNE 6 - JULY 31 Adults & Teens Grades 7-12 Get moving this summer as part of the Granville Tails and Tales Summer Library Program. Each week you can earn a raffle ticket for prizes - move your tail and log it on Beanstack. Want to join our online Strava club? Use the Strava app and join the "Move Your Tail GPL Summer Library Program". granvillelibrary.beanstack.com to sign-up and join in on the fun -- earn raffle tickets for logging reading, program attendance and more!