JuneJuly 2022 Summer Newsletter

GRANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Scrabble Competition Friday, June 24 | 6-8:00 PM Teens & Adults It's a friendly competition to see who can score the most points in mutiple rounds of Scrabble play. Accumulate the most points to win! Oceans of Craftabilities Wednesday, July 6 | 6:00-7:30 PM Come create with us! We're making a variety of ocean-themed crafts - shark soap, ocean fudge, and more! Ticket to Ride Competition Thursday, July 7 | 7-8:30 PM | Teen & Adult Who can claim the most railway routes to win? We'll compete in two game sessions. The person with the most points prevails! You Sank My Battleship! Thursday, July 14 | 6-7:00 PM Teams will compete to answer questions to get closer to sinking the other team's ships. Take a chance and you can sabotage the other team...or your own! Blackbeard's Treasure Escape Room Friday, July 22 | 6:30-7:30 PM Teens & Adults Arghhh Matey! Work with a team to solve the clues and earn some treasure in this afterhours program! Pier Pressure Puzzle Race Friday, July 29 | 6-8:00 PM Teens & Adults Race to complete a 750-piece jigsaw puzzle in this after-hours puzzle race! Create a team of 3-6 people. Only one team member needs to register to reserve your team's spot. EVENTS FOR TEENS. Rising Grades 7-12 www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. All programs take place in the Library Community Room unless noted otherwise. All programs require registration. Register at Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons Thursday, June 2 | 6-8:00 PM Adventure awaits this summer! Come to our learn-to-play session to create your own D&D character. Then join us throughout June and July for D&D game sessions. BINGO for Books Teen Edition Friday, June 10 | 6-7:00 PM Teens, this one's just for you! Play BINGO to win a book. Learn to be a Streamkeeper Wednesdsay, June 15 | 3-4:30 PM Teens & Adults | Spring Valley Nature Preserve, 1539 Columbus Road SW Learn to be a Streamkeeper! Join us for an up-close-and-personal investigation of local streams, and learn how to monitor a river's health and quality. Dress for the weather and be prepared to get wet feet. Dr. Doug Spieles, professor of Environmental Studies at Denison University, will lead this program along with Denison students. Fish Out of Water Painting Thursday, June 16 | 7-8:00 PM Teens & Adults Teens and Adults, join us for this fun, easy watercolor painting program. We'll provide all the supplies. Crochet Away: Mini Whale Thursday, June 23 | 6-8:00 PM Teens & Adults Join us to crochet an adorable mini whale. You provide the size 4mm crochet hook, we'll provide the rest! Previous crochet experience required. Weekly Dungeons & Dragons Mondays | 6-8:00 PM | June 6-July 25; no game on July 4th | Space is limited; please register for each session you are planning to attend Adventure awaits for the brave and inventive! Join us for Dungeons & Dragons, a game of storytelling, problem-solving, and monsters to battle. Please come prepared with a completed character sheet! Teen Action Group (T.A.G) Friday, June 3 | 11-12:30 PM Tuesday, June 7 | 5-6:00 PM Tuesday, July 5 | 5-6:00 PM Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club 6-7:00 PM | Community Room June 22 - The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera July 20 - Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor Stop by the main desk to pick up a book. Join us for pizza and book discussion with Mrs. Bice and Wendy this summer! 217 E . B r oadway | Gr anv i l l e , Oh i o | 740 - 587 - 0196 | www. Gr anv i l l e L i b r a r y . o r g JULY TECHNOLOGY CLASSES. All programs are held in the Library Learning Lab. Registration required. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month ONGOING: Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? Call to schedule a time for one-on-one help at the library. The Summer Library Program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Granville Public Library. For information on how to support the Friends, go to https://www.granvillelibrary.org/friends SUMMER LIBRARY PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE 6 June 6 - July 30, 2022 Sign up for the Oceans of Possibilities summer library program with a new or existing Beanstack account. All ages -- kids, teens, and adults -- can earn raffle tickets by logging reading, program attendance, and activity completion. New to Beanstack? Go to granvillelibrary.beanstack.com to learn more and sign up. RECURRING: JUNE TEEN TECH: Summer Picture Puzzle Thursday, June 9 | 2-4:00 PM Bring a favorite photo of you and your friends or family and we'll engrave it into a wood puzzle using our 3D laser printer. ADULT TECH: Beach Read Book Reader Tuesday, June 21 | 6-8:00 PM Create and personalize the perfect beach read accessory - a Thumb Book Page Holder out of wood using our 3D laser printer. TWEENS: Acrylic LED Pendant Tuesday, June 28 | 2-4:00 PM Stay safe this summer with a light-up personalized acrylic pendant. TEEN TECH: Wood or Acrylic Keychains Thursday, July 7 |4:30-6:30 PM Create a keychain, in either acrylic or wood, with your name on it using our 3D laser printer. ADULT TECH: Laser Etched Tile Coasters Thursday, July 21 | 6-8:00 PM Using our 3D laser printer, we will etch designs on white tile coasters and then color them. TWEEN TECH: Solar Crab Tuesday, July 26 | 4:30-6:30 PM Color and design a crab that we will bring to life using solar power. JUNE JULY Hunt for the Great White Whale Beginning Monday, June 6 | Downtown Granville Join Ahab in his search for the great white whale around Granville. Pick up an activity sheet at the library, and track the whale through downtown Granville. Submit your findings for a chance to win! Dive Into Summer: Book Swap & Sale Book Swap & Sale: Saturday, June 4 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Deadline to donate books: Friday, June 3 | Children's Department Sail into summer with a cargo of books at our book swap and sale! Swap out your old books for a new-to-you book! Do you have good condition books that have been published in approximately the last five years? Donate up to five books per person to the sale and receive a coupon for each donation that can be redeemed for a free book at the sale. You do not need to participate in the swap to come to the book sale. During the last hour, you can fill a bag for $5! Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Granville Public Library. Summer Library Kick-off Tent Monday, June 6 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM | Library Courtyard Stop by to kick off the summer library program! Get signed up, make a quick craft or participate in a fun activity! Aboard the Nautilus: An Undersea Adventure Month-long | Throughout the Library | Drop in anytime Travel with Captain Nemo around the library to solve puzzles and this undersea mystery. Complete your journey and submit your solution sheet to be entered into a prize drawing at the end of the summer. Fourth of July Tent Friday, July 1 | 1-3:00 PM | Library Courtyard Stop by and take a break from the midway! Pier Pressure Puzzle Race Friday, July 29 | 6-8:00 PM | Registration required We will have two sessions running concurrently -- one for families with kids up to Rising Grade 6 and a second session for Adults and Teens in Rising Grades 7-12. Only one team member needs to register for your team's spot. JUNE JULY Need to register for the Summer Library program? Visit granvillelibrary.beanstack.com to sign up and join in on the fun -- earn raffle tickets for logging reading, program attendance and more! Join our iNaturalist community project, Atlas for Life. Document the flora and fauna you find in our area by uploading photos of your observations. Download the iNaturalist app on your smartphone or go to https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/bioblitz-forgranville-oh-licking-county take & make craft for Adults & Teens | Registration required One kit per registration There is no corresponding program. Available beginning: June 8 | Noon - Retro Shrinky Dinks July 6 | Noon - Sea Craft Art Free for Granville Public Library card holders while supplies last. ALL TOGETHER NOW. Events for all ages. All programs take place in the Library Community Room unless noted otherwise. For programs requiring registration, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month ONGOING

EVENTS FOR CHILDREN. Newborn - Rising Grade 6 EVENTS FOR ADULTS. All programs require registration. Enviroscape Friday, June 24 | 2-2:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Registration required Explore water pollution prevention through visual interaction. Presented by Licking County Soil and Water. Ocean Yoga Monday, June 27 | 11:00-11:30 AM Rising Grades K-3 | Jill Griesse Historic Garden/Community Room with inclement weather | Registration required This ocean-themed class is designed with mini yogis in mind. Please bring your own mat or blanket and arrive a few minutes before the program to set up. Sharks and Minnows at Wildwood Wednesday, June 29 | 2-2:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Weather permitting Avoid the sharks in this fishy tag game. Explore the Whole Shore with Tom Sieling at Robbins Hunter Thursday, June 30 | 1-1:45 PM | All Ages The Jill Griesse Historic Garden/Community Room with inclement weather Sing along with this guitar-banjo-harmonica playing performer. Sensory Art: Colorful Sealife Friday, July 1 | 10:30-11:00 AM Toddlers and Preschoolers Registration required Little ones will experiment with diffusing color on sealife shapes. Dress for a mess. Family Movie Night: Muppet Treasure Island (G) Sunday, July 3 | 3:00-4:40 PM Families with kids of all ages Bring pillows, blankets, and snacks. Oliver's Interactive Puppet Show Tuesday, July 5 | 6-6:45 PM | All Ages Oliver's back! This year you can meet him inperson---in puppet--as he presents five skits with magic and audience participation. Presented by Alex Thomas and Friends. All STEAMED Up: Jellyfish in a Bottle Wednesday, July 6 | 2-2:45 PM Rising Grade 3-6 | Registration required Make a jellyfish in a bottle with simple supplies and a little science. Bubble Party at Wildwood Park Thursday, July 7 | 2-2:45 PM RIsing Grades K-6 | Weather permitting Bubbles...make them, chase them, watch them, pop them! Scrabble Competition Friday, June 24 | 6-8:00 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 It's a friendly competition to see who can accumulate the most points in multiple rounds of Scrabble. Ticket to Ride Competition Thursday, July 7 | 7-8:30 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Who can claim the most railway routes to win? We'll compete in two game sessions. The person with the most points prevails! Ink-credible Octopuses (No Squidding) Tuesday, July 12 | 7:00-8:00 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Octopuses are clever and amazing creatures. Come learn how they use their arms to touch, taste, smell, and even “see” the world around them. Denison faculty member, Heather Rhodes, will share some of her own research, as well as lots of fun octopus facts. Fish on a Line Embroidery Tuesday, July 19 | 6:30-8:00 PM Come create a small decorative embroidered fish. All supplies provided. Blackbeard's Treasure Escape Room Friday, July 22 | 6:30-7:30 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Arghhh Matey! Work with a team to solve the clues and earn some treasure in this afterhours program! Pier Pressure Puzzle Race Friday, July 29 | 6-8:00 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Race to complete a 750-piece jigsaw puzzle in this after-hours puzzle race! Create a team of 3-6 people. Only one team member needs to register to reserve your team's spot. Oceans of Possibilities Get moving this summer as part of the Granville Oceans of Possibilities Summer Library Program. Each week you can earn a raffle ticket for prizes - go to Beanstack to learn more! Want to join our online Strava club? Use the Strava app and join the "Oceans of Possibilities Summer Library Program". JUNE 6 - JULY 30 Adults & Teens BINGO for Books: Adults Friday, June 10 | 7-8:00 PM Join us for a night of BINGO and have a chance to win popular new book titles! Learn to be a Streamkeeper Wednesdsay, June 15 | 3-4:30 PM Teens & Adults | Spring Valley Nature Preserve, 1539 Columbus Road SW Learn to be a Streamkeeper! Join us for an up-close-and-personal investigation of local streams, and learn how to monitor a river's health and quality. Dress for the weather and be prepared to get wet feet. Dr. Doug Spieles, professor of Environmental Studies at Denison University, will lead this program along with Denison students. Fish Out of Water Painting Thursday, June 16 | 7-8:00 PM Adults and Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Teens & Adults, join us for this fun, easy watercolor painting program. We'll provide all the supplies. Crochet Away: Mini Whale Thursday, June 23 | 6-8:00 PM Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Join us to crochet an adorable mini-whale. You provide the size 4mm crochet hook and we will supply the rest. Previous crochet experience required. JUNE Pirates: Lost at Sea Friday, July 8 | 1-2:00 PM | Rising Grades K-6 Throughout a thrilling adventure story about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island, explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and chemical changes, and air pressure. Volunteers from the audience will help us conduct several hands-on science experiments. Presented by Talewise. Magic Fish Puppet Show Monday, July 11 | 11-11:30AM | All Ages Two Sniffle Rats in Squashbelly Bog catch a magic fish and hilarity ensues. Presented by Roz Puppets. Get Crafty: Socktopus Wednesday, July 13 | 2-2:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Make a simple no-sew octopus stuffed animal from a sock. After-Storytime Preschool Craft Hosted by Robbins Hunter Museum Thursday, July 14 | 11:15-11:45 PM Ages 3-5 | Registration required Stick around after Preschool Time for a craft in the Long Room. Sensory Art: Paintsicles Friday, July 15 | 10:30-11:00 AM Toddlers and Preschoolers Registration required Little ones will make process art with frozen paint. Dress for a mess. Family Movie Night: The Little Mermaid (G) Friday, July 15 | 5:30-7:30 PM/Movie starts promptly at 6 PM/no admittance after 6 PM Families with kids of all ages Bring pillows, blankets, and a picnic dinner. Popcorn provided. Stream Studies: Aquatic Macroinvertebrates Wednesday, July 20 | 2-3:30 PM Rising Grades 3-6 | Lobdell Creek Disc Golf Course | Registration required; adults must register separately and at least one adult must accompany their child. Learn about types of water pollution, their sources, and career paths related to water quality, and perform water quality tests. Presented by Licking County Soil and Water. Escape Room: Ocean Edition Friday, July 22 | 1-4:00 PM Rising Grades 3-6 | Registration required; 15-minute time slots Can you solve the mysteries of the ocean depths before it's too late? Get Crafty: Aquarium in a Jar Wednesday, July 27 | 3-3:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Registration required Arrange artificial sea creatures and landscaping to make a decorative aquarium. Pier Pressure Puzzle Race Friday, July 29 | 6-8:00 PM | Families with kids Grades K-6 | Registration required Race against other teams to put together a jigsaw puzzle. B-I-N-G-O Friday, June 10 | 4-4:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 | Registration Get a BINGO and win a book. Storyteller Lindsay Bonilla Monday, June 13 | 10:30-11:15 AM All Ages Lindsay Bonilla will share her picture book, I Love You with All of My Hearts, and invite audience participation in ocean animal trivia, sound effects, and movement. Go Fish Tournament Wednesday, June 15 | 2-3:30 PM RIsing Grades K-6 |Registration Required Play the classic card game in this doubleelimination tournament. After-Storytime Preschool Craft Hosted by Robbins Hunter Museum Thursday, June 16 | 11:15 AM-12:00 PM Ages 3-5 | Registration required Stick around after Preschool Time for a craft in the Long Room. Family Movie Night: Finding Nemo (G) Friday, June 17 | 5:30-7:40 PM/Movie starts promptly at 6 PM/no admittance after 6 PM Families with kids of all ages Bring pillows, blankets, and a picnic dinner. Popcorn provided. The Clyde-the-Coyote-Is-Not-a-Puppet Show Monday, June 20 | 2-2:30 PM | All Ages Clyde the Coyote (who is NOT a puppet) and his puppet friends present an interactive show. Oceans of Fun Comedy Magic Show Tuesday, June 21 | 2-2:40 PM | All Ages Tricky Max presents a lively and highly visual educational magic show about ocean creatures. Sink or Swim Wednesday, June 22 | 3-3:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Get your teammates to shout out correct answers by drawing, acting, or any other means necessary. Sidewalk Painting Thursday, June 23 | 1:30-2:15 PM/weather permitting | All Ages | Sinnett House Driveway Paint temporary art with water. Sensory Art: Paint a Shell Friday, June 24 | 10:30-11:00 AM Toddlers and Preschoolers | Registration required Little ones will paint on the textured surface of a scallop shell. Dress for a mess. JULY Tuesdays: Baby Time (0-18 mos.) Wednesdays: Toddler Time (19 mos-3 yrs.) Thursdays: Preschool Time (3-5 yrs.) Special post-Preschool Time craft in Robbin Hunter's Long Room on June 16 & July 14, 11:15 AM-12:00 PM; Registration required. Ocean Play for Little Ones Friday, June 10 & July 8 | 10-11:00 AM Drop-in | Toddlers and Preschoolers Come play and socialize. Improv Games, Jr. at Robbins Hunter Tuesday, June 14 & Thursday, July 28 2-2:30 PM | Rising Grades K-3 Jill Griesse Historic Garden/Community Room with inclement weather Ride the wave of ocean-themed improvisation as you act and react with other young actors. Improv Games at Robbins Hunter Tuesdays | June 28 & July 12 | 2-2:30 PM Rising Grades 4-6 | Jill Griesse Historic Garden/Community Room with inclement weather Ride the wave of ocean-themed improvisation as you act and react with other young actors. Farmers Market Saturday, June 4 | 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Raccoon Valley Park, 1225 River Road Children's staff will be at the Farmers Market to answer questions about the Oceans of Possibilities summer library program. Octopuses and Popsicles Tuesday, June 7 | 7-7:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Drop in after dinner to learn eight outstanding octopus facts from Heather Rhodes (biologist at Denison University) while eating a popsicle. Then make a paper octopus. Science+popsicle+craft=living the dream. Get Crafty: Fish Rocks Wednesday, June 8 | 3-3:45 PM Rising Grades K-6 Paint a rock to look like a fish for display in our summer patio "aquarium". Parachute Games at Wildwood Park Thursday, June 9 | 2-2:45 PM/weather permitting | Rising Grades K-6 Meet us at Wildwood Park for parachute games. take & make craft For Adults & Teens Rising Grades 7-12 Registration required; one kit per person There is no corresponding program. Available beginning: June 8 | Noon - Retro Shrinky Dinks July 6 | Noon - Beach Glass Art Free for Granville Public Library card holders while supplies last. For programs requiring registration, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/ calendar/month. Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place in the Library Community Room. STORYTIMES June 7 - July 28 10:30-11:00 AM Robbins Hunter Museum, The Jill Griesse Historic Garden | In case of inclement weather, Storytime will be in the Community Room RECURRING: JULY Overlooked Books Book Club Wednesdays | 7-8:00 PM June 8 - Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy July 13 - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Granville's Test Kitchen Cookbook Club Wednesday, June 29 | 7-8:00 PM Hungry Girl Fast & Easy by Lisa Lillien RECURRING: Register at www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. All programs take place in the Library Community Room unless otherwise stated. JUNE Family-Fun-Summer-Scavenger-Hunt EXTRAVAGANZA June 6-July 30 | Families with kids of all ages Beginning June 4, pick up a Extravaganza sheet. For every item checked off, you will be entered in a raffle to win a Family Plus Membership to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Stop by the Children's Department for details!

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