JuneJuly 2022 Summer Newsletter

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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