Polk library summer reading program held Tuesdays

Published 4:29 pm Wednesday, June 6, 2012

String Celebration with Ken Lankford and Beth Corzine at a summer reading program last year. (photo submitted by Joy Sharp)

The Polk County Public Library’s summer reading program is under way. Programs are held on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the library, which is located at 1289 W. Mills Street in Columbus.
Tuesday, June 19, 10:30 a.m. “A Dreamy Pajama Party with the Storylady.” This program will be a musical storytelling journey that will have kids singing, dancing and telling tales all night long.
Tuesday, June 26, 10:30 a.m. “Read for Your Life” with String Celebration. A blend of musical storytelling and poetry, from Dr. Seuss to Shel Silverstein to “Alphabet Soup” to “Puff the Magic Dragon.”
Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 a.m. Bright Star Children’s Theatre Presents “American Dreams.” When his history book magically explodes, Jack meets some of the most exciting people in U.S. history, including George Washington, Betsy Ross, Henry Ford and Neil Armstrong.
Tuesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m. “Action Animals.” Come meet a cockatoo, macaw, monkey, serval cat, binatrong, chinchilla and the world-famous hypnotized chicken.
Friday, July 27, 10:30 a.m. Mark Daniel, Magical Storyteller, “READasaurus on the Loose!” Children will join Mark, Steggie the Stegosaurus and Hemi the Rabbit as they prepare to embark on an odyssey, exploring great books.
Tuesday, July 31, 6:00 p.m. “Pajama Party, Movie and Craft Program.” The final program will be a pajama party for the whole family. Make sure you come dressed in your pajamas.
For more information, call 828-894-8721 or visit www.polklibrary.org.
– article submitted by Joy Sharp

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