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Summer reading is here at county library system

on Tuesday, 13 June 2017. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Local News

Explore the world with the Florence County Library System during its summer reading program. This year’s theme, “Build a Better World!”, seeks to discover the world and other cultures through reading. The Summer Reading Program, open to young people from babies to young adults, features weekly programs, prize drawings, storytimes, a summer reading club, and more.

Summer Reading and other programs will be held at each library branch. Make plans to join us at one of these locations:

• Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, 509 S. Dargan St.

Special summer programming will be held on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. in the Joseph Stukes Meeting Room at the Florence County Library. Programs are scheduled for the following dates:

June

14 Porkchop Productions: Three Little Pigs

21 Wagsters: world class magic and illusion

28 Donna Washington: storyteller and author

July

5 Movie

12 Orisirisi: African folklore and drumming

The Florence County Library also offers storytimes for various ages. Registration is required. Storytimes groups:

Toddler Storytime (age 2 only) Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Bilingual Storytime (ages 2-5) Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Baby Storytimes (ages 0-23 months)

Pre-Walkers: Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Walkers: Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Each week during summer, a theme is selected. Books, songs, crafts, and fingerplays are chosen according to the theme.

Sunday Family Movies will continue throughout the summer. Movies will be shown Sundays at 2:30 p.m. in the Privette Children’s Program Room. Movies are scheduled for June 11-July 16. All movies are free.

The library will be offering Fine Arts Friday for children in grades 5K-3rd , beginning June 16 –July 14 at 3:30 p.m. Children will be working with a variety of art forms. Registration is limited.

The library will be offering Monday Library Lab for children and teens in grades 4th-8th, beginning June 12–July 10 at 3:30 p.m. Children and teens will be doing a variety of science activities including robotics, circuits, Legos, building, solar energy and eclipse. Registration is limited. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382.

• Dozier M. Munn Public Library, 100 E Main St., Pamplico. Special summer programming will be held Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Programs are:

June

13 Porkchop Productions: Three Little Pigs

20 Wagsters: world class magic and illusion

27 Donna Washington: storyteller and author

July

11 Orisirisi: African folklore and drumming

For more information, call 843-493-5441.

• Baker Memorial Public Library, Timmonsville

Special summer programming will be held on Mondays at 3 p.m. at the Timmonsville Public Library. For more information, call 843-346-2941.

Programs are:

June

12 Porkchop Productions: Three Little Pigs

19 Wagsters: world class magic and illusion

26 Donna Washington: storyteller and author

July

3 Movie

10 Orisirsi: African folklore and drumming

Thursday Family Movies will be held this summer. Movies will be shown Thursdays at 2 p.m. Movies are scheduled for June 15-July 13. All movies are free.

For more information, call 843-346-2941.

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