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Sunday, August 30, 2015 


Belmont County District Library
Summer Reading 2014

Register Online or call the library at 740-635-2563.  Programs are on Tuesdays at 1:00pm and last about an hour.

Location: Bridgeport Branch

June 10 - Oglebay Zoo 1:00pm - 2:00pm

We're bringing the "Zoo to You" presented by Oglebay Zoo. Come enjoy seeing and learning about the animals that will be visiting the library.

June 17 - Amazing Science 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Lisa Schlanz in exploring the wonderful world of science. Children will enjoy a hands-on approach of amazing science experiments.

June 24 - The Bugman 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Re-Spect-ology is the study of looking again. Join Mark Berman, The Bugman, in an impressive display of live bugs, bug videos, great stories, audience participation, memorable lessons and lots of laughs for the whole family.

July 8 - Rain Simulator 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District, Kim Brewster. Join us as we learn about the science of soil through the eyes of a worm! Participants will  have the chance to "adopt-a-worm" and build their own terrariums to take home.

July 15 - Tales of Earth, Sea & Sky 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lyn Ford is a fourth generation, nationally recognized storyteller. Children will enjoy listening to Lyn's interactive and entertaining folk tales.

July 22 - Fizz, Boom, Bam It's Magic! 1:00pm - 2:00pm

ABRACADABRA! Do you believe in magic? Come and see with your own eyes as Gordon Russ will amaze you with his hilarious, fun-filled magic tricks.

July 29 - In the Park 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Curiosity required! Join us for our summer finale where you will celebrate science with hands on experiments that may or may not prove a theory.

Participants are not required to attend all of the scheduled weekly programs. The Summer Reading Program is fundamentally about getting children interested in reading. All children will be eligible for weekly prize drawings. All programs are free.

Thank you to the following 2013 Summer Reading Program supporters:

Chapter Square
Lansing Sportsmen's Club
Pizza Hut
M.C. Thomas Insurance
Bill's Towing
Sonotone Hearing Aid Center
Chris Vending
Wilson's Blacktop
Dairy Queen

Drs. Sharon & Fausto Lazo, M.D
Lash Excavating and Paving
Huntington Bank

Thank You to all who are an important part of our Summer Reading Program.  Without the kindness of our SPONSORS and VOLUNTEERS, we would not be able to have such a wonderful summer program!!!


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Martins Ferry Public Library
20 James Wright Place - PO Box 130
Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935
Phone: 740-633-0314
Fax: 740-633-0935
Yvonne Myers, Director