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Wednesday, September 02, 2015 


Belmont County District Library
Summer Reading 2014

Register Online or call the library at 740-633-0314. 
Programs are on Tuesdays at 11:00am and last about an hour.

Location: Martins Ferry Public Library

The June 10th program is at 1:00pm.

June 10 - Ronald McDonald *Special Time* 1:00pm
Join the Martins Ferry Public Library and Ronald McDonald as he shares his love for reading through magic, music, puppets, and of course, lots of laughter!

June 17 - 20th Annual Worm Race 11:00am

Can you dig up the fastest worm in the Ohio Valley? Come down to the library and find out. All you need is a worm of your very own with a name and the desire to win. The children with the fastest worms will win a prize!

June 24 - The Bugman 11:00am

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 - Discover Soil with Worms! 11:00am

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 11:00am

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! 11:00am

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 - Science In the Park 11:00am

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 2014 Summer Reading Program supporters:

Susan A. Tolbert, CPA

Mr. Joseph S. Dunbar

The Citizens Bank


James C. Dawes Company, INC.

Steele and Cook Insurance

Mr. James Nichelson Attorney at Law

Seszko International TaeKwon-Do

Ms. Bonnie Cook

Linda Brown as Allstate Insurance

Wilson Blacktop

Harry E. Mowder Dental Office

Bonnies Alterations

Bodnar & Son Florist

Mr. William Thomas Attorney at Law

Ohio Valley Cruise Planners


Garfield’s Restaurant

Little Caesars Pizza

Deluxe Toy and Hobby

Domino's Pizza


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