Summer Reading for all ages starts off with a Boom on June 10, 2014 at 11am. ELPL will be hosting a kickoff event featuring live animals, sidewalk chalk and science activities.
During the kickoff event you will also be able to sign up for ELPL's Summer Reading Program. Kids, Teens and Adults can sign up to earn prizes, badges on elpl.org and more. If you can't make it to the Library on June 10 don't worry, you can also sign up online starting June 9.
ELPL will be showcasing different science themed collections, programs and more each week of Fizz, Boom, Read!:
Week 1 - Zoology - June 9 through 15
Week 2 - Space - June 16 through 22
Week 3 - Robotics - June 23 through 29
Week 4 - Weather - June 30 through July 6
Week 5 - Architecture - July 7 through july 13
Week 6 - Cells, Microorganisms and Tiny Creepy Crawlies - July 14 through July 20
Week 7 - Science of Music - July 21 through July 27
The entries for our 2014 Children's Bookmark Contest were impressive! Throughout April, children ages 4-12 could submit an entry in their age group. Two bookmarks from each age group were chosen to be reprinted in color and distributed at the library. Thank you to everyone who entered this year's contest. All the other entries can be found here!
Cara G Nicholas Penn Katie F Morgan Bower
Madaline Britton Natalie Seitz Enid S Grace Townley
On July 28 we will be showing the action packed Non-Stop (2014), starring Liam Neeson as an air marshal confronted with a hostile force who plans to kill every passenger on a flight if the government doesn't pay a hefty ransom in this action thriller.
ELevate is a 4-week interactive entrepreneur program for teens entering grades 7 - 12. Teens will learn how to launch their ideas into a business by learning from the Generation E Institute curriculum. During these sessions, participants will be introduced to characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, interview and learn from local business owners, create their own business and sell their product.