Tuesday, April 19, 2011

May Newsletter at the Lansdowne Public Library

Greeting Library Friends!
...and just like that *snap fingers* the school year is almost over!
Pardon me for sounding like a cliché but time truly flies when you're having fun!

May is National Hamburger Month!
Have fun with one of these hamburger themed books!

What happens to a hamburger by Paul Showers ; illustrated by Anne Rockwell.
Hamburger Heaven written and illustrated by Wong Herbert Yee.
The perfect hamburger and other delicious stories by Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Laura Rankin.
The dark days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk.
365 ways to cook hamburger and other ground meats by Rick Rodgers.

We are so excited about the upcoming events for May!
Please visit our website: www.lansdownepubliclibrary.com or Event Keeper for complete information on all programs and events.

Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week is the first week in May (May 2nd to 8th)

Join us for these special events!

Monday, May 2
4:00 pm: It’s the Rocky Horror Shrek Show!
When one is at the movies, the polite thing is to be quiet, but here you are encouraged to talk! Join us as we watch the first "Shrek" complete with subtitles and props! Recite your favorite parts, sing the songs and enjoy an ogre sized afternoon!

Tuesday, May 3
All Day: Library Scavenger Hunt
Can you find all of the things on the list? Complete the hunt for special prizes!

Wednesday, May 4
4:00 pm: The library has a special guest for Stop, Drop and Craft!! Local author and illustrator Amy Ignatow will be doing a drawing and comics workshop as well as discussing her book, The Popularity Papers.

Thursday May 5

10:30 am: Polskie Bajki. Join us for our monthly bilingual storytime as Ms. Margaret and Ms. Rachee reads stories in Polish and English.

Friday, May 6
3:00 pm: Get ready for Free Comic Book Day (the first Saturday in May) by swapping comics with library friends, playing the Wii, or joining us for board games. Bring your own systems to play while you wait! Please get your parent’s permission to bring your system!


Preschool Playschool: Monday, May 2 @ 10AM

Bibs-n-Books: Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:30 AM
Sleepytime Tales: Wednesday, May 4 @ 6:30 PM
Wee Reads: Thursday, May 5 @ 10:30 AM

Summer Things!

Book a trip and let reading take you around the globe and beyond during our Summer Reading Program! This year our themes are One World, May Stories (for children aged infant through children entering 5th grade) and You are Here (for children entering grades 6-12) is your passport to journey of books.

Registration beings online or at the library starting May 28th.

Library Things:

Are you Game?

The Lansdowne Library is looking into video game rentals!

Please reply to this e-mail and let us know which systems you want to rent games for!

Also, we are taking suggestions for games. Let us know what you would like to play!

Lansdowne Public Library afterhours presents 'Meet the Author'
On Friday, April 29 at 7:00 PM, at the Lansdowne Public Library afterhours, there will be a special event: meet the author, Stephanie Cowell.

The author of Claude & Camille will talk about the creation of the novel from research and creative imagination, and read short scenes from the story.

The presentation will conclude with a lively audience discussion. Signed copies of the novel will be available for purchase.

Before meeting the author join the Thursday Night Book Club on April 14, 2011 for a discussion of Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell.

Have You Heard?

Are you a Facebook user? The library has a fan page! Click here to see our page and become a fan!

We also Tweet! Follow us on Twitter: @Lanspublibrary

Read our blog: LPL Children and Youth Services Blog. http://www.lplcysd.blogspot.com/

Please visit our website: www.lansdownepubliclibrary.com or Event Keeper for complete information on all programs and events.

As Always:

Thank you for your interest and support!

If you do not wish to remain on this list please reply to this e-mail.

If you do like what you've read, please forward to a friend!

If you have any questions or comments please reply to this e-mail or feel free to contact me at 610-623-0239 ext 5

Thank you for your support!


May 2011/Children's Event

Children's Book Week Programs 2011

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