July 2021 Newsletter
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July 2021 Volume 2, Issue 10
Director's Corner Happy Fourth of July! We are in the second month of Summer Reading and participation has been great. Everyone is enjoying all the activities and reading a lot. Keep reading and participating through the end of July, when we will draw for our Grand Prizes! Don’t forget to come to the next outdoor movie night, July 10th. We will be watching a family friendly movie featuring Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman. The Friends will have popcorn, candy and drinks for sale. You just need to bring your chairs and enjoy a movie under the stars!
Did You Know?
July is Read an Almanac Month, National Hot Dog Month, and National Ice Cream Month.
July is also Anti-boredom month. We have plenty of activities, books and movies to help fight boredom!
Remember When? (A look back at important events in literary history—author birthdays, book/character debuts, and dates in books)
7/7/1930 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies.
7/16/1927 Theodore Geisel publishes his first cartoon as Dr. Seuss.
7/21/1899 Ernest Hemingway is born.
7/31/1965 J.K. Rowling is born.
What’s New at KPL?
KPL added more than 60 new titles to the collection in June. View our website, click here, or stop by the circulation desk to see the list.
Summer Reading program is for all ages! Log your reading in ReadSquared. Earn badges and chances to win prizes. We will draw weekly prizes and a grand prize at the end of the program in each age category. Grand Prizes will be announced on 8/3/21.
Online Book Club meets via Zoom on 7/8 to discuss The Devil All the Time by Ray Pollock.
Children’s Hour and Staff Storytime virtual programs will be available on Tuesdays on our Facebook page.
Movie Time @ the Library—an in person movie showing. There will be 4 showtimes throughout the day on 7/2 and 7/16. RSVP to reserve a showtime for your family/group. Call to confirm or drop in day of to check availability.
Drop-in Craft and Drop-in STEM Activity—kits will be available as a come-and-go activity 11 AM—3 PM on Wednesdays for crafts and Thursdays for STEM Activities. If you prefer, you can also pick up a kit to take home.
Art Night (for adults) — in person Painting/craft class will be 7/13 with all materials included. Spots limited so RSVP is required. Call to confirm.
Staff Pick from Joy I recently read The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer. This historical fiction book tells the story of a community in Kentucky served by the pack-horse librarians during the Great Depression. As a book lover I identify so much with the thoughts and feelings of the main character Addie as she describes her passion for books and reading. It’s a sweet story with a few twists along the way.