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June Newsletter

Updated: Oct 21, 2022

Director's Corner 2020 Virtual Summer Reading Program “Imagine Your Story” will begin Monday, June 1. We have prepared information and craft bags to go along with our virtual program. Please pick up bags curbside starting May 26. We miss you and look forward to “seeing” everyone this summer!

Did You Know?

Virtual Summer Reading Program starts June 1! Take home bags may be picked up curbside starting May 26. Bags include additional information and crafts that go along with our programming. All programming for Summer Reading Program will be virtual through take-home activities, our website and our Facebook page. Sign up today with ReadSquared. You can earn points towards prizes by logging your reading, "attending" virtual programs, and completing many other activities. In the ReadSquared app or website, you will find digital reading logs, scavenger hunts, fitness challenges, crafts, mini-games, and more. Most of our activities can be completed offline and then quickly recorded.  

Check the links below to learn about our virtual programming in June! Digital Escape Room Tuesday Storytime with Ms. Katie James Wand Spy Magic Quaranteen Book Club June Book Club Storytelling with Rochelle Be sure to watch our east windows to see storybook characters appear as we track Krum's progress in the Imagine Your Story Virtual SRP!

Remember When? (A look back at important events in literary history—author birthdays, book/character debuts, and dates in books)

  • 6/5/1980 birth of Harry Potter character Draco Malfoy

  • 6/8/1957 Birth of Dilbert creator Scott Adams

  • 6/9/1870 death of Charles Dickens

  • 6/12/1942 Anne Frank receives her diary

  • 6/29/1613 Globe Theatre burns down

What’s New at KPL? Books Large-Print Fiction: Hello Summer by Mary Kay Andrews, Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr, If It Bleeds by Stephen King, Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury, Devoted by Dean Koontz, The New Husband by D.J. Palmer, Robert B. Parker’s Grudge Match, Close Up by Amanda Quick, Masked Prey by John Sandford Junior Fiction: The Spelling Bee Specter! by Adrienne Enderle Junior Non-Fiction: Brush Your Teeth, Cool Backyard Camping, Super Gross Germ Projects, Super Simple Indoor Gardens, Super Simple Salad Gardens, Super Simple Experiments with Forces, Why Do Spiders Make Webs? Movies: Bloodshot, The Call of the Wild, Just Mercy, Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

Staff Pick Donna recommends The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar. It is a fun story that tells about an often unheard of part of history. "It is June. I am tired of being brave." - Anne Sexton The Truth the Dead Know

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