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Mason’s Musings July 14th, 2023

Hold on to your pointy hats and whip out your pumpkin carving tools because I have some spooooooky news for you. The Halloween lover’s community has (unofficially) declared July 5th as the start of the spooky season! The reason behind this decision being that July 4th is the last commercialized holiday before Halloween. So, from July 5th- October 31st all us Halloween freaks get to unleash our excitement we’ve been bottling up all year. While some of your librarians wish we could start decorating for Halloween, we’ll just have to be content with silently plotting for the upcoming holiday.

However, I for one embrace this unofficial start to the spooky season, and can’t wait until Fall starts to set in. Even though we’re all having a blast with Summer Reading, the Fall weather will be a welcome reprieve from the blazing July sun.

I’m curious to know if you all share the same passion for fall, the spooky season, and Halloween as I do, or if you’re just indifferent to it. It’s great to see other people’s point of view and what they’re passionate about. So please feel free to drop by the library and tell me all about it. I love interacting with all of our patrons, and I’d like to use this blog to reach out more to you all!

Well, that’s all from me this week, I look forward to relaying some more spoooooky news for the upcoming fall season for you all. It feels like this Summer just keeps on flying by but hopefully y’all have been able to enjoy it! Have a great rest of your week and I’ll see you next time.

Library Events 7/14–7/21:

Friday July 14th – TNT Time! Teens and Tweens are invited to join Librarian Joy as she teaches the basics of doodling and Zentangle on Friday, July 14 at 1 PM.

Saturday July 15th Bring the little ones at 10:30 AM to enjoy Mr. Jesse’s fun activities, crafts, and of course exciting stories at Mr. Jesse’s Super Saturday Storytime!

Tuesday July 18thDrop-in anytime 11 AM - 2 PM on Tuesdays in June to explore STEAM principles. This week’s science craft is building the constellations with pipe cleaners and beads! All supplies will be provided for this fun event.

Wednesday July 19th – Children’s Hour with Ms. Katie! Bring the little ones for story-time with Ms. Katie. Stories, songs, activities, and crafts are all part of the fun. Children’s Hour starts at 10:00 AM and occurs every Wednesday of each month (excluding January and August).

Wednesday July 19th Join KISD teachers Mrs. Mosely, Ms. Murphy and Mrs. McGraw for Tales with Teachers! school-age story-time at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 21st.

Thursday July 20th Cheese connoisseurs are going to love this. Starting at 6:00 PM come to the library for a night of cheese tasting and charcuterie boards galore with professional fromager Justin Bonard, of Ten: One Cheese Shop.

Friday July 21st This TNT Time tweens and teens (ages 10-18) are invited to shrink themselves down and become the pieces in a life-sized board game! From 1-2 PM enjoy rolling a life-sized die and hopping your way to the finish line!

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