Howland Library kicks off annual program
The Howland Public Library’s ninth annual Adult Summer Reading Program kicks off on Thursday, July 7. Stop by the library anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to get details about the four-week program, “Exercise Your Mind,” which offers the chance to a win gift certificates for reading books of your choosing and completing short review forms. The more books you read, the greater your chances of winning.
The library has planned a number of events during the program, including workshops on painting on paper and wood parasols (July 9 at noon), making a coiled paper bowl out of magazine paper (July 12 at 6 p.m.), Stampin’ Up card-making (July 18 at 2 p.m.), and kite making (July 27 at 1 p.m.).
The summer also will include magic performed by Bob Conrad (July 13 at 1 p.m.), a group coloring of a super-sized mural (Aug. 1), and a finale party (Aug. 3 at 1 p.m.). A number of these events require registration; visit beaconlibrary.org.