Summer Reading Program 2013

Iron Ridge Summer Reading Program 2013

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Dig into Reading!

Summer is an exciting time at the Iron Ridge Library! Children and teens are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Program. Starting on Tuesday, June 25, pick up a reading log, set a goal for the summer, and meet that goal to receive fun prizes! The first 50 to register will receive a special surprise, so don’t miss out! Reading logs need to be turned in for prizes by Saturday, August 17.

Special Events

All events are free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required unless specified.

Zoozort – Wednesday, June 26 at 4:30 PM

Wild animals are coming to Iron Ridge! Zoozort is an interactive program that uses live animals to teach about habitat, nutrition, and appreciation. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see and even pet exotic animals from all over the world. Expected animals include an armadillo, tortoise, fox, and wallaby. This event is sponsored by Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System.

Family Fun Night at the Horicon Marsh – Tuesday, July 9 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Visit the Horicon Marsh Education Center, located on Hwy 28 between Mayville and Horicon, for an evening of family fun. Activities will include guided marsh tours every half hour, storytimes, craft projects, a scavenger hunt, and more! Families are invited to bring a picnic basket and enjoy dinner at the marsh. This event is sponsored by Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System.

Storyteller: Miss Licorice – Wednesday, July 24 with shows at 2:30 PM and 6:00 PM

Miss Licorice is a Wisconsin-based storyteller who recites and sings an original story while using props along a handmade set. Children are invited to join in and become part of the show. After the show, children are allowed “backstage access” and can ask Miss Licorice about her, the story, the characters, and the set.

Magic of the Amazing Schu – Wednesday, August 14 at 1:30 PM

Join us for a wonderful magic show with a reading theme. The Amazing Schu will give a performance that the whole family can enjoy. You might even get to be part of the show, so don’t miss out!

Wednesday Storytimes at 1:30 PM

When no special events are scheduled, join us for our regular storytime sessions, which feature stories on a theme, crafts, and a light snack.

Watch this space for announcements of other exciting events and programs, including our summer wrap-up party!

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