From regular programs and activities to special events, YOUR Rowan County Public Library continues to be a very happening place. Regular programming for April includes:
AFTERSCHOOL STORYTIME on Monday and Thursday afternoons at 4
MOTHER GOOSE STORYTIME on Tuesday mornings at 10:15
TECHNOLOGY CLASSES on Saturdays at noon, Mondays at noon, and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.
CHESS CLUB at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, and Tuesday, April 24
CREATIVE COLORING on Tuesday, April 17, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT on Thursday, April 19, at 6 p.m.
TEEN GAME NIGHT on April 25 at 5 p.m.
In addition to the abundance of ongoing programs, two very special events in April are the:
ANNUAL TEDDY BEAR PICNIC on April 28 at 1 p.m. Bring your favorite plush friend so both of you may enjoy a story, crafts, and snacks.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ANNUAL BOOK SALE, Thursday, April 19, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday, April 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thousands of books (regular print, large print, young adult, juvenile, and children’s) as well as CDs, DVDs, and more will be available at super sale prices. Stop by and buy!
Finally, opportunities to check out and read award-winning books abound. The 2017-2018 winners of the Kentucky Bluegrass Award were announced two days ago. These books are special because they are selected by Kentucky Preschool through Grade 12 students. This year’s winners are:
Preschool: MOTHER BRUCE by Ryan T. Higgins (E HIGG)
Grades K-2: MADELINE FINN AND THE LIBRARY DOG by Lisa Papp (E PAPP, Children’s New Collection)
Grades 3-5: DOG MAN by Dav Pikey (J PILK, Children’s Best Collection)
Grades 6-8: GHOST by Jason Reynolds (J REYN)
Grades 9-12: THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon (Y NOON, Best Seller Collection)