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Infant/Toddler Summer Reading Club

Reading By Design!

"Design" Your Own Summer Reading Program!

(Build your child's vocabulary)

Suggestions to do together:

  • Sing or recite Nursery Rhymes
  • Read outside
  • Put on a sock puppet show
  • Name animals or familiar items


Suggestions to do together:

  • Stack blocks or cups and count as you go
  • Finger paint or play with play-doh
  • Introduce different scents:  cinnamon, vanilla, perfume, coffee, etc.
  • Sort M&Ms or Fruit Loops by color


Suggestions to do together:

  • Go for a walk and pick up trash along the way
  • Hand out popsicles to garbage worker or mail carrier
  • Listen to a concert in the park in Grafton
  • Draw or color a picture for a neighbor or grandparent

Meet your 3 chosen goals as well as reading 5 books, and you can get 15 tickets to use for a chance to win prizes!  Don't forget, one of your parents has to initial your completed goal on your Reading Log.  GOAL SHEETS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE JERSEYVILLE LIBRARY BY JULY 18, 2017.

Entertainers for the Entire Family

All shows start @ 7:00 p.m.

Monday, June 12 - Oh My Gosh Josh.  He will be performing his Build a Better Story Show!

Monday, June 19 - Rusty Pliers.  America's favorite Hillbilly magician and ventriloquist!

Monday, June 26 - Mr. Steve.  He will be presenting a show with Music, Magic, Ballooning and more!

Thursday, July 6 - Hamptead Stage Company.  A performance of Beauty and the Beast.

Monday, July 10 - Karen Young.  Will present her Name That Fairy Tale Show!

Monday, July 17 - Juggling Jeff.  Back by popular demand!  This event will be held at the St. Francis School gym on State Street.

Friday Storytimes from 10 - 11 AM (for Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers up to age 5)

Registration Required!

You will be allowed to register for 1 event.  Any remaining openings will be announced and filled on June 14.

June 16 - Construction

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**Special Event - Heartland Mini Hoofs**

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Stop by the Library or call 618.498.9514 to register.

Come and hear a story about Winnie the Mini Horse and meet and pet some of her friends. 

WHEN:  Wednesday, July 12

WHERE:  Jerseyville PL

TIME:  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

There will be NO craft this day!

PRIZE PARTY!!--Friday, July 21 from 6 - 8 PM

Come to the Jerseyville PL.  We'll have an inflatable Slip n' Slide--wear your swimsuit--and a balloon artist.  Enjoy walking tacos and a snow cone; see if you won a prize!  Registration requested for this event by July 19.





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