Stuffed Animal Sleepover We are inviting you to bring your stuffies to camp out with us at the library. Drop off your stuffed friend for an overnight adventure Thursday, July 6th by 6pm and pick them up Friday, July 7th. A keepsake photo will be provided along with a fun slide show of your stuffed animal’s favorite overnight camping adventures! g CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS g Summer Story Time Let’s learn all about the great outdoors during summer story hour! Families welcome. Camping · Friday, June 16th @ 1:30pm Jump Frog Jump · Friday, July 7th @ 10:30am Cupcakes · Friday, July 21st @ 10:30am Storybook Scavenger Hunt Take a walk along Main Street and find hidden storybook characters! Families can pick up their clue pack and book, Bear’s Bicycle by Laura Renauld, starting on June 12th - 24th. Find characters from the book in windows of local businesses then return the challenge card for a chance to win a prize. First 20 families to participate will receive a FREE copy. Tech Tweens and Teens Using the Cricut and Heat Press, create a fun tote bag with outdoor designs! It’s perfect for all your summer adventures at the library and beyond! Ideal for Tweens and Teens 10+. Registration begins June 5th for individual or small group appointments. · Wednesday, June 21st @ 11am - 6pm S’more Stories Join us and our special guests from the STC Senior Center for a special story time featuring Make More S’mores by Cathy Ballou Mealey. Families welcome, space will be limited. · Friday, June 30th @ 10:30am Camp Create Kindergarten through 4th grade students join us to blend colors with tissue paper and water to create a beautiful sun catcher inspired art piece! · Friday, June 23rd @ 1:30pm Tech Kids Come explore with us at Newlin Nature Trail located within Memorial Park. Go on a scavenger hunt utilizing nature ID Apps with your device or ours! Ideal for Kindergarten - 4th grade students. · Friday, July 14th @ 1:30pm Gravity Lab Students 3rd - 8th graders join us for virtual reality, video games and puzzles in this augmented science experience. Register for one of three sessions below. · Wednesday, June 28th @ 11am, 1pm or 3pm 108 West Main Street June g July 2023 ST. CLAIRSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Carnegie Science Center Explore the Portable Planetarium in the Library Lobby! Realm of Reptiles Discover the world of reptiles on Tuesday, July 11th @ 1:00pm in this hands on dynamic program! Come ready to explore the world around us through the eyes of snakes, lizards, bearded dragons and more. What’s Up Thursday, June 8th @ 1pm Kindergarten through 2nd grade will join us to discover what we can see in the sky (stars, planets, the Moon) and differences between those objects. Planets Thursday, June 8th @ 2:30pm 3rd graders through 6th graders can explore differences between stars and planets, recognize a planet in the night sky and planetary motion. WELCOME CAMPERS! Join us for a fun-filled summer of reading and learning! Stop into the library starting Monday, June 5th to register and be entered into our weekly book bundle giveaways. Use the reading log provided to track your reading and receive tickets for prize baskets. Find our camping mascot and more. Unless otherwise stated, registration begins on the 1st of each month, corresponding with the month of the program.

108 W. Main Street St. Clairsville, OH 43950 Thank You We would like to thank all of the businesses, local organizations, patrons and community members that have supported our summer reading program. We extend a special thanks to our major sponsor, The Friends of the Library. Because of everyone’s generous support, we are able to offer exciting programs reaching out to children, teens and adults in our area. Books for Band-Aids! Charity Basket Once again this year, read and earn tickets for charity! Reading tickets will support the Cumberland Trail Fire District and their goal to get first aid kits into local homes! Our goal is 1000 books read to earn a Touch a Truck celebration that will feature vehicles from Cumberland Trail, STC Police, and JB Green Team, along with refreshments and prizes! A lucky winner will win a ride to school on the fire engine this fall! New this year—JB Green joins us to provide a recycling bin. Recycle, earn a ticket, & take care of our environment! g ADULT PROGRAMS g g FAMILY PROGRAMS g Summer Finale: Touch a Truck Make plans for the whole family to celebrate the end of Summer Reading! The Cumberland Trail Fire District, STC Police Department and JB Green Team will be on hand with fun activities. See the back page for details on how your reading and recycling this summer will help the community and CTFD. · Thursday, July 27th @ 11am BOOK CLUBS New members always welcome! Ask staff for details. Big Questions Book Club Our non-fiction book club meets on third Tuesday of the month. · June 20th @ 6pm Title: Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach Not Your Mother’s Book Club Our evening book club will meet the last Wednesday of the month. · June 28th @ 6pm Title: A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham TECHNOLOGY TRAINING Nature ID Apps Identify plants, trees, mushrooms, birds & more! Learn about a variety of FREE nature identification apps for your smart phone or device. Bring along your device or use one of ours. · Tuesday, June 13th @ 6pm A VISIT WITH DANIEL BOONE GREAT FOR FAMILIES TOO! Join us for a special living history presentation of Daniel Boone. Mr. Kenneth Hammontree will take us on a journey with one of the first real heroes of the wilderness frontier. Registration open. Blood and Treasure by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin will be available at the library as a companion title to this presentation along with more titles for all-ages in our display. · Tuesday, July 18th @ 6pm CRAFT TOGETHER Let’s Press Flowers Shelley Rockwell from The Flower Gardens in Barnesville, Ohio will join us for an evening of crafting and flowers. Registration opens Thursday, June 8th. Session One: Tips for selecting, picking and preparing your flowers to press. Create your very own flower press to take home. · Thursday, June 15th @ 6pm Session Two: Utilizing pressed flowers to create a small lantern for summer décor. · Tuesday, July 25th @ 6pm StoryWalk In collaboration with the city of St. Clairsville, our permanent StoryWalk is bringing an outdoor family reading experience along the National Road Bikeway. · June - 25th Anniversary of the National Road Bikeway memorabilia. Stop by the library for a bingo card to complete while visiting the trail. Return card to the library for a prize. · July - Poo–Dunit? A Forest Floor Mystery by Katelyn Aronson: a story full of fun for all ages! 740-695-2062 Fax 740-695-6420