Kenai Community Library Newsletter
The library will be closed for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25-Monday, May 27.
On Thursday, May 2 at 5:00pm we will offer a video conference entitled “Maintaining Your Fuel Oil Tank.”
Story Time with Chris Pepper is back! Come enjoy a fun, music-filled story time with Chris most Friday mornings at 11.
On Thursday, May 9 at 12:15pm we will have a TED Talk Lunch Discussion. We will show “How We Found the Giant Squid” by Edith Widder. On Thursday, May 23 at 12:15pm we will show “Txting is Killing Language. JK!!” by John McWhorter.
The Kenai Library Community Book Club will meet on Thursday, May 16 at 5:30pm to discuss This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz. The Tween Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 8 at 4:00pm to discuss A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck. The Jr. High Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 15 at 4:00pm to discuss Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt. For more information on the kids’ book clubs, contact Children’s Librarian Kyrsti Floodeen at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Community Book Club, contact Reilly Becker at email@example.com.
Sunday, May 19 will be the last Sunday that the library will be open until after Labor Day.
On Saturday, May 18 at 3:00pm we will offer another Beaded Bookmark Class. Make a beaded bookmark similar to the one pictured with a variety of large focal beads, pendants, crystals and beautiful ribbons. Materials cost is $3-$6, depending on materials. Please pay in cash at the time of the class. On Saturday, May 11 at 3:00pm we will offer another Crystal Bracelet Beading Class. Make a Mother’s Day bracelet with beautiful rose gold and silk colored Swarovski crystals. The materials cost is $10 and must be paid in cash when you register. These classes are suitable for beginning beaders ages 10 and up. Children must have an adult helper. Class size is limited, so please sign up early. For more information or to register, stop by the front desk or contact Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention parents: Do your children use mobile apps on smart phones or tablets? The federal trade commission recently released an info graphic/poster about what parents ought to know about the mobile apps their children use. The graphic can be found at—http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2013/03/kidsapps.shtm.
Kinect is a perfect way for teens and tweens to spend an afternoon! Because it is a motion sensing input device, users are able to control and interact with the Xbox 360 without needing to touch a game controller!
Save the date! Our Summer Reading kicks off next month, June 3rd at 4:30pm!