Imagine your story with Cardinal Stage! Recreate the classic folktale of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" using just 10 original photos. Get creative with costumes, locations, and props, and share your story on social media for a chance to win a gift card to Mother Bear's Pizza. Post your photo story by July 31 on Instagram or Facebook to enter to win. To qualify, you must tag Cardinal Stage (@cardinalstage) and use the hashtag #cardinalchallenge. At the beginning of August, Cardinal will announce the winner and post the winning story! Download and read a copy of the story. You can also find various eBook versions of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"instantly available on Hoopla Kids. All ages.
In this throwback to pre-internet days, each week, a Library staff member will read a chapter from a classic book or short story for teens and adults. No fancy tech required, just a telephone! Call (812) 349-3208 to listen. New stories will be added on Mondays by 5 PM. Age 12 and up.
Monroe County tweens (ages 7–11) are invited to contribute to making an online Tween Quaranzine to document how you, the community’s young people, are responding to these strange times of quarantine and social distancing in the face of COVID-19. To participate, you may contribute an 8.5” x 5.5” page. All ideas that highlight the community and uplift your voices are encouraged and welcome. The Library will accept writing (250 words or less), artwork, comics, photography, recipes, tutorials, and/or a combination of all of these––really anything goes as long as it can be represented on paper. Your pages will be compiled and made publicly available on the Library’s website as one zine! Submissions for Volume 1 are due by June 28. The completed zine will be published on the Library website on July 6. Submissions for Volume 2 are due by July 31 and will be published on August 7. More information, a parent permission and entry form, and complete guidelines can be found here.
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We will post photos of shelves of books in the store. Browse the photos and send an email to us with the titles you would like. We will email you the total price of your order and a link where you can make a payment online. You will be able to pick up your books in the vestibule area of the Main Library on Kirkwood during normal curbside pickup hours. If you are not able to or are not comfortable going inside the vestibule to pick up your books, please let us know in the email, and we will make other accommodations. We have considered local delivery for a fee if that is an option you would like.
Hardcover books for adults are $3 each; Paperback books are $1.50 each. Children's and Young Adult books are 75 cents for paperbacks and $1.50 for hardcover books.
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