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D&D Library Talk: Episode Six

Thursday, June 17, 2021
D&D Library Talk
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D&D Library Talk is our podcast on the ins and outs of RPG systems, like Dungeons and Dragons! We talk about how to make sure everyone enjoys the game, whether as a player or game master. Episode six focuses on different sources of inspiration for a D&D game, with an emphasis on free resources available at the library or online. We also briefly share our personal favorite sources of inspiration.

Age 12 and up. Access archived and future podcasts and resources on our D&D Library Talk webpage.
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All-Ages Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Tails and Tales
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Read for fun, complete activities, and earn tickets towards prize drawings! Our summer reading games are a fun and free way to engage all age groups in exploring new ideas, books, and activities. Register online and between June 1 and August 1, you can earn points for every 30 minutes you spend reading and for trying different activities. At different point levels, you become eligible to earn badges and prizes.

Register and learn more about the various categories and prizes for children (ages birth–12), teens (ages 12–19), and adults (age 18 and up).

There will be a community-wide reading goal of 1,000,000 minutes, resulting in a $1,000 donation from the Friends of the Library to Monroe County Humane Association!
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Borax Crystal Rainbow: A Take and Make Kids Program

All Day
Borax Crystal Growing: A Take and Make Kids Program
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Create a beautiful rainbow to celebrate Pride Month! We'll walk you through the crystal-making process and you can display it with pride! Adult supervision is recommended for this activity. Ages 7–12. Please register each child individually. Kits will be available to pick up between June 1–30. A link to select a pick-up date/location will be emailed to you. This video will premier on our YouTube Channel on June 1 and be available thereafter.
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Virtual Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Virtual Storytime
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Join us for a fun (and short!) preschool storytime on YouTube. Rhymes, songs, and a story help preschoolers practice early literacy skills. This program is geared to ages 2–6, but all ages are welcome! In this storytime, Dana shares the picture books “Maisy Goes Camping” by Lucy Cousins and “The Camping Trip”  by Jennifer K. Mann. This virtual program will be available on the Library's YouTube channel.
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Digital Creativity at Home: Citizen DJ

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Digital Creativity at Home: Citizen DJ
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Feeling musical, but don't know where to begin? The Citizen DJ project invites the public to make hip-hop music using free-to-use audio and video collections from the Library of Congress. Join our digital creativity specialist as he explores this incredible free resource. Age 12 and up. This video will premier on our YouTube channel on June 1 and be available anytime thereafter.
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Dine Out for the Library at Lennie's

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Other
Dine out for the Library at Lennie's every Tuesday in June after 4 pm. Just show your flyer and Lennie's will donate 20% of your tab to make all of those amazing library programs you appreciate possible. Thank you for enjoying all that wonderful food. You make summer reading programs, early literacy programs, cultural programs, Story Walks, and much more possible with your dining and membership and donations to the Friends.

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Wind Down and Charge Up Virtual Yoga

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Discover why yoga is such a powerful tool for keeping you healthy in body, mind, and spirit with Robin Halpin Young of Maxwell House Yoga. The focus of this restorative yoga class will be to wind down, relax, stretch, and recharge. This program is suitable for people age 12 and up and of most physical abilities. Please register for this virtual program series with a valid, non-school email address. The Zoom link for the series will be emailed to you upon registration.
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