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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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D&D Library Talk: Episode Seven

Thursday, July 15, 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. In Episode Seven we dive back into the dungeon to continue putting concepts into practice and explore how to create a fun RPG environment for both the DM and the players.

Age 12 and up. Access archived and future podcasts and resources on our D&D Library Talk webpage.
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ASL Sign Language Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
ASL Sign Language Storytime
Learn targeted vocabulary in American Sign Language through stories, songs, and games. This program is geared toward preschoolers ages 3–6 and their caregivers. Please register with a valid email address. The Zoom link to all July and August sessions of this program will be emailed to you upon registration.

7/9: Let's Move
7/23: Back to School 
8/13: Manners 
8/27: Opposites
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Movie Night at Karst Farm Park: Babe

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Downtown Library
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Join us for a screening of Babe at Karst Farm Park (2450 S. Endwright Road, Bloomington). Pre-movie activities begin at 8:30, including concessions, games, and more! The movie will be shown at Shelter #9, near the Splash Pad, and begin at dusk. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. All ages.

A partnership between Monroe County Parks and Recreation and the Library.
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