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Allendale Library Newsletter
Check out our latest newsletter with information on upcoming programs. For a full calendar of events, please visit the News & Events tab above. Want a broader scope of what is going on? Click here for a brochure highlighting most of our 2013 programs.
Thinking of purchasing a Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader? Did you know that e-books can be borrowed through the library for free 24/7? Click here to find out how. For more detailed instructions for a Kindle, click here. For more detail instructions for a Nook, click here.
Summer Reading Program
June 10-August 16
Read for prizes! We have programs and incentives to read for all ages. Don't forget to pick up your reading logs and start reading. Finishers of the program will be invited to the Finisher's Party on August 23rd in the Park and will entered into drawings for prizes such as an iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, 3DS, gift cards to Barnes & Noble and iTunes, and more! We have lots of fun and FREE programs all summer long so check our calendar or pick up a copy of our newsleter and sign up for programs today.
Tuesday, July 16 & August 13 @ 11AM
Come learn about fire safety and hear local firefighters read stories. Kids can earn a Junior Firefighter badge at the end of the three sessions. Each session covers different safety information. Sign up today! Ages 4 & up.
Monsters, Inc. Party
Friday, June 21 @ 2PM
Dress up like your favorite monster and join us for a Monsters, Inc. Party! We will have monster games, crafts, and a monster snack. Ages 4 & up. Sign up today! We will also show "Monsters, Inc." following the program at 3:30PM.
Saturday, July 6 @ 11AM
Bring 1 gallon of Legos and your creativity! The theme of the month will be announced at the event. Drawings will be held for free Lego kits.
Movies @ the Library
Stop by for family-friendly movies and popcorn:
Fri., June 14 @ 10AM: Oz: The Great & Powerful (PG)
Fri., June 21 @ 10AM: A Bug's Life (G)
Fri., June 28 @ 10AM: Despicable Me (PG)
Fri., July 5 @ 10AM: Return to Nim's Island (PG)
Fri., July 12 @ 10AM: American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky (G)
Fri., July 19 @ 10AM: Turtle's Tale 2 (G)
Fri., July 26 @ 10AM: The Little Mermaid (G)
Fri., Aug. 2 @ 10AM: Veggietales: MacLarry & the Stinky Cheese Battle (G)
Fri., Aug. 9 @ 10AM: Tom & Jerry's Giant Adventure (G)
Fri., Aug. 16 @ 10AM: Croods (PG)
Allendale 4th of July
Thurs. July 4
10AM: Parade at GVSU
11AM-3PM: Family Fun in the Park
Allendale Movies in the Park
Fridays at Dusk in July & August (Allendale Township Park)
Join us for another season of Movies in the Park. Click here for a full schedule of movies and related events. Movies take place on Fridays (beginning July 5) at dusk in the Township Park (near the pavilion). Movies are FREE and snacks are available for purchase. Bring your own blanket/ chair and bug spray. For more info, "like" us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allendale-Movies-in-the-Park/112688928817306
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