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June 2011Events at MCPL


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We have many fun events for the whole family happening at the library this summer. For more information and a complete calendar, please visit our website, You are also welcome to call 270-422-2094 with any questions. Hope to see you at one of these many programs!

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June 2011Events at MCPL

  1. 1. June 2011Programs at the
  2. 2. Meade County Public Library: Visit Us Online Homepage:
  3. 3. Check Out Our E-Readers,E-Books, and Free Downloads! Download free music, videos, audiobooks, and e-books by visiting our website,
  4. 4. Summer Reading 2011 Monday, June 6th-Thursday, June 16th Weekly sessions for children ages 3-entering 6th grade. Registration for these programs is required and begins Monday, May 23rd.Mondays: Ages 3-Entering Kindergarten Wednesdays: Entering Grades 3-4 9:30-11:00, 1:30-3:00, 5:30-7:30 9:30-11:30, 1:30-3:30Tuesdays: Entering Grades 1-2 Thursdays: Entering Grades 5-6 9:30-11:00, 1:30-3:00, 5:30-7:30 9:30-11:30, 1:30-3:30
  5. 5. Summer Reading 2011 P Sign up for Summer Reading starting May 23rd and you could win a $1,000 college scholarship, digital camera, or other great prizes! All participants will also receive free coupons to local attractions.
  6. 6. Summer Reading 2011 Special Events at David T. Wilson Elementary No registration required and all ages welcome.Magic Around the World with Mark Comley: Friday, June 10th from 1:00-2:00Storytelling and Crafts with Joann Fitzgibbons: Friday, June 17th from 1:00-3:00 Kentucky Down Under: Thursday, June 23rd from 11:00-12:00 Global Safari Puppet Theater: Friday, June 24th from 1:00-2:00
  7. 7. Be a Bookworm! Listen to stories or read books on your own to win prizes this summer! Sign up for the Bookworm program and receive reading logs which can be turned in for prize entries. The more you read, the better your chances of winning! Children who read for at least 5 hours this summer will also receive a free book.
  8. 8. Magic Around the World Friday, June 10th • 1:00-2:00 PM David T. Wilson Elementary Be dazzled by Mark Comley’s displays of magic from around the world! Free for all ages and no registration required.
  9. 9. African Crafts and Storytelling Friday, June 17th • 1:00-3:00 PM David T. Wilson Elementary Enjoy an afternoon of African crafts and folktales with storyteller Joann Fitzgibbons. Free for all ages and no registration required.
  10. 10. Kentucky Down Under Friday, June 23rd • 11:00-12:00 PM David T. Wilson ElementaryGet an up-close look at live animals from Australia! Free for all ages and no registration required.
  11. 11. Global Safari Puppet Theater Friday, June 24th • 1:00-2:00 PM David T. Wilson Elementary Take a trip around the globe without leaving Meade County during this puppet performance! Free for all ages and no registration required.
  12. 12. Summer Reading Awards Night Friday, July 1st • 5:30-6:30 PM Meade County Public Library Annex Join us for snacks from around the world as we draw for the winners of our many summer contests. All reading logs and Flat Stanley entries due by June 30th. Free for all ages and no registration required.
  13. 13. Flat Stanley Staycation Explore your hometown and save gas money by having a Staycation this year! Pick up an entry form at the Meade County Public Library, visit 4 of 8 local attractions, and enter to win prizes!
  14. 14. Travel with Flat StanleyPick up an entry form at the Meade County Public Library and send your Flat Stanleyaround the world as a part of our Summer Reading "One World, Many Stories" program! Decorate and take pictures of your Flat Stanley with you on vacation or mail it to a friend. Turn in your pictures tothe library by June 30th for chances to win a digital camera and other prizes!
  15. 15. Little Princess Tuesday, June 14th • 6:00-7:00PM • Ages 3-7 Brandenburg PrimaryCome dressed royally for a night of Father’s Day crafts and activities.
  16. 16. Family Movie Night Tuesday, June 21st • 5:30-7:30PM Meade County Public Library Annex Watch Gnomeo & Julietand eat popcorn with your family and friends!
  17. 17. Teen Drawing ClassFriday, June 24th • 6:00-7:00 PM • Ages 10-17 Meade County Public Library Annex Professional cartoonist Ted Nathanson will teach you all the tricks you need to improve your drawing skills!
  18. 18. Evanovich Extravaganza:Smokin’ Seventeen Release Party Thursday, June 23rd • 6:00-7:00 PM Meade County Public Library Annex If you think you know everything about Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series, join us for trivia, food, and discussion all in Plum style. You may be lucky enough to win a copy of Smokin’ Seventeen or other prizes!
  19. 19. Yoga Wednesdays • 10:00 AM • 6:30 PM Meade County Public Library AnnexHeld at Brandenburg Methodist Church 6/8 & 6/15 Yoga is a unique way to improve the flexibility and strength of your mind, body, and life. In addition to the stress-relieving capabilities, it has been doctor recommended for its core strengthening and spinal stabilization. Improve your posture, mood, and concentration with all levels of experience welcome.
  20. 20. Beginning Yoga Wednesdays • 5:00 PM Meade County Public Library Annex Held at Brandenburg Methodist Church 6/8 & 6/15This class is a perfect introduction to the many physical and mental benefits of yoga. No experience needed and all equipment is provided. Please sign up at the front desk.
  21. 21. Family History Writing Classes Every Thursday from 1:00-3:00 MCPL Local History and Genealogy Area Prepare your family story for inclusion in the upcoming Meade County History Book. Learn the best way to write your family history and receive one-on-one help from experienced writers.
  22. 22. Paper Crafts Thursday, June 2nd and 30th • 5:00 PM Meade County Public Library AnnexGive someone you care about a handmade card or giftthis year. Stamp, color and decorate cards, with all ofthe materials supplied. Registration is limited,so sign up at the front desk.
  23. 23. Basket Weaving Wednesday, June 22nd • 12-4 PM Meade County Public Library AnnexDiscover the art of basket weaving! All levels of experience welcome and participants are asked to bring their own supplies. See the front desk for more information.