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Summer Reading Program
June 1 - August 31
All ages welcome
Kids...Teens...Adults
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Activity sheets ~ "BINGO" reading logs
Guessing Contests ~ Prizes

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Monday, June 8
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
@ Rotary Park across from the Library


Inflatables ~ Face Painting ~ Crafts
Hometown Heroes ~ Games
Pizza & pop provided for purchase by Deano's Pizza

No Registration Required!
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Summer Storytimes
3 kids reading

Lapsit (ages 12-24 months with adult)
Friday mornings, June 12 - July 17 (skipping July 3)
10:00 - 10:30
Click here to register

Toddler (ages 2-3 with adult)
Wednesday mornings, June 10 - July 15 (Click here to register)
Thursday mornings, June 11 - July 16 (Click here to register)
10:30 - 11:00


Primetime (ages 3-5 independent listeners)
Tuesday evenings, June 9 - July 14
7:00 - 7:30
Click here to register

Pre-Reader (ages 4-6 independent listeners)
Tuesday mornings, June 16 - July 21
10:30 - 11:00
Click here to register

Registration is required for ALL programs and opens on Tuesday, May 12

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S.A.M. in the Summer

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New summer programs offering
fun, hands-on participation in
Science, Art and Math
for children going into 1st - 6th grades

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1st & 2nd grades

Monday, June 29 (Science)
Thursday, July 23 (Math)
Wednesday, August 12 (Art)
Click here to register

3rd & 4th grades

Monday, June 15 (Art)
Thursday, July 30 (Science)
Wednesday, August 19 (Math)
Click here to register

5th & 6th grades

Monday, June 22 (Math)
Thursday, July 16 (Art)
Wednesday, August 26 (Science)
Click here to register

All programs are from 3:00 - 4:00

Registration is required for all programs and opens on Monday, May 18

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(DON'T) JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER!

Adults can kick off their summer reading
with this fast-paced activity on
Thursday, June 11
@7:00 p.m.

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Preview new titles before they hit the shelves
Make snap judgments about books based on their covers

Registration is required and opens on Thursday, May 21
Click here to register

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 Junior Readers Book Club 

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7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Monday, June 22
Grades 2-4

Read  High Time For Heroes
by Mary Pope Osborne
   (Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk when registering)

   Lots of fun activities…Craft, snacks, book discussion

Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, May 26
Click here to register

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Family Movie Fridays
at the Library

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June 12 - The Incredibles
June 19 - Underdog
June 26 - Hercules
July 10 - Spy Kids
July 17 - The Rocketeer
July 24 - Mulan
July 31 - Super Buddies

Shows start at 2:30 p.m.
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Snacks and refreshments will be available for a small fee

A small activity or craft will follow each movie

No registration is required!

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  Can't stop reading?

Join other BOOKAHOLICS for our fabulous Book Clubs!

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Third Thursdays of the Month
**New Members Always Welcome**

June 18 - Missing You by Harlan Coben
July 16 - Best & Worst of 2015
August 20 - Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix
September 17 - Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer
October 15 - Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg
November 19 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

12:00 p.m. at the Library
(Patrons are welcome to bring a light lunch)

OR

8:00 p.m. at Bruno's Wonder Bar
(corner of Clinton & Higham Streets in downtown St. Johns)

Copies of all books will be available at Briggs Library 4 weeks in advance

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    Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks!
Download to your iPod, MP3 player or eReader
FREE! NO CHARGE!
Login using your Briggs Library card number with prefix BPL
(for example:  bpl12345 or bpl2423)
Click on the link below!
http://fuelyourmind.lib.overdrive.com

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 - Book reviews, top sellers, author interviews, and news headlines



 

 

 

 

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Location & Hours

LOCATION
108 East Railroad Street
St. Johns, MI  48879
989-224-4702 (phone)
989-224-1205 (fax)

HOURS
Monday - Thursday:  9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sunday:  Closed

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