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NB library kicks off its summer reading program

NORTH BALTIMORE — Registration is underway for the summer reading program at the North Baltimore Public Library.
Children in preschool through grade four may register at the children’s desk.
Teen Summer Read is for students entering grades five through 12, who should register at the main desk.
Participants will be entered into prize drawings. Challenges will be available, with the completion of each challenge earning another entry into the drawing.
Children’s winners will be announced the week of July 21, and teen winners at the Teens After Hours Party July 24.
On Wednesday, the library will host the Mr. Molecule Science Show at 6:30 p.m. Games and a visit by McDonald’s Hamburglar will be held at 3 p.m.
The Wood County Fun Bus will visit the library from 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays from June 9 to Aug. 11. Preschool story time will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays from today through July 22. Story time is for children ages 1-5 with adult accompaniment. Fizz Boom, for children in kindergarten through grade four, will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays June 11 through July 23. Beyblade tournaments will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays from June 13 through Aug. 8.
Additional family activities during the summer will include a showing of the movie “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. June 10; .a program titled “Make It — Flubber!” at 6:30 p.m. June 12; Kinect play on June 17, for grades kindergarten through four from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and for grades five and up from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; a program for all ages titled “Explore Space with the Armstrong Air & Space Museum” at 6:30 p.m. June 19; the Lego Hour, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 24; and a showing of “The Lego Movie” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. June 26.
Weekly teen events will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, and will include papermaking on June 12; “Mad Science Workshop” on June 19; depot deconstruction, June 26; and tie-dying, July 3. Teens need to bring their own shirts to dye.

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