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Summer Reading Program for Children:   Libraries Rock!

Children of all ages are encouraged to join this year’s Library Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock”! The program encourages kids to keep up their reading skills over the summer and to visit the library to find new, exciting books to read.  Drop by the Library on or after June 23 to pick up Summer Reading Program materials, reading-related goodies, and a schedule of fun summer programs.

July 11:   Make Musical  Instruments with Esther Coler

July 18:   EAST meets WEST: Movement play to sitar and banjo music with Lui Collins & Bob Markey

July 25:   It’s a Dance Party with DJ Peter Wildermuth!

August 1:   Strum and Drum with Isabella DeHerdt

August 8:   Accordion music with Jean Cherdack

August 15: Summer Party with make-your-own sundaes  and a Sing-A-Long led by folks from the Ashfield Community Band!

Summer Reading Program for Adults:  Reading Bingo!

This summer, the Library will also sponsor a reading program for adults, encouraging grown-up folks to read at least 4 books during June, July and August. Everyone who participates will be treated to a wine, cheese and chocolates party at the end of the summer, where you can share all your favorite books with friends and neighbors! So drop by the Library now to pick up your Summer Reading Bingo sheet!

Special Summer Exhibit: Music in Ashfield

In conjunction with the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading theme, the Library will host a special exhibit from June to August on music in Ashfield! We want something of YOURS for the exhibit! We welcome anything music-related (instruments, posters, concert souvenirs, etc) that you are willing to display.  Please drop off items anytime for the summer display!