FIZZ BOOM READ!
Our Children’s Summer Reading Club has the theme “Fizz Boom Read.” Children will receive prizes for every 10 books or 120 minutes they read materials from Eckhart Public Library.
In addition, the Children’s Department is sponsoring events throughout Summer Reading Club.
Registration is currently open for American Girl and American Boy history camps. The camps, which run June 9 through July 7, will focus on Westward Expansion, World War I, the Great Depression, and the 1970s through games, crafts, food, and mini-lessons. Registration is $15. Girls in third and fourth grades will meet on Mondays on June 9-30 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.; girls in fourth through sixth grades will meet on Mondays on June 9-30 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; and boys from third through sixth grades will meet on Wednesdays from June 11-July 2 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. All three camps will meet at the Garrett Railroad Museum on Monday, July 7, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for a grand finale celebration. To register, call the Children’s Department at 925-2414 ext. 320.
On Tuesdays from June 10 to July 8, children can gather for crafts in the Close Community Room at the library’s main building. Children in grades kindergarten through second grade will meet from 10:30-11:30 a.m., and children in third through fifth grades will meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sign-up is each week on Thursdays after the family program.
On Wednesdays from June 11 to July 9 at 11:15 a.m., families are invited for Family Storytime outside in the library park. Thursdays have family programs at 10:15 a.m. in the library park. Programs planned are: Ronald McDonald on June 12; Indiana Wild on June 19; Juggling with Jim Merrils on June 26; Bingo on July 3; and Professor Steve science presentation on July 10.
Library Read and Roll events at the Skatin’ Station in Auburn are scheduled for Saturday, June 14 from noon to 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 31 at 5-7 p.m. The children’s department has admission passes for patrons, but skate rental costs extra.
There will be a grand finale celebration for Summer Reading Club on Thursday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the DeKalb Outdoor Theater. On July 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. is “Let’s Meet at Science Central.” Eckhart Public Library has joined with Fremont Public Library to rent out Science Central in Fort Wayne for library families.