2019 Summer Program

East Palestine Memorial Public Library Summer Program begins Monday, June 3 and will continue until Tuesday, August 6.  All ages are invited to participate in the program titled, "A Universe of Stories," and registration to participate will continue throughout the summer.

Read books, eBooks, magazines, and listen to audiobooks as well as attend programs and complete activities to earn a prize.   Limit one prize per person.   Once you have earned your prize, you can keep reading to earn chances at a grand prize.  

The summer is filled with entertaining activities at the library including special programs, crafts, and more.  A complete list of events is available below.   For more information, call the East Palestine Memorial Public Library at 330-426-3778.

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Registration 

Stop in anytime beginning on Monday, June 3 to register to participate in the Summer Program and to make a Galaxy ID. 

Each week of the Summer Program, a different Drop-In Craft will be offered in the children's area of the library.

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Mad Science: Destination Moon
Tuesday, June 4 at 1:00 p.m.

A fun, interactive program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.  Learn about space flight, astronaut training, and more.  All ages are welcome to attend.

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Movers & Shakers
Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
June 10 to August 5

Music, stories,  and activities for children ages 2 and up.

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Summer Specials
Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.
June 11 to July 23

Each week a special guest will present a program featuring audience participation.   Attend at least three of these programs to earn a gold star for a chance to win a special prize that will be awarded July 30.  MakerSpace activities will be available after this program each week.  All ages are welcome to attend.

June 11: To the Moon & Beyond
June 18: Shoot for the Stars
June 25: The Sun & Other Star Stuff
July 2: Astronaut Training Camp
July 9: Take Me to Your Reader
July 16: Take a Giant Step
July 23: It Came From Outer Space

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STEM @ the Library for ages 8 and up

Meet TV Meteorologist Paul Wetzl
Thursday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m.

Paul will speak about his job as a television meteorologist, weather forecasting, and Paul's experience as a storm chaser.  Ages 8 and up are welcome to attend.

Worm Composting, Food Recycling Made Easy
Monday, June 24 at 1:00 p.m.

Columbiana County Master Gardeners will share information about food recycling, how to build your own worm composting bin, and the best ways to use compost.  

Solar Science
Monday, July 22 at 1:00 p.m.

Participants can try a variety of solar experiments including using a solar oven to make smores.  Rain date: Monday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m.

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Technology Troop

Thursday, June 13 & June 20

Thursday, July 11 & July 18

Ages 8 & up play RoBlox as a group.  Participants are asked to bring their own device with RoBlox installed and updated.

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Builders Club

Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, July 31 at 11:00 a.m.

All ages can build with LEGOs, K'NEX, Blocks, Lincoln Logs, and Cocoro playhouses.

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Author Meet & Greet

Meet Krista Jonelle (Figley), author of the children's book Mistakes.
Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Meet Sally Kurjan, author of the children's book Bernie the One-Eyed Puppy.
Tuesday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m.

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Tweens & Teens

Intermediate Hour of Code
Thursday, June 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Through various STEM projects, students will learn basic building blocks of a high level programming language while using EduCode software.  Recommended for ages 12 and up.  Registration is required--Space is limited.

Galactic Slime Lab
Wednesday, July 10 at 11:00 a.m.

Tweens & Teens can make their own galactic slime.

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Chapters Book Club
Monday, July 8 at 1:00 p.m.

The group will discuss the book Mars: You Decide How to Survive by Hena Khan.  Ages 8 and up are welcome to attend.

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Movietime

Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 at 1:00 p.m.

All ages are invited to attend a family movie in the library community room.

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Read to SomeBunny
Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m.

Participants read to therapy bunnies from 5FRS.  Registration is required--Space is limited.

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Dr. Dave's Whiz Bang Science Show
Tuesday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m.

Exciting demos related to rocketry and more at this fun, interactive program for all ages.  Grand prizes will be awarded after the show.

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The last day to turn in Summer Journals and Tickets is Monday, August 5 at noon.  

Special thanks to the Friends of the Library for their financial support of the Summer Program.