If your child has one of these reading logs PLEASE hand them in by Friday, JULY 24 at 6 PM in order for them to receive a prize bag! We have so many great things to reward kids with for completing their logs!!! Don’t forget! Reading logs handed in after Friday will not be eligible. Prize bags will be ready for pickup starting Wednesday, July 29 and available until August 12.
The Spring Valley Public Library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday July 4th. Have a wonderful weekend! Don’t forget to stop in and grab a take-home art project and check out some books…and be ready for July 8th when Officer James Bradley and his K9 partner, Duke join us for our summer reading program!
Join author David LaRochelle, illustrator Mike Wohnoutka, and Cow-the star of their book Moo!-for a one-of-a-kind show! The Traveling Trunk Show is a storytime and puppet show rolled into one moo-velous opportunity for fun!
The show starts at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, June 23 right at the library and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Want to stay longer? Stick around and visit the real calf that will be on-site, enjoy milk and a cookie, and check out some reading moo-terials!
Below you will find the schedule for our summer program! We hope you can make it to all of them but if you can’t, come to what you can!
Stop in and register anytime and pick up your reading logs, try a guess at the guessing jar, and get a free book courtesy of the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation.
Wednesday, June 17 at 1:30pm–Spring Valley Fire Department firefighters Mike Lee and Troy Harwood will be here to interact with the kids and talk about what a firefighter does.
TUESDAY, June 23 at 2:00pm–MOO! Join author David LaRochelle and illustrator Mike Whonoutka along with Cow for a one-of-a-kind show! We will have a live calf here, too! Milk and cookies served after the show.
Wednesday, July 8 at 1:30pm–Officer James Bradley and Duke of the Rochester Police Department K-9 Unit will be putting on a demonstration.
Wednesday, July 15 at 1:30pm–Spring Valley Area Ambulance Service is coming to share how they help us.
Wednesday, July 22 at 1:30pm–Staff Sergeant Morrow of the Minnesota Army National Guard!
“Every Hero Has A Story” is flying into the Spring Valley Public Library this summer! Registration for the summer program starts Monday, June 8th at 10 AM and will run through the start of the first presenter on June 17. Stop into the library during business hours and pick up a schedule, reading log, and fill out your registration forms. Your child may also choose a free book thanks to funding provided by The Spring Valley Area Community Foundation! Don’t miss it! Daycares are welcome! Children from 0-12 are welcome to sign up! Everyone is welcome to attend! Stop in, or watch the website, Facebook and King 11 for more details. We can’t wait to see you.