Beginning the week of June 3 through the week of July 19, the 2013 SRP (Summer Reading Program) will be in full swing, so get ready to do some serious reading. Programs have been prepared for children, teens, and adults and promise to be fun-filled. This year’s theme is “Dig Into Reading @ Your Bossier Libraries.”
Attend as many of the programs as you like. You are not required to attend all of them in order to participate. Please note that there will be no programs the week of July 1—5 in observance of the 4th of July holiday.
For your convenience here is a quick reference list to the weekly SRP Schedules:
Monday, East 80 Library, 10a.m. for ages 6—12
Tuesday, Benton Library, 10a.m. for ages 6—12; and Plain Dealing, 2p.m., for ages 6—12
Wednesday, Haughton Library, 10a.m. for ages 6—12; and Koran, 2p.m. for ages 6—12
Thursday, Bossier Central Library, 10a.m. for ages 6—8; and 2p.m. for ages 9—12
Friday, Aulds Library, 10a.m. for ages 6—12
Tuesdays, in the History Center Meeting Room from 3:30–4:30p.m., for ages 13—18
Dates: June 11, 18, 25 and July 8, 9, 16.
Thursdays, at the Bossier Central Library, 10a.m., the theme is “Groundbreaking”
Week 1, June 6, Bossier Parish Women, by Pam Carlisle
Week 2, June 13, Ground Water, by Olivia Ward
Week 3, June 20, Soil and Tree Planting by Ricky Kilpatrick
Week 4, June 27, Archaeology, by Pam Carlisle
Week 5, July 11, Louisiana Firsts, by Anne Madison and Connie Ammons
Week 6, July 18, 1960s, by Anne Madison and Connie Ammons
The schedules for all of the programs are also available at any of the branches and on the library website at www.bossierlibrary.org.
In addition to the SRP, Aulds Library is offering several special programs, (318) 742-2337:
Tuesday, June 11, at 3p.m. for ages 4—8, “Fancy Nancy” Tea Party
Tuesday, July 16, at 3p.m. for ages 2—8, “Thomas the Tank Engine”
Tweens and Teens
Wednesdays, Trashy Fashion Designs and Fashion Show. Preregistration is required for this program. Call Amanda for more details.
Dates: June 5, 26 and July 24, 31.
Tweens will meet at 10a.m.
Teens will meet at 11a.m.
Fashion Show: Friday, August 9 at 10a.m.
There are going to be so many fun things happening at your libraries this summer. Book it to the Bossier Parish Libraries.
“The End of the Point” by Elizabeth Graves
“Benediction” by Kent Haruf
“Ostrich Legs” by Alicia Kozameh
“Prophet of Bones” by Ted Kosmatka
“A Man without Breath” by Philip Kerr
“The Golden Egg” by Donna Leon
“Extinction Machine: A Joe Ledger Novel” by Jonathan Maberry
“Life After Life” by Jill McCorkle
“Stepping Stone” by Walter Mosley
“The Whiteness of the Whale” by David Poyer
“Trellises, Planters, and Raised Beds” by Cool Springs Press
“Sum it Up: 1,098 Victories, A Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and A Life in Perspective” by Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins”
“The Message of You” by Judy Carter
“All About Techniques in Calligraphy” by Barron’s
“Simple Soldering: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making” by Kate Ferrant Richbourg
“Easy OS X” by Kate Binder
“They Flew into Oblivion: The Disappearance of Flight 19” by Gian J. Quasar
“A Homemade Year” by Jerusalem Jackson Greer
“The Tyranny of Clichés” by Jonah Goldberg
“Out of Order” by Sandra Day O’Connor
Vickie Hardin is Outreach Specialist for the Bossier Parish Library. She can be reached at email@example.com