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Library to host numerous summer activities
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The Joe Barnhart Bee County Library offers a variety of programs this summer.

Children’s programs

• Bee Kids Reading Club (BKRC) – The theme for this year’s program is “Dig Up A Good Book…Dinosaurs!” It starts Wednesday, June 1, and ends Saturday, July 16.

To register, come to the opening party on Wednesday, June 1, at 2 p.m., at the Beeville Community Center, where the kids will receive their Title Logs and enjoy a magician. This program is for children infant to 4th grade.

Don’t forget: Library Storytime’s time change will begin June 4. Storytimes will be Wednesdays at 11 a.m., Fridays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m.

• Adventure Storytime- every Tuesday/Thursday at 2 p.m. at the library. This program starts Tuesday, June 7, and ends Thursday, Aug. 4. Come and enjoy some great stories, awesome crafts and yummy snacks; also, an opportunity to win a book.

• Family Storytime – every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Come and enjoy some family time.

• Toddler Storytime – every Friday at 10 a.m. Stories, craft and a snack at the library.

• Storytime & Crafts – every Saturday at 10 a.m. Want something to do on the weekend? Then come to the library for some fun.

• Earning by Learning (EbyL) starts Monday, June 13, and ends Saturday, July 23. In order for your child to participate, a parent or guardian must attend an orientation. Registration will follow after orientation. Library cards required as well as cleared accounts and no fines. This program is for kinder to 5th grade.

Orientation dates are:

Saturday, June 4, at 11 a.m.

Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m.

Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 18, at 4 p.m.

Star Testing Dates: Thursday, June 9, 10 a.m.-noon.

Thursday, June 9, 1-3 p.m.

Friday, June 10, 1-3 p.m.

For more information about Earning by Learning, call 362-4910 or come by the Joe Barnhart Bee County Library.

Special programs

• Don Harm’s Marionettes will be on Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. in the Beeville Community Center. He will be performing “Cinderella” with puppets.

• 60 Second Showdown – Are you up for the challenge? Do you think you have what it takes to win? Come and compete in various tasks as a team on Tuesday, June 7, at 6 p.m. Prizes will be awarded. (Based on the TV show “Minute to Win It”). Ages: 12 and up.

• Anime Fun Time – Come to Teen Anime Fun Time on Wednesday, June 8, at 2 p.m. to discuss the origins and recent trends in Manga and the continuing influence of Japanese food, art and language. Ages: 13 and up.

Teen programs

• Teen Crafts – The library will be holding teen crafts on the dates listed below:

June – Monday, the 13th at 10 a.m. – Tie Dye Journal; and

Monday, the 27th at 10 a.m. – decorating water bottles;

July – Monday, the 11th at 10 a.m. – shaving cream marble paper; and

Monday, the 18th at 10 a.m. – bottle tab bracelets and bottle cap magnets.

• Operation Anime will be held Saturday, June 11, at 2 p.m. The anime movie “Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings” will be shown.

Circus Read

Read five books and receive a free kid’s ticket with the purchase of one full-price adult ticket to see the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey.

Sign up at the BKRC Kickoff Party on June 1. The ticket will be good at the American Bank Center June 23-26.

For more information, call 362-4901.
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