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 Upcoming Events
May 2024

Family Art Night
Family Art Night **No registration required**
Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 pm
Bring the whole family for a fun night of art! Supplies provided for ages 3 and up.

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Firefly Festival
Tuesday, May 28th at 6:00 pm
Learn all about fireflies with crafts, lectures, dancing, and more! For all ages.

Tiny Tomatoes Club
Tiny Tomatoes Club
Saturday, June 8th at 9:00 am
Spanish Fork Community Garden - 798 W. Center Street, Spanish Fork
Get ready for some outdoor fun at our community garden for ages 0-5 & a caregiver. Don't forget to dress for mess at this storytime!
Future storytime dates: July 13th, August 3rd, September 14th

Weekly Storytimes and Afterschool Adventures:
Weekly summer classes begin June 3rd

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Messy Mondays - Starting June 3rd
Mondays at 10:30 am
Dress for mess! Participate in activities that you wouldn't want to clean up at your house. June Messy Mondays will be held at the City Park at 49 S. Main Street. July Messy Mondays will be in the Heritage Room of the library. For ages 0-5 and a caregiver.
Messy Mondays will run June 3- July 15. June 3rd will be held at noon. No Messy Mondays on June 17th.

La Hora De Cuentos Familiar/Family Storytime
La Hora de Cuentos Familiar/Family Storytime - Starting June 3rd
Mondays in June at 6:30 pm
 Come read, sing, and play as you learn about the Spanish language and culture. Ven a leer, cantar, jugar y aprender inglés. All ages.
La Hora de Cuentos Familiar/Family Storytime will run June 3 - 24. No storytime on June 17th.

Storytime in the Park
Storytime in the Park - Starting June 4th
Tuesdays in June at 10:30 am
Join us Tuesdays in June for a special storytime at the All Abilities Park! For all ages.
Storytime in the Park will run June 4 - 25 at 1321 E. Canyon Road, Spanish Fork

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Crafternoon - Starting June 4th
Tuesdays at 4:00 pm
Are you ready to Crafternoon? Join in for a different craft or project each week. For ages 6-12.
Crafternoon will run June 4 - July 16. Supplies will only be provided to participants ages 6-12 (no younger/older siblings) who attend the event.

Sing & Sign
Sing & Sign Storytime - Starting June 4
Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Blending music with American Sign Language, this all ages storytime introduces participants to language, rhythm, and fine motor skills.
Sing & Sign will run June 4 - July 16.

Tween Explorers
Tween Explorers - Starting June 5th
Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 am
Tweens ages 8-12 will adventure around the world with games, crafts, presenters, and prizes.
Tween Explorers will run June 5 - July 17. It is exclusively for ages 8-12. Younger siblings and caregivers are asked to attend the Storytime Adventures program that happens at the same time upstairs.

Storytime Adventures
Storytime Adventures - Starting June 5th
Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 am AND Thursdays at 10:30 am
Get ready to party with Barnaby the Book Dragon as we embark on an epic library adventure! For ages 3-7 & a caregiver.
Storytime Adventures will run on Wednesdays and Thursdays June 5 - July 17. No storytime on Thursday, July 4th, but we will still hold it on Wednesday, July 3rd.

Book Bugs
Book Bugs - Starting June 5
Wednesdays in June at 4:00 pm
Participate in delightful rhymes, songs, and activities to strengthen the bond between child and grownup. For ages 0-2 & a caregiver.
Book Bugs will run June 5 - 26. Join us Tuesday mornings in July for Stroller Stories- more details to come.

Tween Takeover
Tween Takeover - Starting June 6th
Thursdays 10:00 - 12:00
Tired of waiting until you are thirteen to enjoy the teen activities? Wait no more! Tweens ages 8-12 are taking over the teen area Thursday mornings.
Tween Takeover will run June 6 - July 18.  No Tween Takeover on July 4th. This program is exclusively for tweens ages 8-12. No younger siblings, teenagers, or adults will be permitted in the space.

Ukulele Play-Along
Ukulele Play-Along - Starting June 6th
Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Bring the whole family for songs across the decades and genres! Bring your own ukulele or use a library-provided ukulele (limited number available). Beginners class at 6:15 pm.
Ukulele Play-Along will run June 6 - July 18. No Ukulele Play-Along on July 4th. Children under 12 must have an adult in the room.

Music & Movement
Music & Movement - Starting June 7th
Fridays at 10:30 & 11:30 am
Learn fun songs and dances to enhance timing, coordination, and language skills. For ages 2-5 and a caregiver.
Music & Movement will run June 7 - July 19. July 19th will be a special Summer Dance Party.

Pokémon Club
Pokémon Club
3rd Fridays at 4:00 pm
Bring your cards and meet other Pokémon trainers in our community. For all ages. Under 12 must have adult in room.
Upcoming dates: May 17th, June 21st, July 18th

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
All is takes is 3 books a day for 1 year!

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a free program that encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter school -- a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves and install a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Here are the easy steps to participate:
1. Sign up online (HERE).
2. Create an account under your name if you do not already have an account.  Then add your child under your account. Log books.  You can log by title, isbn, author, or just log as a book.  If you read a book more than once, you can record it each time. Books read at library storytime, daycare, or by others to your child also count!
3. You will receive a digital badge for every 25 books read. When you finish 100 books, come to the library and receive a sticker . 
4. We have a special rewards when you complete 500 books and 1,000 books.

This activity must be completed by the time your child enters kindergarten, so don't feel rushed. Take every chance to read with your child, talk about the stories, recite nursery rhymes, sing songs, and attend library programs. By reading just three stories a day, you and your child will have read over 1,000 books in one year! You will also have shared many special moments along the way.

The library is a fun place featuring books to check out, free programs, and great suggestions for what to read. Stop in often and talk to our friendly staff -- we are here to help.

Happy reading!!!

New books in our collection: