Summer Reading Program – Dearborn Public Library

Dearborn Public Library
Summer Reading Program 2013
June 17-August 2
STORYTIMES:
Storytime (Ages 2-6): Weather permitting we’ll meet by the fountain for storytime. Join us for stories, songs, & rhymes. All family members are welcome, but storytime is geared for children, 2-6 years old. In the event of rain, storytime will be held indoors. No registration. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.—June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 Mother Goose Storytime (Ages 6-24 months): Babies & toddlers are invited to their first literature experiences along with songs, fingerplays, & movement. One caregiver per child is recommended. Space is limited. Registration required. Fridays, 9:30 a.m. or 10:45 a.m.—June 14, 21, 28. Registration begins May 31. Fridays, 9:30 a.m. or 10:45 a.m.—July 12, 19, 26. Registration begins June 28.

CRAFTS:
Wednesday Crafts (All Ages): Dig crafting? Make and take something new each week. Younger children may need adult assistance. Available while supplies last. No registration. Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
June 19 – Gnome
June 26 – Bead Inchworm
July 3 – Yarn Wrap Snakes
July 10 – Burrowing Pet Pop-up
July 17 – Meerkats
July 24 – Treasure & Treasure Map
July 31 – Odds & Ends Scrap Craft
Tuesday Branch Crafts (All Ages): New this year—Esper & Bryant branch have drop in crafts. Younger children may need adult assistance. Available while supplies last. No Registration. Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m.
June 18 – Dump Truck
June 25 – Bookworm Bookmark
July 2 – Shape Snakes
July 9 – Hedgehogs
July 16 – Beach Bucket
July 23 – Dinosaur Finger Puppet
July 30 – Odds & Ends Scrap Craft
Tween + Crafts (Grade 4+): Tweens and older can excavate their creativity. No younger siblings allowed. Space is limited. Registration Required.
June 19 – Grow a Gnome Home. Registration begins June 12.
June 26 – Woven Recycled Bowls. Registration begins June 19.
July 3 – Tie Dye Registration begins June 26. (You must bring your own item to tie dye. Wear old clothes).
July 10 – Make Your Own Mummy. Registration begins July 3.
July 17 – Bottle Cap/Can Tab Jewelry. Registration begins July 10.
July 24 – Embossed Metal Treasure Box. Registration begins July 17.
July 31 – Mosaic Garden Stones. Registration begins July 24.

Please Note: Program registration may be made by phone or in person. Participants arriving more than 5 minutes after the scheduled program time may not be admitted. Children must be the required age on or before the first date of the program. Residents and cardholders are given preference. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services to attend or participate in these programs should contact their local library or
Registration (starts June 17th)
Using your library card:
1. Click the correct program link from the library website.
2. Enter library card number and PIN. (It is best if each participant has their own library card. If you would like to use a single card for all family members, please see below.)
3. Verify the information provided, com-plete the form and submit.
Using a single card for multiple family
members:
1. Click the correct program for the card holder. (For a parent, register for the Adult Reading program, etc.)
2. Verify the information provided, com-plete the form and submit.
3. Click “Add a Family Member” button.
4. Fill in form and click submit.
Logging hours read/events attended
Using your own card:
1. Click the correct program link from the library website.
2. Enter your library card number and PIN.
3. Click “Add/View Log” button.
4. Enter number of hours read or events attended. (REQUIRED)
5. Choose hours or event attendance. (REQUIRED)
6. OPTIONAL – fill in the rest of the form by adding the title of book/event and a review. You may share these reviews with other patrons and they will appear on the program homepage.
7. Click Save.
REMEMBER TO LOG OFF
WHEN FINSIHED!

Managing Family Members on a single card.
1. Click the correct program link from the library website.
2. Enter your library card number and PIN.
3. Choose the family member to manage from the drop down menu.
4. Click “Manage” button.
5. Click “Add/View Log” button.
6. Enter number of hours read or events attended. (REQUIRED)
7. Choose books or events. (REQUIRED)
8. OPTIONAL – fill in the rest of the form by adding the title of a book/event and a review. You may share these reviews with other patrons and they will appear on the program homepage.
9. Click Save.
For more help, please contact
library staff.

Henry Ford Centennial Library
16301 Michigan Ave.
(313) 943-2345

Bryant Branch Library
22100 Michigan Ave.
(313) 943-41091

Esper Branch Library
12929 W. Warren
(313) 943-4096

EVENTS:
Let’s Go to the Movies, Summer Edition (All Ages): Beat the heat and dig into a great movie. No strollers please. No registration, but space is limited. Mondays, 2 p.m.
June 17 – Ant Bully (2006, PG, 88 min.)
June 24 – Secret World of Arrietty (2010, G, 84 min)
July 1 – Atlantis: the Lost Empire (2001, PG, 95 min)
July 8 – Gnomeo and Juliet (2011, G, 84 min)
July 15 – Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009, PG, 87 min)
July 22 – Tale of Despereaux (2008, G, 93 min)
July 29 – City of Ember (2008, PG, 90 min.)
Dinosaur Dig (All Ages): Join us for a dino-riffic celebration of all things Jurassic (or Cretaceous or Triassic). We’ll have a craft, games, and fossilize some objects for future generations to dig up.
No registration but space and supplies are lim-ited. Tuesday, July 9, 3 p.m.

TEEN TIME (Grades 6-12):
Hang out, meet new peeps, and have fun. No younger siblings or parents.
June 25 – Down the Rabbit Hole, 3 p.m.
July 9 – Crafternoon, 2 p.m.
July 16 – Karaoke/RockBand, 2 p.m.
July 23 – Mustache Bash, 2 p.m.
July 30 – Classic Teen Movie, 2 p.m.
INSTRUCTIONS for REGISTERING AND LOGGING HOURS READ/EVENTS ATTENDED

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