Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Program: Reading logs for all ages can be picked up beginning June 9. The program will go through July 25. Children earn a prize for every hour read up to 10 hours. Teens and adults earn a prize for each book read up to 8 books. Everyone who participates will have the opportunity to win a grand prize! Those who finish the reading program will be treated to a bowling party at Dan's Village Bowl! There will be several other events and activities taking place.

Family Programs: "Bubble Wonders Show" will be held Wednesday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m. This show is sponsored by Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System. Be amazed at everything that can be done with bubbles! "Close Encounters of the Chemical Kind!" by The Science Alliance will be Wednesday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. This will include a series of exciting demonstrations designed to stimulate everyone's curiosity! "Library Family Fun Night" will take place on Tuesday, July 15 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education Center. There will be many activities for children! This is made possible through a collaboration between Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System and the Department of Natural Resources.

Story Times:  Due to recent basement flooding, we have to cancel the Tuesday, July 8 story time. We will have "Superheroes" story time in September instead. We will have "Pirates and Princesses" story time on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:00 am. This will be aimed at preschool age children, but all are welcome!

Other Events:  Due to recent basement flooding, we have to cancel the movie on June 26 and also Game Day on July 1. We will host these two events in August! On Wednesday, July 23 at 4:00 p.m., join the librarians and a local science teacher for Science Experiment Day as they demonstrate some basic science experiments! This is open to everyone!

*Watch for contests and drawings to take place in August!

Book Club -- Jess Walter's "Beautiful Ruins" will be discussed on Thursday, July 31 at 6:00 pm. New members are always welcome!!! Please contact the library for a copy or order one for yourself by using our online catalog.             

Paws to R.E.A.D. Program:  The Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) Program for children is made possible through Healing Paws, Inc located in Fond du Lac. It is a non-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of children and adults in special circumstances, through safe therapeutic interaction with dogs and cats. Studies have shown that reading to therapy animals helps children relax, increases their interest in reading, and improves their reading skills.

Our programs have been a huge success, so we will continue offering them! However, we are taking a break over the summer. The next one will be on Tuesday, September 9 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Handlers and their dogs will work with individual children on a one-on-one basis for about fifteen minutes each. Children may choose library books to read or bring a book from home to read to the dog. PLEASE CALL OR STOP IN TO REGISTER!

Based upon participation, the program will tentatively continue to be held the second Tuesday of each month at the same time. This program is free and open to the public!



Brownsville Library Board Quarterly Meeting 
Monday, August 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.
Minutes of library board meetings are available upon request.


For more information, please call the library at 920-583-4325

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