There will be a special showing of Disney Pixar's Ratatouille for SRP beginner readers and intermediate readers and their immediate family members. This movie, rated G, will be shown on Friday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at the Vermillion Movie Theater. To qualify for this special showing, SRP readers must have their reading logs punched for each week in June and receive their tickets from the library prior to Friday, June 29.
Meet Mr. Twister when he presents his Big Balloon Show on Monday, July 9, at 1 p.m. in the community room of the library. This show is a package of balloon creations, magic tricks, and lots of fun.
On Monday, July 16, join the summer program for The Mystery of the Library with a new entertaining special of magic, storytelling, puppetry and audience participation. Put on your thinking caps with Rocky the Detective Raccoon and Dave as they lead young readers on a magical clue hunt that will reveal a secret massage at the end of the program.
Get A Clue and show your creativity with mystery crafts. Join the fun when the summer reading program features craft activities on Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The Junior Detective Reading Club will meet on Wednesday afternoons at 3 p.m.
For more information on these activities, please stop by the library or call 677-7060.
DearReader.com Book Club
The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book runs for five days, Monday through Friday. Some genres offer selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln.net and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections for the week of July 2 are:
AUDIO BOOK: Healthy at 100, by John Robbins.
BUSINESS: Kiss Theory Good Bye, by Bob Rosen.
FICTION: Beneath a Marble Sky, by John Shors.
GOOD NEWS: In the Company of Secrets, by Judith Miller.
HORROR: Forever Will You Suffer, by Gary Frank.
MYSTERY: The Blood-Dimmer Tide, by Rennie Airth.
NON-FICTION: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, by Bill Bryson.
PRE-PUB: Please check on-line for this selection.
ROMANCE: His Boots Under Her Bed, by Ana Leigh.
SCIENCE FICTION: Rogue Clone, by Steven L. Kent.
TEEN: The Passage, by Jim Killgore.