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 message at the end of the program.
Chris Collins proudly presents Inspector Iwannano and "The Case of the Missing Mom." Join the summer reading crowd on Monday, July 23, at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the library for more laughter, fun, and magic.
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. The premier of the new Harry Potter movie is being shown this coming Wednesday, July 11, at 3 p.m. at the Coyote Twin Theaters on Main Street. This event is for junior detectives who have met their reading goals. For more information on these activities, please stop by the library or call at 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 9 are:
Audio Book: No selection for this week.
Business: Sell the Brand First, by Dan Stiff.
Fiction: Halfway House, by Katharine Noel.
Good News: Talent is Never Enough, by John Maxwell.
Horror: No selection for this week.
Mystery: A Catered Valentine's Day, by Isis Crawford.
Non-fiction: Europe's Last Summer, by David Fromkin.
Pre-pub: No selection for this week.
Romance: I'd Rather Eat Chocolate, by Joan Sewell.
Science Fiction: No selection for this week.
Teen: Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys, by Kate Brian.