Check It Out

Check It Out By: Anne Marshall
Vermillion Public Library Go BUGGY & Catch the Reading Bug at VPL The Young Adult Summer Reading program Kick-off Pizza Party is scheduled for Friday, May 30 at 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The Summer Reading Program starts Monday, June 2 at 1:30 or 3:30 p.m. with Kick-Off Parties. The Program offers activities, parties, and reading competitions for readers of all ages. For the younger reader â�?�?Buggyâ�? activities are planned on Monday through Thursday, plus the regularly scheduled story times for toddlers and preschoolers. Mondays will star special performers and programs starting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays entice creativity with â�?�?Buggyâ�? crafts. Bug movies are airing on Wednesdays and age appropriate book clubs meet on Thursdays. For more information on all programs, visit the Summer Reading Program page on the libraryâ�?�?s Website at http://vpl.sdln. net/summer.htm. Library Announcements Internationally renowned vocal artist Scott Piper will be holding a series of programs called Opera Camp starting on June 5 scheduled for each Thursday evening in the month of June at the library. This class is for adults 18 years and older who are interested in learning more about the amazing multi-media art form called opera. This program costs $50. For more information visit the Camp Opera Website at The library will be closed on Sundays starting with Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day weekend. Monday through Thursday hours are still from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. The library closes on Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 5 p.m. Book Club The 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 libraryâ�?�?s Web site, and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can also find the club at The following selections for the week of June 2, 2008 are: Audio book: Sound and Fury, by David Kindred. Business: Watch This, Listen Up, Click Here, by David Yerlin. Fiction: Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician, by Daniel Wallace. Good news: Serve God, Save the Planet, by J. Matthew Sleeth, M.D. Horror: The Freakshow, by Bryan Smith. Mystery: The Night Ferry, by Michael Robo-tham. Non-fiction: Casting with a Fragile Thread, by Wendy Kann. Pre-pub: Black Seconds, by Karin Fossum. Romance: Head On, by Colleen Thompson. Science fiction: Harm, by Brian W. Aldiss. Teen: The Other Half of Me, by Emily Franklin.

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