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Summer Signup Day set Saturday at Fairfield library

Jun 05, 2018

Summer Signup Day at the Fairfield Public Library will be 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The event is an opportunity to sign up for all the summer fun in one convenient place — the Fairfield Public Library.

“Jump your jumpies out in our bounce house, then head inside to sign up for the library’s summer reading program and so much more,” said Afton Hallauer, the youth librarian. “Enjoy live music from The Chickadees while you peruse the summer offerings from Fairfield Park and Recreation, ISU Extension and Outreach, Maharishi School summer camp, the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s theater camp and many others.”

The library’s weekly programs start Monday and run through July 31.

Storytime programs are set Mondays 10-11 a.m. and Thursdays 10-11 a.m.

Read-to-Me programs are Mondays 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Craft Time programs are set for Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m.

Goodnight Storytime programs are set on Tuesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Free Movie will be shown on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Legotime is set on Thursdays from 4-5 p.m.

Special events are planned in June and July.

Monday, June 11, 1-2 p.m. will be Rocks and Minerals with Therese Cummisky.

Tuesday, June 19, 1-2 p.m. with a repeat at 5:15-6:15 p.m., will be a Visit from Blank Park Zoo.

Monday, June 25, 5:15-6:15 p.m. will be Mime, Masks, and Magic with Fax Gilbert.

Monday, July 9, 1-2 p.m. will be Rocks and Crystals with Dennis Kosow.

Monday, July 16, 5:15-6:15 p.m. will be Sock Puppet Extravaganza.

Friday, July 20, 1 p.m. will be a sneak peek performance by the Evelyn Gamrath’s Summer Theater Camp.

Monday, July 23 will be African Drumming & Culture with Fonziba.

Fairfield Public Library is a summer food site, where free lunches will be offered to all children under age 18 from 11:15-11:45 a.m. in the library meeting room.

Lunches also will be available at Pence Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to noon and at Roosevelt Community Recreation Center from 12:05-12:35 p.m. The free lunch program is sponsored by the USDA.

For information about Summer Signup Day or events at the library, call 472-6551.

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