SPECIAL LIBRARY HOURS FOR CPA EVENT

“CPA stands for Central Protective Association and began as a picnic to honor members of a group that protected Eudora from cattle rustlers and horse thieves in the late 1800s.” Today, CPA Picnic is a three day festival celebrating the heritage of Eudora. The event includes a carnival, two different parades, and a host of other activities for the entire family (City of Eudora website).

For more information you can visit the CPA Picnic Facebook page.

 

The library will have some special hours during the days of the CPA Picnic.

Thursday July 24th we will be closing at 4pm and our public computers will be turned off at 3:30pm.

Friday and Saturday, July 25-26th, the library will be closed.

 

SUMMER READING EVENTS:

*The pool party, for all kids and teens who completed the program, will be Friday July 25th from 11am-12pm at the Eudora Public Pool (1630 Elm Street).

*The library will be involved in the final CPA parade, which will take place on Saturday July 26th.  If your child would like to participate, please meet us near the Eudora Public Pool at 6:30pm.  The theme is superheroes!!

Photo credit: "Superheroes at work" by flickr user Sallie the Cape Lady under a CC license.

Photo credit: “Superheroes at work” by flickr user Sallie the Cape Lady under a CC license.

 

 

Summer Reading Finale!

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Summer reading is quickly coming to a close and we are going out with a boom!

1.  READING LOGS (kids) AND BINGO SHEETS (teens) ARE DUE BY MONDAY JULY 21ST!!

 

2.  If you are are a teen who has finished (or will finish by Monday) you can attend the TEEN PIZZA PARTY!!  It will take place Tuesday July 22nd (6:30-8:30pm) at the library!

 

3.  TEENS AND KIDS WHO FINISH (OR WILL FINISH BY MONDAY) CAN ATTEND THE POOL PARTY!  THIS WILL TAKE PLACE FRIDAY JULY 25TH 11AM-12PM AT THE EUDORA PUBLIC POOL (1630 ELM STREET).  NOTE:  THE LIBRARY BUILDING WILL BE CLOSED THIS DAY BECAUSE OF CPA ACTIVITIES.

 

4.  Do you want to be a superhero???  Sign up at the library to join us for this year’s CPA parade!  The parade will be held on Saturday, July 26th at 7pm.  Please meet us promptly at 6:30pm near the Eudora Public Pool (1630 Elm Street).  Note:  The library building will be closed this day because of CPA activities.

 

CONGRATULATIONS FOR FINISHING THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM!!

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LEGO RACES!

"Lego Ferrari F1 Racing Car (2556)" by flickr user  Nico Kaiser under a CC license.

“Lego Ferrari F1 Racing Car (2556)” by flickr user Nico Kaiser
under a CC license.

If you are a teen between 7-12th grade stop in the library on Monday, July 14th between 1-4pm.

You will be building a Lego race car and then racing it down our track!

There will be prizes awarded for best design and furthest distance!

GET TO KNOW YOUR LIBRARIAN: JULY

20140625_111438Name: Lindsey Sanchez
Department/Title: Assistant Children’s Librarian
Book you’ve always meant to read but haven’t: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green.
Book you’ve read too many times to count: Olivia. My daughter just loves her.
Favorite genre: Children’s Literature
Do you currently have any overdue items or fines? Not at the moment! But I do renew our books quite often!
Your favorite book from childhood? The Monster At The End Of This Book. My grandma used to read that book to me all the time!
What superpower would you like to have? I would want to be able to teleport. I would go back and forth to Disney every day!
What is your favorite place to eat/shop/hang out? My daughter is a big fan of the Toy Store downtown and we go to Target more often that I’d like to admit.
Interesting bonus fact(s) (special skill? volunteer experience? Etc: I have the two greatest jobs in the world. I love being a mom to my daughter, Violet, and I love working here. Being able to have fun with these great kids every day and then going home to play with my own child is a wonderful experience.

Independence Day

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY JULY 4TH

FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY!

 

"Fireworks" by flickr user Walter under a CC license.

“Fireworks” by flickr user Walter under a CC license.