Food for Fines

Food for Fines PictureFOOD FOR FINE FORGIVENESS
From June 27th-Aug. 31st, young patrons (18 & under) with overdue fines at Ainsworth Memorial Library are encouraged to make donations of canned or non-perishable food items to have their overdue fines (for our Library's items only) forgiven. All collected food will be donated to the Sandy Creek/Lacona Food Pantry. Lost or replacement fines are not applicable.

Author Visit

Luke Salisbury will be reading from his Civil War novel, "No Common War" which is based on actual events in Sandy Creek history, including the "Big Cheese". It is a fictionalized history (the names and places are real) of the Salisbury family's participation in the abolition movement and the Civil War. Luke will be selling and signing copies of his book.

Picture of author's book, No Common War

Children's Summer Reading Program

Annie P. Ainsworth Memorial Library presents
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES
SUMMER READING PROGRAM!
Perfect for kids ages 5 to 10!


Thursday, July 18th at 10:30 a.m. ~ Space Shuttle Fun
Thursday, July 25th at 10:30 a.m. ~ Wearing a Solar System
Thursday, August 1st at 10:30 a.m. ~ Moon Sand Landing
Thursday, August 8th at 10:30 a.m. ~ Watercolor Planets

Register Online today ~ http://scrlib.ny05.readsquared.com/

Visit online at http://scrlib.ny05.readsquared.com to earn points, win games, record reading logs, and win chances for our summer reading tech drawing for an out of this world basket full of goodies including a Kindle Fire!

The Children's drawing basket's items include:
Kindle Fire 7
Universe of Stories T-shirt
Universe of Stories Puzzle
Water Bottle
Lanyard
Cosmic Magnetic Sculpture
Coloring Journal
Bendable Book Light
3-in-1 Desk Cube
Drawstring Backpack

Tween/Teen Summer Reading Program

Annie P. Ainsworth Memorial Library presents:
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES
SUMMER READING SPACE CAMP!
Universe of Stories Picture
 
Perfect for older kids, tweens, and teens who have a busy summer schedule! Three days of Space inspired Stem/Steam Challenges and Reading Activities!
 
Monday, July 1st at 1 p.m. ~ Astronaut Adventure
Tuesday, July 2nd at 1 p.m. ~ Rockets & Moon Landings
Friday, July 5th at 1 p.m. ~ Alien Life
 
Register Online today ~ http://scrlib.ny05.readsquared.com/
 
Visit online at http://scrlib.ny05.readsquared.com to earn points, win games, record reading logs, and win chances for our summer reading tech drawing for an out of this world basket full of goodies including a Kindle Fire!
 
The Tween/Teen drawing basket's items include:
Kindle Fire 7
Universe of Stories T-shirt
Universe of Stories Notebook
Water Bottle
Lanyard
Cosmic Magnetic Sculpture
Coloring Journal
Bendable Book Light
3-in-1 Desk Cube
USB Charger
Drawstring Backpack

Seeking a Board Member

The Annie P. Ainsworth Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking interested persons for a current vacancy on the board.  Selected candidate will fulfill the unfinished term (2-1/2 years) and be eligible for an additional 5-year term.  Interested persons should be motivated, able to work with a team while completing assigned projects on their own and available for meetings once per month; additional meetings may be necessary.  Prior experience as a library board trustee not necessary, training is provided.  Please submit resume and letter of intent to Annie P. Ainsworth Memorial Library, Attn: Board of Trustees, 6064 S. Main St, Sandy Creek, NY 13145

Educator Cards

Ainsworth Memorial Library now issues Educator Library Cards! With an educator card, you will have higher charge and hold limits as follows:

• Charge limit: 40 items
• Hold limit: 20 items
• Overdue limit: 5 items

Educators who live or work in the Sandy Creek Central School District are eligible for an educator card. This includes K-12 classroom teachers in public and private schools, daycare center teachers and homeschoolers.

To apply for an educator card, you will need to appear in person at the library with the following items:

  •  Photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
  •  Proof of current address (proof can consist of a piece of mail addressed to the applicant)
  • Your current library card (if you have one).
  • Proof of educator status can be in the form of a teacher photo ID, a homeschooler teacher ID provided by the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), or a copy of your current Letter of Intent (LOI).

The educator card is limited to one per family.

Crafternoons

Spend a crafternoon at the library!  Join us on the first Tuesday of every month from noon-1:30 pm to make unique and useful crafts.  For adult crafters.  All supplies and instruction are provided free of charge!  Limit to 10 crafters - registration is encouraged.  Please sign up by visiting us in-person or by calling us at 315-387-3732.   

Story Hour

The last day for Story Hour for the summer will be Friday, June 28th at 10:30 am.  Happy Summer everyone! 

Book Club

The Overbooked Book Club

Meets on the First Monday of the Month from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Current Book:
 
The Life We Bury
 
by
 
Allen Eskens


Love to read? Insanely busy?
Then this is the Book Club for you!
Enjoy a good book and great conversation completely stress-free!

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