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  1. Children's Summer Reading

    July 6, 2021 - August 11, 2021

    Swish, swing, wag, or show, your tail will follow you wherever you go! Tell us your tales of reading for fun. Tales of adventures and tails on the run. Any book you read will count you in. Show us your reading log for prizes to begin. We have programs galore, read one book or more. Sign up and win, come for the fun to begin. Open to kids up birth-twelve years old. Sign up in the children’s room, or call 603-524-4775 x 13. Turn in your reading log weekly for a prize! All programs will be outside on the library lawn unless the weather says no. Please check our Facebook page for updates or call the library. Some of the tales for you this summer include Wednesday Specials (a new show/activity each week at 1:00); Head-Me-Read Tuesdays at 9:30 for kids to practice reading skills; Weekly fun crafts (please sign up in advance); Preschool storytimes Wednesdays and Thursdays; and Food crafts! Let the tales begin!

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  2. Teen & Tween Summer Reading

    July 6, 2021 - August 11, 2021

    • No Sign-ups Required! Grades 6-12. • Weekly Summer Fun Craft Kits: Beachball Painting, Pom-Pom Key Chains, Unicornaments, Suncatchers, and Paint-by-Stickers. • Summer Reading Raffle with weekly Gift Bags featuring a gift card from one of our local restaurants: Wayfarer, Burrito Me, or the Laconia Village Bakery. • Each hour read is an entry. Fill out a ticket every week tallying all hours read, or fill out our online form. Extra Prizes for top readers! • All accumulated raffle tickets will go towards the Grand Prize Raffle for a Kindle Fire!

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  3. Summer Reading Teen & Tween Programs-to-Go! Paint by Sticker

    August 2, 2021 - August 7, 2021

    Make a Paint by sticker masterpiece! For teens and tweens age 9-19. Call, email, or text the library to reserve yours while they last! Phone: 524-4775, Text: 556-4666, Email: info@laconialibrary.org. Pick up your kit in the library during open hours all week.

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  4. Family Craft: Dog Toys

    August 2, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Dogs love to chew! This week we're going to make fun dog toys for our favorite pups! Make a toy for your own dog, or bring it into the library and we'll donate it to the Humane Society! In the children's room! For children 3-12; sign-up is required, contact the children's room at 524-4775x17 or info@laconialibrary.org to sign-up.

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  5. Hear-me-Read

    August 3, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Come practice your reading skills with Jamie or Gail in the garden or the Children's Room. Earn a free book each time you read, kindly donated by CLiF (Children's Literacy Foundation.) Bring a book from home, or choose one from the library to read. Beginning readers through third grade, with a parent/guardian. In the children's room! By appointment only, every 15 minutes; reserve your time, contact the children's room at 524-4775x17 or info@laconialibrary.org to sign up.

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  6. Preschool Storytime with Gail

    August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Join Gail Wednesdays for new stories each week. For children birth through age 5. Storytime is in-person again! We'll meet in the children's room. Each storytime will be different, so feel free to attend either or both!

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  7. Wednesday Specials Concert! with Steve Blunt and Marty Kelley

    August 4, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Community Center

    Come jam with Steve Blunt and Marty Kelley for some happy, summery songs to sing and dance along with. Sing like a bird, jump like a rabbit, and growl like a bear! Steve & Marty perform a wild and wonderful mix of kid-friendly standards and award-winning original tunes—with a rockin’ acoustic vibe and lots of audience participation. While Steve sings and plays guitar, Marty accompanies on drums, harmonica, and his infamous spoons of rhythm. Sing-along, laugh-a-lot musical fun for the whole family! At the Community Center.

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  8. Preschool Storytime with Jamie

    August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Join Jamie Thursdays for new stories and songs each week. For children birth through age 5. Storytime is in-person again! We'll meet in the children's room. Each storytime will be different, so feel free to attend either or both!

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  9. Food Craft: Fairytale Treats

    August 5, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Create your own magical fairytale treats-sweet and magically they disappear! Will contain wheat and dairy products, frosting, sprinkles, and possibly fruit. In the children's room! For children 3-12; sign-up is required, contact the children's room at 524-4775x17 or info@laconialibrary.org to sign-up.

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  10. Family Craft: Wild Animal Zen Gardens

    August 9, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Keep calm, and create a Zen garden complete with some cute creatures! We'll have all the supplies to put together your very own peaceful garden. In the children's room! For children 3-12; sign-up is required, contact the children's room at 524-4775x17 or info@laconialibrary.org to sign-up.

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  11. Hear-me-Read

    August 10, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Come practice your reading skills with Jamie or Gail in the garden or the Children's Room. Earn a free book each time you read, kindly donated by CLiF (Children's Literacy Foundation.) Bring a book from home, or choose one from the library to read. Beginning readers through third grade, with a parent/guardian. In the children's room! By appointment only, every 15 minutes; reserve your time, contact the children's room at 524-4775x17 or info@laconialibrary.org to sign up.

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  12. Preschool Storytime with Gail

    August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Join Gail Wednesdays for new stories each week. For children birth through age 5. Storytime is in-person again! We'll meet in the children's room. Each storytime will be different, so feel free to attend either or both!

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  13. Wednesday Specials with Squam Lakes Science Center: No Two Tails Alike

    August 11, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Community Center

    No two tails alike! An animal’s tail can serve as a rudder when swimming, help with agility during flight, or can even function as an extra hand. Meet live native wildlife ambassadors as a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center tells tales of the tails of some of New Hampshire’s native wildlife! At the community center!

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  14. Preschool Storytime with Jamie

    August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Join Jamie Thursdays for new stories and songs each week. For children birth through age 5. Storytime is in-person again! We'll meet in the children's room. Each storytime will be different, so feel free to attend either or both!

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