Destination Summer

2017

Goldsboro News Argus - Destination Summer

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By BECKY BARCLAY bbarclay@newsargus.com Looking for fun this summer? The Wayne County Public Library and its branches have everything from read- ing programs to gardening to movies. All the programs are free. The theme of this year's summer reading program is "Build a Better World." It will focus on how everyone is connected to the world and how one's actions affects the surroundings and lives of others. The summer reading program schedule is: • Goldsboro Library: Mondays at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 through 6 and families and small groups and 10:30 a.m. for ages 7 through 11 and fami- lies and small groups; Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 through 6 and groups and daycares, 10:30 a.m. for ages 7 through 11 and groups and daycares and 7 p.m. for ages 3 through 11 and families; Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 through 11 and families and 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 through 6 and groups and daycares. • Fremont Library: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 5 through 12. • Pikeville Library: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 5 through 12. • Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive: June 28 at 10 a.m. for ages 5 and younger and super sum- mer story time; June 29 at 10 a.m. for age 5 through 12 and build a better world activity stations; July 19 at 10 a.m. for ages 5 and younger and super summer story time; and July 20 at 10 a.m. for ages 5 through 12 for amazing constructions. There will also be a summer garden program at the Goldsboro Library for ages pre-K through fifth grade. It runs June 22 through July 27 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Topics include What Plants Are Made of week one, Weeds and Other Garden Aliens week two, Creepy Crawly Garden Helpers week three, I Can Eat a Whole Plant week four, Gardening at Home week five and Gardening with Friends week six. To register, call 919-735-1824, ext. 5105. A Guys Read program will take place at the Goldsboro Library for boys in grades three through five from 7 to 8 p.m. June 15 and 29 and July 13 and 20. Other summer programs at the library for children include: • Children's movie matinee for ages 12 and younger will be June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library. Escape the heat and enjoy a free movie, snacks and coloring sheets. Register by calling 919-735-1824, ext. 5105. • Mad science program will be June 22 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pikeville Community Center for ages 5 through 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive for ages 5 through 12 and from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library for ages 3 through 11. It will be an interactive science adventure. • Movie "Moana" will be shown at Steele Memorial Library July 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. for ages 5 through 12 with an adult. • North Carolina Zoo — Animal Architects program will take place July 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pikeville Community Center for ages 5 through 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Steele Memorial Library for ages 5 through 12 and from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library for ages 3 through 11. Animals can be amazing architects. Through hands-on animal artifacts, lots of visuals and a live animal or two, children will learn some of the creative ways animals build their homes, nest and communi- ties. • Pop Fizz Boom event will be July 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pikeville Community Center for ages 5 through 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive for ages 5 through 12 and from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library for ages 3 through 11. Explore the properties of matter through experiments pre- sented by the Imagination Station Science and History Museum. Summer events for teens include: • Building Bridges event will be June 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Participants will build bridges using everyday household items. • Engineering Mysteries program will take place at Steele Memorial Library June 28 from 3 to 4 p.m. Matt Whittle from Habitat for Humanity will share his expertise on creating something out of nothing. • Never Judge a Book By its Leftovers event will be held July 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Steele Memorial Library. Participants will give new life to old books by making art, boxes and lots more. • RoboCode program will take place at Steele Memorial Library July 12 from 3 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn the basics of programming a computer with code. Register by call- ing 919-299-8105, ext. 3. • Cardboard Cosplay will take place at Steele Memorial Library July 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. Dress up like your favorite characters using cardboard. • It's a Wrap program will be held at Steele Memorial Library July 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. There will be pizza, a movie and games. 14 — Destination Summer Thursday, May 25, 2017 2017 SUMMER SCHEDULE Registration Now In Progress 2732 Graves Drive, Goldsboro www.astepofclass.com 919.778.5098 For Girls Age 3-6 Dance Lessons • Story Time Snack & Crafts PRINCESS CAMP ACRO CAMP Session 1: June 12-16 9am-12pm Session 2: July 24-28 9am-12pm Learn a variety of mat exercises, from basic front rolls and handstands to aerials and handsprings. For Ages 8 & up June 12-16 • 1-4pm July 10-14 • 9am-12pm FROZEN Summer Classes Come enter the world of Frozen! Space is limited so register early. June 19-23 • 9am-12pm Ages 3-6 July 31 - August 3 Workshop 17DDF0517D© Library has movies, zoo, summer reading and more See LIBRARY, Page 15 Photo submitted Participants in one of last year's summer camps at the library learn about plants.

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