Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces May Programs!!

Story Time

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.

271-7005

Thursday at 10:00 am

 

May  5      Mother’s Day is near!

“A Present for Mom”, by Vivian French

Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother’s Day.

“Hey, Irma! It’s Mother’s Day”,  by Harriet Ziefert

Hank has a hard time deciding what to give as a Mother’s Day present until his

dog, Irma, gives him a  great idea.

Craft – Flowers for Mom

 

May 12     I love fairy tales!

“Goldilocks and the Three Bears”, by Jan Brett

Lost in the woods, a tired and hungry girl finds the house of the three bears where

she helps herself to food and goes to sleep.

“The Three Billy Goats Gruff”, by Paul Galdone

Three billy goats have to cross a bridge to get to a field of green grass, but

encounter a troll on the way.

Craft – Goat masks

 

May 19     Fairy tales are make-believe!

“The Three Little Pigs”, by James Marshall

Three little pigs try to make it on their own only to have a fox come and attack them.

“The Princess and the Pea”, by Hans Christian Anderson

A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and

proves she is a real princess.

Craft – Pig masks

 

May 26     Smiles make you feel better!

“Yes, We Can!”, by Sam McBratney

Little Roo and his friends find that it is not always nice to laugh at someone.

“I Love it When You Smile”, by Sam McBratney

A grumpy little kangaroo is having a bad day until his mother finds a way to make

him smile.

Craft – Kangaroo masks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

 

Lego League

 

The first and third Tuesday in May. (May 3 and May 17)

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos.

 

Homework Assistance

 

Our program meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 5:45 pm. Our tutors offer assistance in Math, English, and Reading.  Students in grades 1 – 12 are invited.  Please bring your own materials and homework, or the lessons you will need assistance with.

 

Registration is required of students, and adults who are interested in tutoring are invited to assist, with pre-registration required.

 

 

Calling all Artists      

 

Community Art & Soul

Presented by: Three Colors and the Truth

The first and third Wednesday of each month.

May 4, 2016

May 18, 2016

3:30 – 5:15 pm

 

Limited Slots available must reserve your place.

RSVP: 334-271-7005 or 334-478-4396 or sphillips@mccpl.lib.al.us

 

Bring your own art supplies, or sample materials from the community box.

 

 

Star Wars Fans

 

May the Fourth be with you on May 6 at 3:15-5:30.

 

Make reservations early and bring your pillow.

 

We will show a Star Wars movie. Vote for the movie you wish to see and the one that gets the most votes wins. This is for Star Wars fans from ages 8-80.  We will provide the popcorn and a drink.

 

 

 

ADULT PROGRAMS

Calling all Artist’s        (From teens to seniors)

 

Community Art & Soul

Presented by: Three Colors and the Truth

The second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

May 11, 2016

May 25, 2016

3:30 – 5:15 pm

Bring your own art supplies, or sample materials from the community box.

RSVP: 334-271-7005 or 334-478-4396

 

Southern Ladies Coloring Club

The first Wednesday and the third Thursday of each month.

May 4, Wednesday, at 10:00 am

May 19, Thursday, at 5:00 pm

Come join our coloring club. Adult level coloring sheets and color pencils will be provided.

Studies have shown this can be a great stress reducer! Come relax with us!

 

Southern Charm Book Club

May 12, 2016

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing the book, “The Things We Keep”, by Sally Hepworth. This is a story of a young woman’s  journey in dealing with her mind slipping away.  Her family puts her into an assisted living facility where she meets Luke and they fall in love.  This is a story about the power of love to grow and endure even when faced with the most devastating obstacles.

 

Coliseum Adult Program

May 18, 2016

10:00 am

Mary Rhoden, with Hospice, will be here to discuss their volunteer program and how therapy dogs are used to assist.

 

 

Eastbrook Mystery Book Club

May 26, 2016

3:00 pm

We will discuss “The Cuckoo’s Calling”, by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling).This is the first in a series of three new crime novels with Detective Cormoran Strike as the main character (we own all three).In this book Cormoran Strike is investigating a supermodel’s suicide. We will receive our next book “The Accident” by Chris Pavone.

 

Coliseum Art Gallery

Come see the works of Gregory Daniels and his wonderful collection of paintings.

 

 

 

New Titles @ Your Library, May 2, 2016

ADULT FICTION

 

Banquet Of Consequences by Elizabeth George

Christmas Escape by Anne Perry

Foreign Affairs by Stuart Woods

Golem Of Paris by Jonathan Kellerman

Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

Against The Tide by Kat Martin

Avenue Of Mysteries by John Irving

Bazaar Of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford

Golden Age by Jane Smiley

Irish Doctor In Love And At Sea by Patrick Taylor

Muralist by Barbara Shapiro

Stars Of Fortune by Nora Roberts

Vanishing Games by Roger Hobbs

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke

Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline

Diamond Caper by Peter Mayle

Ghost To The Rescue by Carolyn Hart

Host by Robin Cook

Promise by Robert Crais

Purl Up And Die by Maggie Sefton

Shopaholic To The Rescue by Sophie Kinsella

Wishes For Christmas by Fern Michaels

Woman Who Walked In Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith

 

Pintlala Library Announces Summer Programs!!

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ!

Summer Reading Program 2016 @ Pintlala Branch Library

 

JUNE 6, 2016 @ 10:00

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off

On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!

              Meet and Greet— Today all participants will be given information/handouts about this year’s SRP. Come to find                   out everything we plan to accomplish during the 6 week event. We will answer any questions you may                 have     about this year’s SRP.    Our Summer Reading Program will consist of story time, activities, games, enjoying new       books, and arts and crafts.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JUNE 8, 2016 @ 10:00            

Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA

Part-1 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice

for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on:

Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping

techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.

This program will also meet June, 15, 22, July 6, 13 for one hour each session.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JUNE 13, 2016 @ 10:00

           Book: The Usbone Book of “Decorating T-Shirts” by: Ray Gibson

This book provides a step-by-step instruction guide to follow.

We will use some of the author’s ideas and some of our own.

 

           Activity—Decorate T-shirts using panty hoses and fabric paints

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

JUNE 15, 2016 @ 10:00

Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA

Part-2 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice

for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lessons course that focuses on:

Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping

techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

JUNE 20, 2016 @ 10:00

              Book: “Swifter, Higher, Stronger “by: Sue Macy

              Summer Olympics Pintlala Style

             Pintlala’s Staff has put together a one day mini Summer Olympics.

There will be competing games, competing activities, competing dances and prizes.

 

 

JUNE 22, 2016 @ 10:00

Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA

Part-3 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice

for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lessons course that focuses on:

Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping

techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JULY 6, 2016 @ 10:00

Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA

Part-4 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice

for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lessons course that focuses on:

Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping

techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JULY 8, 2016 @ 10:00

Sara Kunau – Department of Alabama Archives and History.

OLYMPIC BOX – Students will learn about many of Alabama’s famous Olympic athletes.

The box includes a list of Alabama medalists. It also contains magazines, articles,

photographs, and quizzes relating to the history of the Olympics and the 1996

Summer Olympics.

 

 

JULY 9, 2016 @ 10:00 to 12

              SUMMER READING FINALE —FUN DAY

                         A day of fun put on by the MCCPL Children Librarians: games, face painting, relay races,

sack races, jump rope contest, obstacle course, hula hoop, bean bag toss, arts and craft,

pac man,  storytelling, three legged race, inflatables, and refreshments.     The event will be held at:

 

Morgan Library

245 High Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

 

 

 

 

JULY 11, 2016 @ 10:00

             SURPRISE DAY!!!!!!!

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JULY 13, 2016 @ 10:00

Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA

Part-5 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice

for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lessons course that focuses on:

Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping

techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.

 

Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone

Synopsis —This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.

It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!

 

 

JULY 14, 2016 @ 10:00

           This is the last program