Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces June Programs!!

Programs at Coliseum in June

840 Coliseum Blvd.

271-7005

Thursday at 10:00 am

Pre-School Story Time

Building a Better World

June 8   Sometimes things just get broken!

Louie’s Goose, by H. M. Ehrlich

While spending summer at the beach with his parents, Louie has a wonderful time

playing with his toy goose and even rescues her from a big wave.

Humpty Dumpty, as told by Kin Eagle

This is the traditional rhyme expanded to include some of Humpty Dumpty’s other

mishaps.

Craft – Humpty Dumpty

 

June 15 Father’s Day is near!

Happy Father’s Day, by Steven Kroll

Each of the children and Mom have a special surprise for Dad on his special day.

A Father’s Day Thank You, by Janet Nolan

Harvey the Bear searches for the perfect Father’s Day present and decides that

thanking his dad is the best gift of all.

Craft – Father’s Day craft

 

June 22 Have you ever lost something?

Louella and the Yellow Balloon, by Molly Coxe

Patricia Pig takes her baby, Louella, to the circus and loses her when Louella wonders

off to retrieve her new balloon.

Olivia and the Missing Toy, by Ian Falconer

When her best toy mysteriously disappears, Olivia the feisty pig is determined to find

out who is responsible.

Craft – Little piggy

 

June 29 Try to make someone’s day better!

A Bedtime for Bear, by Bonny Becker

Bear cannot sleep for his friend mouse, and mouse helps Bear when he becomes afraid.

The Most Beautiful Kid in the World, by Jennifer Ericsson

At the last minute, Annie takes off her conventional clothes in a sudden burst of desire

to impress her grandmother.

Craft – Bear masks

 

Parent Pre-school Activity Center

Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop

your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where parent and child explore together.

Elementary Programs

 

Build a Better World Learning from History

June 9, 2017

10:00 am

Join Sara Kunau, with the Alabama Department of Archives, as she presents a fun and informative program illustrating Alabama History highlights. There will be a presentation followed by a creative craft.

 

Build a Better World Through Exercise

June 16, 2017

10:00 am

Join Amy Barwick as she gets us excited about exercise. She has such a great personality that I am sure she will even get the adults involved.  Come join the fun!

 

Build a Better World by Beating Pollution

June 23, 2017

10:00 am

Join Lynn Battle, with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, as she targets pollution and what we can do to battle this problem. She will have a hands-on model to show how pollution in the city quickly spreads to our rivers.

 

Build a Better World

There will be no program on June 30, 2017.

 

Build a Better World With Legos

Come join the fun building with Legos.

June 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.

This program is geared for children in grades K – 6.

 

Fun With Ukuleles

June 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 4:30 am

Come to a ukulele jam, beginners welcome.

 

*Coloring sheets will be available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3 to 5 in June.

Teen Programs

 

Build a Better World Through Reading

Teen Book Forum

Come see our special selection of popular teen books, and add your recommendation of a “must read” to our list for others to see.

The dates and times of this forum will be decided after talking with the teens who have signed up to see when is best for them.

 

Build a Better World by Helping Others

Outreach

We are partnering with Angels for the Elderly to make a better world for our seniors and for yourselves. Do you have a special talent you would like to share? Or join us as we play dominos, play cards, and color adult level coloring sheets with our senior friends.

The dates and times of this outreach program will be decided after talking with the teens who have signed up to see when is best for them.

 

Build a Better World by Expressing Yourself

June 23, 2017

3:00 pm

Do you know everything there is about Panic at the Disco? Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Is basketball your life? Amanda Kaufman from the English and Philosophy Department at Auburn Montgomery will help you create a handmade magazine – also known as a ‘zine – that explores something you love. Come and do a little bit of writing and a little bit of art, and share your passion with the world!

 

Coding Club for Girls

June 5, 12, 19, and 26 Mondays at 10:00 am.

Come join the fun and the great educational experience in learning to “Code” on computers. This is a wonderful opportunity for girls in grades 6 – 8. The class is limited to the first fourteen girls for this first set of classes.

 

*Coloring sheets will be available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3 to 5 in June.

 

 

Adult Programs

 

 

Computer Class

June 6, 20, and 27, 2017

10:00 am

Today we have student’s choice. Let us know what you would like to learn today.

Pre-registration is required.

271-7005

 

Genealogical Research – Ancestry Library Edition

June 13, 2017

10:00 am

Are you wanting to begin or further continue your genealogical research at no charge? Come join others as we work through our problems together and see what we can find in your family tree.

 

Fiber Arts

June 15, 2017

3:00 pm

Do you have something you can teach, or would you like to learn how to do something? We still have looms and yarn, so bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks. Also, bring any projects you are working on that you would like to share.

 

Coliseum Adult Program

June 21, 2017

10:00 am

Today we welcome Ethyl Boykin to disclose the beginnings of our new Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park. Come find what the vision is for this garden and what we can do to assist.

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Book Clubs

 

Southern Charms Book Club

June 8, 2017

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing “Guests on Earth”, by Lee Smith, a story of an orphaned child who is admitted to Highland Hospital where Zelda Fitzgerald was once hospitalized. Evalina is taken under the wing of the psychiatrist’s wife, and she becomes a famous concert pianist. Then, we will receive our book for July titled, “The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove”, by Susan Gregg Gilmore, a story of Bezellia, from a prominent Nashville family, who is struggling under her family’s name during the 1960’s.

 

Eastbrook Mystery Book Club

June 22, 2017

3:00 pm

Today we will discuss “A Reliable Wife”, by Robert Goolrick. This book has been called astonishing, complex, and brilliant. This book is a true mystery, how, why, what.

 

Dewey Decimal Book Club

June 28, 2017

10:00 am

500’s – Natural Sciences and Mathematics

We will discuss our 400’s selection. Make your selection from the 500 classification and be ready to share 3 to 5 points of interest about your book. This is a wonderful and fun way to learn new things!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joyful Aging: Being Your Best at Any Age

 

Arts and Crafts

June 7, 2017

10:00 am

Today, Liz McEwan will be teaching us how to make personal greeting cards utilizing rubber-stamping

 

Technology – Ted Talks

June 14, 2017

10:00 am

Learn anything from A to Z by listening to people speak through this site, Ted Talks!

 

Coliseum Adult Program

June 21, 2017

10:00 am

Ethyl Boykin will be discussing Montgomery’s new Botanical Gardens in Oak Park and her vision of what its future holds.

 

Dewey Decimal Book Club

June 28, 2017

10:00 am

500 – Natural Sciences and Mathematics

We will discuss our 400’s selection and pick a 500. This category offers subjects on things cannot create. Come select your book and be prepared to share 3 to 5 points of interest you learned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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