LIBRARY LOOKOUT COLUMN: Oceans of Possibilities:  Library Summer Reading 2022

Published 4:56 pm Friday, June 10, 2022

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There are so many books to explore at your library this summer.

Sara Hahn

Join us through July 31 for “Oceans of Possibilities” to enjoy reading, earning and lots of programming for all ages.

Visit your home library to register and receive your reading log and prize tag loop.

Start tracking minutes read in June and July and for each hour read, you’ll earn a new “brag tag” to add to your loop.

Prizes are sponsored by our Friends of the Library, and we’re so grateful for their constant and continued support.

Our calendar is packed full of events and fun at all locations this summer, so hopefully, that means your calendar is packed, too.

Other than the week of July 4, we have something for you to do somewhere each weekday of June and July, so there’s no need to worry about boredom.

Join us at all of our library branch locations for community volunteer programs including firefighters, 4-H programming, visiting with the police K-9 unit and more.

Visit us each Friday in Albemarle for a Summer Movie Matinee at 2 p.m. on the big screen. Showings will include “Luca” (6/17), “Raya and the Last Dragon” (6/24), “Clifford the Big Red Dog” (7/1), “Encanto” (7/15), “The Secret Life of Pets” (7/22) and “Madagascar” (7/29).

Bring a snack and your favorite kids to enjoy the show with you.

We’re under the sea, but also virtually in the sea thanks to our live virtual programming with the North Carolina Aquariums.

Join us in our Albemarle Learning Lounge to attend special virtual programming where we will tune in with an aquarium and fishery expert for “Fantastic Fish” (6/21) and an aquarium tour (7/12). Dive in with us to see live fish and other ocean life, find out about the behind-the-scenes of a day in the life of an aquarium resident, and do a live Q&A about all things ocean. There are no sea-crets kept — you can learn it all.

We look forward to you joining us for a summer full of fun and oceans of possibilities as we read, earn, and explore.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on all events.

SEA you soon!

Currently Reading: “What If It’s True” by Charles Martin.

Children’s Book Highlight: “The Year We Learned to Fly” by Jacqueline Woodson.

Sara Hahn is children and youth services librarian at the Stanly County Public Library, 133 E. Main St., Albemarle.