June Events Of­fered At River­bank Li­brary

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This June, the River­bank Li­brary will host a va­ri­ety of free Story Times, arts and crafts pro­grams, a free magic show for chil­dren and their fam­i­lies, and book club events.

Preschool Story Time will be held on Mon­days at 10:30 a.m. Story Times fea­ture new and clas­sic pic­ture books, flan­nel board and pup­pet stories, fin­ger­plays, mu­sic and danc­ing, de­signed pri­mar­ily for pre- school­ers ages 3 to 5 and their care­givers, how­ever all ages are wel­come.

Bilin­gual Story Time will be of­fered on Tues­days at 10:30 a.m. Chil­dren can en­joy Span­ish and English pic­ture books, flan­nel board and pup­pet stories, fin­ger­plays, mu­sic and danc­ing. This pro­gram is mainly for ages 3 to 6, how­ever all ages are wel­come.

Chil­dren and their fam­i­lies can en­joy a free magic show on Wed­nes­day, June 6 at 1 p.m. Ma­gi­cian Magic Dan’s show will en­cour­age chil­dren to em­brace read­ing and to feel good about them­selves.

The Mayor’s Book Club will be held on Mon­day, June 11 at 11 a.m. Mayor Richard O’Brien will read a story to preschool age chil­dren and their fam­i­lies at the li­brary, fol­low­ing Story Time.

This month’s Art Lab pro- gram will be held on Tues­day, June 12 at 3:30 p.m. Chil­dren will play with vis­ual tex­tures and pat­terns by col­or­ing land­scapes us­ing a va­ri­ety of pat­terns.

The Friends of the River­bank Li­brary will meet Wed­nes­day, June 13 at 5 p.m. at the River­bank Li­brary. The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend this meet­ing of li­brary sup­port­ers.

The River­bank Li­brary Teen Book Club will meet on Fri­day, June 15 at 3:30 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is Dear Mar­cus: A Let­ter to the Man Who Shot Me by Jerry McGill. A limited num­ber of copies are avail­able for check­out from the li­brary.

Teens and adults can learn about aro­mather­apy through a hands-on craft on Tues­day, June 19 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters will make clay beads in­fused with es­sen­tial oils. The beads can be used as wear­able pen­dants.

The River­bank Li­brary Book Club will meet on Tues­day, June 26 at 4 p.m. to dis­cuss Same Kind of Dif­fer­ent as Me by Ron Hall and Den­ver Moore. Li­brary book clubs pro­vide an op­por­tu­nity for com­mu­nity mem­bers to ex­pand their knowl­edge of books, through mean­ing­ful dis­cus­sion with oth­ers.

Craft pro­grams and the Art Lab are spon­sored the Friends of the River­bank Li­brary. The River­bank Li­brary is at 3442 Santa Fe St. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact the River­bank Li­brary su­per­vi­sor, Vic­to­ria Holt, at 209-869-7008.

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