Friday, May 12, 2017

Read by Design: Children's and Teens' Summer Reading Programs

Reading By Design
Summer Reading Programs for children and teens
June 1—July 19

Children and teens:  sign up any time between June 1 and July 19 to earn prizes for books you read during the program dates.  Pre-readers may earn prizes for books read to them.  

Special events going on at the library this summer include:

June 1, 6:00 pm at the library:  
Preschool Story and Craft Time :  Doing and Making and Building and Baking

June 8, 6:00 pm at Pine Grove Park (fair weather) or the Aurora Community/Senior Center (poor weather)
On Time Circus Puppet Wagon and Clown Show

June 29, 6:00 pm at the library:
Preschool Story and Craft Time : 1-2-3, Come Count With Me 

July 3, any time between 1:00 and 4:00 at the library:
Make and Take Children's Crafts

July 5, 1:30 pm at the library:
Northern Lights Music Festival "Kids for Kids" concert 

July 13, 6:00 pm at the Aurora Community/Senior Center:
Mad Science of Minnesota

Children and parents may also visit the library at any point during the listed week to enjoy the following independent activities:

June 5-9:  Design and make a craft robot
June 12-16:  Create a chain reaction
June 19-23:  Jenga and Puzzles
June 26-30:  Block Tower challenge
July 5-7 only:  Sun Art
July 10-14:  Code & Go Robot Mouse
July 17-21:  Discover the microscopic world 

Teens may stop by the library during open hours during the listed weeks to pick up the following take-home activities:

June 5-16:  Cooking Chemistry I
June 19-30:  Friendship Bracelet
July 5-7 only:  This activity must be done at the library:  Design and make a pin button
July 10-21:  Cooking Chemistry 2

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Check It Out! Newly added titles at the Aurora Public Library

 A number of titles have recently been added to our collection--check them out!


Tell Me Exactly What Happened--Caroline Burau
Ten Plants That Changed Minnesota--Mary Meyer & Susan Price
Marathon--Brian Freeman


Sailing Into History--Frank Boles
Mind Over Meds--Andrew Weil
Savory Sweet--Beth Dooley & Mette Nielsen
One Minute Mentoring--Ken Blanchard & Claire Diaz-Ortiz
Starting and Building a Nonprofit--Peri H. Pakroo
The Complete Guide to Sheds--Black & Decker


The Burial Hour--Jeffrey Deaver
Into the Water--Paula Hawkins
Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies--Ace Atkins
16th Seduction--James Patterson
Golden Prey--John Sandford


Against All Odds--Danielle Steel


Big Stone Gap
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hidden Figures
Mother's Day
Patriot's Day
Rogue One
USS Indianapolis
Why Him


Golden Prey--John Sandford
Fast & Loose--Stuart Woods


The Whole Thing Together--Ann Brashares


Brambleheart--Henry Cole
The Secret of Dreadwillow Curse--Brian Farrey
The Trials of Apollo--Rick Riordan


Ribbit--Jorey Hurley
Dig Dig Digging--Margaret Mayo
Mission Paw--Steve Sullivan


Ready, Set...Baby!--Elizabeth Rusch