Library reading program has kids feeling vibrations

Published 9:36 am Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Youth Services Department of Davie County Public Library is keeping the beat with “Libraries Rock” the Summer Reading Program focused on music genres.

Youth may choose between two reading incentive programs and be rewarded with prizes for reading throughout the summer.

On Monday, July 16 at 6 p.m., enjoy the classic musical “Mary Poppins,” notice the early start time, the movie runs until 8:20 and is rated G.

On Tuesday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m., Music Making will make craft instruments like tambourines and thumb pianos. Teen Gaming, for youth 10 and older, will open from 2-4 p.m. under the mentorship of Joel Ferdon, reference librarian. Teens are welcome to bring a Wii controller and any E-rated games they wish to share. The library has three controllers to share.

On Wednesday, July 18 at 11 a.m., Munchin’ at the Movies will feature “My Little Pony” rated PG running for 99 minutes. Snackin’ at the Cinema at 1 p.m. will feature the 1961 classic musical, “Flower Drum Song,” not rated and running 132 minutes.

Most Thursday activities require registration. On July 19,  Ranger ( a reading buddy dog) is available for 15-minute appointments between 11 a.m. and noon (Email Miss Julie about an appointment). Next Chapter Book Club for adults and teens starts at 1 p.m., continuing a reading  of “Rules” by Cynthia Lord.  The Middle School Readers Club is meeting at 2:15 with Mrs. Archer to discuss, “Out of My Mind” by Sharon Draper, then take home “Everlost” by Neal Shusterman. Legos and Games are available without registration from 3:15-5:15. Readers Theatre for upper elementary and early middle school aged youth will meet from 3:30-4:30 to read and prepare the puppet show “The Three Little Pigs.”

On Friday, July 20, Story Time will feature books about music while listening to fiddlin’ by Lake and pickin’ by Brant.

Ranger will be available for 15-minute appointments on Saturday, July 21 from 11 a.m.-noon.

DCPL programming is free and open to the public. Visit Kids and Teen Page.  Email questions and registration forms/requests to Julie Whittaker at