Grey Seal Puppets at library Monday evening

Published 10:18 am Thursday, August 2, 2018

The Youth Services Department of Davie County Public Library will be singing and dancing out of summer soon. “Libraries Rock” is the Summer Reading Program focused on music genres. Youth may choose between two reading incentive programs and be rewarded with prizes.

On Monday, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m., Grey Seal Puppets, known as the best puppeteers in the state, will be at the library for families to enjoy “Cinderella Salsa.”

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Music Making will host a Makey, Makey with common objects and computer connections to make music at 10:30 a.m. 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.

On Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m., Munchin’ at the Movies will show “Smurfs-The Lost Village” rated PG running for 90 minutes. Snackin’ at the Cinema at 1 p.m. will feature the 1961 classic musical, “West Side Story,” not rated and running 153 minutes.

Most Thursday activities require registration. On Aug. 9, Ranger 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. with a continuation of “Rules” by Cynthia Lord. The Young Adult Readers Club is meeting at 2:15 with Mrs. Archer to discuss the book “Saints and Misfits” by S.K. Ali. 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 p.m. to prepare and present the puppet show of “Little Red Riding Hood.”

On Friday, Aug. 10, Story Time will include books about banjos and bass fiddles, live music by Larry on the banjo and Ricky on the bass.

Ranger will be available for 15-minute appointments on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 11 a.m.-noon. Contact Julie Whittaker two days in advance to schedule an appointment.

On Monday, Aug. 13  at 6:30 p.m. will be the library’s “Rock Celebration” night. The Friends of the Library will host, serving ice cream sundaes while Ryan Short ties balloon sculptures. Karaoke singing will be available.

Reading records for the Easy Timed and Challenge Incentive Programs are due, and will be accepted for another week and have prizes for those who could not get here earlier.

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