UPCOMING & EXCITING THINGS @ Ray County Library

WEEKLY LIBRARY ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

Special Event:
Saturday, June 1 @10 AM
●Ray County Library Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event with Christine Taylor-Butler!
Christine Taylor-Butler is the author of more than 80 books for children, including planets in the solar system, science experiments, and even the danger and mystery of Mount Everest. A graduate of MIT and a huge nerd, she’s always running experiments and exploding things in her kitchen to make sure the information in her books is true.
Come join Ms. Taylor-Butler at the Ray County Library to learn easy to duplicate experiments related to water, gravity, and magnetism. Hint: You may never look at your cereal the same way again!

Mondays @ 10:00AM & 1:00PM (STORYTIME)
● We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-5, all ages welcome.

Mondays @ 12:00PM - 2:00PM (TUTORING)
● June 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th
● GED/ HSE Tutoring
The Providing Academic Support Success (PASS) offers a strategy for high school exam preparation. Practice tests are available. Tutors help students evaluate areas they need to strengthen prior to taking the test. Work is assigned individually, with one-on-one support. There is no cost to participants, start at any time, self-paced learning, individualized tutoring, and they have six different locations. Currently, at the Ray County Library, the PASS program meets every Monday in the Community Room from 12-2pm. interested individuals can contact the front desk or call 816-726-6717.

Tuesdays @ 4:00PM - 5:00PM (FAMILY PROGRAMS BEST FOR AGES 5-12)
● June 4, Evening Storytime: We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills.
● June 11, KIK (Kids in the Kitchen)it Up- Out of this world nutrition and movement: MU Extension Program Associate Chandra Carey will be presenting a space-themed movement and nutrition program. Nutrition “space “snacks will be served.
● June 18, Family Program
● June 25, KiK (Kids in the Kitchen)it Up- Out of this world nutrition and movement: MU Extension Program Associate Chandra Carey will be presenting a space-themed movement and nutrition program. Nutrition “space “snacks will be served.
● July 2, Evening Storytime: We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills.
● July 9, Kik it Up- Out of this world nutrition and movement: MU Extension Program Associate Chandra Carey will be presenting a space-themed movement and nutrition program. Nutrition “space “snacks will be served.

Wednesdays @ 2:30PM - 4:30PM (TEEN TIME FOR AGES 12-18)
June 5, 12, 19 and 26
● Teen Time: Teen Time at the library will include chess, robotics, board games, craft projects, snacks, cooking and more.


 
  





MONTHLY: ANNOUNCEMENTS / SCHEDULED EVENTS / PROGRAMS

June 6th, 2019 @ 4:45 pm (ADULT PROGRAM)
● Scrapbookers wanted! Please come join us for a new scrapbooking program at 4:45 PM. This is an adult program for individuals 18 years or older.

June 13th and 27th , 2019 @ 4:45 pm (ADULT PROGRAM)
● Knitting and crocheting group will be here in our meeting room. This program is for adults 18+.

June 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am Health as a Whole (Adult Program)
● Join Registered Nurse Lacey Sullenger, for health education and conversation in the library’s Meeting Room.

June 20th, 2019 @ 9:30 am Ray County Board of Directors Meeting
● Regular Monthly Meeting of the Ray County Board of Trustees.

June 26th, 2019 @ 12 pm (ADULT BOOK CLUB)
● NEW BOOK CLUB! SEEKING MEMBERS. This months topic we will be discussing is local authors. We welcome everyone to come to try this unique book club.

June 27th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm ( Adult Program)
● Genealogy Night is back! The library provides free access to Ancestry.com so please do not miss out on this opportunity to learn and use this program at no cost to you.

July 4th, 2019 (CLOSED)
● The Ray County Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

SPECIAL Activities & Assistance

FREE Genealogy Assistance
● Do you need help with microfilm research? The Ray County Library offers a unique opportunity for genealogy seekers. We have 100+ rolls of film that contain local information. We would like to help connect local people with the past. Call the front desk at 816-776-5104.

Future Program Suggestions
● Please feel free to call the Ray County Library with ideas and suggestions for future programs.

Outreach
● Outreach services vary depending on the needs of each individual and organization. At the Ray County Library, we are proud of how far this program has come. We have partnered with different organizations and facilities throughout the Ray County area to provide services, as well as deliver books to homebound individuals. Delivering books is a personal experience in which the librarian gets to know the reader and chooses the material based on their preferences. Please call us at 816-776-5104 to deliver books or to provide a facility outreach for your organization.

Reserve a Librarian
● The Ray County Library’s Reserve a Librarian service allows you to spend a 30-minute session with a librarian who can offer assistance tailored to your needs. This will allow you to reserve a librarian for an uninterrupted one-on-one, face to face, 30-minute session. Reserve a Librarian requires 3-day advance notice and requests for specific times are dependent on staff availability. Appointments are limited to 30 minutes in length to allow staff to serve the greatest number of residents. To set up a convenient time please contact the front desk at 816-776-5104.

SPECIAL Activities & Assistance

  • FREE Genealogy Assistance
  • Outreach
  • Reserve a Librarian

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