June 2023 News

Submitted by Parkesburg Library on Wed, 06/07/2023 - 1:30 pm

Parkesburg Library News, June 2023

SUMMER READING, sign up starts May 26, start reading June 12, ends Aug. 14.

NEW! Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides access to movies, documentaries & kids’ favorites. Go to www.ccls.kanopy.com , enter your library card no., create your account, start watching.

BOOK & BAKE SALE, Saturday, June 17, 9:00 – 3:00, buy bag full $8.00.

CCLS Mobile App allows you to access the catalog from your phone or tablet. www.ccls.org, Our Resources, Mobile App.                                                               

Libby gives you access to eBooks and eAudiobooks. www.ccls.org, Our Resources, eMaterials, Libby.                                                                                   

Flipster gives you access to eMagazines. www.ccls.org, Our Resources, eMaterials, Flipster

Story Times for preschoolers, every Wednesday, 10:00 in the Children’s Room.

Summer Science Classes. Hands-on activities, Thursdays, 11:00 – 12:00. Sign up at the library. June 8:  Intro. to Gardening.  June 15:  Planting Beds and Boxes.  June 22:  Herbs and their Benefits.  July 13:  Composting.  July 20:  Pollination.  July 27:  Weeding, Watering, & Plant Growth.  Aug. 3:  Garden Foods Taste Testing.  Aug. 10:  Garden Tending & Harvest.  Aug. 17:  Lunch Time Picnic.                                  

Ranger Programs Sign up at the library. Programs are at 1:00.  June 14:  Wild Tracks Hands on training to identify animal tracks.  July 19:  Disk Golf Rangers teach the basics of this outside fun sport.  Aug 9:  Stream Study Learn about stream water quality you may get wet.  Sept. 20:  Natural Birdfeeders Build your own birdfeeder.

Kids Craft and Play, every 3 rd Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00, June 17, July 15, August 19.

Brandywine River Museum. We have a FREE PASS! Free admission to the museum for up to 4 guests. Patrons need to come to the library to borrow the pass, first come, first served.

PAWS for Reading, 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30. Kids read to a dog. Sign up for 15-minute spot.

Knitting and Crochet Club, every Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm in the library. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your project and join in the fun!

Mystery Book Club, 3 rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 – 7:00.

Chess Club, Every Tuesday at 12:30. Everyone welcome!

Parkesburg Library, 105 West St, Parkesburg, PA, 610-857-5165, FAX 610-857-1193, www.parkesburglibrary.org, Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00-5:00, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00-7:00, Friday 10:00-4:00, Saturday 9:00-4:00 (9:00-1:00 June 17-Aug 19). Library Board Meetings:4 th Mondays 7:00 in the library except no meetings July, Aug & Dec.

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