Library News 05/02/17 – Children’s Book Week and More!

Preschool Story Time
Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts! Our last program for the spring session will be held on Wednesday, May 3 from 10:30 – 11:30 am.

Children’s Book Week
“For 98 years, Children’s Book Week has been an annual celebration of books for young people. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.” Be sure to stop by the library this week and help us celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 1 – 6).

Library Closed
Due to staffing conflicts during the Tulip Festival, the Alton Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 20. All items due will be renewed until Monday, May 22.

Build A Better World
The Alton Public Library will be having a Summer Reading Program for children in Preschool – 8th grade. The theme this summer is “Build a Better World”. You may register by giving us a call, stopping by the library, or signing up on our website Kickoff is scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 at 1:00 pm.

Adult Book Club
The adult book club will not be meeting throughout the summer months. We will be reading and discussing our next book in September.

New Adult Books:

  • 16th Seduction by James Patterson
  • Against All Odds by Danielle Steel
  • The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve
  • The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans
  • A Time for Vultures by William W. Johnstone
  • American Hunter by Willie Robertson