Monroe Lending Library
July 2008 News & Activities
The Monroe Lending Library is pleased to announce they have received a grant of $500.00 from the Duke Energy Midwest Charitable Giving Program. This grant will be used toward the purchase of an outside library book return.
The Reading Bug Contest continues July 18th. Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Zoo Keeper/Educator Mike Nicolai of the Cincinnati Zoo’s Comes to You Program will be Thursday, July 10th from 2-3 p.m. at the Monroe Lending Library. All participants of the Reading Bug Contest are invited to a picnic & butterfly/ladybug release on Thursday, July 24th also at the library. These events are sponsored by a grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
The second reading contest begins July 19th through August 30th. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 readers. Certificates of Participation will be given to all that enter the reading contest.
Join us at the Friends of Monroe Library Night at the Fifth Third Field in Dayton to see the Dayton Dragons vs. Ft. Wayne Wizards. This fund raising event for the library will be held on Friday, August 8th 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 each or a ticket and hat ticket can be purchased for $15.00. Ticket information is available at the library.
The Library is located at 231 Macready Avenue (behind the Monroe Primary School)
Library Hours are Monday, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 1-1p.m.
Saturday, July 12th at 11 a.m. Storytime/Craft
Book is MY DOG IS AS SMELLY AS DIRTY SOCKS by Hanoch Piven.
Craft Family Portrait made from magazines
Saturday, July 19th 11 a.m. Storytime
Books are BATHTIME PIGGY WIGGY by Christopher Fox and IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PARTY by Laura Numeroff
Wednesday, July 16th 7:00 p.m. Needlecraft Group
If you are interested in any type of needlework or interested in learning, please join us.
Monday, July 28th 7:00 p.m. Book Review Group
Book is BACK ON BLOSSOM STREET by Debbie Macomber.
LIBRARY QUARTER AUCTION
The Library Quarter Auction will be held on Friday, July 25th from 7-9 p.m. Preview & seating begins at 6:30 p.m. Please note NEW LOCATION AT MT. PLEASANT RETIREMENT VILLAGE ACTIVITY CENTER located at the corner of Indiana & Northwestern Avenue in Monroe. The Quarter Auction features products from the following companies: Bear Paws Animal Stuffing, The Pampered Chef, Stampin’ Up!,
Gold Canyon Candles, Jolly Polly Studios, Home Interiors, Discovery Toys, Creative Memories, Tupperware, Avon, Tastefully Simple and Mary Kay. All proceed donated to Monroe Lending Library Building and Operating Fund. This is a fun filled family event!