Summer is Here!
Join us for our amazing fun "Paws to Read" Summer Reading Program!
Each program is offered at 10 AM at the Ashland Library and 1 PM at the Pleasant Plains Library.
June 9 - Kick-off with the Scovill Zoo and live animals!
June 16 - The Animal Protective League will bring animals
and IL Extension Services from each county will do a program.
June 23 - Puppet Show by Clothespin Puppets!
June 30 - Face painting and a story that the kids can participate in!
July 7 - The Peoria Park District will bring an educational program with live animals!
July 14 - Balloon animals by "The Unique Twist". Book logs are due!
Please turn in a book log and attend 3 programs in order to receive a prize.
July 21 - Fun day with M&K parties for all your hard work!
July 28 - Prize day for all who have turned in a book log!
Every child that attends 3 programs and turns in a book log will receive a prize. However, top readers in each age category will receive an extra special prize. The age categories are as follows:
Birth to 4 years old
Kindergarten - 1st grade - 2nd grade
3rd grade & 4th grade
These groups will color in ten minute circles on their book logs to keep track of reading time.
5th grade & 6th grade
7th grade & 8th grade
High school students
These groups will enter the book title and how long it took them to read in minutes &/or hours.
July 2, Back by popular demand it's Mr. E! If you haven't met his friends before you are in for a treat!
July 9 will be the Final Explosion, with Popcorn, snow cones, bounce houses and more. Grand Prizes will be awarded.
July 16 The fun will continue for the younger crowd with "If you give a mouse a cookie". All children must be accompanied by an adult. Thanks to "Jones Market" in Ashland, cookies & white milk will be served. (Let us know if you are lactose intolerant)
July 23 will be on Growing a Salad, featuring "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"
July 30th will be our "Shake Show". If you love milkshakes you won't want to miss this one. Our Friends from "Steak & Shake" will be given a Milk Shake Demo. Everyone who attends will receive a free sample!