The library is bustling! Kids are in every day turning in time logs, collecting prizes, and checking out more books. As of 6/23/15 we have 321 kids signed up for the program. 55 kids have turned in their time logs. This means that each of them have read 10 hours.
The Friends of the Drake Library sponsor the entire program. They have purchased all the t-shirts, yard signs, and most of the prizes. Several businesses have donated to the prizes as well.
The Blank Park Zoo program was well attended with roughly 50 kids at each program. In July the library will host a Veteran’s Program to thank our heroes for their sacrifices for freedom. The Science Center of Iowa will be here for a big program on Thursday July 23, 2015 at 11 am about super hero science.
A lego event and an American Girl Tea Party are also planned for July! JeNel Allen Barth, youth librarian, works hard to plan fun events.
The Finale Event will be a movie night at the library on Saturday August 1, 2015. We will show a movie behind the library, projected on the wall of the KFC. We will also show a different movie upstairs in the meeting room. We plan on having popcorn, hot dogs, drinks, and a make your own minion bar.
It is not too late to sign up! Stop by and visit the children’s section of the Drake Library and remember—“Every Hero has a story!”