Bellringer T-shirt Order Deadline
Friday, June 23rd at noon is the t-shirt deadline for the Bellringer Run. Those registering for the run by this date will receive a t-shirt. No shirts will be available after this date & time. Online registration is available at itiming.com. Print a form from this website - forms are found in the Friends tab. Or stop by the Library and fill one out here. Thanks for helping us to spread the word.
This is for t-shirt registrations - You may register for the run up until 15 minutes prior to the run, but you will not get the Official 34th Annual Bellringer Run t-shirt.
The Annual Friends of the Library's BELLRINGER RUN will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. This event is FOWL's biggest fundraising event of the year. Thank you to all our sponsors, runners, walkers, and volunteers. Online registration is available at White River Sports Timing - http://www.itiming.com. There is a PDF form to print out on this website under the "FRIENDS" tab. Forms are also available at the Library. Please note that you must register by noon on Friday, June 23rd to receive a t-shirt. This year's shirt was designed by Megan Pankratz. Cost is $20 for those 17 years and up and $16 for those 16 years and younger. You may register to run up until 15 minutes prior to race start, but you will not get a t-shirt, if you do not register by noon on June 23rd. Early Bird pick-up is on July 3rd, 4-6 PM at the Library - shirts & bibs will be passed out at that time. Registration will open again on the 4th at 7 AM.
5 Mile Race starts at 8 AM by Mellen City Hall.
2 Mile Race starts at 9:15 AM by the Mellen Post Office
The Awards Ceremony will take place as soon as possible following the finish of the 2 Mile Race.
Spectators and volunteers are invited to bring and ring a bell.
Build a Better World
This year's Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World. As in the past, reading medals will be awarded to children entering 5th grade & under earning 50 reading points. Reading points will be awarded as follows:
1 point for Children's Fiction Books
1 point for Magazines
5 points for Intermediate Books
5 points for Juvenile Fiction Books
5 points for Juvenile Non-Fiction Books
10 points for Young Adult & Adult Books
The Friends of Our Wonderful Library/FOWL are sponsoring prizes for a drawing: 1 person entering 5th grade & under will win a Children's Fire Tablet; 1 person entering 6th-12th grades will win a Fire Tablet; and 1 adult will win a Fire Tablet.
You earn an entry for the drawing: for each 50 reading points earned from books checked out at Legion Memorial Library and/or turning in a completed Reading Challenge Sheet.
Stop by the Library during regular OPEN HOURS and complete a Drop-In Activity. Drop-In Activities are changed out weekly.
Week 2-June 12-17: Drop-In, Bats & Legos
Enter for the Batman Lego Movie Drawing this week. Winner will be drawn for on Monday, June 19th.
Week 3-June 19-24: Drop-In, Pine Cone Creatures
BAM! Friday, June 23 at 9:30 AM: Book, "The Mud Fairy," by Amy Young; Activity sponsored by a Thrivent Grant, Fairy/Frog Gardens; and Movie, Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
Week 4-June 26-July 1: Drop-In, Cow Puppet
BAM! Friday, June 30 at 9:30 AM: Book, "Clarabelle," by Cris Peterson; Activity is making butter with Kendra Thewis; and Movie, Charlotte's Web
Week 5-July 3-8: Drop-In, Firework Art
Week 6-July 10-15: Drop-In, Dragonflies
BAM! Friday, July 14 at 9:30 AM: Book, Purple, Green and Yellow by Robert Munsch; Activity sponsored by a Thrivent Grant, Wiggle Bots; and Movie, WALL-E
Week 7-July 17-22: Drop-In, Corner Creature Book Marks
Week 8-July 24-29: Drop-In, Decoupage or Paint Rocks
Awards Program will be held on Friday, July 28 at 9:30 AM
Library's Open Hours
The Library's Open Hours are: Monday-Thursday, 10 AM-6 PM, Friday & Saturday 9 AM-Noon