Madison County Libraries Host “One World, Many Stories”Jun 14th, 2011 | By Staff | Category: Community News, Education
By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
During the month of June, the three public libraries in Madison County, Greenville, Madison and Lee, will be hosting “One World, Many Stories.” This event is being held to help students explore the world through their local library. The library will use books, stories, music, puppets, creative skits and even special guests to help inform students about the world.
Madison and Greenville will have their “One World, Many Stories,” event on June 14. Madison’s will be from 10-11 a.m. and Greenville’s will be from 2-3 p.m. Lee will have their event on June 17 from 10-11 a.m. All students are invited to attend, but for groups of 10 or more, please call your library to check space availability.
The libraries are also hosting other events each week throughout the summer that everyone is invited to attend.
Greenville, Lee and Madison host, “You Are Here! Teens.” This is a program especially designed for teenagers. On Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m., Madison hosts the program. On Mondays from 2-3 p.m., Lee hosts this program, and on Wednesday’s from 2-3 p.m., Greenville hosts the program.
All three libraries also host “Fun Days.” This is a program for all ages and includes arts and crafts, movies, games and other activities designed to entertain, educate and excite children of all ages. Madison hosts this program on Wednesdays from 3-3:30 p.m.; Lee hosts the program on Fridays from 3-4:30 p.m.; Greenville hosts the program on Fridays from 3-4 p.m.
Madison hosts “Preschool Story Time” on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This program is designed especially for preschool students. Those who attend will travel the world with books, stories, puppets, crafts and other exciting activities.
Greenville and Madison are both hosting “Movies @ the Library” during the summer. This is a chance to bring the entire family to the library to enjoy some family friendly movies. You can contact the library for which titles will be playing that week. Madison hosts their movie night on Thursdays from 2-3:30 p.m.; Greenville hosts theirs on Wednesdays from 2-3:30 p.m.
The Lee Library also hosts “Game Days” on Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m. This is a chance for those students who attend to play board games and many other games. Students will also be taught how to make their own games to play.
For more information on these classes feel free to contact your local library. Madison’s Public Library can be reached at 973-6814, Lee Public Library’s phone number is 971-5665 and Greenville Public Library can be reached at 948-2529.