Summer fun at Arcanum Library


ARCANUM — Registration is underway for the Summer Reading Program at the Arcanum Public Library. Come in to register for a summer full of reading, programs, and activities.

Children and adults can participate for prizes and take part in the fun. On Mondays, there will be StoryTime for children up through preschool age with a 10 a.m. session followed by a session at 11 a.m. Be prepared for stories, singing and more. Tuesdays will be for school-age kids to come from 10-noon for fun and games and crafts. On Wednesdays, the library will be showing a double feature. The first movie will start at 11 a.m., and the next at 2:30 p.m. Popcorn will be served at both. Most Thursdays are reserved for special activities. All of this is in addition to reading for prizes.

“Come in to register and take home a calendar so you don’t miss a thing,” said library officials.

The kick-off event this summer will be on June 17 at 10 a.m. “Poof Daddy” will be here for his comedy magic show.There will also be a morning of fun, magic and laughs. All ages will enjoy his show.

“We are also offering beginning crochet classes here at the library,” said a spokesperson. “The first session will be on June 23 at 6:30 p.m. This class will cover the basics, and get you crocheting even if you have never picked up a hook before. Please bring some yarn and a crochet hook. The recommended size for beginners is 5, 5 1/2, or 6mm (also called H, I, or J).”

Those having questions may call the library at 937-692-8484 or visit the website at or look on Facebook.

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