Library has puppets, art, tales this summer
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Quick Description: Attached to the south end of the City of Brewster Fire & Rescue Building is the Brewster Public Library.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 2/8/2019 4:52:36 PM
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Standing at 108 South 3rd Street, the Brewster Public Library is a member of the North Central Regional Library. In order to provide summertime entertainment for the young ones of Brewster, the library sponsors an annual Summer Reading program at the Brewster Public Library. The program features feature stories, crafts, activities and special events through the summer. There's even a swim party in August. A news article on the 2012 edition of the program can be read further below.

Some of the facilities listed as available at the library include a 24-hour Book Return, Public Restroom, an Covered Outdoor Area, Photocopier, Printer, Public Computers, Free Wireless Internet and Games & Children's Toys. As a member of the North Central Regional Library (NCRL), the Brewster Public Library provides access to over 700,000 books distributed among 30 branch libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, and Okanogan counties. The library offers an online catalog and a Mail Order Library, which was the first in the nation and is one of the few remaining.

The North Central Regional Library was established in 1960 and now serves over 250,000 residents. The library hosts a Friends of the Library group, storytimes for both school and preschool children, a Brown Bag Book Club, an Adult Coloring Night and even has Makerspaces for various ages from 8 years to adults.

Library has puppets, art, tales this summer
Jennifer Marshall Best | Thu, 06/21/2012
BREWSTER - Last week marked the start of the annual Summer Reading program at the Brewster Public Library.

"The theme this year is 'Dream Big,'" Librarian Judy Johnston wrote in an e-mail. "We will feature stories, crafts, activities and special events around the idea of dreams, wishes, hopes and aspirations; also, we will have some fun things relating to sleeptime dreaming and nighttime creatures."

The program is held every Wednesday and Thursday through Aug. 15, with the exception of July 4. Kids are welcome to participate in games, arts or crafts at 3 p.m. every Thursday.

Storytime is featured at the library at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays, sometimes presented by guest speakers like Deb McVay and Naomi Baltuck. On other occasions, like next week, a puppet show is held. A raptor show is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, and an Okanogan County Public Utility District presentation called "Anatomy of a Power Pole" will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13.

A swim party, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, will wrap up the season at 5 p.m. Aug. 8. The Hermanos del Arte Masonic Lodge of Brewster will award two bicycles to avid readers, and Johnston herself will have a surprise gift.

"Children enter the drawing all summer with each hour they read giving them one entry," Johnston wrote. Another drawing is held weekly at the library for even more prizes.

A complete calendar of summer events can be viewed at the library. For more information, call 689-4046.
From the Quad City Herald

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Type of publication: Newspaper

When was the article reported?: 6/21/2012

Publication: Quad City Herald

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News Category: Entertainment

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