Dragons Are Too Seldom, but they are almost here…

While today is all about One Book South Dakota, we are still busy putting the pieces together for tomorrow’s arrival of Dragons Are Too Seldom Puppet productions. Bring your kiddos and friends to either of the fun performances scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 am, in the Kozak Community Room.

ALSO – don’t miss the exciting opportunity to build your own puppets! School-aged children are encouraged to attend the puppet-making workshop on Tuesday afternoon, 3:30-5 pm!

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Storytime & Afterschool Programming Returns

Storytimes and afterschool clubs return this week! We know you all have been anxiously awaiting their start, and we are so happy to welcome you back. Be sure to let your favorite schoolkid know that this week we’ll start with STEAM Tuesday tomorrow at 3:30 pm (VEX & LEGO Robotics) and LEGO club on Thursday at 3:30 pm.

Art Storytime (4 & up):
Mondays: 5:30
Tuesdays: 11 am
Saturdays: 10:15 am

Movement Storytime (birth – 3):
Tuesdays: 10:15 am
Saturdays: 11:15 am

Homework Helpers! – Every Tues & Thurs; 3:30-4:30 pm

LEGO Club – 1st & 3rd Thursday; 3:30-5 pm
Art Club – 2nd Thursdays; 3:30-5 pm
Code Club – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays; 3:30-5 pm
Robotics Club – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays; 3:30

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Picture This Workshop series returns this Saturday

Artists, crafters, tinkerers and creative-minded folks are encouraged to register for our free mixed media workshop with innovative artist Patti Roberts Pizzuto! This hands-on visual arts workshop, Drawn to Stitch, will expose participants to wide variety of techniques of working with mixed media on paper, including hand drawing, stitching, using wax, and much, much more.
Patti has lived in South Dakota since 2005 when she and her husband relocated from Florida. They currently have a home and studios on the banks of the Missouri River in Burbank. In addition to showing in exhibitions, Patti maintains an online shop, MissouriBendStudio, on Etsy and a website at www.robertspizzuto.com. Her work has been seen in exhibitions across the country and has been featured in The Briar Cliff Review, FiberArts, Somerset Sew and Somerset Studio, as well as recent books 500 Paper Objects and The Mixed Media Artist.

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Most materials will be provided, but registration is required, and space will be limited to 15 participants.
Call or stop by the Circulation Desk to register, or for more information.
The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library is located at 18 Church Street in Vermillion. For more information call the Library at 605-677-7060.

Fall Children’s Programming is Right Around the Corner!

FALL AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMMING, 2015

An exciting new season of After School Programs begins the week of September 14th, and continues through mid-November. These programs are open to all elementary students, K-5, but are not appropriate for preschoolers. Snacks included!

LEGO Club – 1st & 3rd Thursday; 3:30-5 pm, Kozak Community Room

Art Club – 2nd Thursdays; 3:30-5 pm, Kozak Community Room

Code Club – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays; 3:30-5 pm, Kozak Community Room and Tech Center

Robotics Club – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays; 3:30, Kozak Community Room

Homework Helpers – Tuesdays and Thursdays; 3:30-4:30 in the South Dakota Room

Find out more about children’s programming, and available resources for kids by clicking on http://vermillionpubliclibrary.org/kids/.

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Instant Streaming of Independent Films

Have you checked out IndieFlix? It’s easy to use, filled with fantastic films, and it’s free!

Just visit the library’s website to get started:

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1. Click on ‘Resources’ at the top menu bar
2. Scroll down drop-down menu to click on ‘eResources
3. On this page, scroll down and click on the IndieFlix name
4. A new page will open – follow the prompts under ‘Create a New Account’ in the upper right of your screen
5. From here, browse the thousands of films available, and stream instantly!

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Only Two Weeks of SRP Left!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. After today, there are only 2 more full weeks of the 2015 Summer Reading Program. Two more entertainers (Indiana Bones on Friday, June 17th and the Zooman on Monday, July 20th), 2 more superhero movies, 2 more LEGO clubs, science clubs, coding clubs, and all the rest of it. Catch it while you can! And don’t forget to turn in your reading logs for chances at fun prizes when it’s all over.

That goes for you adult readers, too!

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