Summer library program starts June 10

Space travel is theme for children’s activities being offered in Saukville
Ozaukee Press Staff

The Oscar Grady Library in Saukville has announced its summer schedule of activities, often featuring a space travel theme on the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon.

Registration starts June 10 with programing running through Aug. 1.

Children’s summer story times include:

• “Stuffed Animal Sleep Over,” from 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 13, and Friday, June 14. Children and their families can bring a stuffed animal for story time. The child’s stuffed friend will stay for a sleep over. They can come back Friday to pick up their friend and watch a slide show of all the fun they had. Registration is not required. 

• “Universal Story Time,” for all ages, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., on Tuesdays, June 18 through July 30. The event is free, but registration is encouraged.

• “Night Light Story Time,” from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31. Children can come dressed in their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal. Free, but registration is encouraged.

Movies featuring an outer space theme will be shown as part of the Mission: Movie Mondays series that begins at  2 p.m. Those attending may bring a snack. Movies to be shown in the library community room include:

• “Lilo and Stitch,” June 17.

• “Home,” June 24.

• “Chicken Little,” July 1.

• “Muppets from Space,” July 8.

• “Monsters vs. Aliens,” July 15.

• “Space Buddies,” July 22.

• “WALL-E,” July 29.

Other special events include:

• Summer Library Lego Club, from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesdays, June 19 and July 17.  A theme is presented, followed by a time to build. Legos are provided. Open to kids of all ages. 

• “Improv with Kidsplay Mission in Space," from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 21. Two astronauts are preparing for the first double solo flight to the moon.  They just need to finish their final flight checks, with a little help from the audience.  

• “The Magic of Isaiah: Rocket into Reading,” from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, June 28. Magician Isaiah Foster presents a space-themed show for all ages.

• “Living and Working in Space: No Shoes, No Shower, No Problem,” from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, July 12. Brian Ewenson, an aerospace educator in Canada’s and NASA’s space programs, will discuss what skills it takes to live and work in space.                                                Real space artifacts will be displayed. All ages welcome. 

• “Bug in a Rug Children’s Theater, Wanted: Fairy Godmother,” from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, July 19. An interactive, original musical about two promising fairies vying to be the new fairy godmother and who learn that sometimes the best way to help a friend isn’t with magic. No registration required.

• “Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals,” from 11 a.m. to noon and 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 26. See, touch and learn about a variety of creatures.

• “Summer Reading Party: Recess Jams,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 26. Children are encouraged to get up and move with great music and fun dance activities.

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