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Thursday, July 28, 2016

2016 Summer Reading Sponsors
Please join us in giving the following businesses, organizations and community members a well-deserved high five for their generosity and support of Read For the Win at Forsyth Public Library.

  • Bloomington Thunder Hockey
  • Book World
  • Brown’s Trucks & Accessories
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
  • Burger King
  • Cheddar’s Casual Café 
  • Connie’s Country Greenhouse
  • Culver’s
  • Dairy Queen
  • Decatur Park District
  • Garden Club of Decatur
  • Gary Birschbach, McDonald’s
  • Golden Glaze Donuts
  • J.D. Webb
  • Krekel’s Kustard
  • Larry Reed, village trustee
  • Macon Speedway
  • Maroa-Forsyth High School Agriculture Department
  • Monical’s Pizza
  • Normal Corn Belters Baseball
  • Panda Express
  • Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza
  • Richland Community College
  • St. Louis Cardinals Baseball
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Wal-Mart
  • WXFM-WDKR Radio

Family LEGO Day
We love LEGOs! Do you? Join us Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and have fun bringing your imagination to life with LEGOs! No registration is necessary, so drop on by!

Story Time Resumes!
Story Time is moving to a NEW day! Join Miss Sandi and Miss Lisa at 10 a.m. every FRIDAY morning starting in September for books, songs, crafts and more! Story Time is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. No registration required.

Adult Coloring Party
Connect with your inner child as you color your cares away on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 10-11:30 a.m.! The library will provide everything you need to create your masterpiece, though you are welcome to bring your own materials as well. Join us for this relaxing activity, and add a little color to your life!

Crazy 8s Math Club
The Crazy 8s Math Club will return with ALL NEW activities beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6. Kids in grades 3 to 5 are encouraged to sign up for this math club that meets from 4-5 p.m. every Tuesday for eight weeks. Our spring session featured fun math games such as Bouncy Dice Explosion and Toilet Paper Olympics. Who knows what cool math experiences will be in store for you this fall?!!?

End of Summer Library Bucket List
Check out these great library resources and check one more thing off your summer bucket list!

  • Try the Forsyth disc golf course: The library has a lending collection of disc golf equipment kits. Each kit has everything you’ll need to get started.
  • Have a movie night: Stop in and check out our extensive DVD collection for your next movie night! From feature films to kids’ shows and everything in between, the library has everything you’ll need for a great movie night — except the popcorn!
  • Take a weekend trip: Our travel guides will point you toward the best attractions for your next weekend getaway!
  • Or take a stay-cation: Come on in and check out something from our nonfiction collection. From gardening to cooking, home improvement to history, there’s something for everyone!
  • Get a head start on academic testing: Students! We carry study materials for popular academic tests such as the SAT, ACT, GRE and more! Find the school that is right for you; search for scholarships and prepare for exams using the Testing & Education Reference Center database (valid library card required) on our website.

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