Summer at the Elizabeth Taber Library kicks off June 14.
Tales and Tails summer reading program! Sign up at the Elizabeth Taber Library to receive a Reading Buddy Kit that comes with a reading log and a surprise mini zoo animal reading buddy. Sign up begins June 14.
Play with our rotating collection of lawn games every day on the library lawn, starting at 10:00 am on June 14: Disc golf, bag toss, Kan Jam, oversized board games, giant Legos, obstacle courses, and much more. Free coffee and juice in the reading circle on Friday mornings from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 26 & July 17, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: A visit from the artMobile! The New Bedford Art Museum’s artMobile will arrive at the library with art projects inspired by the Ruth E. Carter exhibit “Uncommon Threads.” Explore fashion and costume design with the artMobile crew. This is a drop-in event at the library for all ages.
June 28, 2:00 pm at the Marion Bandstand: Rockabye Beats Interactive Children’s Concert. Join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff event! Performers from Rockabye Beats mix singing, dancing, a celebration of musical instruments, and a healthy dose of silliness for a unique concert experience! Grab your own rhythm instrument and jam along! This event is sponsored by the Marion Cultural Council.
July 8, 1:00 pm: A visit from the Pine Meadows Children Zoo! The Pine Meadows Alpaca Farm is visiting the library with their animal friends; meet alpacas, goats, bearded dragon, tortoises, chinchilla, rabbits and more! Event will take place at the library.
July 13, 6:30 pm: Mandala workshop with author and artist Dannie Engwert. The author of “Good Grief” celebrates joy through art. Design your own found object mandalas and take home a photographic keepsake of your creations. This is an outdoor program at the library for teens and adults.
July 20, 1:00 pm: Flying High Dogs. Mike Piazza and his performing border collies visit the library for a high-flying frisbee spectacular! The Flying High Frisbee dog show is interactive, dynamic, and fun – guaranteed to entertain and thrill crowds of all ages! Event held outdoors at the library.
More activities to be announced throughout the summer; Check out our website and Facebook page for updates.
The Elizabeth Taber Library is conducting a community survey as part of our long-range strategic planning. We need your input to help us make decisions about future programs, services, and policies. Take the Elizabeth Taber Library Planning Survey online to be entered to win a $20 gift card. Print surveys are available at the Library, COA, and at the Marion Arts center.
To take the survey visit forms.gle/4QRKiG3Zf7LLkfiU9 or visit www.ElizabethTaberLibrary.org. For questions or comments please email ETLibrarysurvey@gmail.com or call the library at 508-748-1252.