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Teen SRP: Epic Cosplay Day

Thursday, July 30th at 2:00 pm.

We'll have different stations to make some simple DIY props to inspire and incorporate into your own cosplay ideas.

Kids SRP: Superhero Training Camp

Superhero Training Camp: Tuesday, June 28th @ 2:00 pm

Come back in all your gear for a Superhero Training Camp. Navigate a "laser" maze, crush rocks with your super strength, test your shooting abilities on targets, and even more super-fun games and activities!

Keep tracking your reading and redeeming your reading logs for prizes! All reading logs will be due by August 1st at 5:00 pm to earn an invitation to the carnival on the 2nd.

Writing With Author Marie Senter




Writing Your Own Childhood Adventure with Marie Senter

Join Marie Senter, the real Mary Clare, star of Senter’s Trestle Over No Name Creek mystery series for children, as she speaks about using one’s childhood adventures and memories to create lasting stories for younger generations.

A small-town Iowa kid, Senter now lives in San Antonio, Texas, and uses her experiences from her life as a nurse, teacher, and now speaker to encourage people to write their own stories. 

Hear about Mary Clare’s escapades with the rest of the Meanderthaller gang, and discover the roots of your own childhood within their journeys. Find out how you can turn your own stories into engaging books for children or adults. Come on down to the soda shop and join the fun! 

July 28th at 6:30 pm

Fandom Club


Fans of TV Books, movies, video games and more are invited to join us once a month to get crafty and talk about your favorite fandoms.
Saturday, July 25th at 12:00 pm

Anime & Japanese Culture Club

SPL has Fan Clubs for All Ages!
The Anime & Japnese Culture Club is an open club for fans of anime, manga, Janpanese video games, and Japnese culture.
Weekly on Saturdays @ 10:00 am

Teen SRP: An Afternoon of Awesome

An Afternoon of Awesome!
Nerdfighters are invited to come celebrate the release of Paper Towns, the movie based on the hit novel by John Green. We'll dive into John Green trivia, watch some of his best Vlog Brothers videos, and make crafts that immortalize his novels. Okay? Okay.

Code Club

The next Code Club Meeting is Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:30 am.

Kids SRP: DIY Superhero Capes


On the 21st we will be creating our superheroes' capes and shields. Join us to continue YOUR superhero adventure on Tuesday, July 21st at 2:00 pm!

Movie Night

Join us for our free monthly movie night for adults!

The Longest Ride
July 20th at 7:00 pm 
A popular novel by Nicholas Sparks and starring Clint Eastwood's son, Scott Eastwood, The Longest Ride centers on a star-crossed love affair between a bull rider and an artist. As always the movie and treats are free! To reserve a seat call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk.

Baby Storytime

Baby Storytime Takes Place Every Monday Night @ 6:30 PM!

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club's Next Meeting is Monday, July 20th, at 2:00 pm!

Teen SRP: Interactive Movie

I am Groot...

Teen Interactive Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
Enjoy this superhero movie in a way like never before. Watch as a group of intergalactic ciminals work to save the universe. You'll take part in the action with props, sound effects, and a whole lot of fun. This won't be your typical movie expereince. July 16th at 2:00 pm.

Tween Book Club

Tween Book Club meets this Wednesday, July 15th, at 2:00 pm.

Kids SRP: DIY Superhero Masks/Identities

Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 pm. We'll decorate masks and come up with our super and secret identities!

Baby Storytime

Baby Storytime takes place every Monday night at 6:30 pm.

AJCC: Tanabata Festival

Tanabate Festival: Saturday, July 11th at 10:00 am!

Teen SRP: Oops! I Arted

Superhero Cityscape


Anyone can paint! This follow-the-instructor style painting class is designed to help you create a comic book cityscape-inspired canvas painting. Registration is required. July 9th at 2:00 pm.
 

Code Club

REMINDER: The next Code Club Meeting is at 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 8th!

Adult Programming In July



It’s been a great June at Spencer Public Library and we are looking forward to a fun July.  There is still time to sign-up for the Adult Summer Reading Program, Escape the Ordinary.  Anytime you read a book, attend an Adult Program, and/or write a book review, you get a chance to win fabulous prizes.
We will be reading Dashiell Hammett’s classic book, “The Maltese Falcon”. This 1929 detective story was originally serialized in the magazine, The Black Mask. The main character, Sam Spade, the iconic hardnosed private detective, set the standard by which all future detective fiction would be judged. Read the book, and then watch the movie in August. Sign-up at the front desk to reserve your copy today!
Join us on July 6, for a family friendly program. The DIY Club is back making paracord bracelets, drawing pictures, and writing letters to our troops. All items made will be sent to the Non-profit organization, Operation Gratitude, who will then send everything in a care package to U.S. troops. This is a great way to show your appreciation to the men and women in our armed services and for High School students to get a service hour!
Escape the Ordinary and come to the Spencer Public Library’s Wii Bowling Night! Food, fun and a little friendly competition make for a great night. Special team bowling shirts will be given to all who enter so sign-up today!
Adults will be watching the Romance movie, “The Longest Ride”.  A popular novel by Nicholas Sparks and starring Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott Eastwood, “The Longest Ride” centers on a star-crossed love affair between a Bull Rider and an Artist.   As always the movie and treats are free! To reserve a seat call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk.
Sadly, at the end of July we will be saying goodbye to the Adult Summer Reading Program. But, before we say farewell, those who finished the program (read three books) will have a great time at the final Murder Mystery Party on July 31. So, put on your detective hat and search the library for clues to discover who the murderer is. Door prizes and snacks available! Remember to return all prize entry slips, turn-in all book reviews, and RSVP for the party by July 29 before 5:00 PM. We will have the final prize drawing for the Kindle Fire at the Murder Mystery Party, but you do not need to attend to win.

Code Club

Just a reminder for our junior coders: the next Code Club Meeting is today, July 1st at 10:30 am!