Sylvia Word McCollough Summer Reading Program – Register for the Tails & Tales Summer Reading Challenge online at the Beanstack website or use the Beanstack Tracker app. Readers of all ages can earn electronic badges and tickets for prize drawings that include gift cards and KiwiCo bundled crates.
Special Summer Performers on Facebook – Join Lew-E the Clown, Freedom Ranch Wildlife Center, Animal Tales, ventriloquist Marc Griffith, The Science Guy, magician Tommy Johns, Sharks & Rays from the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama Animals with the AL Dept of Archives & History, Callaway Gardens Butterfly Tour and a Virtual Tour of the Tuskegee Airmen Museum. Click here for all the details. Click here for all the details.
Movies on the Library Lawn – Join us on the Bradshaw Library lawn on June 18 for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” Rated PG and on July 9 for “Jungle Book” (2016 version) Rated PG. Movies will begin at 7 p.m. (EDT). Concessions will be available. Everyone is welcome to bring dinner or snacks. Please bring your own chairs or blankets.
Online Juneteenth Challenge – Join us in celebrating Juneteenth by registering for the Juneteenth Challenge on Beanstack. Complete one or all of the activities below to earn online badges and five tickets for gift cards and prize drawings for every activity completed. Challenges may be completed in any order. If you complete all the activities, you will earn a completion badge and 10 additional tickets. The deadline to complete the activities is July 25. Click here for all the details
History Unboxed is a self-paced program that allows you to engage with local history through fun activities beginning June 14. If you turn in your completed activity book to the library by July 23 a t-shirt from the World War II Museum in New Orleans will be ordered for you! Students between the ages of 8-16 are invited to participate. Click here for all the details.
Online History Club – Time travel to the 1940s and learn about what life was like in the Valley area during World War II. Register for History Club on Beanstack to earn badges and tickets for prize drawings. Click here for all the details.
Sunny with a Side of Science – Join us each Thursday on the library lawn beginning on June 3 at 10:30 a.m. EDT at Bradshaw Library and at 1 p.m. CDT at the LaFayette Library for a fun STEM activity. Families will receive activity kits while supplies last. Click here for all the details.
National Donut Day Giveaway | June 4 – Celebrate National Donut Day!! Stop by to get a free to-go doughnut and a copy of Arnie, the Doughnut (one per family while supplies last). Must be present to receive a donut and a book. Bradshaw Library, 8 – 9:30 am EDT Drive thru the library parking lot, LaFayette Library 12 – 1 pm CDT Drop-inside.
Online Family Fun Challenge – Take on the challenge of several fun activities with your family. Register for the Family Fun Challenge on Beanstack to earn badges and tickets for prize drawings. Click here for all the details.
Online Story & Craft Challenge – Watch a story online and then create a craft to go along with the story. Register for the Story & Craft Challenge on Beanstack to earn badges and tickets for prize drawings. Click here for all the details.