Summer Newsletter 2024

# Summer Reading Kickoff MAY 31 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM West Lafayette Branch Library – Reading Shelter Register for Summer Reading and enjoy activities, games, and snacks as we kick off the 2024 Summer Reading Program, “Adventure Begins at Your Library.” Summer Reading Program MAY 30 – JULY 27 Sign up for the Summer Reading Program at the library or on the Beanstack app! Featured Art Exhibit An art exhibit is featured monthly at the West Lafayette Branch by area artists. Stop by the Branch Library during regular hours to view the exhibit. JUNE ARTIST: Vivian Kay Mosley JULY ARTIST: Javyn Gress AUGUST ARTIST: Esther Marie Versch Adventures in Creativity JUNE 3 – JULY 22 EVERY MONDAY | 1 PM – 2 PM West Lafayette Branch Library – Reading Shelter Children ages 0-12 are invited to create a new art project each Monday at the Branch Library. Lapsit JUNE 4 – JULY 23 TUESDAYS | 10 AM – 10:30 AM West Lafayette Branch Library From the comfort of caregivers’ laps, babies and toddlers can develop early literacy skills at the library. Storytimes include music, rhyming, movement, songs, and stories. Preschool Storytime JUNE 4 – JULY 23 TUESDAYS | 11 AM – 11:30 AM West Lafayette Branch Library Each week of Storytime will have a theme and preschoolers can work on developing early literacy skills by reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing at the library. Tween & Teen Time @ the Branch THIRD THURSDAYS | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM West Lafayette Branch Library Join us on the third Thursday of each month at the Branch Library for a special activity or craft. JUNE 20: Dreamcatchers | 5-6 PM JULY 18: Bubble Art | 5-6 PM AUG. 15: Decorate a Notebook | 5-6 PM Coffee Chat for Readers JULY 3 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM West Lafayette Branch Library This bi-monthly Reader’s Advisory program features new and best- selling fiction books. Hot coffee, tea, and light refreshments are provided. Storytimes at Burt Park JULY 8 | 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM JULY 27 | 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM AUGUST 19 | 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Burt Park, West Lafayette Join the library for three special storytimes at Burt Park this summer. Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. The July 27th Storytime will be held during the West Lafayette Homecoming and hosted by special guest reader, Andrea Smith, Branch Manager. Come early to register for the homecoming Pet Parade, stay and relax, and listen to some great adventures! WEST LAFAYETTE BRANCH Programs in blue require registration. Sign up at or by calling 740-622-0956.