Summer programs return to Dalton Branch

DALTON  Summer programs have returned to the Dalton Branch, 127 S Church St.

Family Outdoor Story Time
9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Mondays, June 21, 28; July 12, 19
Story time will be held outside at the library with social distancing in place. Parents will need to stay with children. Every non-vaccinated patron over the age of 10 will be required to wear masks. Come and listen to stories and songs each week. Crafts will be take-home. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs. Due to limited space, please sign up for one session or other. In case of rain, story times will be rescheduled for Wednesday of that week. Registration required.

Leap into Science – Light and Shadow
1 p.m. Thursday, June 24
Discover how light creates and affects shadows by listening to a story then constructing structures from blocks to determine how light alters their shadow.
Finally, recreate shapes from a shadow picture. Every non-vaccinated patron over the age of 10 will be required to wear masks. Social distancing will be in place. Rain date Friday, June 25 at 1 p.m. Registration required.

Take-it Make-it
Come in at any time during library hours to get a craft to take home and make – while supplies last.
* Tuesday, June 1:
Baby Dragon
* Monday, June 14:
Coloring poster
* Monday, June 28:
Decorate a star ornament

Grab and Go Science
Come in to get a kit to take home all month or while supplies last.
June – Paper Plate Maze

Chalk the Walk Week: June 7-12
The library’s sidewalks are your canvas. Come transform them into a masterpiece with sidewalk chalk. Stop by the circulation desk to get your chalk and assigned space. We will provide the chalk, or you can bring your own. Social distancing guidelines and masks apply.

Break-in bags
June, July, August
You’ve heard of escape rooms. Now get ready for Break-In Bags! Test your cleverness and ingenuity. Can you decode the answers to get to the goodies inside your bag? Available for ages 10-18 while supplies last.

Weekly Challenges
June 1-July 31
Stop by the library to pickup nine weekly challenges to be performed at home. Email pictures of your finished challenges to be posted to Facebook or our website.

Scavenger Hunts
June 1-July 31
Do you miss the weekly scavenger hunts at the Dalton Library? Stop to get take home sheets to find items around the house and town. Return form for your sticker.

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