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7 May 2018
For more information, contact Kay McAdam, 269.423.4771, ext 4108
VBDL SET TO ROCK DURING SUMMER READING
DECATUR, MICHIGAN – – – -Van Buren District Library is ready for the hazy, crazy days of its 2018 summer reading program, Libraries Rock! This year’s music inspired event begins Monday, June 11, and runs for eight weeks at all VBDL locations.
While the program focuses mainly on books and reading, each branch is embracing the theme by offering a variety of music activities. The Antwerp Sunshine Branch, Mattawan, kicks-off summer reading with The Music of Star Wars presented by Aaron Krerowicz, on Monday, June 11, 6:30 pm. The multi-media presentation showcases music from eight Star Wars films.
Readers in Bangor are invited to make simple instruments and march with library staff in the 4thof July parade, while Bloomingdale patrons can make Mando Harps and cereal box guitars. The Covert Branch welcomes singer-songwriter Grayson Barton in July and Lawrence presents Flamenco guitarist Gladius during a community picnic.
The Decatur High School Marching Band takes a break from band camp, Wednesday, July 25, 1:00 pm, for a visit to Webster Memorial Library. The band will play a variety of songs and introduce their instruments to the summer readers.
Complete program information and brochures are available at each VBDL locations and online at VBDL.org. For more information, visit the closest branch or phone 269.423.4771, ext. 4108.
Van Buren District Library is headquartered in Decatur with branches in Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert, Gobles, Lawrence and Mattawan.