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7 May 2019
For more information, contact Kay McAdam, 269.423.4771, ext. 4108
VBDL OFFERS ‘A UNIVERSE OF STORIES’ THIS SUMMER
DECATUR, MICHIGAN – – – – – Van Buren District Library promises a cosmic collection of events and activities during its annual summer reading program, May 28 through August 17.
This year’s theme, “A Universe of Stories,” explores out of this world subjects such as the solar system, astronauts, rockets, aliens and more.
Summer highlights include the portable planetarium from the Curious Kids’ Museum, June 19, at VBDL Antwerp Sunshine Branch, Mattawan; MSUE’s “Rockets to the Rescue,” June 27, in Covert, and June 28, in Bangor; and Mr. Jim’s Magic Space Camp, August 7, in Bloomingdale. VBDL Lawrence Community Branch presents Joel Tacey’s “Space Magic,” July 30, Gobles hosts an Alien Canvas painting party, July 18, and Webster Memorial, Decatur, celebrates Apollo 11 with Kalamazoo Air Zoo’s “Fly Me to the Moon,” June 21.
VBDL has extended the annual reading program from eight weeks to twelve; however, children will continue to register for groups that correspond with the grade they enter in the fall. Contact the nearest VBDL location for information on teen and adult reading groups, goals and events.
A Universe of Stories is free and open to the public. For more information phone 269.423.4771, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the library at 200, North Phelps Street, Decatur. Van Buren District Library is headquartered in Decatur with branches in Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert, Gobles, Lawrence and Mattawan.