Library Happenings

Bicycle Touring Theatre Coming Soon

The Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre is a troupe that creates original plays and tours them by bicycle.  They are devising a new show in Montana and touring it by bicycle on a six-week, 1,260 mile journey through the state.  We are very fortunate to be one of the ten stops the troupe is making on their performance tour across Montana.

The Agile Rascals will be offering two free workshops. The Bicycle Maintenance & Touring Workshop will be held at the Book Station at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 10.  Stop by and meet The Rascals. Bring your bike to repair, learn road-side repairs and ask questions about bike touring. All ages welcome.  

The Theatre Workshop for 7-12 year old kiddos is set for Tuesday, July 11 at 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the library. Play fun theatre games and learn about behind-the-scenes of theatre from the country’s only bicycle touring theatre troupe.

The original play performance is Tuesday, July 11 at 7 p.m. at the Book Station. Free show. Bring a chair or blanket.

 

Summer Reading ‘Build A Better World’

 The Summer Reading Program is underway. Get involved and indulge your love of reading and life-long learning this summer at your Lewistown Public Library. Children and adult programming available during the eight week program. Sign up anytime during the summer at the library front desk to participate.   

 

Story Time Schedule

Friday Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. on a weekly basis through Aug. 4. The preschool group (3-6 years) meets downstairs and babies/toddlers gather upstairs. A second story time is added this summer for babies and toddlers – 6 year old kiddos on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Saturday Story Time meets downstairs on weekly basis for stories and a craft through Aug. 5.   

Please note: Friday and Saturday story times will cover the same material and activities so feel free to attend either.

 

Board of Directors

The Lewistown Public Library Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, July 13 at 2 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Friends of the Library 

The FOL quarterly meeting is at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26 in the library upstairs meeting room.  Meetings are open to the public. 

 

Book Station News

Gently used books will be on sale at the Book Station on Saturday, Aug. 5. The Friends of the Library are happily open for the Book Sale from 9 – 2 p.m.

 

Micro-review by KellyAnne Terry, Library director

 

The Outrun by Amy Liptrot

A memoir about the return to Amy Liptrot’s childhood Orkney Islands after rehab becomes a reckoning with the nature, memories, history and future that holds her to the place. An insightful account of regaining control and finding wonder on a windswept island in the North Sea, “The Outrun” sends us on a journey of hope, discovery of place and living life through thoughtful, lyrical prose.

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