There’s a TON going on at the Boulder City Library this month (February 2017), so with library staff’s help, we picked out half a dozen things happening in just the first 10 days and have provided a link to the full calendar on their website to view the rest. And we’ve highlighted two of their youth programs this month for ya, too…
SPECIAL PROGRAMS IN FEBRUARY
On Saturday, February 4th at 11am – Meet and enjoy a reading and discussion of ‘Grind’ with author Mark Maynard. This event was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and by a grant from the Nevada Humanities.
On Monday, February 6th at 3:30pm – A showing of the Disney’s ‘The BFG‘ (2016, PG Rating) — you can watch the trailer for this family film on YouTube by CLICKING HERE.
On Tuesday, February 7th at 6pm – The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will present an informational program about the dangers of cancer-causing Radon and provide FREE home testing kits – you can read more about this in our post from several weeks ago by CLICKING HERE.
On Wednesday, February 8th at 11am – The US Department of Veterans Affairs will be at the library to help veterans with their financial compensation.
On Wednesday, February 8th at 3:00pm – Join WestCare for a nationally recognized, evidence-based program called ‘Positive Action for Teens‘ that improves academics, behavior, and character.
On Friday, February 10th at 5:30pm – For our After Hours Movie, we will be showing DreamWorks’ ‘The Light Between Oceans‘ (2016, PG-13) — you can watch the trailer for this drama/romance on YouTube by CLICKING HERE.
There are many more events at the Boulder City Library in February (2017) — to view them all, please visit the full month’s calendar on the library’s website by CLICKING HERE.
The Very Ready Reading Program – This program focuses on “7 Days 7 Ways” which refers to sharing their seven daily activities. These are: Books, Sounds, Words, Rhymes, Songs, Stories, and Playtime. Through these seven activities, you can set your child up to be a successful reader.
Each child who signs up will receive a bag with information on the program, fliers for library events, and a book appropriate for their age range and all seven of these ways to build skills are incorporated into the Storytimes offered at the library. The library is able to present the Very Ready Reading Program through a grant from Boulder City Sunrise Rotary.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – This program focuses on promoting reading and bonding over books for parents/caregivers and their child. The 1,000 Books Foundation and Upstart Promotions have put together a list of suggestions for reading with young children: Have Fun, Snuggle Up, Talk About It, Stay Flexible, Be Prepared, Repeat Favorites, and Record Your Success.
When you sign up at the Boulder City Library, you will get a tracker to record each book that you read together. For every 100 books you read, you come into the library to get a prize from the treasure chest. After 1,000 books you will get a free book! Books read during Storytime count towards the total!