Information from your local library

Library closed Saturday, July 4

There is no movie night on Friday, July 3.  The library will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Wee Read Heroes Storytime on Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 1-5 are invited to join Ms. Kathy for the second of six Wee Read Heroes Storytimes.  This week the group will be looking at the Family Heroes.  Stories, activities, and a craft are all a part of this pre-literacy program.

Every Hero for Middle Readers – Thursday, July 9 at 11 a.m.

Join Ms. Kathy at 11 a.m. for the second of six summer discovery programs.  This week is superheroes to the rescue.

Sign up for Summer Reading Program from now until July 15th

SRP officially began on Saturday, June 27.  Adults, teens, middle readers, and wee readers may register anytime before July 15.  Registration allows you to log in reading minutes, books, and challenges.  Register online from the links in the right hand column of this webpage or register at the library.  Youth ages 1 – 18 have until  August 6 to meet the library goal of 500 minutes (about 15 minutes a day).  Adults have until August 30 to meet their challenge.

Stop at the library for your package of information and challenge sheets.


Trustee Meeting Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m.

The Library Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m.  This is an open meeting and the public is encouraged to attend.

Teen Night at the Library – UnMask- Friday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Teens take over the library while it is closed to patrons.

Mrs. King’s Program, July 13 and July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Mrs. King, the B-K-W elementary librarian, will be at the Berne Public Library on Monday, July 13 and Monday, July 27 to visit with students and talk about what they are reading for the summer.  For those who cannot attend a daytime program, this evening program will fulfill the requirement on your incentive game challenge.  Join her at 6:30 p.m.

Music in the Park, Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 pm

Wood Chuck Wood is featured at the first concert of the Music in the Park series.  Head on down to the Berne Town Park, Route 443, Berne for some great music under the pavilion.  There is no admission charge.  The musicians are volunteering their time to the community so come and enjoy the tunes.  Be sure to dress for the weather.

Refreshments are available for purchase from the Friends of the Library.  Donations go toward supporting the summer reading program.