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  • Teens, join us Wednesday, June 8 at 5:30pm for the ultimate smoothie championship! Compete with your peers to come up with the best fruit smoothie recipe. Then play the original Fruit Ninja video game while you're waiting for the judges' verdicts.

    By Liz O.

  • Summer Cinema: Shaun the Sheep (2015 Lions Gate Films, Inc., Rated PG) (Families) Tuesday, June 7 6:00pm-7:30pm Cardinal Room In this delightful family film, a sheep takes the day off to have some fun and gets more than he anticipated when a mix up with a farmer, a caravan and a steep hill leads to ...

    By Staci T.

  • Get ready for our sports-themed Summer Reading Program with one of these books. And don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading starting June 1! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Booked by Kwame Alexander In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel The Crossover, soccer, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Nursery Rhyme Olympics (6-12 years) Monday, June 6 2:30pm-3:30pm Cardinal Room Participate in some fun nursery-rhyme-related races and relays. Examples are the Mother Goose Waddle Race and the Simple Simon Pie Plate Balancing activity. A snack will be provided.

    By Staci T.

  • Join us for free snacks and a different teen movie every Monday this summer from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. We're starting the summer with Avengers: Age of Ultron on June 6. When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to ...

    By Liz O.

  • APL's annual Summer Reading Program will kick off with a field day in the 12th Street parking lot of the Main Library on Saturday, June 4 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. This all-ages event will feature outdoor games and races, a Cornhole tournament, and a sidewalk chalk drawing contest. A prize will be given to ...

    By Liz O