OF WeeklyClose to 900 people have registered for this year’s Summer Reading Program, Library Director Molly Scanlan wrote in this week’s O’Fallon Weekly.  It’s not too late to register, she said. Setting up your free account just takes a couple of minutes.  Adults, register yourselves first and then your children under your account as additional readers.

Molly also shared some of the upcoming events in the next few days.Super Smash

Tomorrow, Friday, June 8, 12 Noon – 4:30, teens 12-18 are invited to show off their electronic fighting skills using a favorite character in the Super Smash Bros Brawl tournament.  The winner will receive a $25 Best Buy gift certificate.

Kids 3-years and up can make and take home a craft between 9 AM and 5 PM beginning tomorrow during the Friday Crafts event that runs through July 13 as part of the Summer Reading Program.

Molly also reminded teens and adults that there is still space available in the Second Saturday Yoga class, June 9, at 10 AM.  This is free and open to all, but please register since space is limited. Molly said, “just bring your yoga mats and leave the rest to us.”

ChakrasEver notice how some people feel different to be around than others? Some are energetically balanced and calm or maybe there are expressing their creative and exciting energy.  Ever wondered what is a chakra or the aura of the body all about?

Join us Sunday, June 10th, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM for Understanding the Chakras –  a discussion on the seven primary chakras or energy centers of the body, what they affect and how to work with correspondences to help balance these centers and feel better in your body!  There will be a brief demonstration with hands-on sensing this energy and how a pendulum can be used to detecting energy imbalances.  If time allows, we’ll also a guided meditation for clearing and balancing your chakras.camp runnamucka

There’s a Mystery at Camp Runnamucka.  Someone is trying to ruin all the fun at Camp Runnamucka. Who could it be? Kids can join Oh My Gosh Josh in collecting clues at the campfire sing-a-long to solve the mystery and save everyone’s good time, Tuesday, June 12 at 10:30 AM.

The Children’s Department will also host a Teddy Bear Picnic Wednesday, June 13, at .10:30 AM.  Bring your favorite Teddy Bear friend and blanket and enjoy stories, songs, and a snack (juice boxes, fruit, and Teddy Grahams).  This event is part of our Summer Reading Program.

Molly reminds patrons to check our calendar for the many other programs and events we have scheduled.  There’s something for all ages.  She said, “Beat the heat and stop by the Library!”

As always, check out the next “Library News & Notes” each Wednesday in the O’Fallon Weekly.

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