Saturday, July 31, 2010

Pizza Party!

The Summer Reading Program will be drawing to a close on Tuesday, Aug. 3rd. In celebration of all the hard work that the children performed, we will end with a pizza party. Seventy-four young people signed up this year, Depending on the age group, children were required to play educational computer games, write stories, give book reviews, make crafts, create sea serpents, find word definitions, color pictures, put puzzles together, work in the almanac, write a paragraph describing a magazine article, a newspaper article and above all else...READ, no matter how old they were. My thanks for your participation and congratulations to those who participated. Great Job Everyone!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Community Salad Night

Join us on Thursday, July 15th at 6 p.m. for the Ripley Free Library's annual Community Salad Night. Bring a large salad of any kind and share a dinner with your neighbors and friends. The children enrolled in the Summer Reading Program help to make the salads they prepare. The library provides the hot dogs. This is a great way to beat the heat and enjoy great food. See you there!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Book Drive!

Ripley Free Library begins its annual book drive on Monday,
July 12th. We are looking for slightly used books in good condition. The library will gladly accept any adult or children's fiction or non- fiction books. We cannot accept text books, Reader's Digest condensed books or encyclopedia sets. Please drop off your donations during our open hours of operation.
The book sale will begin on August 7th. For you historical buffs, we have many books that have been weeded from our collection. Let's make this the biggest sale event ever. You won't want to miss it!