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DAV Service Office Available Every Monday at Lera B. Mitchell
The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Service Office will be available at the Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse on S. Green St. every third Monday from 8:00am-noon. When you come by, please bring your discharge form with you (your DD 214), not your certificate. Thanks!
Glasgow Parks & Recreation Weekly News
Summer Day Camp Registration
Registration for the Summer Day Camp program is going on now. Cost per child is $45 with a $5 discount for each additional child registered from the same household. The kids will go to the City Pool, Movies, Field Trip, Dairy Queen, guest speakers, etc. All signups must be done in person.

The sessions are as follows:
Ages: 5 - 7
Session 1: June 12 - 16
Session 2: June 19 - 23
Session 3: June 26 - 30

Ages: 8 - 10
Session 4: July 10 - 14
Session 5: July 17 - 21
Session 6: July 24 - 28

Summer Swim Lesson Registration
Signups for the Summer Swim Lessons continue. The cost is $45 per child. All signups must be done in person.

The sessions are as follows:
June 5 - 16
June 19 - 30
July 3 - 14
July 17 - 28

Adult Softball Leagues
Signups for the Adult Softball Leagues are currently underway. The leagues that are being offered are Men's & Co-ed. League play will begin the first week in June. There will be coaches meeting on Tuesday May 30 5:30 pm at the Parks & Recreation Office.

For further information on any Parks & Recreation programs, please call 651-3811 or 651-9012. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm & we are located at 309 S. Liberty St.


Barren County Community Education Classes & Programs - Summer
Acrylic Painting: Mondays, June 26-August 7 (skips July 3), 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Expand your world of acrylic painting. Venture outside your "box" and experience new excitement through your own paintbrush. Or start from the beginning and broaden your range of color and beauty. Class is for ages 13 and above. Supply list provided upon registration. Patty Hughes, instructor.

Acrylic Painting: Tuesdays, June 27-August 8 (skips July 4), 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. See description above for Monday evening. Patty Hughes, instructor.

Mystery Art Camp: Monday and Tuesday, July 10 & 11, 9:00 a.m-12:30 p.m. at Highland Elementary. Help us explore the world of art by using imagination and creativity. We will recycle, reuse, and recreate. PLUS we will mold and enjoy using clay. What can you create? Come join us and see. Lunch will be provided free by School Summer Feeding Program. Camp is for ages 8-12 years old. Patty Hughes and Makayla Cleary, instructors.

Mystery Art Camp: July 13, 9:00 a.m-12:30 p.m. at Highland Elementary. Help us explore the world of art by using imagination and creativity. We will recycle, reuse, and recreate. PLUS we will mold and enjoy using clay. What can you create? Come join us and see. Lunch will be provided free by School Summer Feeding Program. Camp is for ages 6 and 7 years old. Patty Hughes and Makayla Cleary, instructors.

Pre-registration required for all classes and programs. Call (270) 670-6908 or email marcus.kingrey@barren.kyschools.us.

Coming Up at the Library...
Wednesday, June 14
Tater-Tot Time: 10:00 AM
Caregivers and their toddlers will enjoy participating in this group. Toddlers will interact with others their age through books, songs, finger plays, games and play. Programming is based on a combination of early literacy programs including Music Together and The Very Ready Reading program. For children ages 18 to 36 months old.

Thursday, June 15
Basket Class: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
During this two-day workshop (first session was May 30) students learn to weave a basket over a mold, precisely prepare rims, and attach a beautifully hand-carved oak handle. Recommended for intermediate to advanced level weavers. Registration is now closed. Bring a sack lunch.

Saturday, June 17
Impossible Magic Live: 6:30 PM
Impossible Magic Live incorporates dangerous stunts, beautiful animals, escapes, comedy, and some of the most shocking stage illusions into a very fast and edgy brand of magic like you have never seen before. Once you have seen them live, you will see why audiences describe their show with one word..."Impossible!" Free tickets will be available at the library. Each ticket admits one, and individuals may pick up no more than four tickets. Space is limited, so be sure to pick up your tickets early. Suggested for ages 12 and up.

June 19-24
Create With K’Nex
Come build & create with K’nex. The Youth Department will have a table full of K’nex pieces for you to create a masterpiece.

Monday, June 19
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM
Join our baby lapsit group; caregivers and babies use books, music, and movement to lay the foundation for early literacy. Using a combination of Music Together and The Very Ready Reading Program among others, you and your baby will learn and have a good time together.

Basic Conversation in ASL: 9:30 AM
Logan Brooks will teach this eight-week class in basic beginning sign language. The class will meet every Monday in June and July except for July 3. For maximum learning, do your best to attend each class. For ages 8-98! Sign up at the library.

Coding with Cubetto: 11:00 AM
You’re never too young to learn to code! Cubetto is a wooden robot that is programmed using coding blocks. This is a hands-on approach to teach simple programming. Sign up at the library or call. For ages 5 through 8.

Tuesday, June 20
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM
Book Sprouts Story Time introduces preschoolers to a new Alphabuddy each week. Children will spend time getting to know each letter from A to Z and then Z to A. This group will also participate in other early literacy learning programs: The Very Ready Reading Program and Music Together just to name a couple. For preschool aged children.

Bluegrass Book Buddies: 1:00 PM
Do you enjoy reading or being read to? We become better readers by reading more. Join us at the library every Tuesday @ 1:00 pm in June and July. Phone the library at 270-651-2824 to get your name on the schedule.

Hook & Needle: 6:00 PM
Our knit & crochet group provides instruction and an opportunity to socialize while enjoying a great hobby. Zadie Barron is the instructor. Bring your own hook or needles and yarn.

Mother-Daughter Book Club: 6:00 PM
As a special treat for summer, the movie The Secret of NIMH will be shown and pizza will be served. This movie is based on our Mother-Daughter book for this month, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O’Brien. Stop by the library for your free copy of the novel. New members are welcome. For grades 3-5. Book club size is limited.

Wednesday, June 21
Tater-Tot Time: 10:00 AM
Caregivers and their toddlers will enjoy participating in this group. Toddlers will interact with others their age through books, songs, finger plays, games and play. Programming is based on a combination of early literacy programs including Music Together and The Very Ready Reading program. For children ages 18 to 36 months old.

Midweek Matinee: 12:30 PM
Take a mid-week cinematic break. This month we will be showing Arrival. A linguist tries to communicate with aliens who have suddenly arrived at various locations on earth. Rated PG-13; 116 min.

Thursday, June 22
Card-making: All Occasion: 6:00 PM
Janett Corry will instruct the class in making all-occasion cards. The cost is $5 for two cards. Register at the library.

June 26-30
Play-Doh Playtime
We’ll provide the Play-Doh, you provide the imagination and creativity! In the Youth Department, for all ages.

Monday, June 26
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM
Join our baby lapsit group; caregivers and babies use books, music, and movement to lay the foundation for early literacy. Using a combination of Music Together and The Very Ready Reading Program among others, you and your baby will learn and have a good time together.

Basic Conversation in ASL: 9:30 AM
Logan Brooks will teach this eight-week class in basic beginning sign language. The class will meet every Monday in June and July except for July 3. For maximum learning, do your best to attend each class. For ages 8-98! Sign up at the library.

Minecraft @ the Library: 4:00 PM
Minecraft is a computer game with building blocks. In the process of using these blocks to build different worlds, you will learn engineering and architecture basics. The library has several laptops and Minecraft accounts available. If you have a Minecraft account, please bring your login information. Please bring a laptop if possible.

Tuesday, June 27
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM
Book Sprouts Story Time introduces preschoolers to a new Alphabuddy each week. Children will spend time getting to know each letter from A to Z and then Z to A. This group will also participate in other early literacy learning programs: The Very Ready Reading Program and Music Together just to name a couple. For preschool aged children.

Bluegrass Book Buddies: 1:00 PM
Do you enjoy reading or being read to? We become better readers by reading more. Join us at the library every Tuesday @ 1:00 pm in June and July. Phone the library at 270-651-2824 to get your name on the schedule.

Wednesday, June 28
Tater-Tot Time: 10:00 AM
Caregivers and their toddlers will enjoy participating in this group. Toddlers will interact with others their age through books, songs, finger plays, games and play. Programming is based on a combination of early literacy programs including Music Together and The Very Ready Reading program. For children ages 18 to 36 months old

Thursday, June 29
AM Book Discussion: 10:00 AM
The book selection is The Ballad of Tom Dooley, by Sharyn McCrumb. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk, read it, and join the group for discussion.

Friday, June 30
Imagination Ink Barn Lot Theater: 1:00 PM
Imagination Ink is Barn Lot's traveling theater troupe. With several shows designed specifically for schools and libraries, Imagination Ink is ready for 2017! For all ages.

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