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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!
Spring/Summer Children's Clothing Giveaway Saturday, April 28th!
Need clothes for the kids? Come by the Avenue Church Saturday, April 28, 9:00am-noon. Come to the building behind the church building, just behind Community Relief. We're here to help you and your family. Avenue Church: A community of Jesus followers. Questions? 651-8501.
At the Glasgow Parks & Recreation Dept...
Summer Day Camp Registration
Registration for our Summer Day Camp program is currently taking place and will continue until all spots are full. Day Camp is broken into six weekly sessions throughout June and July with ages 5-7 held in June and 8-10 held in July. Participants are allowed to register for one week out of each month and then they can be placed on the waiting list for other weeks. The cost is $45 per participant for each week.

Summer Day Camp will have weekly trips to Ralphie’s Fun Center, daily trips to the pool, weekly movie trips and lots of fun outdoor activities.

Swim Lesson Registration
Registration for our Summer Swim Lessons held at the Glasgow City Pool is currently taking place and there are plenty of spots still open in all sessions. Swim lessons are for anyone ages 5 through 16 years old, with there being four different sessions you can register for, June 4th-15th, June 18th-29th, July 2nd-13th and July 16th-27th. The cost is $45 per participant per session.

City Pool NOW OPEN
The Glasgow City Pool is now open! The hours are Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Admission is $4 for ages 3-12 and $5 for ages 13 and up. Season passes are available also! Individual summer passes are $100, Adult coupon books (10 admissions per book) are $10 and a family fun summer pass is $150 (limit of 5 immediate family members only; additional members $25). For more information you can call the pool or stop by the pool office while visiting.

Now Accepting Credit Cards
We are happy to announce that we are now accepting credit card payments for all program registration and rental fees. (all refundable deposits for the Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse must be paid via cash payments).

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're located at 309 S. Liberty St.


Coming Up at the Library...

June 2-July 14
Libraries Rock Photo Booth - Have fun turning yourself into a rock star in our Libraries ROCK! Photo Booth. Pick up a guitar and sunglasses; add a bandana or a wig to complete your transformation into a ROCK STAR! Have your friends or family take your picture then you will have proof YOU ROCKED OUT at the Library.

Saturday, June 2
Summer Reading Kick-Off: 10:00 AM-noon - Join us for a fun-filled morning of games, inflatables, and music. Sign up for summer reading and read on! This event is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

June 4-16
FabLab: Lego Mania - Imagine, create and build with Lego blocks at the library. Lots of Lego blocks will be available in the Youth Department for your building enjoyment.

Monday, June 4
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Game On!: 11:00 AM - Come and hang out with your friends or make new ones while playing some of your favorite games. Various board games will be provided, or bring along your favorite game.

Tuesday, June 5
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Wednesday, June 6
Tater Tot Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Friday, June 8
Computer Class: Internet Basics: 9:30 AM - Are you an internet novice in need of more information? Learn basic internet terminology and how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains and stay safe while searching in this class. Sign up at the library.

Monday, June 11
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Lego Robotics: 11:00 AM & 4:00 PM - Do you enjoy designing and building? Are you interested in coding? Come create a robot using Lego’s MindStorm or WeDo sets. Our Lego robotics group meets the second Monday of each month. Grades 1-9.

Tuesday, June 12
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Tween & Teen Paint Party: 1:00-3:00 PM - Enjoy time with your friends learning to paint! Artist TJ Clapp will guide participants through painting a canvas. No experience necessary! Supply fee is $10. Class size is limited. Register and pay at the Circulation Desk. For ages 10-18.

Wednesday, June 13
Tater Tot Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Thursday, June 14
Color Me Calm: 10:00 AM & 5:30 PM - Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. It can reduce anxiety and create focus. Come color with us. The library provides coloring pages, supplies, and refreshments. Choose the time most convenient for you.

Friday, June 15
Runaway Puppet Theater: 10:00 AM - Melody is a young girl who can't seem to pay attention in music class. Melody's music teacher sends her to the library to do extra work for class. While at the library, she finds a strange book that transports her to a land where music notes are alive! This program is underwritten by the Friends of the Library.

June 18-30
FabLab: Musical Instruments - Everyone loves the sound of music! Create a musical instrument to take home. Supplies will be available in the Youth Department for your building enjoyment.

Monday, June 18
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Stop Motion Animation: 11:00 AM & 4:00 PM - Learn to produce stop motion animation at the library. Using free apps and library iPads, you will help write and direct a short video. For ages 9 to 18.

Tuesday, June 19
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Open Mic Night: 6:00 PM - The library invites youth and adults to participate in open mic night. This event is open to acoustic musical acts. All acts must be family-friendly and no more than ten minutes long. We will have space for ten acts. Sign up and pick up guidelines at the library. No sign-ups necessary for audience members.

Wednesday, June 20
Tater Tot Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Monday, June 25
Sing-A-Book My Baby: 9:30 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Minecraft: 11:00 AM & 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 26
Book Sprouts Story Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Steel Appeal: 6:00 PM - Steel Appeal is a drum and percussion group from Campbellsville. The Steel Appeal Combo will perform for the audience and also teach about the instruments, performance techniques, and musical concepts. Bring the kids for an entertaining and hands-on learning evening. Pick up free tickets at the library. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, June 27
Tater Tot Time: 10:00 AM - Bebop with us: this will be a summer of musical experiences.

Wednesdays, June 27-July 25
Basic Drawing: 9:00 AM - Artist Lavonia Olson will teach this four-week class in basic drawing. Lessons will be based on what students want to learn. Bring sketchpads if desired, or use paper provided by the library. The class will not meet on July 4. Sign up at the library or call 270-651-2824.

Thursday, June 28
Basket Class: Nantucket Lightship Basket: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM - Strong, beautiful and functional Nantucket baskets are indeed heirlooms to treasure. During this two-day workshop 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 for the basic 6-inch basket is $148. Other sizes are available to those who have made this basket before. Registration is due by May 28.

AM Book Discussion: 10:00 AM - The book selection is Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. Vance. Vance’s memoir is a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk.

Friday, June 29
Dance Party: 10:00 AM - We will dance and move on or with many things, bubbles included! For toddlers through elementary.

Saturday, June 30
Take A Tromp Through the Swamp: 11:00 AM - Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer and guitar, banjo, and drum machine player from Newfield, New York, will perform a free family/children’s program called “Take a Tromp Through the Swamp!” This program is underwritten by the Friends of the Library.

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