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May 2017

Ozark-Dale County Public Library


416 James Street
Ozark, AL 36360
334-774-5480 May Events
E-mail: chlibrary@troycable.com  May 4 - Storytime 10:30 & 4:30
Website: www.odcpl.com  May 6 - Art Lessons 10am-11am,
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ Hours of operation: Pokémon 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:  May 11 - Storytime 10:30 & 4:30
ozarklibrary  May 13 - Popcorn & a Movie 12:45,
Be sure to check out our blog: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pokémon 1pm - 4pm
www.ozarklibrary.com Friday and Saturday:
 May 18 - Storytime 10:30 & 4:30
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  May 20 - Art Lessons 10am-11am,
April Coloring Pokémon 1pm - 4pm
Contest Winners Did you know?  May 25 - Storytime 10:30 & 4:30
 May 27 - Pokémon 1pm - 4pm
 May is National Barbeque Month,
Bruklin Wilson National Hamburger Month, National
Salad Month.
Katherine Staffiero  May 1 is Mother Goose Day.
Cammi Moates  May 4 is Bird Day.
Andre Moore  May 4 is Star Wars Day.
 May 5 is International Tuba Day.
Nadia Hernandez  May 5 is National Hoagie Day.
Kasi Sanford  May 5 is Space Day.
 May 8 is World Red Cross Day.
 May 10 is School Nurses Day.
 May 13 is National Train Day.
 May 16 is Wear Purple for Peace Day.
 May 18 is International Museum Day.
Hey Kids!  May 20 is Armed Forces Day.
 May 20 is Pick Strawberries Day.
Join us for Story Time on
 May 25 is National Tap Dance Day.
Thursdays at 10:30 and 4:30. We  May 27 is International Jazz Day.
will have an awesome story, an  May 31 is National Macaroon Day.
amazing craft, and a yummy snack! Story Time Themes for May :
Popcorn & a Movie will be May May 4 - Star Wars Day
13th at 12:45. May 11 - National Train Day
What part of the turkey is musical? May 18 - Therapy Dogs
May 25 - Memorial Day Project
Answer on last page.
The Ozark-Dale County Public Library welcomes
all, whether you are an adult, teenager, or kid; the Library is
always in need of good volunteers to help out!
Dothan Therapy Dogs
Join us every month for fun with Dothan Therapy Dogs in the Children’s
Section of the Library during the story time programs at 10:30 and 4:30. They
will be back on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
“Therapy Dogs International is a volunteer organization dedicated to
regulating, testing and registration of therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers
for the purpose of visiting nursing homes, hospitals, other institutions and
wherever else therapy dogs are needed.”
From http://www.tdi-dog.org/About.aspx

Notes from the Treehouse,


People are graduating everywhere! Family vacation time and Summer Reading
Program are around the corner. May 4th we will celebrate Star Wars Day while our
resident Star Wars fighter jet flies above us. National Train Day will be May 11th,
celebrating the history of trains in America. Our beloved dog friends will return for
their monthly visit on May 18th; we can read some new books to them. Memorial Day
Project is May 25th and we will do a special project to coincide with the traveling World
War I (WWI) exhibit we are hosting from May 21st through June 5th. This exhibit is
made possible through Auburn University, The Alabama Department of Archives, The
Alabama WWI Centennial Committee, and The United States WWI Centennial
Commission.
Our monthly art lessons are scheduled for May 6th and May 20th at 10am. May
13th will be our monthly Popcorn & a Movie adventure starting at 12:45. We will be
watching Kubo and the Two Strings. Color Therapy is every Wednesday at noon.
Don’t forget Pokémon every Saturday from 1pm-4pm.
We are gearing up for our Summer Reading Program so get ready. Registration
starts May 2nd and ends May 31st. Summer Reading Program will kick-off on
Thursday, June 8th at 2pm and will continue each Thursday at 2pm throughout the
month of June.
If you would like to volunteer for the Summer Reading Program, please contact
Ms Ruth at 774-5480. These hours can be used for any organization that requires
volunteer hours.
Learn always,
Miss Ruth
BIRTHDAYS
Reannah Jowers May 3 Jay Shaw May 8
Bryson Pugh May 3 Terzah Kamman May 12
Conner Allen May 4 Dae ‘Von Fryer May 16
Savannah Barrs May 5 Trenton Warren May 21
Savannah Barrs May 5 Amelia Howlett May 21
Alexander Mayes May 5 Amaya Stuckey May 26
Jaylen Roberts May 30

Answer: The Drumstick!

May
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 Art lessons-10
May Day Brothers and Story Time Cinco de Mayo Pokémon 1-4
Sisters Day
10:30 & 4:30
Pokémon - 2 p.m.

7 8 9 10 11 12 13
V-E Day National Clean Up Your Story Time International Pop/Movie-12:45
Teachers Day Room Day 10:30 & 4:30 Nurses Day Pokémon 1-4

14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Art lessons-10
Happy Mother’s National Love a Tree Day Story Time Pokémon 1-4
Day! Chocolate Chip 10:30 & 4:30
Day

21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Buy a Musical Lucky Penny Story Time Pokémon 1-4
Instrument Day Day 10:30 & 4:30

28 29 30 31
Memorial Day Water a Flower Save Your National Hamburger Month
Day Hearing Day