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Ticonderoga library to host children's programs

Black Watch Memorial Library to award prizes

The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host an expanded children’s reading program this summer. Children attending any of the programs will be eligible for prizes.

The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host an expanded children’s reading program this summer. Children attending any of the programs will be eligible for prizes.

— The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host an expanded children’s reading program this summer.

Children attending any of the programs will be eligible for prizes.

“Stars, Stripes & Parades” will be held Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. Children will read stories about the July 4th holiday and create a patriotic craft. A snack will be provided.

“The Amazing Magic Show” will be presented Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m.

“Dig Into Reading” will be held Tuesdays, July 9 through Aug. 6, at 1 p.m. Books will include “Things that Dig,” “Roots,” “Animals Underground,” “Hidden History” and “Buried Treasure.” Each session will include a craft activity and snack.

“Beneath the Surface,” a program for children in grades 5-8, will be held Tuesdays, July 9 through Aug. 6, at 10:30 a.m. Students who register by June 25 will receive three free books. They can register by calling the library at 585-7380.

“Reading Buddies” will be held Thursdays, July 11 through Aug. 8, at 3:30 p.m. for students in kindergarten through second grade. Students in grades 4-12 are welcome to attend as “buddy readers.”

One-on-one reading assistance will be provided Wednesdays by appointment. Parents can call the library at 585-7380 or stop in to make an appointment.

“Big Book Storytime for Little People,” a program for children ages 2-6, will be held Fridays at 11 a.m. Books will include “The Wheels on the Bus,” “Ten Little Monkeys,” “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” “Ants Go Marching,” “Cows in the Kitchen,” “Down at the Station,” “Five Little Men,” “One Elephant Went Out to Play,” “Ten Fat Sausages” and “This Old Man.”

“Be a Crafty Reader” will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturdays, July 13, July 27 and Aug. 10. The July 13 session will be for children ages 4-5. July 27 will be for 6-7 year olds. Aug. 10 will be for 8-9 year olds.

There will be a summer reading program concert with folk singer/storyteller Nan Hoffman Thursday, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m.

The library’s summer programs will include Saturday Aug. 10, at noon when prizes will be awarded to participants.

The Black Watch Memorial Library is located at 99 Montcalm St. in Ticonderoga. For information call 585-7380.

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