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June 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Buckham Memorial Library
F.U.N. jam sessions are for ukulele players 16 and older. Participants must bring a ukulele, a tuner, and music stand and must know how to play at least 5 ukulele chords to attend these jam sessions.
An option for less experienced players is the Library's Open Uke Hours where ukuleles and instruction for all ages is available. Please see other event announcements for this program: Uke Can Make Music.
June 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hallway between Buckham Library and Faribault Parks & Rec
Join us in the hallway that connects the library to Faribault Parks & Rec to view the Green Card Voices traveling exhibit for the month of June.
Green Card Voices is a Minnesota-based 501(c)3 non-profit aimed at changing the way the world perceives immigrants. Through the power of storytelling, we connect the voices of immigrants unheard to the public. Learn more at Greencardvoices.com
June 13, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesdays at 6:30pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am
Join us at the library for stories, songs, and fun! Storytime is intended for ages 0-6 with an actively participating adult caregiver. Storytime encourages language development, teaches early literacy skills, and fosters a love of books and a lifetime of learning. No registration is required. Siblings and guests are always welcome. Storytime begins on June 4 and continues through August 8. (Please note: there is no storytime on August 6.) Storytime will resume with the fall session on September 10.
June 13, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Youth Activity Area
Book Buds is an informal reading buddies program for youth that pairs younger kids (elementary grades) with older kids (middle & high school grades) for one-on-one reading. Younger kids can read to or be read to by older kids or the pair can take turns sharing a book together. This program is meant to be a fun, no pressure way for youth to build a passion for reading for the fun of it.
June 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Great Hall
VOLUNTEENS @ THE LIBRARY
Completed 5th-12th Grade in 2019
Would you like to help with the summer library program by signing up readers, passing out rewards, reading with younger kids, and assisting at library programs? If you completed 5th-12th grade in 2019 and answered YES to all of these questions, we need YOU!
Mark your calendar and come to the library’s Great Hall for training at ONE of the following sessions:
Tuesday, May 28, 6:00-7:30pm OR
Wednesday, May 29, 4:30-6:00pm OR
Thursday, June 13, 2:00-3:30pm.
Bring your completed Volunteen application with you to training.
**In order to be a Volunteen, you must attend one of these training sessions, even if you have volunteered before.**