What's New at the Library

Salisbury Zoo 2 You Program
Today at the Christ United Methodist Church Social Hall at 10 a.m., the Chincoteague Island Library will be hosting the Salisbury Zoo 2 You program. This program is made possible through donations from private citizens and the Town of Chincoteague. Open to children of all ages--however, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Zoo 2 You Program July 12 @ 10 a.m.
This year the Salisbury Zoo 2 You program will be held at the Social Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church. This program is geared towards older children but younger children always enjoy seeing the animals. Therefore it is open to all children accompanied by an adult. The program is sponsored by the Chincoteague Island Library and made possible through private donations and the Town of Chincoteague. Questions? Email the library at chincoteagueislandlibrary@yahoo.com.

TALES 4 TOTS - STORIES, SONGS, & CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN 2 - 5 YEARS OLD.* BEGINS THURSDAY, JUNE 28 AT 10 A.M. AT THE LIBRARY WITH THE THEME "BACKYARD BIRDS." JULY 5 - "BEACHES," JULY 19 - "ROCKETS" - NASA OUTREACH, AUGUST 9 - "MUSIC", AUGUST 16 - "READING ROCKS." YOUNG EXPLORERS - PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN 6 - 10 YEARS OLD.* BEGINS THRUSDAY, JUNE 28 AT 10 A.M. AT THE THEATRE ANNEX ACROSS FROM THE LIBRARY WITH YOGA WITH CHUCK & LOU. JULY 5 - CHINCOTEAGUE BAY FIELD STATION, JULY 19 - DOGS, AUGUST 9 - MUSIC WITH GREG SHUPE, AUGUST 16 - ROCKETS WITH NASA OUTREACH. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. The above programs begin at 10 a.m. Special Programs (for all ages): July 12 at 10 a.m. - Salisbury Zoo 2 You Program - held at the Social Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church. July 26 at 1 p.m. - Stories and crafts and a visit from one of Misty's descendants from the Chincoteague Pony Centre at the library. August 2 at 10 a.m. - Magician Chris Yerlig at the Social Hall of Christ United Methodist Church. August 16 at 11 a.m. - Summer Reading Challenge Wrap-up party and drawing for prizes.

Chincoteague students from grades K - 12 are cordially invited to an OPEN HOUSE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 7, FROM 4 - 7 P.M. to sign up for this summer's reading challenge. Come in anytime during the above hours to register, receive your reading logs to keep track of your summer reading, and (if you don't already have one), get your own library card*. Refreshments will be served and each student will have a chance for a raffle drawing of area gift certificates. The Reading Challenge runs until August 17 at which time the winner of the raffle will be announced. Winners must hand in their completed reading logs and be present on August 17 at 11 a.m. to win. Small token prizes will be handed out periodically for every 100 minutes of completed reading. See you at the Library! *Parents must accompany children who wish to obtain a library card. Please bring a VA driver's license or proof of residency. thanks.

First Night of Summer Sunset Cruise
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 6 p.m. aboard the Martha Lou with Captain Carlton Leonard/Daisey's Island Cruises. Enjoy music, wine, bottled water, Subs from Steve's Express II, and dessert. $40 per person (adults only please). Reserve early--seating is limited! Tickets may be purchased at the Chincoteague Island Library or Sun Dial Books. Call 757-336-3460 or email chincoteagueislandlibrary@yahoo.com for more information.

Locals Week @ The Library--April 9 - 14
Help us to celebrate National Library Week by stopping by the Chincoteague Island Library. New visitors and old friends are welcome. Everyone who comes in will have a chance to enter a free drawing for a library tote bag of library goodies and some merchant gift certificates! Informational tours will be conducted on Tuesday 1t 2 p.m. and Thursday at 3 p.m.

Adult Coloring Program at the Library
Join us every Monday afternoon between 1 & 3 p.m. Relax...visit...color! Use our colored pencils, coloring books, pages and pencil sharpeners OR bring your own! Lots of fun.

ACCOMACK COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED THIS WEEK FOR SPRING BREAK! Tales 4 Tots will resume on Thursday, April 5 at 10 a.m. The theme will be "Bunnies."

During our Winter/Spring Tales 4 Tots (January 6 - May 25, 2017), the program will be canceled whenever the Accomack County Schools are closed or have a delayed opening. Please check our Facebook page or the What's New page on our web site. Thank you.

2012 Spring Preschool Reading Program

Eastern Shore Public Library