What's New at the Library

Wednesday, June 21, 2017: Join us for a two-hour sunset cruise aboard the Martha Lou with Capt Carlton Leonard. Boarding begins at 6:00 pm, all aboard by 6:15 pm. Boat leaves the dock at Curtis Merritt Harbor promptly at 6:30 p.m. Donation of $40 per person includes food, drink and entertainment by musician, Greg Shupe. Tickets are on sale at the Library and Sun Dial Books. Sales have been brisk, so stop into the library to reserve your space! Need more info? Call the Library at 757-336-3460. Or, email chincoeagueislandlibrary@yahoo.com. Donations will help to fund library programs.

All children's summer programs will be held on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. from June 29 through August 17. (Exception: July 27 (Pony Auction Day) the programs will be held at 1 p.m.) Tales4Tots - stories, songs, finger plays & crafts (for children 2 - 5 years old) will be held in the library. Special Programs for older children (6 - 10 years old) will be held in the pavilion or the Theatre Annex (across from the library). Programs include: The Nature Conservancy, The Chincoteague Bay Field Station, The Chincoteague Pony Centre, NASA Outreach, Salisbury Zoo2You, Master Gardeners, & Delmarva Discovery Center. Parents/guardians must accompany their children.

Tales 4 Tots
TALES 4 TOTS WINTER/SPRING PROGRAM: Thursday January 5 through Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Chincoteague Island Library. Free & open to all. No registration is required. Stories...songs...finger plays...crafts for children two to f8ve years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tales 4 Tots will be canceled if Accomack County Schools are closed or if there is a delayed opening.

"Locals At the Library" Week
In conjunction with National Library Week, April 5 - April 16, 2017; the Chincoteague Island Library is inviting local residents to come into the library. There will be a drawing for a library prize bag, tours and more... So, if you have often walked or driven by the Library and never come in; please take this opportunity to come in, meet some of our volunteers who keep the library operating over 40 hours per week, 6 days per week, browse our free and used book section, and check out our large selection books and dvd's for loan. All you need to obtain a free library card for use at all four of the VA Eastern Shore Libraries is a valid VA driver's license. We hope to see YOU at the library!

Sunset Cruise
Reserve early for our "first night of summer" Sunset Cruise on Wednesday evening, June 21, 2017 aboard the Martha Lou with Captain Carlton Leonard. Donation of $40 per person includes food & drink. So...while you are huddled in your houses trying to stay warm--begin looking ahead to warmer weather by reserving your space now. Stop in at the Library to pick up your tickets. Or...send a check made out to Chincoteague Island Library and send to the Library at 4077 Main St., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336, attn: Sunset Cruise, and your tickets will be mailed to you. Last year, tickets sold out early.

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