Why should the kids have all the fun?
Adults, sign up for summer reading! Escape the Ordinary, the Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program runs from May 23 to July 27, 2015. Win daily prizes and a grand prize. For more information, register at any desk at the library. For a great start, attend the Mini-Con Summer Reading Program Kick Off on May 23, 2015.
Who’s Your Hero?
Is there someone you especially look up to? Write the names of your personal heroes on paper around columns in the library’s main gallery. Let Blount County know who your heroes are!
Heroes vs. Villains
Vote for your most valiant hero and dastardly villain each day at the Bookmark Café and track results on columns in the main gallery and on social media.
For Blind and Physically Handicapped Library Patrons
At the following website, there is a bibliography which provides a list of books for adults from the 2015 Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) Adult Manual Bibliography that are available through the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). NLS provides these books through regional libraries known as Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPHs). To find your local LBPH, go to http://www.loc.gov/nls/find.html All books with the prefix “DB” (audio books) and some with the prefix “BR” (braille books) are available for LBPH patrons to download through Braille and Audio Reading Download Audio Reading Download (BARD).
Open to the public, the program is sponsored by the Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. For further information about library programs or services, call the library at 982-0981 or visit the Web site at www.blounttn.org/197.