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Olson Memorial Library announces upcoming story hours, contests, and events.

Story hour Wednesday, April 10, will be held from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., and will feature the First Books for Kids program. “A Pocket For Corduroy,” will be read and, each child participant will get his or her own book to hold, read along, and take home. Songs and a craft activity will also be featured. Library staff requests each child be accompanied by an adult.

Story hour Wednesday, April 17, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., will feature “Clap Your Hands” by Lorinda Bryan Cauley and “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” by James Dean. After the reading, children will participate in songs and activities.

Community members who  have not seen the artwork in the 2013 Youth Art Month displays located at the library, may stop in and see them until the end of April.

The awards reception will be held Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. All participants, their families and friends and the general public are welcome. A group photo of all the participating artists will be taken at 5:45 p.m. and awards will be presented at 6 p.m.

Culver’s coloring contest entry forms for April’s National Library Week celebration are now available at the library. Children ages 11 and younger are invited to enter.

The theme is If Knowledge is Power, Books are the Fuel. Participants will celebrate thier favorite book by drawing a picture. The illustration can be a character, event, scene or anything else about the book. The entries will be displayed in the children’s section after Friday, April 12, and be made into a book after the end of April. Participants’ names will be entered into a drawing for prizes.

Children in grades three through six are invited to enter the Be a Super Hero, Read! contest which runs until Monday, April 15. Entrants should write a synopsis about someone who is a hero in their lives, describing it is about the person that makes them a hero. Official rules are posted in the Young Adult section of the library.

For more information, call (715) 479-8070.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:25 PM

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