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Tween Programs

Birmingham Branch

203 Paine Avenue 259-5210

2001: a Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8.

African Safari Odyssey, June 14, 2 p.m.

Area resident Cathy Beening will share her adventures in Africa tracking mountain gorillas.

Celestial Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Learn about the constellations in the night sky, and make your own astrolabe.

Internet Odyssey, July 5, 2 p.m.

We'll investigate Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends online. You must have a Youth Internet Card to participate.

Outdoor Odyssey, July 12, 2 p.m.

We'll play outdoor games like Frisbee and croquet. In case of rain, we'll play board games inside.

Monday, July 9 - Saturday, July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Recreation Odyssey--University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 18, noon - 3 p.m.

Come to UT's Rec Center and enjoy swimming, basketball, ping pong and lots more!

Storytelling Odyssey, July 26, 2 p.m.

Get acquainted with the ancient art of Kamishibai, Japanese theater.

Cinematic Odyssey, August 2, 2 p.m.

Finish off your summer with the G-rated movie "Chicken Run". Refreshments will be provided.

3265 Glanzman Road 259-5270

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8 and up.

Magnificent Mosaics Odyssey, June 13, 3:30 p.m.

This ancient art form from Greece and Israel has once again become popular. The sky's the limit as we create gorgeous stone, bead, or paper mosaics to take home.

Juggling Odyssey, June 20, 3:30 p.m.

Watch an action-packed performance and then learn the basics from a

professional. Juggling materials provided for practice; bring your own tennis balls and scarves if you wish.

Animal Odyssey: Puppy Love! June 27, 3:30 p.m.

Snuggle up with a homeless friend from the Humane Society. Learn about responsible pet ownership and cruelty prevention. Feel free to bring in donations of dog toys, old towels, pet food, etc. to brighten the lives of many animals.

Patriotic Odyssey, July 2 - 7

Celebrate the Fourth of July with patriotic puzzles, mazes, and crafts. These fun projects will be available all week long to take home and enjoy.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Wacky Olympics Odyssey, July 11, 3:30 p.m.

Participate in these events: the Biggest Bubble contest, Balloon Popping contest, Whipped Cream contest and more! Both individual and team events with prizes for all.

Sports Odyssey: University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 18, noon - 3 p.m.

The University of Toledo's Recreation Center opens its doors to us for swimming, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, etc. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity! Parental permission slip required.

Scrapbooking Odyssey, July 25, 3:30 p.m.

We provide the materials; you bring in photographs, pictures from magazines, etc. and create your very own personal book to share with friends and family.

Movie Odyssey: "Chicken Run", August 1, 3:30 p.m.

This G-rated film will keep you in stitches from beginning to end. A bag of treats for each viewer is our way of saying "Thanks for a great Summer Reading Club!"

1032 South McCord Road 259-5240

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

Ice Cream Odyssey, June 14, 2 p.m.

Cool off by making your own ice cream. Free tickets are available beginning June 7.

Toe Ring Odyssey, June 21, 2 p.m.

Show off your toes and create your own toe ring. Refreshments will be served. Free tickets are available beginning June 14.

Cartoon Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Cartoonist, Kirk Walters from the Blade will "illustrate" his cartooning techniques. Free tickets are available beginning June 21.

Movie Odyssey, July 5, 2 p.m.

Cool off from the summer heat with a showing of the G-rated film, "Chicken Run". Munchies provided. Free tickets are available beginning June 28.

July 9 -July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Magnificent Mosaic Odyssey, July 12, 2 p.m.

Create your own mosaic using beads and stones. Free tickets are available beginning July 5.

Sports Odyssey - University of Toledo Recreation Center Day

July 17, Noon - 3 p.m.

The University of Toledo's Recreation Center opens its doors for swimming, basketball, volleyball, and more. A parental permission slip is required.

Medieval Odyssey, July 26, 2 p.m.

Come ye all to a medieval fest. The Society for Creative Anachronism will be special guest presenters. Free tickets are available July 19.

Pizza Odyssey, August 2, 2 p.m.

End the summer reading club with a Pizza Party. Free tickets are available July 26.

3101 Collingwood Boulevard 259-5340

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8.

Wonderful Wednesdays

Olympic Odyssey, June 13, 1:30 p.m.

We'll have our own version of the Olympics here at the library! Try doing a book pyramid, book balance, and other fun games.

Movie Odyssey, June 20, 1:30 p.m.

It's movie day! Now showing: "Toy Story 2". Join us for a relaxing day at the library, complete with popcorn! (Rated G)

Animal Odyssey, June 27, 1:30 p.m.

The Humane Society, with animal guests, will present a program on pets.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Funny Bone Odyssey, July 11, 1:30 p.m.

We'll make face paint and tell jokes and riddles to tickle our funny bones!

Recreation Odyssey, July 18, Noon - 3 p.m.

Visit the University of Toledo Recreation Center for Library Fun Day...swimming, basketball, and more!

Mystery Odyssey, July 25, 1:30 p.m

Maybe you can help solve a mystery! Play detective and hunt for clues in the library.

Edible Odyssey, August 1, 1:30 p.m

Let's build our own sundaes as we wrap up our summer reading odyssey - sure to be a great summer treat!

3015 Lagrange Street 259-5280

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

Scavenger Hunt Odyssey, June 11 - June15

Can you identify these local places? Come to the library anytime this week to enter the game.

Movie Odyssey, June 19, 2 p.m.

It's movie time! Come enjoy the PG-rated movie, "Galaxy Quest", with some popcorn and friends.

Wacky Olympics Odyssey, June 26, 2 p.m.

Far from Athens, we'll be competing in our own fun version of the Olympics.

Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 13

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 17, Noon - 3 p.m.

Join us at UT's Rec Center for basketball, ping pong, swimming, and more. Parental permission slip required.

Mysterious Library Odyssey, July 10, 2 p.m.

The Mission (should you choose to accept it): solve the library mystery. Are you up to the challenge?

Icy Odyssey, July 17, 2 p.m.

On a hot day, you can't beat ice cream sundaes. We'll also play the game dessert-egories.

Flight Odyssey, July 24, 2 - 4 p.m.

Try your hand at making paper airplanes. There will be prizes for the longest flight, the zaniest flight, and more!

African Odyssey, July 31, 2 - 4 p.m.

Play a game of mancala and make toe rings and bracelets!

806 Main Street 259-5310

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Club 5/8: Programs for children and teens in grades 5-8 and up.

It's a Piece of Cake! June 9, 2 - 3 p.m.

Stop by Locke Branch, learn about our summer reading clubs for all ages and enjoy a piece of cake.

Games Odyssey, June 14, 2 p.m.

Stop in for board games and some great munchies. Bring your thinking caps!

Canine Odyssey, June 21, 2 p.m.

Dogs, dogs and more dogs! Come learn about, and visit with, the two legged and four legged members of Therapy Dogs International.

Crafting Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Club 5/8 members will prepare the craft grab bags for the younger children to pick up next week. Refreshments are provided.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Pizza Odyssey July 12, 2 p.m.

Stop by for pizza, pizza and music, music!

Sports Odyssey: University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 17, noon - 3 p.m.

Swimming, basketball and more at the University of Toledo Recreation Center. A parental permission slip is required.

Decorating Odyssey, July 26, 2 p.m.

Club 5/8 members will decorate Locke branch in the colors of green, red and white in anticipation of next week's final party celebrating Mexico.

Mexican Odyssey, August 1, 7 p.m.

The whole family is invited to enjoy the Mexican folk dancers Imagenes Mexicanas. Then join us in refreshments and celebrate a successful Summer Reading Club.

501 River Road - 259-5360

Club 5/8 - Programs for children and teens in grades 5-8 and up.

Celestial Odyssey, June 13, 3 p.m.

We're off to the stars as we create bandanas with a celestial theme and fly paper airplanes. Join us for crafts, fun, and some out-of-this-world snacks!

Wacky Olympic Odyssey, June 20, 3 p.m.

Bubbles! Balloons! Whipped Cream! Join us for the funniest Olympics ever. We'll have both individual and team events and prizes for all.

African Odyssey, June 27, 3 p.m.

Toe rings and Mancala! We're off to Africa for inspiration for beaded works of art and games of skill and strategy. Of course, there's a special snack too!

Patriotic Odyssey, July 2 - 7

We're wishing America a Happy Birthday with a packet of puzzles, games, and crafts available for you to pick up any time this week!

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Cinematic Odyssey: "Chicken Run", July 11, 3 p.m.

We'll have the popcorn ready when you join us for this 90-minute, G-rated feature film.

Sports Odyssey: University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 18, Noon -3 p.m.

Basketball! Volleyball! Ping Pong! The Rec Center opens its doors to us for an afternoon of fun. Don't miss this wonderful action-packed special event. A parental permission slip is required.

K-9 Odyssey, July 25, 3 p.m.

They're back! Those crazy costumed canines are returning with lots of new tricks. We'll even get to meet them up-close and personal!

Juggling Odyssey, August 1, 3 p.m.

George the Juggler performs and teaches us the ins and outs and ups and downs of juggling. Join us for fun and food as we celebrate a great Summer Reading Club!

1085 Dorr Street 259-5230

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8.

Thursdays, June 14 - August 2

Vocal Odyssey, June 14, 2 p.m.

Back by popular demand- Karaoke! Show off your talent by singing some popular songs.

Olympic Odyssey, June 21, 2 p.m.

Go for the gold! Show off your athletic ability by competing in crazy sports contests.

Creative Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Show your creativity by designing a hemp necklace.

Film Odyssey, July 5, 2 p.m.

Join us for an out-of-this-world movie, "Galaxy Quest". You'll keep cool and enjoy a delicious treat. (Rated PG)

July 9 - July 13

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Health Odyssey, July 12, 2 p.m.

Cynthia Toler from OSU Extension will talk about healthy eating. Afterward, we'll make an edible necklace.

Fitness Odyssey, July 18 (please note special date) Noon - 3 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of hoops and swimming at the University of Toledo Recreation Center. Tickets and permission from parent/guardian are required.

Artistic Odyssey, July 26, 2 p.m.

Show your creative side by painting with you toes! Your masterpiece will be displayed in the library!

Final Odyssey, August 2, 2 p.m.

Join us for our end of Summer Reading Club celebration! Enjoy refreshments, games and fun.

3340 Dustin Road 259-5250

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8.

African Safari Odyssey, June 12, 2 p.m.

Oregon resident Cathy Beening will share with us her adventures in Africa

tracking mountain gorillas.

Celestial Odyssey, June 19, 2 p.m.

Learn about the constellations in the night sky, and make your own astrolabe.

Internet Odyssey, June 26, 2 p.m.

Join us as we investigate Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends online. You must have a Youth Internet Card to participate.

King Arthur's Odyssey, July 2 - 7

Figure out Merlin's puzzles and mazes, and win prizes. The puzzles and mazes

will be available to you all week long.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo

Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Outdoor Odyssey, July 10, 2 p.m.

We'll play outdoor games, including Frisbee and croquet. In case of rain, we'll play board games inside.

Recreation Odyssey--University of Toledo Recreation Center Day,

July 17, noon to 3 p.m.

Join us at UT's Rec Center. Enjoy swimming, basketball, ping pong, and more.

Storytelling Odyssey, July 24, 2 p.m.

Get acquainted with the ancient art of Kamishibai, Japanese theater.

Cinematic Odyssey, July 31, 2 p.m.

Finish off the summer with a movie! We'll be showing "Chicken Run," and refreshments will be provided. (Rated G)

2727 117th Street 259-5390

2001: A Reading Odyssey,

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

Scavenger Hunt Odyssey, June 11 - June16

Can you identify these local places? Come to the library anytime this week to enter the game.

Movie Odyssey, June 21, 2 p.m.

It's movie time! Come enjoy the PG-rated movie, "Galaxy Quest", with some popcorn and friends.

Wacky Olympics Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Far from Athens, we'll be competing in our own fun version of the Olympics.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 17, Noon - 3 p.m.

Join us at UT's Rec Center for basketball, ping pong, swimming, and more. A parental permission slip is required.

Mysterious Library Odyssey, July 12, 2 p.m.

The Mission (should you choose to accept it): to solve the library mystery. Are you up to the challenge?

Icy Odyssey, July 19, 2 p.m.

On a hot day, you can't beat ice cream sundaes. We'll also play the game- dessert-ergories.

Carnival Creation Odyssey, July 26, 2 p.m.

Let's create a carnival for the younger children! Today we'll be preparing for the carnival to be held August 1.

Carnival Odyssey, August 1, 2 - 4 p.m.

It's show time and we're in charge! Help us put on the carnival for the younger kids. They're going to love it!

4833 Dorr Street 259-5320

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream, June 11, 2 p.m.

Stories, craft and a make-your-own-sundae bar. Free tickets are available beginning May 28.

Puzzle Place, June 18, 2 p.m.

Word games, mazes, board puzzles and more. Free tickets are available beginning June 4.

Who Wants to Be a Trivi-Ya-Naire?, June 25, 2 p.m.

Show off your knowledge of popular music, books, movies and tv shows. Free tickets are available beginning June 11.

Red, White and Blue, July 2, 2 p.m.

Flag pin craft. Free tickets are available beginning June 18.

July 9 -July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Lego Building Contest, July 9, 2 p.m.

Pick up rules and entry blank at Reynolds Corners after June 11. Free tickets are available beginning June 25.

Movie: Galaxy Quest (PG - mild violence), July 16, 2 p.m.

A film spoof inspired by Star Trek and its fans, starring Tim Allen. 102 min. (Parental permission is required. Permission forms available after July 2.) Free tickets are available beginning July 2.

University of Toledo Recreation Day, July 17, noon - 3 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of swimming, basketball, ping-pong and more at the University of Toledo Recreation Center.

Local Critters, July 23, 2 p.m.

Find out about our native animals with guests from Toledo MetroParks.

Free tickets are available beginning July 9.

Rubber Stamp Art, July 30, 2 p.m.

Put your "personal stamp" on a special project. Free tickets are available beginning July 16.

First Annual Reynolds Corners Bake-Off, August 6, 2 p.m.

Bring your best baked goodies to our contest. Compete and eat! (Pick up rules and entry form after June 11.) Please return entry forms by July 30.

3030 West Central Avenue 259-5370

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

Enter Sanger Teen Zone for the fabulous 5/8 Klub Millennium 2K1 Summer Reading Odyssey

Reading is a Piece of Cake - Summer Reading Club Kick-off Party, June 14, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Kick-off for 5/8 Klub. Select a book or two and enjoy summery cake.

Sidewalk Chalk Art Odyssey, June 21, 2 p.m.

Let your creativity spill onto the sidewalk and let the world see what you can "chalk" up. Photographic evidence of your masterpieces will be preserved with the help of the modern technological device: the disposable camera. Photo collages will be displayed at Sanger throughout the summer.

Mosaic Odyssey, June 28, 2 p.m.

Decorate and bedazzle with ordinary stuff. Continue the ancient art form of mosaic design and create your own mosaic treasure.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Summer Salad Odyssey, July 12, 2 p.m.

Savor, squash, slurp, and scrunch sumptuous summer fruit salads. Create an imaginative assemblage of sunshine-inspired juicy treats.

University of Toledo Recreation Center Outing, July 18, noon- 3 p.m.

Splash, shoot, and score at the University of Toledo's Rec Center. Enjoy the Olympic-size pool, water slide, basketball and volleyball courts and game room for an afternoon of summer fun. Turn in the parental permission slip at the time of registration at the Rec Center. Directions to UT are available at the Information Desk.

Cinema Summer Fun Odyssey, July 17, 2:30 or 7 p.m.

Come in for a "fowl" time. Watch the G-rated movie, "Chicken Run", with your friends and nibble on some people feed.

Animal Odyssey, July 28, 2 p.m.

For a dog-gone good time, join us in welcoming the Toledo Humane Society and a fine furry friend. Romp with a THS dog as you listen and learn how to become a responsible pet caretaker and your dog's best friend. Feel free to bring treats or toys for Fido!

Bead Me Up, Scotty!, August 2, 2 p.m.

Farewells are never sweet but you can remember your summer fun at Sanger with a token of your creation. Design your own beaded key ring or zipper pull to show off to your friends when you go back to school. Adios, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehen, Summer Reading Odyssey.

1638 Broadway Street 259-5395

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8.

Deck the Walls, June 13, 2 p.m.

Our Teen Cafe has been looking dull and you can help make them livelier. You supply the ideas, we'll supply what you need to show off your ideas. Please wear something you can get messy in.

Cool Treats, June 27, 2 p.m.

Do you like ice cream? We sure do and South Branch would like to invite all teens to enjoy ice cream and more ice cream.

July 9 - July 13

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Scales and Tales, July 11, 2 p.m.

Eco Discovery is coming and bringing reptiles. Find out more about our scaly friends when you join us on Wednesday.

University of Toledo Recreation Day, July 18, noon - 3 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of swimming, basketball, ping-pong and more at the University of Toledo Student Recreation Center. A signed parent permission slip is required.

Spaced Out Fun, August 1, 2 p.m.

Come and enjoy the movie "Galaxy Quest". This is a PG movie, so a parental permission slip is required for anyone under the age of 13. Pop and popcorn will be provided.

6749 Monroe Street 882-2089

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8 and up.

A Summer Kickoff Gardening Odyssey, June 11, 2 p.m.

Bring your own flowerpot and decorative stone; take home a patio planter. This program will be held at Southview Horticultural Center. Meet at the tennis courts. Open to kids in third through eighth grade. You must register for this program only beginning June 4.

A Decorate Our Hanging Mobiles Odyssey, June 13, 3 p.m.

Stop by to make and decorate 3-D shapes that we'll hang from our odyssey mobiles. We will have all of the supplies available for you.

The Teen Advisory Board Meets Again Odyssey, June 14, 6:30 p.m.

Tired of no one listening to you? We want to know what you think! All teens are invited to join the Sylvania Branch Teen Advisory Board. This is your chance to voice your opinions and share ideas about teen issues. Offer your thoughts over trail mix and a drink.

A Decorate Our Hanging Mobiles Odyssey II, June 14, 7 p.m.

Come on in or stop by again to make and decorate 3-D shapes to hang from our odyssey mobiles. We will have all of the supplies available.

A Crafty Odyssey, June 18, 2 p.m.

Join us as we make a colorful beaded bracelet and a decorative box to put it in. Then we'll eat some dippy, drippy snacks (various chips and assorted dips).

A Calling All Book Lovers Odyssey, June 21, 7 p.m.

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather. Join our teen book group as we discuss Holes by Louis Sachar. We'll have a snack while we talk.

A Mysterious Odyssey, June 25, 2 p.m.

Have a mystery hunt at the library. Come help us catch the book thief. We'll provide the casebook, and you do the legwork for our investigation. Can you deduce who the criminal is? We will then have root beer floats.

A Calling All Surfers and Gamers Odyssey June 28, 7 p.m.

Become a member of our new computer/internet club. Are you looking for help with games, cool teen sites, or just to have fun? We'll bring the snacks. A Youth Internet Card is required.

A Take and Make Odyssey, July 2 - July 7

Take some paper and make a craft. Stop by the library this week and pick up

a couple of sheets of paper and the instructions. Bring it back next week and

get a prize.

A Help the Little Kids Odyssey, July 5, 7 p.m.

Come in and prepare some items for the younger kids' craft programs. Then come back on July 10th or 12th to help the kids make them. We will have something to eat and drink while we are working.

A Pick-Up a Ticket Odyssey, July 9 - July 14

Be sure to stop by and pick up your ticket for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. Tickets will be good only on July 17.

An Art Odyssey, July 9, 2 p.m.

We will have our own space odyssey with drawings using chalk - outside if possible or inside if we need to. We will also snack on breads and spreads, and have something to drink.

A Calling All Book Lovers Odyssey II July 12, 7 p.m.

"Whatever you do, don't open them." What could it hurt if Annie takes just one teeny peek? Join us as our teen book group talks about The Boxes by William Sleator. We'll have a snack while we compare our ideas.

A Celestial Odyssey, July 16, 2 p.m.

Come design and create your own celestial bandana using fabric paints. We will provide all of the materials. Then munch on more dippy, drippy snacks, sweet ones this time.

A Sports Odyssey at the University of Toledo Recreation Center, Tuesday, July 17, noon - 3 p.m.

UT is once again inviting us to join them for an afternoon of swimming, basketball, volleyball, ping-pong, and more. You will need a parent permission slip and a ticket, which will be good only for this special day.

A Calling All Surfers and Gamers Odyssey II, July 19, 7 p.m.

Our computer/internet club will be meeting again. We'll compare notes about games, cool teen sites, or whatever. A Youth Internet Card is required.

An Edible Odyssey, July 23, 2 p.m.

Show us your creation! We'll have a dessert-making contest. We all are the cooks and the judges and then we will make our own ice cream. Bring in your favorite dessert to share and we will supply the ice cream fixings.

Our Summer SurPrize Odyssey, July 30, 2 p.m.

Join us at a party full of prizes and surprises. We'll watch the movie, "Chicken Run", a G-rated film about English chickens who fear they will become pies so they plan an escape. We'll also have super, surprise sundaes, and something to sip.

Another Teen Advisory Board Odyssey, August 2, 7 p.m.

We want to know what you think! Join Sylvania's Teen Advisory Board. This is your chance to voice your opinions and share ideas about teen issues, programming, books, magazines, and music! Share your thoughts over trail mix and a drink.

423 Shasta Drive 259-5220

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8

Jugglemania, June 11, 2 - 4 p.m.

Meet George, the Juggler who will amaze us with his skills and have some refreshments to kick off SRC.

Picture This, June 18, 2 - 3 p.m.

Bring your favorite photo and we'll make a fancy frame for it.

Olympic Odyssey, June 25, 2 - 3 p.m.

Wear your sneakers to run wacky races with feathers, books, bubbles, and eggs. We'll be indoors if it's rainy. Enjoy refreshments and prizes.

Trivia Contest, July 2 - 7

Pick up a contest form and try your luck. Contest is open to all in grades 1 - 12.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Cartooning with Kirk Walters, July 9, 2 - 3 p.m.

Let Kirk, The Blade's cartoonist, show you his techniques.

University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 17, noon - 3 p.m.

Join us at UT's Rec Center for basketball, ping pong, swimming, and more. Parental permission slip required.

Pop-up Cards, July 23, 2 - 3 p.m.

Pop in for this chance to show your creativity. We'll also make an edible card for a treat.

Circus Odysse,y August 4, 2 - 4 p.m.

Family fun with TipTop the clown, games, prizes, and refreshments!

5560 Harvest Lane - 259-5330

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Programs for children and teens in grades 5-8 and up.

(Please Note: Life is an odyssey. As part of our grand journey, Washington Branch is undergoing a renovation. Please call to confirm dates and times before you attend because the whims of the builders might force us to deviate from our scheduled path.)

Biking Odyssey, June 13, 2:30 p.m.

Learn about bike safety and proper equipment for your biking adventures from a representative from a local bike shop.

Games Odyssey, June 20, 2:30 p.m.

If the weather is good, we'll play Frisbee, tag, and catch outside. If the weather is bad, we'll play board games and cards inside.

An Icy Odyssey, June 27, 2:30 p.m.

Mmmmmm! Everybody loves ice cream. Make your own and then top it with your favorite topping. Puzzles and games are provided. A ticket is required.

Marvelous Puzzle Mosaic Odyssey, July 2 - 7

Pick up a bag with your portion of the mosaic. After you add your personal touch, we'll put the picture together and see what we get!

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Create Your Own Library Odyssey, July 11, 2:30 p.m.

What will Washington Branch Library look like when the builders are finished? Paint or construct your version of the library with materials provided at the library. Best design wins a prize.

Sports Odyssey: University of Toledo Recreation Day, July 18, noon - 3 p.m.

Come to the University of Toledo for swimming, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, and more. Parental permission slip required.

Wacky and Wild Tie-Dye Odyssey, July 25, 2:30 p.m.

Bring your old t-shirts and prepare to have fun! Transform your old shirt into a colorful and wildly patterned wacky shirt.

Odyssey's End, August 1, 2:30 p.m.

End your summer reading odyssey with a colorful feast. Bring your favorite foods, favorite music, and favorite friends as we end our reading journey for the summer.

800 Michigan Avenue 878-3055

2001: A Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5-8.

Ice Cream Odyssey, June 13, 2 p.m.

We will kick off Summer Reading Club with a make your own ice cream and garbage sundae party. Please bring a topping to share for the sundae.

Bead Odyssey, June 18 - 23

No time to come to the library for a program? Visit us any time this week for a neat bead craft to take home and make.

Flying Odyssey, June 27, 2 p.m.

We will have available to take home some cool crafts that really fly. Try your luck at an all library airplane race and snacks with other participants.

Historical Odyssey, July 2 - 7

In the ancient days, Pomander balls were a way to bring fresh scents into the home. Drop in this week to pick up this fun craft.

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for the University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required for next week's trip.

Galaxy Quest: A Fantasy Spoof, July 11, 2 p.m.

Won't you join us for popcorn and the movie Galaxy Quest? A spoof inspired by Star Trek and its fans, starring Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver. This PG-rated movie is 102 minutes in length.

Sports Odyssey, July 17, noon - 3 p.m

Join us for an afternoon of swimming, basketball, ping-pong and more at the University of Toledo Student Recreation Center. A signed permission slip is required.

Frisbee or Board Game Odyssey, July 18, 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, we will play frisbee baseball or golf. If it is raining, bring your favorite board game for game day Waterville style. Plan on closing with time for snacks.

Pre Carnival Odyssey, July 25, 2 p.m.

Join us to prepare for the carnival and be part of the festivities Tuesday, July 31st and enjoy some carnival snack testing too!

Carnival Odyssey, July 31, 1:30 p.m.

Help with our Carnival program of crafts, games, treats, and other fun.

Dessert Odyssey, August 8, 2 p.m.

In celebration of summer reading club 2001 you bring in your favorite dessert for all to try. Vote on the tastiest treat.

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2001: a Reading Odyssey

Special programs for children and teens in grades 5 - 8

ZOOdyssey, June 14, 2:30 p.m.

A new view of the Zoo for you - behind the scenes with Toledo Zoo employees and some of their favorite animals. For animal lovers, future vets and naturalists!

Outer Space Art, June 18, 2:30 p.m.

Bring an old toothbrush for fighting off aliens, and also for learning a new Space Art technique with earthling artist Warren DeWitt!

Up In the Air, June 21, 2:30 p.m.

George the Juggler will wow and then show you how! Bring 3 tennis or rubber balls, if you can.

Out Of This Galaxy, June 28, 2:30 p.m.

Come see the movie Galaxy Quest, if you missed it at Family Night or you don't want to hang around with all those grownups and little kids! Snacks are on the house. This is a PG movie, so a parental permission slip is required for anyone under 13.

Back In Time, July 5, 2:30 p.m.

The Society for Creative Anachronisms suits up in armor and reenacts a medieval sword fight, complete with greyhound dogs of war!

July 9 - July 14

Come in and pick up your ticket and permission slip for next week's University of Toledo Recreation Day. A ticket and a signed parent permission slip are required.

Down By the River, July 12, 2:30 p.m.

Be part of a living model of our river basin, complete with Kool-Aid! Hosted by the Lucas County Soil and Water Conservation Dept.

University of Toledo Recreation Center Day, July 17, noon - 3 p.m.

Come to UT's Rec Center and enjoy swimming, basketball, and more. For ages

12 and up, a parental permission slip is required.

A Trip to Cartoonland July 19, 2:30 p.m.

Cartooning class with Kirk Walters, cartoonist extraordinaire for the Toledo Blade. We'll have everything you need to learn a few tips from a pro.

Who Let the Dogs In?, July 23, 2:30 p.m.

Dog tricks and care tips with the K-9 MASH unit from Therapy Dogs International.

A Magical Odyssey with Harry Potter and Friends, August 4, 11 a.m.

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with the Glass City Sorcerer and all your summer reading club friends. Magic tricks, goodies and incredible fun! Dress as your favorite character or come as a muggle. All ages are invited!



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