Summer 2009 Program Schedule

The summer program schedule is available now, and you can already register for several programs! The theme this year is Express Yourself, so a lot of our programs relate to creativity and the arts. We hope to see you often through the summer!!


Teen Summer Reading Club
June 8 through August 14

Read for school, read for fun, read whatever! Fill out a sheet for every five age-appropriate fiction or nonfiction books, magazines, audiobooks, or graphic novels you read. They can be from the library or from home. Get a book and a free food coupon every time you turn in a slip. Every slip will also be automatically entered to win bigger prizes in our weekly and end-of-summer drawings. You can even keep track of your reading online! Go to http://www.delcolibraries.org/ and join the teen online summer reading club. Just make sure to visit the library to get prizes throughout the summer.

Express Yourself 2009 Teen Summer Kick-Off
The One Sun Lion Ra and DJ Brother Jamar
Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 to 8:00 pm
By popular demand, The One Sun Lion Ra and DJ Brother Jamar are coming back to Sellers Library! Join us to find out what it takes to be a hip-hop performer or DJ at this positive, interactive performance. Whether your thing is music, rap, slam poetry, beat-boxing, or dancing, learn how to present yourself and your skills to an audience. The summer theme is Express Yourself, so Ra might even invite you to try your skills on the mic! Registration begins May 26.
Funded by the Delaware County Library System through a Fit for Life grant sponsored by Libraries for the Future, the program division of Americans for Libraries Council, and MetLife Foundation.

Teen Summer Reading Prize Party
Friday, August 14, 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Everyone who participates in Sellers Library’s teen summer reading club is invited to enjoy free food, fun activities, and prizes! Every five books you report on a slip or online earns you one chance at a prize, and we have a lot of great stuff to give away. The more you read, the more you can win. Everyone will go home with something. Can’t make it? If your name is drawn, you will still get the prize. No registration.


Anime Club
Fourth Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
June 26, July 24, & August 28

Our anime club meets once a month to watch and discuss great shows, as well as do anime-related activities. If you like to watch or create Japanese-style animation, this club is for you! Permission slip required. Club size is limited. Registration is ongoing.

Book Swap and Disney Sing-Along
Saturday, June 27, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Trade in your old books for new reads, sing along with Mary Poppins (G), play Disney Scene It?, and eat food! Stop in just to swap, or come and hang out for the whole event. Swap books should be intermediate or young adult fiction in good condition. Registration begins May 26.

Dance in Egypt as a Celebration of Daily Life
Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 to 4:30 pm

The traditional dances of Egypt reflect experiences of groups like the Fellamin, Bedouin, and Nubian peoples. Through discussion, demonstration, and by encouraging the audience to participate, dancer Barbara Siegel will explain the dances and movement styles of three Egyptian groups and reveal something of the character and the essence of these peoples. Registration begins July 6. This special Outreach Lecture Program is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Winter in July
Friday, July 31, 3:00 to 8:00 pm

Just when summer is heating up, you can chill out at the library! We will crank up the air conditioning, drink hot chocolate, and watch a double feature of ice-cold movies. Enjoy hot soup and other wintry foods for dinner, make cool crafts, and win winter-themed prizes. Registration begins July 6.


Accessory Swap & Fashion Movies
Wednesday, July 15, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Trade in your old accessories and leave with a whole new look! Get one ticket for every item you bring, then choose that number of new items. You can stop by to swap, or stay to watch fashionable movies! No hair items, hats, or shoes. Swap accessories must be in good condition. Registration begins June 15.

Project Runway
Friday, July 24, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Learn about fashion design and drawing from a fashion student, then enter our design challenge competition with your friends. No sewing skills required. Registration begins June 15.

Special Book Discussion: So Yesterday
Wednesday, July 22, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

So Yesterday is Scott Westerfeld's intriguing thriller featuring 17-year-old Hunter, who paid by corporations to comb his native Manhattan in search of street style that could become the next new trend. The first 15 registrants for this event will get a copy of the book to read and keep. Registration begins June 15.


Gaming Club
Mondays, June 29 to August 31, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! deck, DS, PSP, or any other game stuff you’re into. We'll also hook up the Wii or Xbox for multiplayer gaming. Players provide their own gaming materials. Permission slip required. Club size is limited. Registration is ongoing.

Guitar Hero Jam Session
Wednesday, June 17, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Get in touch with your inner God of Rock! Just play for fun, or get serious and enter our tournament. Registration begins May 26.

Nintendo Night
Friday, June 26, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Bring your DS and Pokémon game (Diamond, Pearl, or Platinum) for a tournament, enter a Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament on the big screen, play games on an original NES, and more! Players provide their own gaming materials. Permission slip required. Event size limited to 36 participants. Registration begins May 26.

Dance Dance Revolution
Wednesday, July 1, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Dance for fun or enter a tournament at our Xbox DDR event. Permission slip required. Registration begins May 26.

Board Game Blast
Wednesday, July 8, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Bring your own or use ours, hang out in the air conditioning, eat snacks, and win prizes! Registration begins June 15.

Rock Band Jam Session
Wednesday, August 5, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Try out our new Rock Band 2 game for Wii! Come by yourself or with your band members. Registration begins July 6.


Outdoor Art
Wednesdays, July 1 to August 5, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Genni is earning her Girl Scout Silver Award by running outdoor art projects for teens at the library! Every week, a new project will be set up on the lawn just for people entering grades 6 to 12. Stop by to make tie-dye shoe laces, a message in a bottle, bubble-painted wrapping paper, a splatter-painted picture frame, and more! Each week’s project will take about 1/2 hour. Dress for a mess, or borrow a t-shirt smock from us. Projects will be available until
materials run out. In the event of rain, the week’s project will be cancelled and made available on August 12 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. No registration, just drop in each week.

Craft Closet Cleanout
Wednesday, August 12, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm

After all the craft projects we’ve done, there are tons of leftovers. Stop by to make something you missed, or do something totally new. No registration, just drop in!

Get free books and free food! Every month, the group votes on a book, and the library buys them each a copy to discuss at the next meeting. These groups meet throughout the year.

Read and Rant Book Group
Third Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
June 19, July 17, August 21

Open to students entering grades 7 to 9, this group is accepting a limited number of new members.

Book Grub Book Group
First Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm

June 5, July 2 (Thursday), August 7
Open to students entering grades 10 to 12, this group is accepting a limited number of new members.

Primos Branch Young Adult Book Group
Third Mondays from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
June 15, July 20, August 17

Open to students entering grades 6 to 12, this group meets at the Primos Library at 409 Ashland Ave. in Primos, PA, 19018. Call them to register: 610-622-8091.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

cool seems fun i might just sign in 4 the program this year