Summer full of movies

Escape the heat and join us at the library for summer movies! We have movies for families (or individuals) and movies for teens. Movies are classified according to their rating and content. Listed below are the scheduled movie titles, dates and times. You can also visit our library’s Calendar of Events webpage for more information. Click movie titles for more information.

June 7th @ 12:00: Family Movie Day  showing Journey 2

June 13th @ 3:30: Teen Movie Day  showing Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows

June 21st @ 12:00: Family Movie Day  showingBig Miracle

June 27th @ 3:30: Teen Movie Day showingWrath of the Titans

Writer’s Block

The library will be hosting a performance-based writing workshop beginning Thursday, July 7th at 1:00. This interactive program will focus on self expression, creative writing, improvisation, and weekly activities. This informal program consists of group discussions, poetry readings, and friendly critiques in the hopes of developing written or vocal narrations. All ages are invited to attend.

Summer Reading Program 2011

Looking for fun, educational, and interactive activities for children this summer? Each year, our library offers a variety of free summer vacation programs for school aged children.  This summer’s reading theme “One World, Many Stories” is designed to enhance creativity and educate children about diverse cultures. The summer program schedule begins on Monday, June 6th and concludes on Monday, August 1st. Below is a listing of scheduled dates and program descriptions.

Mondays from 2:00 – 4:00: One World, Many StoriesChildren, and parents alike, will enjoy multicultural stories, short films, and creative activities.  The programs will focus on a different Country or Region each week.

Tuesdays from 2:00 – till: Tuesday Movie Day – Join us for newly released movies shown in our new “movie theater” which features state-of-the-art equipment such as a high-definition projector, wide projection screen, and surround sound audio system. Children, tweens, individuals and families are welcome to attend.

Learn a language @ your library!

The Valparaiso Community Library will offer French classes on Wednesday afternoons from 2-4 during the summer for beginners of all ages.  Reservations must be made before June 1.

The library also offers the Rosetta Stone language program in Spanish.  To reserve the Spanish language computer call the library at 729-5406