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Solon Public Library

New books

“The Bones Beneath” by Mark Billingham;
“Vertigo 42” by Martha Grimes;
“Save the Date” by Mary Kay Andrews;
“Top Secret Twenty-One” by Janet Evanovich;
“The Smoke at Dawn” by Jeff Shaara;
“The Hurricane Sisters” by Dorothea Benton Frank;
“All Fall Down” by Jennifer Weiner.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Participate in the Adult Summer Reading program by reading three books from our display case, filling out a form, and putting it in our special Adult Summer Reading prize drop box. Simple as that. Enter as many times as you want to win gift cards to local restaurants. The theme is Literary Elements. Runs until July 26. We just added two new books to our Literary Elements display.
“Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist” by George D. Morgan. This is the extraordinary true story of America’s first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan’s crucial contribution to launching America’s first satellite and the author’s labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother’s lost legacy– one buried deep under a lifetime of secrets political, technological, and personal.
“The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True” by Richard Dawkins. Filled with clever thought experiments and jaw-dropping facts, “The Magic of Reality” explains a stunningly wide range of natural phenomena: How old is the universe? Why do the continents look like disconnected pieces of a jigsaw puzzle? What causes tsunamis? Why are there so many kinds of plants and animals? Who was the first man, or woman? Starting with the magical, mythical explanations for the wonders of nature, Dawkins reveals the exhilarating scientific truths behind these occurrences.

Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program is in full swing and numerous reading logs are being turned in every day. Many participants have already completed their T-shirts challenge sheets. If you need a specific size we recommend finishing your sheets soon.

Summer Reading Holiday
There will be no Storytime, Tuesday Family Night, Teens on Tuesdays, or Wednesday Afternoon Adventures the week of June 30. All Summer Reading Programs will start again the week of July 7. Although there will be no programming for SRP, we encourage families to continue reading and turning in their reading logs. The library will be closed on July 4 and we will reopen July 5 at 10 a.m.

Dates to Remember

Storytime: Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 2 through 5. Join us for stories, songs, and a craft.
Scrabble Challenge: Last Wednesday of each month (July 30). Kids will meet after school from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. Adults will meet from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Bring your own snacks and Scrabble dictionary.
LEGO® Club: The first Monday of every month (July 7). This program is from 6 until 7 p.m.