Puskarich Public Library System *Cadiz *Freeport *Scio Volume 30 Issue 02 May/June 2021 Critter Camp will include inside, outside, individual, and small group opportunities. We ask anyone wanting to participate to schedule a time with the library location of your choice to help us ensure social distancing, facial coverings and non-congregation guidelines. All families will need to call ahead to make an appointment for these events. Activities will include, Chalk Walk, Reading to a Therapy Dog, Story Walk Adventure, Book –A-Story, Literacy Bag To Go, Library day @ the Fair, and a Beanstack Reading Challenge from May 24th—July 9th.  PROMOTES LEARNING DURING SUMMER BREAK IN A FUN WAY  SHARPENS LITERACY SKILLS  ENCOURAGES RELUCTANT READERS  FOSTERS A PASSION FOR READING  IT’S FREE!

Download the FREE Beanstack tracking app. There is one app and one challenge for the whole family. All readers will be competing for summer reading prizes. Join us to create a colorful display of creativity with sidewalk chalk. This event will help us kick off our 2021 summer reading. Activities are by appointment only. To schedule one of these events please call: The calendar will show what day we are offering what where. Schedule a time to share your reading with a furry friend. This will be a small group opportunity. You can schedule a time for one family to enjoy story time activities or group a few families together for this experience. We can have a maximum group size of 10 at this time. Read a story while walking on a trail or around the neighborhood. A story trail will be set up for families to enjoy. Wear your walking shoes or bring your wagon or stroller. Stop in and pick up a bag of books to enjoy for the week, if you unable to attend the planned weekly opportunity. You will get your free ticket to attend library day at the Harrison Co. Fair in this bag, one bag, one ticket for each child under the age of 12. Fun library event on June 26 at 11 a.m. at the Harrison County Fair. May 24 Start Summer Reading BeanStack 5/24—7/9 May 31 June 7 June 14 June 21 June 28 July 5 May 25 May 26 May 27 May 28 May 29 June 1 Scio Chalk Walk June 2 Cadiz Chalk Walk June 3 Freeport Chalk Walk June 4 June 5 June 8 Scio Story Walk June 9 Cadiz Therapy Dog June 10 Freeport Book a Story June 11 June 12 June 15 Scio Book a Story June 16 Cadiz Story Walk June 17 Freeport Therapy Dog June 18 June 19 June 22 June 23 June 24 June 25 June 26 Library Day at the Fair - 11a.m. June 29 Scio Therapy Dog June 30 Cadiz Book a Story July 1 Freeport Story Walk July 2 July 3 July 6 July 7 July 8 July 9 End 2021 Summer Reading Beanstack Puskarich Public Library System * 200 E. Market St. * Cadiz, OH * Phone 740-942-2623 Harr. Co. Fair Week Hillbilly Silly Science Show Fairgrounds—6:30 pm

In a matter of minutes, you can begin your child’s Imagination Library journey! Children from birth up to age five can sign up to receive a new book each month at no cost to you. Just visit, click enrollment and answer a few simple questions, and your child will begin receiving a new book tailored to their age group in your mailbox each month. Enroll today at Provided in cooperation with Harrison County agencies and donations. Contact us for questions or 740-942-2623. * Fax 740.942.8047 * * Join us at the Puskarich Public Library on June 18 at 1:00 p.m. and make a special craft to honor your dad for Father’s Day. This event is open to all ages. Please call the library at 740-9422623 to register. Your health and safety is our number one priority, so we will not be offering an in-person book club discussion until Fall. The Scio Branch Library’s Afterthoughts: Chapter 2 Book Club was created just for you. Join our library’s successful book club offered online. Afterthoughts: Chapter 2 can be found on Facebook. Just Log in to your Facebook account, go to the Puskarich Public Library page and add yourself to the group to join the book club. It’s as easy as downloading our book from Hoopla and start reading. You can make comments on the book in the Afterthoughts: Chapter 2 Facebook group. On Wednesdays from 11—11:30 a.m. join us at the Puskarich Public Library to explore fun tales about animals and nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement, and stories while helping to develop their language, motor, and social skills. Caregivers are encouraged to participate in making the program a meaningful experience for their child. Limited to a group of 10. Starts May 26. Registration is required. Please call to register at 740-942-2623

Nonprofit Org U.S. Postage PAID Permit # 20 St. Clairsville, OH 43950 200 E. Market Street Cadiz, OH 43907 Take a dash of science, a blob of humor, throw in a hillbilly, and what do you get? You get the explosive good time of the Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show! Witness the silly antics of Dr. Cletus Beaker, MD as he puts a unique twist on the world of science and experiments. Anticipating crowds will laugh, learn, and have a rootin tootin good old time as you learn a brand new meaning to the old term: “Weird Science!” Don’t miss your chance to see this amazing show scheduled for Monday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Fair. Fun family event for all ages. Pick up a free ticket to attend this event at the Puskarich Public Library. For more information please call the library at 740-942-2623. Instructor, Jamie Peck, will be giving in person training on using the new Recording Studio at the Puskarich Public Library. This training is for anyone who wants general guidance to create something as simple as podcast or more specific training on recording an instrument. Please sign up for a session on Tuesday, June 15. The first session will be at 1:00 p.m. and the second session will be 3:00 p.m. Please call the Puskarich Public Library at 740-942-2623 to register.