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Reading program Friday at Community Center
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LARNED  — The Jordaan Memorial Library special reading program at 1:30 p.m. today at the Larned Community Center is being presented by the Kansas Cosmosphere in support of this year’s summer reading theme, “Fizz, Boom, Read.”
The group will meet for this one program at the Larned Community Center because of our need for additional space.
Especially designed to heighten your child’s curiosity in science and engineering, be ready to be entertained with a program on rocketry.
• LIFE STORY WRITING — It’s not too late for the adults of our community to sign-up for the Life-Story Writing workshop which will be presented by Charley Kempthorne of the LifeStory Writing Institute. Charley has conducted seminars across the United States in an effort to get people started writing their memories down on paper. This workshop will be held next Tuesday afternoon, June 10th, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Please call or come by the library to pre-register for this fun event.
• NEW BOOKS — A number of new books have arrived, and are ready for your summer reading enjoyment.
Check-out “Goodnight, June,” by Sarah Jio; “Save the Date,” by Mary Kay Andrews; and “China Dolls,” by Lisa See.
The library has acquired “Mr. Mercedes,” by Steven King; “An Independent Wife,” by Linda Howard; “The Midwife,” by Jolina Petersheim; and “The Smoke at Dawn: A Novel of the Civil War,” by Jeff Shaara.  
Non-fiction readers may be interested in the delectable recipes featured in “Beach House Baking,” or “The Nesting Place: It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect to be Beautiful.”
New for our summer reading kids is “Duck and Goose Go To the Beach,” by Tad Hills; “Dangerous,” by Tim Warnes; and “Charlie and the New Baby,” by Ree Drummond.  
Two new chapter series include “The Mermaid Tales,” by Debbie Dadey, and “Skeleton Creek,” by Patrick Carman.  
Lots of fun books are available to keep those little readers going, and new prizes have arrived. Don’t miss the fun of our wonderful summer reading program. We have something for everyone.