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The program, “Hang Out With Book Fiends,” drew 1,200 children ages 6 14 who made crafts, saw films, played games and participated in other activities at Central Library and South Side Branch and through the library’s bookmobile.
Activities at Central Library, 11 W. Church St., included acting out favorite children’s stories, a program on eye care by a local optician, face painting, the library’s edition of Trivial Pursuit, the creation of “fiendishly” fun hats and bookmarks, and the printmaking.
South Side programs included designing T shirts, creating books, watching videos and making crafts.
Summer story times were held for ages 3 6.
Children who participated in the reading club have until Aug. 16 to record the books they have read this summer. Each child who has read eight or more books will be awarded a book bag. Book bags may be picked up starting Monday. Reading Club cards will be sent to the children’s schools in September.
Pre schoolers who joined the “Read to Me” club may pick up their nike air max 1 book bags and cards beginning Monday. Book bags are awarded to these youngsters if 15 or more books were read to them this summer.
In another development, Central Library has announced special Musikfest hours during the week of Aug. 19. The book drop in the city garage will remain open 24 hours.
The bookmobile also will have a special schedule, with earlier hours that week. Check the newspaper or the schedule posted on the bookmobile for details. Tuesday and Wednesday.
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IN PHILLIPSBURG: Attorney Bruce Jones received a Community Service Award recently from The Phillipsburg Riverview Organization for representing the civic group without charge in a lawsuit involving the former Elk’s building on S. Main Street.
There was a tie for PRO’s Best Preservation and Restoration A nike air max 1 ward. Pat and Dick Hatch were recognized for work on their residence at 53 Chambers St.
Raymond Manmiller was recognized for his properties one at 559 S. Main St., nike air max 1 on the corner of McKeen Street. “He restored it,” PRO chairman Mike King said, “keeping the historical aspects of building intact. Then he had a major fire there last year and he restored it again.”
Of particular significance, King said, are brackets along the roof line that Manmiller had milled to duplicate what had been burned. Manmiller also was recognized for restoring a group of townhouses across the street on McKeen.
TEE TIME: Space is available Monday for golfers at the annual Walla Gazoo, sponsored by Bethlehem Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Municipal Golf Course is booked solid, but reservations are being accepted for the Woodland Hills course, Chairman Larry Strain said. Golf reservations, which include a clam bake, cost $70. Strain said there are plenty of spaces left for the clam bake. The price is $40. Yard games in the late afternoon will be under the direction of Bethlehem Recreation Bureau.
BOWLING BENEFIT: Lutheran Brotherhood Easton Branch No. 8630 needs 15 bowlers to participate in a bowl athon Sunday that will raise money for local charities.
Cost is $1 per game; participants must obtain sponsors. Trophies will be awarded. Call Marlen Miller at 253 2128 for information or to register.
BUS TRIP: The Roving Nature Center, Bath, will sponsor a bus trip Friday to Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.