Rawlins Summer Reading program starts June 5, but that’s not all you’ll find at Pierre’s public library this month.
FIRST FRIDAY FREE PLAY: BIRTH TO 4
June 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Visit the South Dakota Room for a two full hours of free play with STEAM toys provided by Rawlins Library.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
June 5 – July 27, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Mondays: 6th Grade & Up
Tuesdays: K & 1st Grade
Wednesdays: 2nd & 3Rd Grade
Thursdays: 4th & 5Th Grade
Participants will enjoy a range of age-appropriate activities, crafts, games, presentations, and a chance to earn Book Bucks all while working within the All Together Now theme. It focuses on positive traits like kindness and friendship.
ADULT BOOK CLUB (Tuesdays)
June 6, 13, 20, and 27, 6 p.m.
Read John Green’s Fault in Our Stars with other adults in the Library sponsored book club. For a copy of this month’s book or to join the club contact Rawlins Library at 605.773.7421.
READ TO PUMPKIN PYE
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. – 11a.m.
Early readers will enjoy reading aloud to therapy dog Pumpkin Pye. Pumpkin is patient, non-judgmental, and calm.
No reservations required.
drone presentation for middle schoolers
Monday, June 12, 1 p.m.
Explore careers that involve drones by seeing the aircraft up close and in flight and hearing from a professional drone pilot.
MIDSOMER MURDERS ADULT READING PROGRAM
June 12 –June 28
Could you Survive Midsomer? Find out by joining Rawlins adult summer reading program where you become the winning detective or you become the victim. It’s an adult choose-your-own adventure murder mystery book. Check out your copy at the library desk and share how you did when all is revealed at the June 28 in-person finale. A gift will be given to the best gumshoe!
THREE WOMEN. THREE CULTURES. THREE STORIES.
Tuesday, June 13, 12 p.m.
Rawlins Library and the South Dakota Humanities Council brings you the story of the Wounded Knee Massacre, 1890 in a Chautauqua-style retelling of history by three women from diverse cultures. The outdoor interactive event is for both children and adults. It is free and open to the public.
RAWLINS LIBRARY @ OAHE DAYS
June 16 -17
You’ll find a Rawlins Library booth at Steamboat Park during this year’s Oahe Days celebration. The booth will feature Father’s Day crafts for kids, swag bags and the opportunity to sign up for a library card.
HIGHWAY PATROL HOUR FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS
Monday, June 26, 1 p.m.
Wonder what it’s like to be a member of the South Dakota Highway Patrol? Middle schoolers can get all their questions answered. A Trooper will be on hand to talk about what it means to be a law enforcement officer in South Dakota.