Fayette library programs 5.7

Written by David Green.

This month’s children’s programs include a party and a pet parade at Fayette’s Normal Memorial Library.

After School Program—Children in third through sixth grade meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and students in kindergarten through second grade meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

A movie, crafts, playing outside and an end-of-the season party are scheduled throughout the month.

Story Time—Toddler Time, for three-year-olds, is scheduled from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Mondays.

Story Hour, for four- and five-year-olds not yet in kindergarten, is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

A favorite pet day is scheduled May 12 and 13 with a pet parade planned at the track. A picnic in the park Is scheduled following the parade.

Wee Read, a program for infants through age two, meets from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on Mondays. Stories, finger plays and music are planned.

A parent is required to stay with each child during the session, and comfortable pillows to sit on are recommended.

For more information regarding the children’s programs, call the library at 237-2115.

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