Summer Reading Activities at Winfield
Register for programs online or at the Library. (219) 662-4039
Lego Building Contest – Ages 1- 12 – Tuesday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
Create a lego sculpture with your own legos and bring them in to be displayed and judged by other library patrons. Lego creations will be accepted June 19 – July 10. Voting begins July 10 – July 26. The winner will be announced on July 27.
Basic intro to guitar class – All ages – Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m.
Attendees will bring in their guitars for a small (10 max) class about the basics of playing the guitar. (Tuning, strings, parts of the guitar, simple chords, finger exercises, scales)
Cassette tape guessing contest – All ages – July 3 – 14
Cassettes will be placed in a see-thru container and patrons of all ages can guess the amount in the container. Closest guess wins.
Coloring Contest for Kids July 3 – 27
Winner will be chosen by staff on July 27.
Build an instrument – All ages – July 10 at 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
This is a family program where family groups come in and make musical instruments from recycled materials. Afterwards the
family can pose for pictures or take a video of them playing the instruments for us to post of Facebook and Instagram.
Scavenger Hunt – July 17 -21
Kids come in and try to find all the musical instruments hidden in the library.
Album Cover Art Contest – All ages – July 16 – 26
Patrons get to take home a blank album cover in order to decorate it. We will then display and vote on the most creative work that has been returned to the library. Winner drawn on July 27.
Summer Reading Finale: What’s That Sound? Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m.
What’s a Hose-o-phone? How about a Washtub Bass? Join musician Paul Odenwelder as he explores musical instruments from ordinary to odd. Children off all ages are invited to learn how to hear music in the sounds all around us!
Thursday, June 21 at 2 p.m.
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Adult Summer Wellness Programs
Purdue Extension Linda Curley
Registration required. Call 219-662-4039.
Six participants required to hold class.
Table for One (or Two) – Thursday, June 7 at 1 p.m.
Meal Magic the U.S. has more than 61 million one- and two-person households. Sometimes, cooking for one or two may seem like it’s not worth the trouble; however, everyone needs a variety of foods to stay healthy. We’ll share tips for preparing homemade meals that are nutritious, better tasting and more economical, compared with restaurant meals.
Be A Loser and Feel Great – Wednesday, June 13 at 1 p.m.
Maintaining a Healthy Diet Here’s how you can be a loser through lifestyle changes and healthy habits that will ultimately make you feel great!
Get the Skinny on Healthy Eating – Wednesday, June 20 at 1 p.m.
We make over 200 food decisions daily. Food is a great pleasure in life. We’ll share ways to shift our surroundings to work with a healthy lifestyle. The best diet is the one we don’t know we are on.
Fix it and Forget It – Wednesday, June 27 at 1 p.m.
Mastering the Art of Convenience Cooking Sharing tips for convenience cooker (one-pot) basics to save time and money in meal preparation.
The Challenge of Healthy Restaurant Eating -Thursday, July 26 at 1 p.m.
Healthy eating is not easy. It’s even more difficult when you eat out. If you plan, you can choose healthy food when eating meals prepared away from home.
Make and Take Meals – Wednesday, August 8 at 1 p.m.
Fast Food Alternatives Sharing ideas and recipes for preparing quick and healthy foods that you can eat on the run.