Summer Reading Program

A Universe of Stories is the theme for Theresa Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program, which runs June 10th through August 2nd. Join us for interesting and fun
programs and crafts. Earn prizes by reading this summer. Make sure to sign up for the program at our library. See the Summer Reading tab above for more information

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Diffuser Bracelet

Make a Lava Bead Memory Wire Diffuser Bracelet with Jackie on Thursday, May 23rd at 6pm. Ages 14 and up are invited to register. Limit of 20 people,
so sign up soon!

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Floral Paper Crafts

Create beautiful Floral Paper Crafts just in time for Mother’s Day!
Join us the week of May 6 – 10. Supplies will be available during open hours. 

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Brat Fry

Save the date!
St. Theresa’s Catholic Order of Foresters Court 897 will be doing a Matching Fund Brat Fry to benefit Theresa Public Library’s Friends Group. Proceeds will help support the Summer Reading Program and Memory Cafes at our Library.
The Brat Fry will be held May 3rd and 4th at Hoff’s in Brownsville. 
Please consider volunteering your time to help make this event a success!
Volunteers to help cook and serve are needed Friday between 9am-5pm and
Saturday 11am-3pm. Contact the library for more information. 

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Poetry in April

National Poetry Month takes place in April. Join us in celebrating poems and poetry the week of April 22 – 26, 2019. Celebrate Poem in your Pocket Day by choosing one of our ribbon tied poems and consider sharing it with someone special. Try your hand at making a poem using words from magazines at our Poetry Creation Station. Take time to type a poem on our typewriter then share it by posting on our poem board.

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Easter Crafts

Supplies to make Easter Crafts will be available April 15 – 18, 2019.
Create adorable Bunny & Carrot Banners, and Carrot Candy Holders.

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Family Read Aloud Month

Families are encouraged to spend time reading aloud together during Family Read Aloud Month April 1 – 30, 2019. To participate, read a book aloud together (or read for at least 15 minutes). Put your family name on the star enclosed in your bag. Return the star to our library to receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize.

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Care Kits for Aging/Disability/Dementia

Theresa Public Library has a variety of Care Kits for Aging/Disability/Dementia available for checkout. This is a great resource for caregivers, relatives and friends of those affected with dementia and other cognitive disabilities. Kits are able to be checked out for 28 days.
A detailed list of the kits and their contents are shown in the “Seniors” tab above. 

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Preschool Groups

Looking for a preschool group that is fun, active, and enriching?
Theresa Public Library offers preschoolers and their parents or caretakers
Story Time and Wee Play on
Thursdays at 10am
. See our schedule below.
Wee Play will provide you with make and take ideas for games and busy bags. We will work on fine and gross motor skills with fun activties!
Story Time offers a variety of stories, crafts, snacks and fun with friends!

April 25              Wee Play            Community Helpers
May 9                  Storytime           Boxes
May 23                Storytime           To the Beach!

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Read to Betty Boop!

Theresa Public Library offers a monthly Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.)® program through B.A.R.C.C. Badgerland Animal Reading & Comfort Companions. The mission of B.A.R.C.C. is to enrich the lives of people of all ages through the use of pet therapy and Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
Betty Boop will be at the Theresa Public Library for you to read to on
Tuesday, May 21st from 4pm to 5:30pm.

She is a trained reading/therapy dog. Reserve your 15 minute time slot and enjoy reading to Betty Boop. Dogs can’t read, but they can be good listeners! Their presence creates inviting and motivating environments. They listen quietly and never interrupt!

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