Programs

June Programs and Events

Children’s Programs

Summer Reading Program Registration will begin on May 15th at all PCLS branches and online.  The 2017 Summer Reading Program will run June 1st -July 8th.  We will have a SRP kick-off event on Saturday June 3rd at the Pope County Library from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.  Join us for a fun filled day with introductions to STEM activities.  We will have stations set up around the library for children to get hands on and learn about “Building a Better World”.  For more information on this event contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org.

SATURDAY STORY TIMES– Will resume after Summer Reading Program is over.  Stayed Tuned for more informationSaturday Family Story times are on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at 11 a.m. Story times are fun filled, hands-on activities for the whole family.  Our . For more information, contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org.

MAD SCIENTIST CLUB–Will resume after Summer Reading Program is over.  Stayed Tuned for more information. For children between the ages of 2 and 12 to develop a love for science by exploring science through exciting and thrilling experiments that will spark an interest in future scientific endeavors. Our next meeting at the Pope County Library will be.  Seating is limited! Register early to save your spot. For registration contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368, or email kids@popelibrary,org.

GARDEN STORYTIME– This evening storytimes will introduce children to the concept of a Community Garden.  Various outdoor art projects including the a creating a bird cafe (June 27th at 6 p.m.). For more information, contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org.

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME— Our regular Wednesday storytimes at 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. will continue through the Summer. Storytimes are filled with STEM activities, crafts, songs, and fun. For more information, contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org.

4-H PROGRAMS– PCLS is partnering with the 4-H during the Summer Reading Program every Friday starting June 9th 10 a.m. and  4 p.m. in Heritage Hall  during the month of June.  Our first program will be about where our food comes from in Arkansas.  For more information on these programs contact 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org                                                                          June 30th- Ozobots                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 July 7th- Bee Pollination

Free Popcorn and Movie Night- Join us for FREE Popcorn and Movie Night on June 30th at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a FREE showing of “Beauty and the Beast“.  For more information contact 968-4368, or email kids@popelibrary.org

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Teen Programs

Summer Reading Program Registration will begin on May 15th at all PCLS branches and online.  The 2017 Summer Reading Program will run June 1st -July 8th.  We will have a SRP kick-off event on Saturday June 3rd at the Pope County Library from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.   For more information on this event contact Ms. Melanie at 968-4368 or email kids@popelibrary.org.

Every Tuesday at 4 p.m.-Teen Writers Group– group meets every Tuesday from 4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Meet and work with a published author, learn how to get published, learn about writing-based scholarship opportunities, and participate in fun writing activities. For more information call 968-4368, or email elilley@popelibrary.org.

The last Tuesday of the month TEEN BOOK CLUB– will meet on  last Tuesday of each month, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. in Heritage Hall. This ongoing event is held the last Tuesday of each month, with book selection being reader’s choice. Swap ideas for what to read next or just drop in and tell us what you’re reading now or what you’ve finished recently—you might just find your new favorite book! For more information call 968-4368, or email elilley@popelibrary.org.

ACT Prep– Classes are designed to help with general test taking skills, and on those areas that are needed most. Contact Sherry Simpson,  or Elizabeth Lilley at 968-4368 for more information on these FREE classes.  These classes are FREE!  Please bring pencil, paper, and the calculator student plans to use during the actual test.  We hold ACT Test Prep classes 2 weeks prior to the Test date.   Classes are from 3:30-5:15 p.m.

ACT Test Prep Schedule

May 31st                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             June 7th

GAME CLUB — Every Tuesday from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

TEEN SRP EVENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ADULTING 101:  July 1st 11:00 a.m.   Dorm Cooking

Family Game Night – Join us on Friday, July 21st from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. for classic board games, exciting strategy games, video games, and everything in between. Bingo for Bad Prizes will start at 8:30 PM. While the Pope County Library does have a rather extensive collection of games, feel free to bring a favorite board game from home if you like! For more information call Pope County Library at the 968-4368, or email elilley@popelibrary.org

Free Popcorn and Movie Night- – Join us for FREE Popcorn and Movie Night on June 30th at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a FREE showing of “Beauty and the Beast“.  For more information contact 968-4368, or email elilley@popelibrary.org

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 Adult Programs  

Every Tuesday River Valley Writers– is a group for adult writers that meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome. For more information call 968-4368, or email bjones@popelibrary.org.

Every Wednesday Fitness Class–  We meet on Wednesdays, at 5:30 in Heritage Hall. This is an FREE informal class where we meet and workout as a group.  We workout with DVDs, fitness videos, and have discussions on health topics.  For more information on this class, contact Tammy Montjoy at 968-4368, or email outreach@popelibrary.org.

Second Tuesday of the month Dover Book Club– The Dover Book Club will meet at the Dover Public Library, Tuesday, June 13th at 1:00 p.m. The members each read a book of their choice and bring a 3 minute review to perk the interest of others.  For more information contact Melissa Sanders, 331-2173, or email msanders@popelibrary.org.

3rd Monday of the month Bookends Book Club– . The next book meeting will meet on Monday, June 19th at 6:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall to discuss  For more information on joining the book club, please call Sherry at 968-4368 or email thebookends2014@gmail.com.

1st Thursday of the Month Computer Class— Are you looking to improve your computer skills? PCL is now offering FREE computer classes. Our next class  Thursday, July 6th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. We will be covering the basics of computers and learning to use common computer programs.  Seating is limited, please register for this event by calling 968-4368, or email elilley@popelibrary.org

4th. Thursday of the month Genealogy Group– June 22nd, at 5:30 p.m. PCLS GENEALOGY GROUP will meet in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy & History Room located inside the Pope County Library. It will be research night.  For more information contact Charity Park at 968-4368 or email cpark@popelibrary.org.

CRAFTY COLLECTION – Do you crochet, knit, sew, cross stitch, or do any other type of handwork? Do you want to learn? Join our Crafty Collective, a group of craft enthusiasts that meets every month to craft together. June 26th from 4-5:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Feel free to bring a current project to work on, or come see what others are up to. If you would like to learn to crochet, bring some cotton yarn and a size H crochet hook. Someone will be available to assist you.  For more information contact Elizabeth at 968-4368 or email elilley@popelibrary.org

Family Game Night– Join us  on Friday, June 16th  at 6:30 p.m. for classic board games, exciting strategy games, video games, and everything in between. Bingo for Bad Prizes will start at 8:30 PM. While the Pope County Library does have a rather extensive collection of games, feel free to bring a favorite board game from home if you like! Newest arrivals: Superfight, Sushi Go!, Love Letter: Batman, Curses, and expansions for Smash Up and Settlers of Catan. For more information contact 968-4368.

Free Popcorn and Movie Night– Join us for FREE Popcorn and Movie Night on June 30th, at 7 p.m.  Join us for a FREE showing of  Beauty and the Beast. For more information contact 968-4368, or email kids@popelibrary.org