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Summer Fun Set For July At The Riverbank Library

All ages can take part in free events at the Riverbank Library this July, beginning with the Mayor’s Book Club on Monday, July 3 at 11 a.m. Mayor Richard O’Brien will read a story to preschool age children and their families at the library following Story Time.

Teens and tweens are invited to learn Japanese Kumihimo loom braiding on Tuesday, July 11 at 3:30 p.m. Materials will be provided for crafters to make their own key chains. Advance registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants. Please call the Riverbank Library at (209) 869-7008 to sign up. This program is designed for ages 9 and up. This craft is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.

Families can enjoy a free performance by Magician Brian Scott on Thursday, July 13 at 1 p.m. This interactive program combines magic, comedy and fun with a love of reading.

STEAM Works: Blackout! will take place on Tuesday, July 18 at 3:30 p.m. (STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Following a Story Time about electricity, children will learn about what happens during a blackout. Children will have an opportunity to make flashlights and create sculptures with glow sticks. This program is designed for children in kindergarten and older.

The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 25 at 4 p.m. to discuss Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. Library book clubs provide an opportunity for community members to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussion with others.

Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe St. in Riverbank. For more information, contact the Riverbank Library branch supervisor, Victoria Holt, at (209) 869-7008.