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Volume 24, Number 6 — June 2017

Arts Calendar

Washington County Tennessee Libraries hold Summer Reading Program

Date(s):  June 07 - July 20, 2017
Venue: Various Venues
Along The Crooked road
Southwest Virginia, VA 24201

It's time again for summer reading in Washington County, Tennessee. This year's construction-based theme "Build a Better World" adds to the fun and includes many great performances. The six week program begins Wednesday, June 7 in Jonesborough and Thursday, June 8 in Gray.

This year you can register in person or online at

Six weeks of special programs are held Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Jonesborough Library and Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Gray Library. The first date listed reflects the Wednesday performance at the Jonesborough Library. The second date reflects the Thursday performance at the Gray Library.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

June 14 & 15 - Barry Mitchell — ventriloquist and magician
"Building Better Readers"

June 21 & 22 — Wacky Workshop Make & Take
Hands on crafts and experiments

July 28 & 29 — Stranger Danger "Build a Safer World"
With Ron Honeycutt-retired police officer

July 12 & 13 — Dan Keding-Professional Storyteller
Storyteller in Residence

July 19 & 20 — "Constructing Readers" Wrap Up Party
End of program party — LEGO and Minecraft themed

In addition to special summer programs, the libraries also have family programming all summer. All programs are free and open to the public.

Call either library for more information: Jonesborough Library at 753-1800, Gray Library at 477-1550.

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