West Newbury library presents summer months plans |

WEST NEWBURY — The summer months studying program at GAR Memorial Library, Tales and Tails, kicks off with a tale of endurance and transformation when writer, adventurer and Tv set host Jeff Belanger prospects a digital climb up 19,341 ft to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro — just one of the famed 7 Summits.

Based on his memoir, “The Call of Kilimanjaro,” Belanger features a working day-by-working day file of his ascent to the peak of the mountain identified as “The Roof of Africa.

Immediately after his brother-in-regulation Chris died, Belanger made the decision to take the journey of a lifetime, both in honor of Chris and in pursuit of clarity about his own life and goals. He said what he learned along the way reworked his life. His multimedia journey of Tanzania has been described as spiritual, motivational and uplifting.

Belanger is an Emmy-nominated host, author and producer of the “New England Legends” collection on PBS and Amazon Primary. His presentation is Tuesday at 6 p.m. Registration at www.westnewburylibrary.org is needed.

Little ones, teens and grownups are invited to be part of the Tales and Tails Summer months Looking at Obstacle. There are weekly drawings and grand prizes for every single age team. Pay a visit to the library site to master more about the studying obstacle or sign up for Tales and Tails happenings in the course of the summer time.

Other events at the library in June incorporate:

Tuesdays from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Spouse and children Storytime on the Garden with Miss Kate. Have enjoyment listening to stories, singing tunes, accomplishing fingerplays and actively playing video games. All ages welcome.

June 21 to July 2 Teenager & Tween Craft Kits — Glow Jars. Prevent by the library for materials and directions. As soon as just about every other week all over the summer, decide up a craft from the library. These contain glow jars and bookmarks. Craft kits are limited.

June 22, 2 to 3 p.m. A virtual pay a visit to from Wally the Eco-friendly Monster, the Boston Crimson Sox largest fan. Wally demonstrates how to use appears, actions and creativity to make books come alive. People are welcome.

June 23, 3 to 4 p.m. Teen Innovative Composing Club for ages 12 to 18. The group satisfies every other Wednesday through Zoom to explore methods on how to produce a shorter tale —from the characters to plot and dialogue. The aim is to compose a small tale by the end of the summertime. Fall-ins welcome.

June 24, 3 to 4 p.m. Provide Your Own Reserve Club, a virtual group for ages 12 to 16. The club satisfies the very last Thursday of the thirty day period by using Zoom to explore guides read or getting browse by group users.

June 29, 4 p.m. A virtual session with children’s book author and illustrator Bob Shea for ages 4 and up Learn uncomplicated, straightforward-to-adhere to drawing procedures and engage in Tale Safari, where by day to day objects locate their tale. Shea has prepared and illustrated more than a dozen picture books, including the popular Dinosaur vs. series, “I’m a Shark” and “Who Damp My Pants?”

The Mates of the West Newbury Library hosts its Combined Media Madness sale on June 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the library grounds. CDs, DVDs, online games, puzzles and paperback textbooks will be accessible for purchase. 

The library has reopened to the public with masks expected. Curbside provider carries on as perfectly.