Visit the Library Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/unionsclibrary) to have fun with library staff and special guests each week!
Missed last week’s programs? View them at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvc2KeKTMF81rnFBf42vxqQ
Snack Break: Peanut Butter Sushi with Ms. Jamesha at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8mnwJEmVJQ&feature=youtu.be
Tuesday Storytime: Kindness and Empathy with Ms. Raven at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fydCtr7vYUk&feature=youtu.be
Tech Talk: Making Art Using Technology — Makyu at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB5UoQCnB8U&feature=youtu.be
Get Crafty: Tissue Paper Flowers with Literacy VISTA Taylor at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7xDCIwOFhQ&feature=youtu.be
Tech Talk: Making Art Using Technology — CNC Machine at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-UFU3E6J7g&feature=youtu.be
Visit the library Facebook page www.facebook.com/unionsclibrary or our YouTube Channel to have fun with library staff.
June 22 | 1 p.m.
Imagine Your Story Treasure Box: Week 1 with Ms. Raven
June 23 | 10 a.m.
Tuesday Storytime: Imagination with Ms. Ra
June 24 | 4 p.m.
Crafternoon Fun: Toilet Paper Wizard with Ms. Raven
June 25 | 4 p.m.
Let’s Talk About STEAM: Witches Brew Challe with Kelton & Spencer
June 26 | 1 p.m.
Snack Break: Witch Hat Cookies with Ms. Ra
Summer Reading News and Info!
Summer Reading is officially here, running from June 22-August 17! Our 2020 theme is Imagine Your Story and we have lots of fun activities and videos planned. Our daily program videos will continue, and we’ll also have 3 virtual performers this year: ScienceTellers, Bright Star Theater, and the SC Aquarium.
We are using a new and exciting software to track and log reading/activities: Beanstack! (https://unionlibrary.beanstack.org/reader365) (Yes, Beanstack also has a mobile app called Beanstack Tracker)
You will receive a lanyard after signing up (Blue, ages 0-5) (Green, ages 6-11) (Gold, ages 12-17) (Burgundy, ages 18+) and will have the opportunity to earn 31 badges throughout the summer! Badges include a Sign-Up badge, Reading badges, Weekly Activity badges, Special Activity badges, and Performer badges. Earn any 10 badges to receive a Completion badge! Earn all 31 badges to receive a Mystery badge! When you earn a badge in Beanstack, you’ll be able to get a physical button of the badge to add to your lanyard!
Anyone who signs up on Beanstack will be able to pick up a Treasure Box (bag full of weekly activities) at the library NEXT Monday (June 22) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or Tuesday (June 23) from 3-6 p.m. Our programs are open to all members of the community. Anyone needing assistance to participate should contact the library.
Read more about our badges at https://files.constantcontact.com/8120c23a701/455a0d83-f252-4d17-b7ef-6446606931b0.pdf
The United States of America’s 2020 Census is under way and Census Takers are needed.
A leaflet seeking Census Takers states that the jobs provide great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay and that PPE is provided.
Persons interested in working as a Census Take may apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs
For more information or help in applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020. (Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339 TTY/ASCII www.gsa.gov/fedrelay)
The US Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Virtual Music Fest
Union SC’s Virtual Music Fest will be held Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28, on Facebook Live
The festival will be hosted by Union SC Complete County Committee Member Shayne Kinloch with surprise special guests. #UnionCensusFest
A flyer advertising the event invites the public to “join us for a virtual two-day musical event” during which:
• We will remember and lift up the precious lives we’ve lost
• Learn stats, figures, and community needs about Union County directly from community leaders, local legislators, and newly elected officials
• Discover ways the Census will benefit your community and YOUR life
• Hear from your local faith leaders and community neighbors about current programs and those the Census could provide
• Find out what officials, advocates and community leaders are doing NOW to better Union
• Map a better tomorrow for Union County!!
The flyer states that “we will come together to remember those we have lost & to celebrate a brighter future for Union.”
On Saturday, night, June 27, from 7-10 p.m., the public is invited to “join DJ Dukeman for virtual party with today’s Hip-Hop and R&B hits.”
On Sunday night, June 28, from 6-8 p.m., the pubic is invited to “join DJ Holy Hands for a virtual gospel explosion with the best in old school and contemporary gospel music favorites.”
The flyer state that “remember: 10 questions take 10 minutes” and that “10 minutes covers you and those you love for 10 years.”
A Blood Drive will be held Friday, June 26 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Main Street Junction in Downtown Union conducted by The Blood Connection and sponsored by the City of Union, Union County, and Lockhart Power Company.
A flyer advertising the Blood Drive states that all donors will receive a $20 VISA Card while those who donate from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. will also receive a free boxed lunch courtesy of Lockhart Power Company.
The flyer states that The Blood Connection is offering COVID-19 Antibody Testing with every blood donation. The flyer states the testing is not, however, COVID-19 diagnostic testing and that positive results do not confirm either infection or immunity.
Persons interested in donating are urged to schedule their appointment now by using this link:
All first-time donors must create an account.
The flyer urges those who make an appointment to save 10-15 minutes by pre-answering their health questions on Friday — which must be done the day of the drive — via this link:
For those who want to donate but are unable to schedule an appointment online, email [email protected]
Stuff The Bus 2020
United Way Of The Piedmont is holding “Stuff The Bus 2020” to “help local students go back to school prepared to succeed.”
The flyer publicizing the event states that “donations directly support Union County students” and lists the following items as being most needed:
• Plastic two-pocket folders
• Wide-ruled notebook paper
• Composition notebooks
• #2 pencils
• Pink pearl erasers
• Colored pencils
• Pencil sharpeners
• Index cards
The deadline to donate is July 30 and donations may be dropped at the Union County Carnegie Library.
For more information go to uwpiedmont.org/stuffthebus
The event is sponsored by the United Way Of The Piedmont, Union Medical Center, and the Union County Library System.
New Items Added
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• A week at the shore by Barbara Delinsky
• Across the way by Mary Monroe
• All adults here by Emma Straub
• Always the last to know by Kristan Higgins
• American dirt by Jeanine Cummins
• Amish generations: Four stories by Kathleen Fuller
• Big summer: a novel by Jennifer Weiner
• Camino winds by John Grisham
• Fearless by Fern Michaels
• Hello, summer by Mary Kay Andrews
• Hideaway by Nora Roberts
• If it bleeds by Stephen King
• Masked prey by John Sandford
• Miss Julia knows a thing or two by Ann B. Ross
• On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe
• Texas outlaw by James Patterson
• The 20th victim by James Patterson
• The Jane Austen society by Natalie Jenner
• The book of longings by Sue Monk Kidd
• The book of lost friends: A novel by Lisa Wingate
• The wedding dress: A novel by Danielle Steel
• Then she was gone: A novel by Lisa Jewell
• Walk the wire by David Baldacci
Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking by Bill Buford
Fierce, free, and full of fire: The guide to being glorious you by Jen Hatmaker
Five to thrive: How to determine if your core needs are being met (and what to do when they’re not) by Kathy Koch
Fortitude: American resilience in the era of outrage by Dan Crenshaw
Get out of your head: Stopping the spiral of toxic thoughts by Jennie Allen
Heroes: The Greek myths reimagined by Stephen Fry
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the mind of an American family by Robert Kolker
Hollywood Park: A memoir by Mikel Jollett
Hustle harder, hustle smarter by Curtis Jackson
More myself: A journey by Alicia Keys
Open book by Jessica Simpson
Our time is now: Power, purpose, and the fight for a fair America by Stacey Abrams
Plague of corruption: Restoring faith in the promise of science by Dr. Judy Mikovits
Relationship goals: How to win at dating, marriage, and sex by Pastor Michael Todd
Strange planet by Nathan W. Pyle
The chiffon trenches: A memoir by Andre Leon Talley
The feast of fiction kitchen: Recipes inspired by TV, movies, games & books by Jimmy Wong
The kitchen garden by Alan Buckingham
The lost memoir by Lou Gehrig
The splendid and the vile: A saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the blitz by Erik Larson
Together: The healing power of human connection in a sometimes lonely world by Vivek Hallegere Murthy
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
Cursed by Jen Calonita
Flunked by Jen Calonita
Forest of shadows: An original tale by Kamilla Benko
Hansel and Gretel by Rachel Isadora
Heart of the moors by Holly Black
Jackrabbit McCabe & the electric telegraph by Lucy Margaret Rozier
Switched by Jen Calonita
The Ghanaian Goldilocks by Tamara Pizzoli
The three little wolves and the big bad pig by Eugenios Trivizas
Tricked by Jen Calonita
Wished by Jen Calonita
You’re not ugly, duckling! by Steve Smallman
Growing a beanstalk for Jack by Joanne Mattern
High-five to the hero by Vita Murrow
If we were gone: Imagining the world without people by John Coy
Keep it simple, Rapunzel!: The fairy-tale physics of simple machines by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Little Red Riding Hood stories around the world: 3 beloved tales by Jessica Gunderson
Making a Raft for the Three Billy Goats Gruff by Sue Gagliardi
Making a bridge for the Gingerbread Man by Sue Gagliardi
Making a pulley system for Rapunzel by Nikole Brooks Bethea
Making a windproof house for the three little pigs by Sue Gagliardi
Making a witch trap for Hansel and Gretel by Joanne Mattern
Move on up that beanstalk, Jack!: The fairy-tale physics of forces and motion by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Unlock your imagination
What’s that sound, Cinderella?: The fairy-tale physics of sound by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
What’s the matter with the three little pigs?: The fairy-tale physics of matter by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Juvenile Picture Book
Alice’s adventures in Wonderland [Board Book] by Lewis Carroll
All my stripes: A story for children with autism by Shaina Rudolph
Beauty and the beast: 3 beloved tales by Cari Meister
Cinderella Rex by Christy Webster
Cinderella stories around the world: 4 beloved tales by Cari Meister
Federico and the wolf by Rebecca J. Gomez
Great leaders by Ruth Redford
Hansel and Gretel stories around the world: 4 beloved tales by Cari Meister
Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera
Jack and the Beanstalk by Carly Gledhill
Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Old MacDonald had a truck by Steve Goetz
Princess and the petri dish by Sue Fliess
Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story by Maggie Rudy
Snow White: 4 beloved tales by Jessica Gunderson
The Wizard of Oz by Carly Gledhill
The dragon and the nibblesome knight by Elli Woollard
The three little pigs by Carly Gledhill
The three little yogis and the wolf who lost his breath: A fairy tale to help you feel better by Susan Verde
Tops and bottoms by Janet Steven
When I grow up – Sports Heroes [Board Book] by Clare Lloyd
La princesa and the pea by Susan Middleton Elya
The gingerbread girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight by Penny Parker Klostermann
There’s no such thing as a dragon by Jack Kent
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