Take in a weekly movie with us

Film reelThe Blanchard Public Library welcomes the community this summer for its Family Movie Time series, continuing with showings throughout July, beginning Thursday, July 6.

All films are family-friendly titles that are rated G or PG. Check with staff at the library’s front desk for information on the titles. Participants are welcome to bring their own pillows, blankets and snacks.

Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the showings.

Find a new friend and practice reading in “Bow-Wow Books” series

Reading dogThe Blanchard Public Library has therapy dogs that are ready to listen to young readers in its “Bow-Wow Books” series on Tuesday afternoons the library is open in July.

Sessions are set for 2 to 4 p.m. July 11, July 18, and July 25. The library is closed for the Independence Day holiday July 4.

It’s a chance for readers to build their confidence while reading to a new furry friend who won’t try to correct them or be impatient with them.

Registration for a time to read should be completed by calling the library at 485-2275.

Build a Better World with the Home Depot

HammerThe Blanchard Public Library presents a Home Depot Kids Workshop at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, part of the library’s continuing Summer Reading Program, “Build a Better World.”

Representatives from Home Depot Home Improvement Center will present a building workshop geared to ages 4 to 12. All supplies for the project will be provided by the Home Depot.

Space and supplies are limited, so registration is required in advance. Also, an adult parent, guardian or caregiver will need to sign a waiver before the program so their child may participate.