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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Posted June 27, 2013

By Crystal Spybuck

Our Summer Reading Program is really swinging! Last week we had awesome local teen author Connor Eyzaguirre. We heard how he developed his superhero Rock Salt and we talked about our favorite heroes. Everyone was asked to create their own superhero and took home a form to write down their story. On July 26th, Connor will be joining us again to hear about the superheroes you created and have fun at our party! This week we have children’s author Kathleen Shields, who is the creator of Hamilton Troll. Get to know Hamilton Troll in his fun-filled new children’s book. “Hamilton Troll meets Pink Light Sprite” is an entertaining rhythmic adventure that introduces this charismatic young troll and prepares you for his many coming adventures.

Not only is Hamilton as small as a mouse and lives in a hole next to a chopped down tree, but a terrible storm just rolled in and now rain is flooding his home! Soaking wet and scared, he runs to hide but soon meets a beautiful sprite named Pink Light. This lovely creature befriends bewildered Hamilton and helps him solve his problem.

This charming and playful first book in an all new children’s story series will not only entertain but educate young readers. The vibrant and brilliant graphics will draw readers young and old to this cute young troll’s appeal.

Here is our updated schedule:

June 28th: Meet the Author: Kathleen Shields

July 5th: Playing in the Potato Patch

July 12th: Snakes Alive!

July 19th: Fun with Gnomes and Fairies

July 26th: Closing Readings and Party w/ Connor!

The Blanco Library needs your help! We need front desk volunteers for Friday mornings 10-1pm, Friday afternoon 1-3pm, and Friday afternoon 3-6pm. If you are interested in any of these positions, please come into the library and fill out an application. Be sure to let us know which one of these volunteer availabilities you want.

As always, remember to check our website at or call us at 830-833-4280 for more information.

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