Summer Storytimes Begin June 27

Join us for special stories and activities! Thursdays at 10 A.M. at the Marine Gazebo.

Dates: Thursdays June 27; July 11, 18 and 25; August 1, 8 and 15
Time and Location: 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Marine Gazebo, Marine on St. Croix
Rain Location: Marine Village Hall, 121 Judd Street, Marine on St. Croix
Free! All ages welcome.

Thursday June 27 – Storytime with Roxy Humphrey
A retired elementary teacher and author from Stillwater, Roxy Humphrey has written three children’s books with a fourth due out this August. She will read her book Becoming Brave: A Tale of Two Bunnies and have a craft activity about bunnies.

Thursday July 11 – Storytime with Debra Mitts-Smith
A former children’s librarian and literature professor from Scandia, Debra Mitts-Smith will be doing a dragon themed storytime.

Thursday July 18 – Storytime with Suzanne Yoch
Ignite your imagination with stories to make you smile and laugh. Sing songs, play games, make something to take home, and join in the fun with Suzanne Yoch, a retired Washington County Librarian who used to work at the Marine Library.

Thursday July 25 – Storytime with Gae Jarvis
Hear stories that speak to Gae’s love of nature and the outdoors. A retired school counselor with a deep admiration of birds and trees, Gae Jarvis has lived in Scandia for 40 years.

Thursday August 1 – Storytime with Ruth Willius
Join in the fun with Ruth Willius, a Scandia resident, former teacher and author. Ruth will bring Spanish fun in reading, games and art.

Thursday August 8 – Storytime with Laurie Schmidt
Join us for a storytime about owls in our midst. Laurie Schmidt is a Marine resident and proud grandmother who will read books and sing songs with movement, all focusing on owls.

Thursday August 15 – Storytime with Kate Gilmore
We’ll wrap up our summer storytime season with stories about being kind and sharing feelings, followed by a craft project. Kate is a community volunteer who retired and moved to the Marine area to be near her grandchildren.