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JUNE 2024

Summer Gardening & Composting

Gardening Class: Join Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District staff at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, June 4 to learn some helpful tips to make your gardening season a good one. Learn about garden prep, seeding methods, pest control, and fertilization recommendations for your garden. This session will also cover the basics of a rain garden to help capture and clean stormwater runoff.

Vermicomposting: WHAT is it and WHY do it? Get up close and personal with the incredible creatures known as red worms/wigglers that decompose and transform waste into a rich fertilizer! Come join us at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 12 in learning the ins and outs of composting, anatomy of red worms, and so much more!

Garden Dig-In: Every Tuesday morning from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (weather permitting), come help out in the library’s community garden. We will weed, water and watch our garden grow. Please bring your own garden tools and your green thumb!


Adult Movie Discussion

The group is taking on the film Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. Join them at 5:00 pm on Monday, June 17. All adults are welcome; no registration is needed. 


Goodbye, Staci, Goodbye

SPL’s current director, Staci, will be relocating to Cicero, Indiana at the beginning of July. She has enjoyed her almost 14 years at SPL and has grown to love this town. She will greatly miss the patrons and the people of Swanton and working in a community that values and supports its library. Her last day will be June 28.

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

READING: Pick up entry packets at the front desk, beside the jar, or online. Fill out a small form for each book/magazine or cd you read or listened to and drop it into the big clear jar in the library. Our SRP program can also be done entirely online! Every week we will draw from all the titles read the previous week for a chance of winning a gift card. All entries will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

PLAY BINGO!: To win, make a Bingo on the sheet provided in order to be entered into a drawing to win a special gift basket!

Join the fun beginning on June 3! Bingo cards, reading entry forms, and the link to the online reading program can be picked up in the library or found on our website.


Summer Reading Program for all youth begins June 3! The theme is Adventure Begins at Your Library; see inside for more!


Beginning Birding

Learn the basics of birdwatching in this introductory course! Elizabeth Anderson, birder for over a decade, will be here at 6:00 pm on Thursday, June 13, to go over how to use field guides, provide alternative identification tools, and discuss the basics of bird identification. 

Color Me Calm 

Adults, please come and color your stress away while listening to music and enjoying coffee or tea. Join us at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, June 18. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring some of your own.

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