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Spring, summer activities abound at the library

Whether it's an old-fashioned mother-daughter celebration or a fun exploration of the fantastical world of Narnia, the Greenville-Butler County Public Library is offering patrons a world of fun and learning this year.

At 4 p.m. on Friday, May 12, little girls ages three through fourth grade are invited to bring their mothers along to the library for a special Mother-Daughter Celebration. Dressy hats and white gloves are optional, Children's Librarian &#8220Miss” Jean Bauer said.

&#8220This is the first time we have done this type of event and we hope lots of mamas and daughters will join us for an early Mother's Day celebration.”

On May 20, the GBCPL is kicking off its Summer Reading Program early during Super Saturday. &#8220The theme is ‘Once Upon a Time,' and we will start learning about the wonderful world of Narnia,” Miss Jean said. Three years through kindergarten meet at 9:30 a.m. and first, second and third graders meet at 11 a.m.

The Summer Reading Program gets its official kickoff on Friday, June 23. At 3 p.m. that day, the McWane Center of Birmingham will bring its &#8220The Magic of Narnia” to Greenville. All children, ages three through rising fifth graders, are invited to attend.

&#8220Join us this spring and summer for lots of wonderful times at the library,” Miss Jean said.

For more information, contact the Greenville-Butler County Public Library at 382-3216.