WHITE SPRINGS — The White Springs Library will be a Summer Break Spot, serving free meals for children this summer.
The USDA summer food service program, administered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, will provide lunches each week from June 11 to July 25 on Mondays through Thursdays, except for July 1-4. Meals will be served from 12:30-1 p.m. at the library and are free for children, ages 18 and younger. Adults can get meals for $2.
The library’s summer reading program will run June 12 to July 25 and will include crafts, makerspace activities, books, ecology adventures and more.
Children should bring their bookmarks in with days checked off that they read in order to be entered into a drawing for prizes. Adults should read, fill out a book review form and place it in the Book House box for a drawing for prizes.
June activities for the Rock-it Teens, which meet at 3 p.m., at the White Springs Library include watching Space Dandy on June 11 and June 18 and an Alien Noodle Bar on June 25.
Makerspace activities, which are held on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. include the summer kick-off program June 12, Alien Garden ( a two-part workshop) on June 19 and Dash & Dots - Robot Race Track on June 26.
On June 25, Hamilton County 4-H will host its first ecology adventure of the summer at the library from 1-2:30 p.m. with “Your Life Depends on It!”
The Alien Garden activity will include constructing a planter on June 19 at 1:30 p.m. using air-dry clay. Then, on June 24 at 1:30 p.m., those who made the planter can return to the library to plant their garden. All materials are provided and all ages are welcome.